Upcoming events

String Quartet No. 4 'Traveling Symphony' at Hear Now Festival 2024 |
April 25, 2024

Donald Crockett's String Quartet No. 4 Traveling Symphony will receive its Los Angeles premiere performance by the Lyris Quartet at this year's Hear Now Music Festival. Thursday April 25, 8pm, at 2220 ARTS + ARCHIVES in Los Angeles. Hear Now, in its 13th season, runs from April 24 - 28 this year.

Crockett Violin Concerto with David Bowlin and Thornton Edge |
April 9, 2024

Donald Crockett conducts the Los Angeles premiere of his Violin Concerto, co-commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and Oberlin Conservatory, featuring violin soloist David Bowlin and Thornton Edge conducted by the composer. Tuesday April 9, 7:30pm, Newman Recital Hall.

Thornton Edge |
February 27, 2024

USC Thornton Edge presents a concert of wildly varied vocal music by Thornton graduate student composer/performers Timmy Peterson, V.C.R. and Anuj Bhutani, opening with the classic sinfonietta overture by Don Freund, Hard Cells, conducted by Donald Crockett. Feb 27, 7:30pm, Newman Recital Hall.

New Music for Orchestra |
February 23, 2024

Donald Crockett conducts the USC Thornton Symphony in this annual concert featuring works by our outstanding Thornton student composers.  This year features works by Gibson Mahnke, Grace Miedziak, Anuj Bhutani, Hannah Rice, Theo Strich and Erika Poh. Friday Feb 23, 7:30pm, Bovard Auditorium.

'The Last Possibilities of Light' premiere |
February 1, 2024

The Last Possibilities of LIght Ritornello-Variations for flute and piano receives its premiere performance on a faculty recital by Conor Nelson.  The work was commissioned by Conor Nelson with the support of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.  Conor will be doing a premiere run and recording of the work during the 23/24 season and beyond. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Thursday February 1.