Upcoming events

ACE at the Aspen Music Festival |
June 25 - July 16, 2017

Donald Crockett returns to the Aspen Music Festival and School in Summer 2017 to lead the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble (ACE) for the first three weeks of the festival in concerts and reading sessions. ACE performs on the weekly Chamber Music concerts in Harris Hall at 4pm.
July 1 - 'Polish Folk Songs' by Lee Hyla
July 8 - 'Whistling in the Dark' by Donald Crockett
July 15 - 'Ophelia Dances Book I' by Oliver Knussen
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July 6 - 'Nachtlieder' by Esa-Pekka Salonen on the Aspen Chapel Chamber Music Series 4:15 pm

Dance Concerto at MoMA Summergarden |
July 9, 2017

Joel Sachs leads the New Juilliard Ensemble in the New York premiere of Donald Crockett's Dance Concerto for Clarinet/Bass Clarinet and Eight Instruments at the Museum of Modern Art's Summergarden series, July 9 at 8pm in the Sculpture Garden.

Caramoor Festival commission for a new string quartet for the Argus Quartet |
July 14, 2017

The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts has commissioned Donald Crockett for a new string quartet, String Quartet No. 4 'Traveling Symphony,' on behalf of the Argus Quartet, Caramoor's 2016-17 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence. The new quartet will be premiered at Caramoor's 2017 Summer Season on the evening of July 14.

Atlantic Music Festival |
July 18 - 24, 2017

Donald Crockett returns to the Atlantic Music Festival, where he will be teaching AMF composition students and coaching AMF fellows in performances of his music.

Bennington Chamber Music Conference |
July 23 - August 13, 2017

Donald Crockett returns for his sixteenth season as Senior Composer in Residence with the Bennington Chamber Music Conference at Bennington College, Vermont, where he will work with Resident Composers Marc Mellits, Harold Meltzer and Susan Botti, Composition Fellows, CMC participants and performance faculty.  He will also present a seminar, 'Composing String Quartets,' on Thursday August 10.  Visit cmceast.org for details of the 2017 conference.