A boutique arts management firm offering concert management services and agent representation to chamber ensembles and individuals.


John Harbison, Composer
Token Creek
Chamber Music Festival
Pro Arte Quartet
Aspen String Trio
Summer Sundays in the Garden
Salon Piano Series

ARS Nova, LLC was founded in 1997 by Sarah Schaffer, assistant to internationally-acclaimed composer John Harbison, for whom she manages commissions, performances, residencies, recordings, and publications.  She earned advanced degrees in music theory and musicology from Indiana University, and is active as a  freelance cellist in the Madison area.