“the city’s leading showcase for vital new music by emerging composers.” 

The New Yorker


Join us as we honor George Steel

for our 2015 Benefit Gala


October 6th
The Century Association
7 West 43rd St., New York
Tickets Available Here


“There’s nothing quite like MATA, which every year organizes the city’s most exciting showcase for outstanding young composers from around the world”

– The New Yorker

“Playful” … “Haunting” … “Wickedly Entertaining”  

– The New York Times

“tells us a lot about how composers are thinking now.”

-The Wall Street Journal

“ear-opening, satisfying music for every contemporary taste and philosophy”

-The Brooklyn Rail

“Todd Tarantino, executive director of MATA, opened its 2015 festival Tuesday night at the Kitchen with the claim that MATA was the leading new music event of its kind in the world. He may be right.” 

-New York Classical Review


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Applications for the 2016 MATA Festival and Interval season are currently being reviewed. Thank you for your patience!



November 16
DiMenna Center for Classical Music