Upcoming events

Donald Crockett conducts the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble in July |
June 27 - July 16, 2016

Donald Crockett will be in residence at the Aspen Music Festival this summer, June 27 - July 16, working with the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble (ACE) and the composition students.  He will conduct ACE in three Saturday concerts at the Festival:  

July 2 - Pierre Boulez 'Derives 1' and Timo Andres 'Trade Winds' 

July 9 - Julian Anderson 'Van Gogh Blue'

July 16 - Donald Crockett 'to airy thinness beat'  

Donald Crockett in residence at the Atlantic Music Festival |
July 17 - 24, 2016

Donald Crockett will be a resident composer on the faculty at the Atlantic Music Festival July 17 - 24 at Colby College in Maine.  In addition to working with the composition students at the festival, he will give talks about his music, master classes, and hear performances of his works by AMF students.

Donald Crockett returns to the Bennington Chamber Music Conference as Senior Composer in Residence |
July 24 - August 14, 2016

Donald Crockett returns for his fifteenth summer as Senior Composer in Residence at the Bennington Chamber Music Conference at Bennington College, Vermont, for three weeks, July 24 - August 14.  In addition to working with Resident Composers Jesse Jones, Sean Friar and Amy Williams, he will work with the composition fellows, coach conference participants, and work with the performance faculty.  

The Ceiling of Heaven at Bennington |
July 30, 2016

The Bennington Chamber Music Conference faculty will perform Donald Crockett's piano quartet, The Ceiling of Heaven, on July 30 at 8 pm in Greenwall Auditorium on the Bennington College campus as part of the Faculty Concert Series.

'Fanfare Studies' featured on Thibaut Garcia international tour |
2016 - 2017

As a distant early warning, Guitar Foundation of America 2015 International Competition winner Thibaut Garcia will perform Donald Crockett's Fanfare Studies -  commissioned as the set piece for the competition held in Oklahoma City last June - on a 60-concert international tour in 2016/17.  Thibaut Garcia's performance of Fanfare Studies at the competition finals was, in a word, phenomenal.  Stay tuned for further details on this prizewinning tour.