About Us

Get to know the passionate team behind CAMP, as well as its mission.

Our Mission

The Contemporary Art Music Project is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that promotes innovative art music by collaborating with living composers and performing artists from around the world.

Board of Directors

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Co-Founder, President

Eunmi Ko

Hailed as “exceedingly interesting” by the New York Concert Review and “kaleidoscopic” by the San Francisco Classical Voice, pianist Eunmi Ko concertizes as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Co-Founder, Vice President

Benjamin D. Whiting

His music having being described as “marvelously intriguing” and “evocative” in a Fanfare review, composer Benjamin D. Whiting is perpetually seeking to find new and exciting ways in which technology can assist composers and performers by augmenting their expressive potential.

Co-Founder, Secretary

Alex Shanafelt

As an emerging composer, Alex is constantly discerning new influences to help integrate contemporary, popular, and Jazz languages into his music. He often looks for methods to incorporate improvisation and performer agency in his music, questioning and altering the role of the composer and of notation.


Ania Vu

Ania Vu writes music that explores the interplay between the sound properties and meanings of the words, musical energy related to form, and varied notions of time. She is currently the 2022-23 Postdoctoral Instructor at the University of Chicago and a 2021-23 Composer Fellow with the American Opera Project’s two-year program “Composers & the Voice”. Ania received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania her B.M. in composition and theory from the Eastman School of Music.