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"To encourage the inclusion of American works in the programs of performers and performing organizations.”
-- "Aims of the Alliance," from ACA Bulletin, Vol 1, No. 1, April 1938

Three premieres by Matthew J. Greenbaum at the Tenri Cultural Center, Wednesday, February 25 at 8:30pm

Date: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:30pm

Three pieces by ACA composer Matthew J. Greenbaum will premiere at Tenri Cultural Center on Wednesday, February 25 at 8:30pm.  Performers include The Momenta Quartet, Vox n Plus, David Holzman, Cynthia Folio, and Nicholas McNamara.

 

THE TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE February 25 at 8:30PM $15/10

43A West 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues

 

Three new works by Matthew J. Greenbaum:

'Adam for improvising viola and video animation (Stephanie Griffin, viola)

Make Like an Amoeba for flute and video animation 

More Venerable Canons for String Quartet

MUSIC FROM NEW MEXICO COMPOSERS: Steven Block, Richard Cameron-Wolfe and Christopher Shultis, March 14th NYC

Date: 
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00PM
Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street, New York City

Guest artists to include: Lawrence Zoernig, cello; Gayle Blankenburg, piano; Keith Lemmons, clarinets; Elisabeth Halliday,Soprano; Miranda Cuckson, violin; The Hoffmann-Goldstein piano duo, and Crossing 32nd Street percussionists Simone Mancuso, Doug Nottingham, and Brett Reed.

New York Premieres of works including Richard Cameron Wolfe's Lilith, MeMarie, and Time Refracted; Steven Block's Five Plainchants and eveningspun/black; and Christopher Shultis' Oneiro with video by Hee Sook Kim, and (from) Waldmusik.

Advance Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased here:
http://newmexicocomposers.brownpapertickets.com

or $15 each at the door.

Steven Christopher Sacco's QUARTETS to be Performed at Mannes College of Music Feb. 7th

Date: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
 
 
Join the distinguished faculty of Mannes College of Music - The New School for their faculty composers series on February 7, 2015 at 7:00pm.  ACA composer Steven Christopher Sacco will be presenting his piece QUARTETS for three trombones and bass trombone.
 
 
MANNES FACULTY COMPOSERS SERIES 
February 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm 
Mannes College of Music 
Concert Hall 
150 West 85th Street 
New York, New York  10024 
 

Windsor Symphony Orchestra (Masterworks) Performs Wright Flight

Date: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:00pm

Lawrence Dillon's Wright Flight, performed in Windsor, Ontario by the Windsor Symphony Orchestra
 
February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
 

It’s hard to imagine how Wilbur and Orville must have felt on that fateful day in December 1903. Who would believe that they would change the course of history forever? Experience their words and thoughts in this creative work by American composer, Lawrence Dillon. Performance features actors and chamber orchestra with slides of actual photos taken by the brothers. Share the excitement of this world-class event.

 

Get tickets now to Wright Flight

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

World Premiere: JunYi Chow's Serenade (2014) at St. Joseph's Church, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The world premiere of Junyi Chow's Serenade (2014) will take place at St. Joseph's Church in Greenwich Village on Wednesday Jan 14th, 2015 at 7:30 PM.  The title of the concert is Winter Romance!  Wine Reception and Music.

Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, JunYi Chow began studying piano and music theory at the age of 5. He gained admittance into Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2005 and there studied with WenChen Qin, Gang Chen and JianPing Tang. After graduation in 2011, Chow began a master’s degree program in the U.S. at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, completing it in May 2013 as a student of P.Q. Phan. Chow’s music has been performed in many places including Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, the United States, and Canada.

 

 

Winter Romance!  Wine Reception and Music

Wednesday, January 14 at 7:30pm

St. Joseph's Church

371 Avenue of the Americas bet. Waverly and 4th st.

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Edward Jacobs to be Guest Composer at Composers Conference 2015

American Composers Alliance composer Edward Jacobs will appear as a guest composer alongside David Sanford at the Composers Conference this summer 2015 (July 19-August 3, 2015).  The Composers Conference, guided for nearly 40 years by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Mario Davidovsky, provides young, emerging composers with the opportunity to indulge in an intense two-week composition workshop as well as showcase one of their compositions in a live, professional concert.  Composer registration will open early in January, 2015.  Visit the Composers Conference website here for more details.  

The Society of New Music presents music by Arthur Levering, Joseph Schwantner, Jorge Grossman, David Liptak, and Steven Stucky

Date: 
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:30pm

 

Soprano Tony Arnold and pianist Alison d'Amato will perform David Liptak's Dove Songs in a concert of music presented in Syracuse by the Society for New Music. Other works on the program are Still Raining, Still Deaming, by Arthur Levering; Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro, by Joseph Schwantner; Whistling Vessels, by Jorge Villavicencio Grossman; and Rain Shadow, by Steven Stucky. The concert will be on Sunday, February 25th, at 2:30 pm, in the Everson Museum of Art, in Syracuse.

John Eaton and Brian Fennelly Featured at St. Peter's Church, Tuesday, February 24th 7:30pm

Date: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:30pm

St. Peters CiticorpJohn Eaton's Ad Luciam Beatricem, for clarinet and mezzo-soprano along with Brian Fennelly's  Memoria: Ballade and Babittelle for piano will be performed at a concert on Tuesday, February 24, at 7:30pm.  

The concert, that will take place at Saint Peter's Church, is entitled "New Music for Voice and Piano" and is dedicated to the memory of Stephen W. Leibholz.  

New Music for Voice and Piano In Memory of Stepen W. Leibholz

Tuesday, February 24 at 7:30pm

Saint Peter's Citicorp Church 54th st and Lexington Ave.

 

Lewis Nielson Portrait - Monday Evening Concert Series April 27

Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 8:00pm

  

Lewis Nielson will be premiering a new work on April 27 at 8pm at the Zipper Concert Hall as part of an event by Monday Evening Concerts, spotlighting the composer and his work. Performers include the Formalist Quartet, Jonathan Hepfer, percussion, and Alice Teyssier, soprano.  

Lewis Nielson Portrait 

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. 

Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School 

200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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