Singing Pride: The work of LGBTQ composers celebrated in a free...

For 11 years, the Austin Chamber Music Festival has presented a free concert that celebrates the creative contributions of LGBTQ composers. Composer Russell Reed curated...

KMFA 89.5 to build new permanent home

  For the first time in its 52-year history, Austin's classical music radio station KMFA 89.5 will have its own permanent home. The non-profit radio station has...

Austin composers take a joy ride for “Traffic Jam”

  Somehow, nine Austin composers have become automotively gridlocked in a parking garage downtown. It's the return of Steve Parker and Collide Arts’ "Traffic Jam," a...

A new opera reconsiders the myth of Orpheus

The tragic love story of Orpheus and Eurydice has been celebrated by musicians in many a musical form. But what about Orpheus's affair with fellow...

Getting conversationally uncanny with Line Upon Line

  Music is its own language — and that language can actually be kind of freaky at times. “Fream Ad Wall” is the season closer for...

José Martínez: Music from things that shouldn’t be together, but are

José Martínez is an Austin-based percussionist and a composer whose main musical interest is, as he describes it, "the idiosyncratic synthesis of timbral examination,...

Big Bang: The Kraken Quartet launches the Austin Percussion Festival

  When you’re balancing band practice, dictation exams, and recitals, it can be easy to forget that the primary verb in playing music is play. To...

Getting comfortable in “Gorintō”

Avant-garde sound concerts have finally found what’s been missing from the experience — pillows. "Gorintō" is a new music sensory experience from Austin-based composer and...

Composing women: Two female-made avant-garde films get new music by Austin...

A double screening at the Bullock Museum spotlighting two female avant-garde filmmakers will get a contemporary female-powered music boost. On April 12, Germaine Dulac's "The...

In a parking garage, Rolling Ryot explores auditory canopies with “Rainforest...

If you’re looking for the most immersive, highest fidelity sound system out there, you need only do one of two things — book a...