The U.S. Army Band hosts African American composers at NMAAH in Washington DC, Feb. 26th


Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
Colin Eaton, tenor

Join the U.S. Army Band, Pershing’s Own, in a performance of chamber music works by esteemed African American classical music composers including H. Leslie Adams, Valerie Coleman, David Sanford, Alvin Singleton, and William Grant Still. The 90-minute concert, with intermission, will be followed by a Smithsonian-moderated discussion, and end with audience Q&A. The tenor Colin Eaton (pictured above) will perform music by ACA's H. Leslie Adams.

l'Orchestre de Flûtes Français "OFF" performs music of Harvey Sollberger, Feb. 27


Monday, February 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
OFF with director/soloist Pierre-Yves Artaud

Portrait of Harvey SOLLBERGER:

Works for flute orchestra and flute soloists


With flute soloists:   Harvey SOLLBERGER, and Pierre-Yves ARTAUD
Direction Harvey SOLLBERGER et Marc HAJJAR

Location: Mairie du XVIIème, rue des Batignolles, 75017 Paris

Five Sollberger works composed between 1983 and 2016 will comprise the program, including the world premiere of a new work composed for the OFF, “A meme rive” (“Toward the Same Shore”). “A meme rive” is dedicated to the French people as a token of solidarity in their ongoing resistance to threats of terrorism, and is composed for an orchestra of 24 flutes (including 4 piccolos, 8 flutes, 4 alto flutes, 4 bass flutes and 4 contrabass flutes).

African American Art Song Alliance - University of California Irvine, Feb. 9-12


Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
The African American Art Song Alliance - 20th Anniversary Year - convention at the University of California in Irvine on February 9-12, 2017.  Who/What:
H. Leslie Adams, Adolphus Hailstork, Anthony Davis, and others, among numerous internationally acclaimed singers, pianists, and scholars in presentations of lectures, panel discussions, poster presentations, master classes, and live performances.

On Friday 2/10/2017 9:00 a.m. The Adams-Owens Prize will be presented to composers Dorothy Rudd Moore and Shaun Okpebholo.

Ein Stelldichein for Soprano and String Sextet by Karl Weigl, at Folkets Hus, Trollhattan, Sweden, Feb. 25


Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:30pm

The Aurora Winter Music Festival will feature music by Karl Weigl and Arnold Schoenberg, on February 25th at the Folkets Hus Kulturhuset live music venue in  Trollhättan, Sweden.

Victoria Borisova-Ollas - Silent Island for piano
Karl Weigl - Ein Stelldichein

Arnold Schoenberg - Verklärte Nacht


Austin Chamber Music features Black Composers Concert, Feb 12


Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 4:00pm

Celebrating the contributions of African American composers! FREE and open to the public!

Rochelle Sennet, piano, will perform the Intermezzo for Violin and Piano by H. Leslie Adams, with violinist Igor Kalnin, in Austin, Texas for the "Black Composers Concert," sponsored by Austin Chamber Music Society, on February 12, 2017.  Also to be performed several other works by H. Leslie Adams, as well as works by Margaret Bonds, Jeffrey Mumford, David Wilborn, and more. 

The Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX

Infinity Avenue - music of Robert Carl at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Feb. 5


Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
composers Robert Carl, Ken Steen

An afternoon of new music composed by The Hartt School composition faculty members Robert Carl and Ken Steen.

Robert Carl – Infinity Avenue
Ken Steen – Assumption

Robert Carl

“Robert Carl’s music, to my ear at least, has always felt like the work of a particularly sensitive sonic observer of the world. Originally a student of history before he refocused his efforts into music, his interest in time, memory, and space are veins running through his compositions, his work more given to conjuring imagery than narrative plot. And whether inspiration is mined in the wake of a seascape or travelers on a speeding bullet train, the resulting music tends to carry a distinct organic beauty and rich, encompassing depth.” ~ Julia Lu, NewMusicBox

Faculty Artist Series at Eastman - Music of Louis Karchin, David Liptak, Leo Kraft, Victoria Bond, and more, Jan. 29


Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Renee Jolles

Faculty artist series at Eastman School of Music:  Renee Jolles and harpist Susan Jolles will premiere Louis Karchin - Barcarole Variations at the Eastman School of Music on  Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert also includes new works by David Liptak, Victoria Bond, Roberto Sierra, and Leo Kraft.  Susan Jolles and pianist Peggy Kampmeier will alternate as Renee's duo partners for the recital.

David Liptak's CONSTELLATIONS to be performed in Miami, Jan. 17


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Piano Recital by Eunmi Ko, including David Liptak's CONSTELLATIONS

Eunmi Ko's performance on the Kaleidoscope "Piano Concert Series" will feature solo piano music by Matthew Barber, John Liberatore, Chihchun Chi-sun Lee, Fabio Massimo Capogrosso, and selections from David Liptak's CONSTELLATIONS. Steinway Piano Gallery, 4104 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, Florida. Tickets ($20, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students) may be purchased in advance at


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