As well as CMC's core services and regular programme of activities, CMC carries out a number of projects. These projects are aimed at developing and profiling new music in Ireland, building and engaging audiences and providing opportunities for composers and new music performers to develop their practice. 

Live Events 

CMC develops and manages an ongoing programme of free live events in order to promote the work of Irish composers and contemporary music, and engage with different audiences. Keep up to date with news of our events by subscribing to our newsletter or visit our Events section for details of upcoming CMC-promoted events.


A number of projects aim to promote access to CMC's unique collection of music by Irish composers and facilitate CMC's users to explore Irish composers' music in different ways. The following are a number of current and recent projects in this area:

International Projects

As well as serving the new music community on the island of Ireland, CMC also exists as an international organisation aimed at promoting and developing opportunities for Irish composers abroad. A member of the International Association of Music Information Centres, CMC works internationally on a number of different levels and collaborates on many ongoing international projects. 

Professional Development

CMC places professional development for composers and new music specialists at the core of its programme of activities. The Centre runs a number of projects aimed at providing composers and performers with opportunities for developing skills needed for a sustainable career. To keep up to date with these projects, visit our Opportunities section and subscribe to our composer eshot for regular updates.