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Streaming Link For Friday’s Sound of Silent Film Festival

ACM presents the 2020 Sound of Silent Film Festival featuring newly composed scores performed live to modern silent films. Program one airs June 26 at 7:00 Central, 8:00 Eastern. PROGRAM Demons Before Breakfast by Lauren McCune Music by Jonathan Russell Devil’s Food Cake by JohnBen Lacy and Mike Elsherif Music by Seth Boustead What If… Read more »

Classical Excursions Virtual Lectures

ACM announces a four-part virtual lecture series on classical music given by our Executive Director Seth Boustead. We’re working very hard to pay our musicians for canceled events and to pay our teaching artists for lessons canceled because of Covid-19.  All proceeds from this series go to support those efforts. Each lecture is $10 or… Read more »

Register Now to Watch the Sound of Silent Film Festival

ACM’s popular Sound of Silent Film Festival turns 15 this year!  We’re celebrating the anniversary with two ambitious virtual programs featuring fourteen short modern silent films with newly commissioned musical scores performed live. This year’s selections include three dramatic thrillers, two comedies, one dark comedy, one very dark comedy, an offbeat romance, two compelling dramas,… Read more »

Molto Tutti Student Film Festival is This Saturday

  The Molto Tutti Film Fest has been rescheduled for June 13th and will be live streamed for the first time ever! Enjoy the magic of the student film fest from the comfort and safety of your home! Watch the films on your smart tv and don’t forget the concessions! We’ll have filmmaker and film… Read more »

Classical Excursions Virtual Lecture Series

ACM announces a four-part virtual lecture series on classical music given by our Executive Director Seth Boustead. We’re working very hard to pay our musicians for canceled events and to pay our teaching artists for lessons canceled because of Covid-19.  All proceeds from this series go to support those efforts. Each lecture is $10 or… Read more »

Take an Online Music Theory Class

We’re pleased to offer a new online Music Theory class that will combine elements of aural training, composition and music theory to enhance a student’s musical understanding and proficiency. The class is $75 for four weeks. Get more info and enroll here!

Now Offering Online Music Lessons

ACM is now offering online music lessons and classes! Private lessons are tailored to the individual needs and goals of the student and can take place via Skype, Zoom or FaceTime. Looking to brush up on old skills, finally learn to play a favorite song or learn to create your own music?  We can help… Read more »

Sound of Silent Film Festival Rescheduled

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SETH BOUSTEAD First of all I hope that you are all safe and healthy and doing what you can to help in the efforts to flatten the Covid-19 curve. We have made the difficult decision to reschedule the Sound of Silent Film Festival.  We will announce the new date… Read more »

Covid-19 Response

As concern grows over the coronavirus (COVID-19), we at ACM are monitoring the situation and following recommendations from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NYC Department of Health. As of now the ACM School of Music remains open though we are offering online lessons for those who prefer that. The Sound of Silent Film… Read more »

Tickets on Sale for Sound of Silent Film Festival

ACM’s popular Sound of Silent Film Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with two all-new programs of modern silent films in every conceivable genre screened with newly commissioned scores performed live. DETAILS Saturday, March 28 7:00 and 9:30 Davis Theater 4614 N. Lincoln Ave. TICKETS $20 single show (general seating for one show) $35… Read more »

Tickets on Sale for ‘Specific Gravity’

From deep in the earth to the furthest reaches of outer space, Specific Gravity features music inspired by our physical universe. The event will pair informal conversation with Ashley Hamer, host of the popular podcast Curiosity Daily, with performances of the pieces. Specialty cocktails created by the speakeasy the Drifter and inspired by the theme… Read more »

Watch This Preview Video for ‘Inner Worlds’

We gave a preview of three of the commissioned works for our upcoming Inner Worlds concert on December 16 in a fun house concert last week. Check out the video featuring music by Pierce Gradone, Jeff Kowalkowski and Mark Mahoney, and Randall West. And get your tickets for the concert now!