Event Year: 2012


Lewis Spratlan‘s whirling dervish of a perpetual motion piece When Crows Gather anchors a program of insightful, rhythmically compelling and just plain interesting music by composers from around the world. DETAILS Tuesday, September 18 2012 Architectural Artifacts 7:00 PM 4325 North Ravenswood Avenue 773-334-4080 Door: $20 / Online: $12 / Students: $5 PROGRAM When Crows… Read more »

Best of Weekly Readings

We’re very excited about this concert! And not surprisingly considering that ACM was formed around the Weekly Readings project. For the last eight years we’ve recorded a different piece by a living composer every week and posted it to our website! Before music streaming was popular, well before podcasting, there was Weekly Readings. Now Palomar… Read more »

Gnarly Buttons

Hailed by the New Yorker as “the most vital and eloquent composer in America,” Pulitzer prize winner John Adams is a towering figure in modern music. Rooted in minimalism and the American vernacular, with a generous helping of his own off-beat sensibility, Adams has forged a unique and deeply influential musical identity. ACM celebrates the… Read more »

Composer Alive: Ben Vida

This year our annual Composer Alive collaboration is with Brooklyn-based composer Ben Vida. Ben will compose a new piece for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and fixed electronics in three installments. We will record each installment in front of a live audience and then post them to our website with comments from the composer. In September… Read more »