• New work: String Quartet No. 7 by John Melby
  • Symphony Nosferatu by Burr Van Nostrand
  • Leslie Bassett score pages
  • Ann Silsbee - score pages
  • Frances McKay, Miriam Gideon, H. Leslie Adams, Jack Briece, Barney Childs, Elizabeth Bell, George Edwards, Scott L. Miller
  • Lewis Nielson, Marilyn Shrude, Sunbin Kim
  • Lewis Nielson, Richard Brooks, Joseph Dangerfield
  • Ardizzoia, Avshalomov, Bauer, Copland, Overton
  • Vally Weigl, Steven Christopher Sacco, James Yannatos, Frederick Tillis
  • Marilyn Bliss, Otto Luening, Louis Karchin, Brian Fennelly
  • Hubert S. Howe, John Anthony Lennon, Nancy Van de Vate
  • Jan Gilbert, Robert Gibson, Richard Cameron-Wolfe
  • Miriam Gideon, Michael Dellaira, John Gibson
  • Christopher Shultis, Frederic Balazs
  • John J. Becker, Barney Childs, James Beale
  • Beth Wiemann, Martin Boykan, Phillip Rhodes
  • Chris Auerbach-Brown, Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy, Elizabeth Austin
  • Lawrence Dillon, Peter Westergaard
  • L to R: David Froom, Bruce Reiprich, Matthew Greenbaum
  • L to R: Jason Belcher, Burr Van Nostrand, Francis Thorne, Rosalie Calabrese
  • Transcension by Dorothy Rudd Moore
  • Elizabeth Bell, T.J. Anderson, Robert Carl
  • Amy Advocat, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Robert Ceely
  • Eleanor Cory, Tom Flaherty
  • L to R: Brian Fennelly, William DeFotis, Gheorghe Costinescu


Music of Ruth Crawford-Seeger, John J. Becker, Kenneth Gaburo, Pauline Oliveros, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Milton Babbitt, and more, with Astra Choir, Dec. 8

Astra Choir
Dec 8 2019 - 5:00pm

The Astra Choir with soloists, conducted by music director, John McCaughey

5 pm, Sunday 8 December
St Heliers Street, Abbotsford, VIC (a suburb of Melbourne, Australia)

Unsettled choir scores
A terrain of spoken and sung music 1930–2019

Including works by: Ernst Toch, Ruth Crawford-Seeger, John J. Becker, Arnold Schoenberg, Kenneth Gaburo, Pauline Oliveros, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Milton Babbitt, Penelope Alexander, Eve Duncan, John Arthur Grant, Jena Capes, and Callum Mintzis.

Music of Alice Shields, CMA Commission, Eurasia Consort: New York Premiere, April 25

Eurasia Consort
Apr 25 2020 - 8:00pm

The Seattle-based Eurasia Consort will present the New York Premiere of Alice Shields' The Wind in the Pines, with texts and music by the composer. Scored for Soprano, alto recorder, alto flute, Renaissance bray harp, oud, Therobo, and percussion, the work is dedicated to the Consort, which received a Classical Commissioning Program grant from Chamber Music America in working with the composer and presenting this new work.

This commission was made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.

Piano works of Louis Karchin and John Harbison featured at ppIANISSIMO Festival Bulgaria, March 2020

Mar 6 2020 - 12:00pm

Pianist Se-Hee Jin is the Founder and Music Director of the American Living Composer Series. The composer portrait series continues in 2020 with a concert of music by John Harbison (Pulitzer Prize winner 1987; Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Louis Karchin (New York Composer; Professor of Music, New York University). Dr. Jin will present her solo recital at the renowned ppIANISSIMO International Festival of Contemporary Piano Music in Bulgaria in March 2020.

For a good cause, and honoring composer Elliott Schwartz, hear works by Philip Carlsen, Joshua DeScherer, Nancy Gunn, Josh Jandreau, Michael Schelle, and more, in Portland, ME Jan 18

Jan 18 2020 - 7:00pm

Organized in Portland as a birthday tribute to the memory of composer Elliott Schwartz (1936-2016) and held just one day before what would have been Elliott’s 84th birthday, this benefit concert is a tribute to the longtime professor at Bowdoin College, mentor and supporter of composers around the world, guiding spirit of the Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, and widely-performed composer of challenging, theatrical, witty, deeply expressive music.

On January 18, 2020, at 7 pm, the Elliott Schwartz Memorial Practice Rooms Project at the Portland Conservatory of Music will be presented with nine composers who have written new pieces for multiple pianos, to be performed in the practice rooms at the Portland Conservatory.

Contemporary Music for Organ, with Brian Schober, organist, NYC, Feb. 23

Brian Schober, composer - organist
Feb 23 2020 - 4:00pm

Join us on Sunday, February 23 for a concert of contemporary music for organ, with ACA composer-organist Brian Schober, at Church of the Heavenly Rest, in New York City.  The organ at Heavenly Rest is one of the largest in NYC.  It contains five manuals, 137-ranks and over 8,000 pipes and was built by Austin Organs.  Concert will take place Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at 4pm, at The Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City - E. 90th and 5th Ave. Concert will be free, no tickets required. 

David Froom's Violoncelletude, with 21st C. Consort in Washington DC, Dec. 21

David Froom composer
Dec 21 2019 - 5:00pm

“Round About Midnight” the holiday concert of 21st Century Consort, will feature music by George Crumb, Hilary Tann, Evan Chambers, David Froom, Pete Seeger, and more. December 21st at 5pm: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capital Hill - 301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003 -

The 21st Century Consort, award-winning contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at the Smithsonian Institution for over four decades, embarks on its first season at the beautiful St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capital Hill. Artistic Director Christopher Kendall presents a season of new music and high drama featuring artists Paul Cigan, Lisa Emenheiser, Dan Foster, Lee Hinkle, Alexandra Osborne, Sara Stern, and Rachel Young.


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