On September 6th, Composer-Pianist Steven Christopher Sacco will release a new recording of his Sonata for Trombone and Piano, featuring the composer as pianist with trombonist Michael Powell. The track is now available for pre-release on iTunes, Amazon.com, YouTube, and CD Baby. Short excerpt:
Scott L. Miller’s Anterior/Interior and The Frost Performs its Secret Ministry will be performed byrarescale at The Forge, Camden, UK on Sept 6. On September 7, Scott Miller and flutist/improviser Carla Rees will premier Miller’s ISLANDs at the Kyma International Sound Symposium (KISS) at DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK.
Mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, an admired favorite on the international concert stage, will celebrate Maine composers in a concert at the UMaine School of Performing Arts, with esteemed colleagues Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes; Thomas Hill, clarinet; and Mary Jane Rupert, piano and harp. The program, Mostly Maine Composers, will be a tribute to Elliott Schwartz in his 80th year, and will honor other Maine composers Beth Wiemann, Richard Nelson, Elizabeth Vercoe and Michael Viens.
Join us as we celebrate the music of composer Elliott Schwartz, in honor of his 80th birthday year. Guest artists scheduled to perform include pianists John McDonald, George Lopez, and Blair McMillen; bassist Doug Balliett, flutist Emi Ferguson; ensemble counter)induction;Marina Kifferstein, violinist; percussionist Christopher Graham; and violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved.
Symphony Space Thalia 2537 Broadway at 95th St. New York, NY
Wed. Sept. 21, 2016 7:30pm
To be listed as a supporter of this event, plus a studio recording of the concert works to be released by the end of this year, please consider a donation to the ESMF - Elliott Schwartz Music Fund, here:
Bascom Little Fund, a philanthropic organization celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year, presents a Gala Concert celebrating great Cleveland area composers of the past, present and future, on Sept. 17th at 7:30pm, at CSU, Drinko Hall. "For You There Is No Song" and "The Return from Town" from Five Millay Songs by H. Leslie Adams will be performed. This event is co-sponsored by WCLV, Cleveland Public Library, and the Western Reserve Historical Society. There will be a champagne reception following the concert.
Tango Dreamsfor accordion and string trio by Raymond Luedeke will be performed by Alexander Sevastian, accordionist, at Festival Saint-Zénon-de-Piopolisin Quebec. Concert time is 8pm at St-Zénon Church located in the village of Piopolis.
The Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music has presented the works of contemporary composers, including the Festival’s composers-in-residence, guest composers, and top participants, since 1965. All performances, 7:30 PM at Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College. All seats general admission. Suggested donation $10.
On July 28th, music of Maine composer Elliott Schwartz - Vienna Dreams for clarinet, viola, and piano - is scheduled for performance.
The Truman State University Department of Music in Kirksville, MO, invites creators of electronic music to submit works for inclusion in the 2016 New Horizons Music Festival. This year’s festival will include a venue for fixed media 2-channel audio works.
The New Horizons Music Festival will be held on the Truman campus on Friday evening October 7th and Saturday, October 8th.
The selected works will play in the Truman State University Art Gallery the week of October 3-8 and will be listed in the Festival program along with program notes.
During the Festival the Gallery will be exhibiting works by Aaron Fine, which will be a visual context for the music.
ACA's 2015-16 season is supported by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, the Fund for Creative Communities of the State of New York, and BMI. Please help support new music projects with your tax-deductible contribution