Upcoming events

'to airy thinness beat' at Primrose Competition |
June 15, 2018

Donald Crockett's chamber concerto for viola, to airy thinness beat, will be presented in a version for viola and piano (Kate Vincent and Brendan White) at the William Primrose Viola Competition and concert on the evening of June 15 at the Colburn School of Music.  Other works on the program include Andrew Norman's Gran Turismo in a new version for eight violas, and music by Paul Chihara.

ACE at the Aspen Music Festival |
June 24 - July 15, 2018

Donald Crockett returns to conduct the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble at the Aspen Music Festival for the opening three weeks.  ACE will play in the weekly Chamber Music concerts in Harris Hall, and offer events at the Chapel Series and elsewhere in Aspen in Summer 2018.  Additional details soon.

Bennington Chamber Music Conference |
July 22 - August 12, 2018

Donald Crockett returns as Senior Composer in Residence with the Bennington Chamber Music Conference on the Bennington College campus, coaching participant musicians, working with Resident Composers Lei Liang, Pierre Jalbert and Paul Moravec, mentoring Composition Fellows, and working with the CMC faculty artists on new and recent chamber music, including Crockett's piano trio, Night Scenes.

New Music USA commission for SAKURA cello quintet |
Fall 2018 premiere

Donald Crockett has received a commission from New Music USA to compose a major work for the outstanding young cello quintet, SAKURA, for the 2018/19 seaons.  Stay tuned for details!  Updates on the project also available at the New Music USA website.

And the River, concerto for HOCKET |
November 9, 2018

Donald Crockett's new concerto for duo-pianists (HOCKET) and 19 players, And the River, continues its premiere run at Oberlin, with the Oberlin Sinfonietta conducted by Tim Weiss, and HOCKET again as the soloists.  Oberlin Conservatory, November 9.