NS Residencies provide commissions, rehearsal/recording time, and technical/marketing support to both individual artists and groups. Artists develop new works during their residencies, and may present them in various stages of development in concert, often in collaboration with other artists they meet during their time at NS. NS-commissioned works will premiere at NS in future seasons.
NS artists in residence are either in early stages of their careers or at transition points (e.g. from performance to composition, or from ensemble to solo work). They embody artistic excellence and are diverse in background and style. 2016-17 artists and groups in residence are: