NEA Big Read Study Group no. 4

East Side Freedom Library 1105 Greenbrier St, St Paul, MN, United States

Immigration, Identity and the Arts Join us for a thought-provoking conversation on the experiences of African immigrants in the U.S. through the lenses of music, literature, and Thi Bui's NEA […]

“A Song for Tomorrow,” by Kevin Day

Ferguson Hall 2106 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Come and observe an open rehearsal of Kevin Day's A Song for Tomorrow, with the Medalist Concert Band, under the direction of Jerry Luckhardt. Following the rehearsal, stay for a […]

free

Innova Recordings Spring National Call Info Session

This info session for Innova Recordings National Call program is for anyone who may be curious about this program and its mission, applying to the program, Innova’s curatorial process, and […]

“Tida,” by Mary Prescott (ACF | create)

Public Functionary 1500 Jackson St NE Studio 144, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Tida weaves music, storytelling, movement and film into an evening-length performance exploring maternal lineage and intergenerational cultural identity. Mary Prescott -- the winner of a 2019 ACF | create award, […]

$20 – $25

“While It Lasts: An Earth Day Sound Garden” by JG Everest

Montalvo Arts Center 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA, United States

Minneapolis-based composer/director JG Everest, a 2019 McKnight Composers Fellow, premieres his latest site-specific outdoor sound + performance installation at the Montalvo Art Center, for Earth Day 2023, over three days. […]

Thurman Barker Quintet with Adegoke Steve Colson and Iqua Colson

Park Avenue Armory 643 PARK AVENUE, New York, NY, United States

Versatile drummer and percussionist Thurman Barker has performed with countless singers and artists from the worlds of classical, pop, jazz, and those that defy categorization. His ensemble performs excerpts from […]

$65

Speed Dating: MN Choral Composers and GALA Choruses’ Conductors

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, United States

In this "speed dating" event hosted by American Composers Forum, artistic directors from GALA LGBTQ choruses across North America are gathering in Minneapolis to tour Orchestra Hall, Central Lutheran Church, […]

“We Sick” album release party

The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Performed and recorded in a church just across the street from the Minnesota State Capitol on December 28, 2020, only months after Minneapolis police murdered George Floyd, We Sick (on […]

$17 – $22

Composing Inclusion: Jordyn Davis, James Díaz, and Trevor Weston

David Geffen Hall 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York,, NY, United States

The first orchestral concert of Composing Inclusion -- a collaboration between the New York Philharmonic, ACF, and the Juilliard School’s Preparatory Division, made possible with funding from the Sphinx Venture […]

from $15

innova Artist Quince Ensemble Performs David Lang at LONG PLAY

BRIC Ballroom 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States

For Bang on a Can's 2023 LONG PLAY FESTIVAL (May 5 – 7), Quince Ensemble will perform love fail, by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang. Quince Ensemble, an all-female contemporary music vocal quartet, recorded the piece for innova Recordings, the American Composers Forum's in-house label. Released to great acclaim in 2020, love fail consists of […]

An Evening with Stephanie Chou Quintet – Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

City Winery New York , United States

Stephanie Chou -- a 2016 ACF JFund (now ACF | create) award winner -- is a Chinese-American jazz composer/saxophonist/singer who blends influences from her Chinese heritage with Western jazz and pop to create a bracingly original sound that draws audiences across the globe, creating immediate cross-cultural connections. Comfort Girl, her bold, innovative song cycle/jazz opera, […]

$20 – $25