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New String Quartets

Exciting live in person concert of beautiful new quartets created by our great California composers! Brilliant quartet, good acoustics, meet the artists. This music was a hit in San Francisco, LA Premiere!   Program SHORT-REVISEDJune26-2022NACUSA v03

Duo and Dinner Concert

Our first live in-person concert (since the pandemic) was a great success! Celliola played wonderfully at a large, beautiful private studio for a very appreciative audience. NACUSA July 10 2021 Concert Program-final

New Music Concert

Join us for a pop-up concert of new music videos by the amazingly talented composers of NACUSA! The composers will all be there and good conversation will follow 🙂 These are always fun and showcase many styles and performers.

Contemporary Orchestration: Part 1

Learn new and amazing instrumental and vocal techniques. For intermediate and advanced composers, performers, and everyone who loves cool sounds. With award winning creator-producer-composer David Raiklen. First in a series. Lots of examples with scores. nacusa.la@gmail.com for link

Beethoven 250th Spectacular

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with a live concert of new music inspired by Beethoven! From profoundly beautiful to jovial humor, this will have something for everyone. Featuring music of: Adrienne Albert Bruce Broughton Greg Steinke Richard Derby Matthew Hetz Ian Read more…

Performed By The Composer

Amazing rare recordings of all-time greats playing their own music! The sound quality is good even from a century ago thanks to special reproducing piano technology. A delight for all music lovers! This Monday with David Raiklen  nacusa.la@gmail.com

First Music Book Club

Absolutely on Music, by Haruki Murakami with Seiji Ozawa Available online or support your local bookstore. Discussion led by Michelle Green Willner, composer-conductor and Fellow at Columbia University.