SOKOM is founded in 1947 and it unites over 40 members (composers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists). Its primary aim is to:
- promote contemporary Macedonian music in the country and abroad
- stimulate creation and performance of Macedonian and contemporary music
- stand for recognition of the importance contemporary music plays in our society
SOCOM possesses the largest library of scores and performance materials of Macedonian composers which are available on demand. It also regularly publishes scores, promotional CDs with music by Macedonian composers, magazines (such as "Muzika", available in Eng-lish as well) and books on contemporary music.
SOCOM is the organizer of the contemporary music festival "Days of Macedonian Music" held annually at the end of March - beginning of April. The festival presents the best of con-temporary Macedonian music creation and performance, including participation of renowned ensembles and soloists from abroad performing Macedonian and world music; creates links between the music past and the contemporary music thinking; stimulates cooperation between Macedonian and foreign composers and performers.
Artistic Director: Jana Andreevska firstname.lastname@example.org