"Chicago’s Fulcrum Point New Music Project has grown into a critically acclaimed ensemble performing adventurous contemporary classical music programs in a variety of Chicago area venues." - Clef Notes, Journal of the Arts

"Stephen Burns’ intrepid chamber ensemble has made a mark in Chicago, providing a bracing shot of youthful adrenaline to the local music scene and drawing a loyal audience to the group’s imaginative concerts." - Chicago Sun Times

"Fulcrum Point New Music Project can serve up some of Chicago’s most varied and illuminating nights of contemporary music." - Lawrence A. Johnson, ChicagoClassicalReview.com

"No performing arts group in the city has more avidly explored the cutting-edge connections among the world of new classical music, pop culture, technology and other fields than the Fulcrum Point New Music Project." - John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

"…Chicago’s Fulcrum Point New Music Project, which for more than a dozen years has served as a welcoming forum for composers who are pushing the boundaries between classical music, pop, jazz, electronic, multimedia and beyond." - John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

"More than a lofty ideal, Fulcrum Point’s annual Concert for Peace celebrates the ability of music to lead and create dialogue between cultures." - Elliot Mandel, GapersBlock.com

"Fulcrum Point is a big reason new music has found its groove" - John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

Fulcrum Point Discoveries
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Hear and have your opinions heard at our concert/conversation/reception featuring new works by emerging American composers, performed by Chicago’s best musicians. Enjoy new music, the composers insights,…

The Space Between: Fluxus

Fulcrum Point New Music Project will host a multi-disciplinary event in the intimate setting of the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park. FP Founder and trumpet virtuoso Stephen…

18th Annual Concert for Peace
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Celebrating its 18th year, Fulcrum Point New Music Project engages its audience in its annual musical ritual which probes, questions, rants, and invokes for peace. Fulcrum…