Upcoming events

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

This season, Guitar Foundation of America 2015 International Competition first prize winner Thibaut Garcia is performing Donald Crockett's Fanfare Studies -  commissioned as the set piece for the competition held in Oklahoma City in June 2015 - on a 60-concert international tour.  Thibaut Garcia's performance of Fanfare Studies at the competition finals was, in a word, phenomenal.  Eighteen concerts are already in the books with venues in Louisville, Cincinnati, Oberlin, St. Louis and Phoenix, among others.

'Night Scenes' on Fifth House Ensemble's touring season |
2016 - 2017 season

Donald Crockett's piano trio, Night Scenes, will be featured in the touring repertory of Chicago's outstanding new music group, Fifth House Ensemble, during its 2016-17 concert season.  Details of specific concerts to follow.

Kate Vincent plays 'to airy thinness beat' with Thornton Edge |
March 1, 2017

Kate Vincent is the soloist in Donald Crockett's to airy thinness beat, a chamber concerto for viola and six instruments, with Thornton Edge conducted by the composer.  Also on the program is Jeffrey Holmes' Hagall for large ensemble, commissioned by New York's Talea Ensemble.  Newman Recital Hall, USC campus, 7:30 pm.

Thornton Edge |
April 12, 2017

Donald Crockett leads Thornton Edge in virtuosic music for large ensemble. Newman Recital Hall, USC campus, 7:30 pm.

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.  Detailed schedule to follow.

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 (title to be determined), his fourth, 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.

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.  Visit cmceast.org for details of the 2017 conference.