Professional Development Panel: Conductor’s Roundtable – Mei-Ann Chen & Alan Gilbert

The following Professional Development Webinar is co-presented by the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and the American Composers Forum (ACF). Orchestral conductors Mei-Ann Chen and Alan Gilbert provide insight into the conductor-composer relationship, programming new works, and other topics relevant to composers. Date & […]

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 […]


Join SFCMP Pianist, Kate Campbell for Piano Break, a program of the The Ross McKee Foundation. Campbell will present a recital of fun, quirky, and deeply personal works in a program that celebrates Bay Area Composers and […]

Fields of Wonder

"Fields of Wonder" features a newly rediscovered song cycle by Margaret Bonds set to the poetry of Langston Hughes. Cantus will perform the concert without an audience at the Ordway […]

McKnight Fellowships Application Information Session

Information session regarding 2021 McKnight Composer Fellowship Application Process with Billy Lackey, ACF VP of Artist Services. The application deadline for the McKnight Composer Fellowships for mid-career music creators is […]


Music Director Lawrence Loh leads Symphoria in a reflective piece from Quinn Mason (a NextNotes creator), one of America’s most sought-after young composers.  The orchestra also presents Schumann’s Symphony No. […]

Mendelssohn & Bernstein

TŌN music director leads the orchestra in Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony and Bernstein’s Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium), featuring violin soloist Zongheng Zhang, a winner of the 2020 Bard Conservatory Concerto Competition. Also on the program […]

New Music for Piano

A video show featuring work by Chaya Czernowin, Anthony Donofrio, Raphaël Languillat, Joshua Musikantow, and Tiffany M. Skidmore (a McKnight fellow). Performed by Nanyi Qiang Date & Time: Saturday, April 10, […]