The initiative neue musik berlin (inm) was founded in 1991, shortly after the fall of the Wall, with the support of the Berlin Cutural Senate. The inm’s mission is to give a collective voice to the independent New Music scene in Berlin.

The inm is an association of musicians, ensembles, composers, musicologists, cultural managers, and organizers who are active in the field of contemporary music. An aesthetically and structurally open institution, its main effort is to secure and improve the working and production conditions for New Music.

The inm is supported by the Berlin Cultural Senate. Projects in the field of contemporary music can apply once a year for funding. The inm’s jury is elected every second year by all members of the inm.

field notes explores, observes and documents current developments in the contemporary music scene in Berlin and offers an overview on events and concerts.