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. 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

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.