Composers Conference

The 2021 Composers Conference has concluded. The 2022 Composers Conference is tentatively planned to take place July 24 through August 7, 2022 at Brandeis University.

2022 Guest Composers

Applications for the Composer & CPI Fellowships will open in November 2021.

 

2021 Composers Conference Events Live – available on our YouTube Channel

Saturday, July 31 @ 7:30pm: “Simulacra & Ephemera” – New works by Royaee, Regucera and Santos with the Conference Ensemble, Jeffrey Means (guest conductor)
Sunday, August 1 @ 7:30pm: “Transfixing Sites” – New works by Langdon, Reeder and Vanderveer with the Conference Ensemble, Nicholas DeMaison (guest conductor)
Monday, August 2 @ 7:30pm: An Evening with the Composer Fellows & 2021 Guest Composers Linda Catlin Smith & Amadeus Regucera
Tuesday, August 3 @ 7:30pm: “Ambiguous Symmetries” – New works by Busch, Davidovsky and Regent with the Conference Ensemble, Vimbayi Kaziboni (guest conductor)
Wednesday, August 4 @ 7:30pm: An Evening with the Chamber Music Workshop Artists (Jessica Tong, Director)
Thursday, August 5 @ 5:15pm: World Premiere of CMW Commissioned New Work by 2019 Fellow Chris Castro – JOIN US OVER ZOOM BY CLICKING THIS LINK  Enter Zoom password CMW2021
Thursday, August 5 @ 7:30pm: New Collaborative Works by the Fromm Foundation Composer & Contemporary Performance Institute Fellows (Margaret Kampmeier, Director). This event will be broadcast on our YouTube Channel.
Friday, August 6 @ 7:30pm: “Slow Jams: vines, flights, nightingales”
New works by Catalan, Serrano and Smith with the Conference Ensemble, Michael Lewanski (guest conductor)

2020 Virtual Composers Conference – available on our YouTube Channel

Saturday, Aug. 1, 6pm EDT: SYMPOSIUM – Anti-Racism in New Musicwith Sarah Cargill, Anthony R. Green, Amadeus Regucera, and Shalini Vijayan; moderated by Kurt Rohde
Sunday, Aug. 2, 6pm EDT: Curated Concert of performances of works by Fromm Foundation Composer Fellows  **-Recordings of Performances of Works by Fromm Composer Fellows not on this program can be found HERE
Monday, Aug. 3, 6pm EDT: Curated Concert of performances by Contemporary Performance Institute Instrumentalists (CPI)
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 6pm EDT: Curated Concert of performances by the Conference Ensemble members
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1pm EDT: Presentation by Guest Composer Linda Catlin Smith
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 5:40 EDT: A pre-concert conversation with Eric Chasalow about Mario Davidovsky’s “Synchronisms”
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 6 EDT: Mario Davidovsky’s “Synchronisms” in concert, with the Conference Ensemble and conductor James Baker
Thursday, Aug. 6, 6pm EDT: Meet the Fromm Foundation Composer Fellows, moderated by Kurt Rohde
Friday, Aug. 7, 1pm EDT: Presentation by Guest Composer Amadeus Regucera
Friday, Aug. 7, 6pm EDT: Meet the Contemporary Performance Institute Instrumentalists, moderated by Kurt Rohde
Saturday, Aug. 8, 6pm EDT: GALA CONCERT #1 – Premiere of Five New Collaborative Works by Fromm Fellows & CPI Instrumentalists + pianist Margaret Kampmeier performing music by Guest Composer Linda Catlin Smith
Sunday, Aug. 9, 6pm EDT: GALA CONCERT #2 – Premiere of Five New Collaborative Works by Fromm Fellows & CPI Instrumentalists + pianist Margaret Kampmeier performing music by Guest Composer Amadeus Regucera

2020 & 2021 Guest Composers

2020 SYMPOSIUM – Anti-Racism in New Music

2020 Fromm Foundation Composer Fellows & CPI Participants Collaborative Teams