Composer to Composer Talk with Tania León and Angélica Negrón

Free event, registration highly encouraged. Registrants will receive links to listen to the featured works in advance of the event. Join on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 4pm CT | 5pm ET for a new Composer to Composer Talk with Tania León (a BandQuest composer) and Angélica Negrón (a friend of ACF) about León's work Carabalí for orchestra, from […]

Event Series Performance as Process with Conrad Tao

Performance as Process with Conrad Tao

A series of eight FREE monthly digital Performance As Process events on Thursday evenings from September through April will invite audiences to Conrad Tao's, 2020-21 Kaufman Music Center Artist-in-Residence, creative practice as he develops programming for his May 6 Ecstatic Music concert in Merkin Hall. Streamed from his home in Manhattan, these events will give the audience a deeper look […]

Kaufman Music Center – Fast Forward: ComposerFest

Date & Time: Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 6pm CT | 7pm ET Virtual performance filmed in Merkin Hall Young musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and Lucy Moses School perform music by Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Samuel Coleridge Taylor and Joseph Bolougne, Chevalier de Saint-George. Learn more and get tickets here.

Violinist Kristin Lee and Pianist Jeremy Jordan Perform Americana – Live Online – Presented by Adelphi University

Violinist Kristin Lee and pianist Jeremy Jordan join forces for a virtual recital presented by Adelphi University. The program, entitled Americana, showcases a broad spectrum of illustrious composers and the American musical styles which influenced them, as well as their own musical styles which influenced generations of composers to come. This concert will be streamed […]

The Power of Band Music Panel

We already know how influential the experience of playing in a band can be for a kid, college student, or adult. The opportunities to be part of a community, to make music together, and to perform for others have a tremendous impact on each individual. But what about the composer/music creator? What if the piece […]

Gabriela Lena Frank Lecture: Forging a Composer’s Path in 2021 and Beyond

The arrival of COVID-19 in 2020 was devastating to the performing arts. An urgent call rang loud and clear to artists from all walks of life: adapt and create new models or risk losing livelihoods that took years to build. Gabriela Lena Frank, a composer born with high-moderate/near-profound hearing loss, describes her creative experience and […]

Hot & Cool Jazz: Taylor Eigsti

On International Jazz Day 2021, please Wilton Libary's first Hot & Cool jazz concert since their 2019-2020 season was interrupted after the smashing two-set concert of Brubecks Play Brubeck in January 2020! They will broadcast a spectacular concert performed by pianist Taylor Eigsti and recorded in front of a live audience last winter at Millstone […]

ACF | create Application Information Session

Information session regarding 2021 ACF | create Application Process with Billy Lackey, ACF VP of Artist Services. Are you a music creator living in Minnesota of five boroughs ofNew York City seeking funding for a commission? Or are you an ensemble seeking funding to commission a composer who lives in Minnesota of five boroughs of […]

Whitewater Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Music Whitewater Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra will release their final concert virtually and for viewing through May 13. The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra is the flagship orchestra at UW-Whitewater. WSO is a full orchestra and includes woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings. In addition to performing 2-3 concerts each semester, […]

AMERICA AWAKENS

Spring is in the air, the light of awareness is dawning, change is within reach, growth is on the horizon, and pride lends a bounce to one’s step.  Please join Maestro Wes Kenney and the Fort Collins Symphony for an evening of American composers and themes. This streamed virtual concert features two of Aaron Copland’s […]

VOX Femina Los Angeles presents I Dream A World

“I dream a world where man no other man will scorn, where love will bless the earth and peace its paths adorn.” ​Centered around the beautiful words of Langston Hughes’ poem imagining a world of justice and equality, VOX presents its second digital concert of the season, I Dream A World. Travel with us through newly […]

ACF | create Application Information Session

Information session regarding 2021 ACF | create Application Process with Billy Lackey, ACF VP of Artist Services. Are you a music creator living in Minnesota of five boroughs ofNew York City seeking funding for a commission? Or are you an ensemble seeking funding to commission a composer who lives in Minnesota of five boroughs of […]