SEMMELWEIS Online Stream


Complete Stream Available May 2-31, 2020:   Watch Excerpts Now:   Co-Produced by Budapest Operetta Theatre & Bartók Plusz Opera Festival   “the strength of Semmelweis as a written piece is its music…strong images and without pre-digested clichés turning the fable of handwashing into a contemporary message” – Élet és Irodalom (Life & Literature), Hungary   New York, NY, April 27, […]



Note: ACF will feature pre-recorded, streaming concerts on our calendar for 10 days. Please check the full description for additional details about the entire duration a pre-recorded event is available for viewing. THE WEB OPERA by Michael Roth Complete Stream Available Now - 12/31/20 and beyond - “A great 21st Century Opera, an important story […]

Doubt from the Minnesota Opera


Great Performances: Doubt from Minnesota Opera is a new opera composed by Douglas J. Cuomo, based on playwright John Patrick Shanley’s acclaimed 2005 Broadway play, which was later adapted into an Academy Award-nominated 2008 film. Doubt unfolds as suspicion ignites a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school in 1964. The charismatic and progressive Father Flynn is […]

Contract Negotiation in the Time of Covid-19


This one-hour, interactive session with legal experts will cover topics for musicians and performing artists including: Addressing current contracts tied to event dates in the next 6-12 months. Planning ahead: how to protect artists' health in a contract. What can you do differently with future contracts being negotiated now? Register Alex Mueller’s practice is concentrated […]


BIPOC Town Hall

With an understanding that Covid-19 has been disproportionately hard on members of BIPOC communities, ACF is offering an affinity space for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color open to people in the creative community who have experienced their lives being adversely affected by the pandemic. While we certainly appreciate White allies, we also recognize the […]

Living Music: Pirate Radio

Living Music: Pirate Radio is a quarantine variety show, hosted by Nadia Sirota, that brings performances, conversation and community directly from socially-distanced artists to viewers at home. Watch on Facebook Live Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9pm Eastern / 6pm Pacific and see more than a dozen archived episodes!

ListN Up


ListN Up is a series of weekly artist-curated playlists. Born from a desire to keep artists sharing and connected during times of isolation, ListN Up offers an intimate sonic portrait of contemporary artists by showcasing the diverse and stylistically varied music that influences their creative practice. This series is sponsored by American Composers Forum/innova Recordings with new releases every Friday […]

[COLONY] AURA Contemporary Ensemble & PSOPHONIA Dance Company

COLONY An exploration of our symbiotic relationship with honeybees through music and dance CINCY FRINGE FESTIVAL May 29 – June 13, 2020 WATCH ONLINE ANYTIME: AURA Contemporary Ensemble PSOPHONIA Dance Company Sophia Torres, choreography Rob Smith, music direction Keith Epperson, set design Edgar Guajardo, lighting design Afshin Farzadfar, videographer Humans and honeybees have an […]

$10 – $15

New Music Help Desk


The New Music Help Desk is a unique opportunity for composers and performers to get face time with Spektral Quartet – to ask pointed questions about notation, feasibility, tuning systems, harmonics, or simply how to stay motivated in the midst of a quarantine. "Our aim is to use our skills to both build community and […]

Tech Support Happy Hour

Slam Academy’s Free Tech Support Happy Hour! Are you an artist that has been forced into the world of working online? Are you a music or art educator that is struggling with your online teaching options? Or are you just curious how all of this stuff is supposed to work? Join us for a free […]


Music Creator Meet-Up


About: In keeping with our mission to nurture the creative spirit of music creators and communities, American Composers Forum and New Music Gathering are partnering to host a weekly Music Creator Meet-Up. In these sessions, we will check-in with each other to see how we are doing, share creation in progress, and stay plugged in with the most […]

Lean On Me: Jazz/Cabaret/Musical Theater Concert

The OmniArts Foundation is proud to present: Lean On Me: A Virtual Concert Series for COVID-19 Relief. Join us on May 30, 2020 at 4pm EDT for the Jazz/Cabaret/Musical Theater Concert, the second of three virtual, request-driven concerts to benefit freelance artists and the families of essential workers affected by COVID-19, and the charitable organizations […]

Free – $250