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Third Annual Molto Tutti Student Film Festival

Tickets are on sale now for the Third Annual Molto Tutti Student film Festival! Join us for ACM’s Third Annual Molto Tutti Student Film Festival! Students are preparing original films complete with student-composed scores! We’ll be screening these films at the recently renovated Davis Theater Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 2-4pm. You won’t want to… Read more »

Second Session of the Brazilian Choro Class

ACM is proud to partner with Julie Koidin and the Chicago Choro Club in offering our second session of the Choro Group Classes this winter! These classes work best for musicians who are already studying privately on an instrument, but even beginners can join in with percussion instruments. In each hour session of the six… Read more »

Videos from ‘Speaking in Tongues’ Now Posted

On February 4th ACM gave a concert called Speaking in Tongues featuring music inspired by, and incorporating language including pieces by Alex Temple, Lee Hyla, Martin Bresnick, Florent Ghys and Steve Reich’s groundbreaking string quartet Different Trains. Watch the concert videos below! Performed by Thomas Snydecker – baritone saxophone, Zach Good – bass clarinet Performed… Read more »

Tickets Now on Sale for Sound of Silent Film Festival

ACM’s popular Sound of Silent Film Festival, now in its 14th year, returns to the Davis Theater for two all-new programs of modern silent films with new scores performed live. Complete info and tickets here.

Composer Alive Second Installment Video Posted

Composer Alive is an innovative commissioning project in which we ask a composer to write a new piece in short installments and perform and record them in front of an audience. We post each installment to our website for the composer, and our online audience to listen to. The composer can then make changes and… Read more »

Our 2019 Composer Alive Commission Goes to Will Rowe

Composer Alive is an innovative commissioning project in which we ask a composer to write a new piece in short installments and perform and record them in front of an audience.  We post each installment to our website for the composer, and our online audience to listen to. The composer can then make changes and… Read more »

The Discovery Series at Le Poisson Rouge is January 17

ACM presents the Discovery Series, a Song-Exploder style exploration of musical creativity.  On January 17th join us at Le Poisson Rouge for the half hour before a live broadcast of Relevant Tones as pianist Blair McMillen performs and records the first and second installment of Commercial Etudes by Will Rowe as part of our 2019… Read more »

Musical Impact: ACM’s End of the Year Fundraising Campaign

ACM is embarking on our first ever end of year fundraising campaign! Help ACM continue it’s vision of a world in which everyone regardless of social status, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation or placement in the gender spectrum has equal access to high quality contemporary music performances, performers, composers and teachers by contributing to our end… Read more »

New Choro Classes at ACM in 2019!

  ACM is proud to partner with Julie Koidin and the Chicago Choro Club in offering Choro Group Classes this winter! These classes work best for musicians who are already studying privately on an instrument, but even beginners can join in with percussion instruments. In each hour session of the six week course, students will… Read more »