Artist talk: Ben Frost at The Great Northern

Minneapolis Club 729 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

On Feb. 1, American Composers Forum and the Twin Cities-based festival The Great Northern co-present a talk by Ben Frost. The acclaimed Australian-born/Iceland-based artist will discuss his process of translating […]


ACF’s McKnight Composer Fellows at The Great Northern Festival

Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, United States

In partnership with The Great Northern, the 2022 ACF McKnight Composer Fellows will present their latest work on Friday, February 3, 2023 at Icehouse in Minneapolis. Mitchell Bercier is a […]


NEA Big Read Study Group no. 3

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

Immigration, Identity and the Arts Hosted by ACF Director of Artist Support, Carolina Heredia, this event will feature Latin American and ACF composer awardees in conversation about documenting the shift […]

Premiere of Nathan Hall’s “Love, Death, What Else?”

The O’Shaughnessy, at St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN, United States

Love, Death, What Else?, for full chorus and orchestra, is the culmination of Nathan Hall's 2020 McKnight Visiting Composer Fellowship. The piece will be performed by the Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra […]

$5 – $40

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 […]


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 […]