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ACF Artist Equity Study Group

Tish Jones, Poet and Artist organizer, is our special guest for the June ACF Artist Equity Study Group. Tish will share their perspective on community-focused art projects and how to build a genuine connection and sustainable impact as an artist. Founder & Executive Director of TruArtSpeaks - an arts & culture nonprofit based in Saint […]

Tweet, Tweet!

MIOLINA will perform ‘Tweet, Tweet,’ a program of works for violin duo, many about birds and songs, by composers from around the world. They will be premiering Hesam Abedini’s Ghazaliyât No. 1, and Isaac Otto’s Nycticorax. Other works include the US premiere of Dai Fujikura’s Twin Tweets, and the NYC premiere of Ruth Crawford Seeger’s […]

Kronos Festival 2021: Program #1

World premieres by Soo Yeon Lyuh, Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, and Mahsa Vahdat (45 minutes) Date & Time: Friday, June 11, 2021 at 9 PM CT | 7 PM PT KRONOS FESTIVAL opens with the world premiere of ‘Are You From Here Or Just Visiting?’, with music and film by Canadian composer Nicole Lizée. In […]

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New Voice Festival – Past/Present/Future

BROOKLYN ART SONG SOCIETY'S inaugural New Voices Festival brings the start of an essential event for modern song. This first festival takes the tradition that created countless masterpieces and re-imagines it for the 21st century. 15 works by living composers, half of them world-premieres, reflect on the past and look toward the future SATURDAY, APRIL […]

American Music Festival

Two-time GRAMMY award-winning Albany Symphony launches its annual American Music Festival celebrating cutting-edge composers and musicians, starting Thursday, June 10th through Sunday June 13th at the Palace Theatre. The four-day event will feature William Kanengiser and Scott Tennant of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet as well as composers Clarice Assad, Molly Joyce, Christopher Theofanidis (a […]

EXTENSITY Opening night- Stand the Storm: Adam Richardson and John Arida

EXTENSITY’s opening night concert, featuring baritone Adam Richardson and pianist John Arida, explores vocal music of 20th and 21st century Black composers. This genre-bending program features re-interpretations of traditional spirituals, bold new works, and folk adaptations, showcasing the breadth and diversity of this repertoire. This concert will be followed by an artist talkback with Adam […]

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The Albany Symphony 2020/2021 SEASON RE-IMAGINED!

The Albany Symphony unveiled its reimagined 2020-2021 season, which will include world premieres and concertos with brilliant soloists, as well as iconic masterworks. Curated by conductor David Alan Miller, the season brings to life an array of new and recent works by a panoply of living composers forging new ways to create art reflecting our […]

KRONOS FESTIVAL Kids!

A new program made specially for kids (30-minutes) KRONOS FESTIVAL Kids! is a sparkling collection of short films with music, including Kronos Makes Sounds With Stuff by composer Danny Clay; 3000 Reefs, with stunning underwater cinematography by Julia Sumerling and music by Aftab Darvishi; Music of the Birds, with avian-inspired music and film by Sahba Aminikia, featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus, young people from […]

EMERGE, a Concert by EMBER (New Jersey)

Join EMBER for “EMERGE,” where we examine this period in our life between what was and what will be.  We learned new ways of living and working; new ways of being human with other humans. Some changes we will certainly be glad to forfeit as soon as we can!  Others we may elect to retain, […]

Professional Development Panel: Film Composition

The following Professional Development Webinar is co-presented by the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and the American Composers Forum (ACF). Established film composers talk about the film industry and the essentials of being a film composer. Composer Derek Bermel moderates a panel of experts. The panel will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Panelists: Terence Blanchard, composer and trumpeter; Kathryn Bostic, composer; Laura […]

Arts in the Garden: Hearing and Healing with DBR

Daniel Bernard Roumain brings together musical stylings from all eras. This beautiful program features the first movement of Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet, solo Bach, Ives’ The Unanswered Question and more. DBR’s own i am a white person who _____ Black people, first premiered during the NJSO’s Virtual 20–21 season, completes a perfect evening of music in the garden. ADRIANA […]

Quinteto Latino

This event was originally scheduled for March 10 and has been rescheduled. Quinteto Latino is a San Francisco Bay Area wind quintet with a mission to build community through Latino classical music. Founded in 2004 by French horn player Armando Castellano, this ensemble aims to expand the boundaries of a classical music tradition by performing […]