Ars Nova and Nels Cline on NPR’s Jazz Night in America

As part of a continual effort to bring our extensive archives online, we'd like to encourage you to check out our YouTube channel.

First Annual Fundraiser: Celebrating Dave Burrell!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to and came out for Ars Nova's first annual fundraiser. We celebrated Dave Burrell in style!

Radical Hospitality with Hear In Now

Ars Nova Workshop is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the Broad Street Ministry. As BSM practices what they term “Radical Hospitality,” ANW brings the international trio Hear In Now to perform for BSM’s guests and collaborate with them in making music—a practice that opens hearts, minds, and imaginations.

The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music Returns!

Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to announce the return of The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music, a four-day international music festival featuring some of the most groundbreaking and uncategorizable artists in modern music.

Lovers (The Book)

Ars Nova Workshop is gearing up for our next big event: “Lovers (for Philadelphia),” a project with Nels Cline that we commissioned with a grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Upcoming Events

July 19

John Zorn’s Simulacrum

featuring John Medeski


July 21

Michael Morley’s Music for The Never Quartet

Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad