New Music Circle Still Thriving At 60 


New Music Circle is excited to be celebrating six decades of bringing unique, innovative and cutting-edge musical experiences to St. Louis. Founded in 1959, the nonprofit promotes exploration in the arts by presenting avant-garde music to local audiences. It is one of the longest-running organizations of its kind.

“New Music Circle has been a force in the St. Louis arts community for 60 years,” said Michael Williams, a longtime board member of the organization. “We are the longest-established organization in the world that presents innovative and experimental music. New Music Circle has a reputation of bringing forward-thinking musicians to St. Louis that would not be presented in our region by other organizations.”