Located in a New Orleans mansion on historic Esplanade Avenue, The New Quorum is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to bringing professional musicians and writers from across the globe to New Orleans for meaningful cultural exchange with local and regional artists. We promote and facilitate cultural exchange through our Artist Residency program, by producing musical and literary events, and by conducting an artist exchange program that provides New Orleans artists with cultural opportunities outside the city. All these programs and activities are designed to provide professional development and career support to New Orleans’ large and varied community of artists while disseminating the unique culture of our city worldwide.

Please check out recent events below:

Check out Nikki Glaspie who visited the new quorum on Sat. march 4 to share her gifts as a drummer to inform and inspire!  

ABOUT NIKKI
Sorceress. Alchemist. Beat Conductor. Funk Philosopher. Seneshal of Style. Purveyor of Pocket. Child of God. Agent of Love. 
Nikki Glaspie is among the premier drummers in music today. As a founding member of The Nth Power she's blazing a path of light, and rolling waves of love in her wake. A student of J Dilla, James Brown, Led Zepplin, Earth, Wind & Fire, Gospel traditions and all points between, Nikki Glaspie has toured the world as the drummer of Beyonce's backing band SUGA MAMA, trotting the globe behind the likes of Maceo Parker, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Martin Luther, and more. Glaspie studied at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, and credits Professor Angelamia Bachemin as her single greatest teacher/influence. For the better part of two decades, Nikki has been in-demand, with a who's who of the jazz/funk scene. Nikki Glaspie is already a living legend, well before her fortieth birthday. Remarkably, it feels as though she has merely just begun!

Instigation Festival in New Orleans!!!! 

The now annual Instigation Festival featured more than 20 Improvising Musicians and Dancers from New Orleans and Chicago

February 8th at the New Quorum
Mixed groupings with:
Anton Hatwich (bass), Felicia Holman (dance), Jeremy Guyton (dance), Katinka Kleijn (cello), Lia Kohl (cello), Damon Locks (voice, electronics) Steve Marquette (guitar), Meida McNeal (dance), Jasmine Mendoza (dance), Avreeayl Ra (drums), Cristal Sabbagh (dance), Mars Williams (reeds

Located in a New Orleans mansion on historic Esplanade Avenue, The New Quorum is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to bringing professional musicians and writers from across the globe to New Orleans for meaningful cultural exchange with local and regional artists. We promote and facilitate cultural exchange through our Artist Residency program, by producing musical and literary events, and by conducting an artist exchange program that provides New Orleans artists with cultural opportunities outside the city. All these programs and activities are designed to provide professional development and career support to New Orleans’ large and varied community of artists while disseminating the unique culture of our city worldwide.

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