Composers Performed

The 700 or more American composers listed below, from some 45 states, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Argentina have been performed and/or programmed by the American Composers Orchestra. Among these performances are more than 300 world premieres and commissions. All composers have been programmed once, except those indicated by an asterisk after their name.

Muhal Richard Abrams
John Adams*
John Luther Adams
Kati Agócs*
José Peña Aguayo
Graciela Agudelo*
Stephen Albert
William Albright
Keyla Orozco Aleman
Eduardo Alonso-Crespo
Eduardo Álvares
Javier Alvarez
José Rodríguez Alvira
Efraín Amaya
Laurie Anderson*
Louis Andriessen
George Antheil*
Theodore Antoniou
Mark Applebaum
Dominick Argento
Robert Ashley
Daniel Asia
Sérgio AssadMilton Babbitt*
Johann Bach
Louis Ballard*
Marcos Balter
Samuel Barber*
Arrigo Barnabe
Anthony Barrese
Leslie Bassett
Mason Bates
Irwin Bazelon*
Amy Beach
Robert Beaser*
Jeremy Beck
Arthur Berger
Irving Berlin
Derek Bermel*
Jose Raul Bernado
Leonard Bernstein*
Lisa Bielawa
Beatriz Bilbao
Ed Bilous
Chester Biscardi
Kyle Blaha
Juan Blanco
Susan Blaustein
Theo Bleckmann
Andrew Bleckner
Marc Blitzstein
Jane Ira Bloom
William Bolcom*
Modesta Bor
Linda Bouchard
Henry Brant
Martin Bresnick
Daniel Brewbaker
Todd BriefLeo Brouwer
Margaret Brouwer*
Earle Brown
Courtney Bryan
Kenji BunchCurt Cacioppo*
John Cage*
Uri Caine*
Clifton Callendar
Loyda Camacho
Edmund J. Campion*
Juan Morel Campos
Lindembergue Cardoso
John Alden Carpenter
Inocente Carreño
Teresa Carreño
Carlos Carrillo
Julían Carrillo
Elliott Carter*
Gonzalo Castellanos
Daniel Catán
Paulo Chagas*
Evan Chambers
Nancy Laird Chance
Dorothy Chang
Ryan Chase
Carlos Chávez
Janet Jieru Chen
Chen Yi
Paul Chihara
Barney Childs
Wen-Chung Chou
Laura Clayton
Dan Coleman
Steve Coleman
Michael Colgrass
Edward Collins
Marc-Antonio Consoli
Frederick Converse
Lisa Rene Coons
Aaron Copland*
Ernesto Cordero
John Corigliano
Henry Cowell*
Cindy Cox
George Crumb
Luís Carlos Csekö
Juan Cuellar
Douglas Cuomo
Brian Current
Nathan Currier
Sebastian Currier*
Curtis Curtis-Smith*Julio d’Escriván
Paquito D’Rivera*
Ricardo Dal Farra
João Carlos Dalgalarrondo
Richard Danielpour
Corey Dargel
Michael Daugherty
Mario Davidovsky
Tina Davidson
Rafael Balseiro Dávila
Anthony Davis*
Aurelio de la Vega
Jocy de Oliveira
Jack Délano
Manuel de Elías
Alfredo del Monaco
David del Tredici
Stephen Dembski
Paul Desenne*
Robert Di Domenica
David Diamond*
Gerardo Dirie
Michael Djupstrom
Charles Dodge
Jacob Druckman*
John Duffy
Vernon Duke
Tan Dun
Juan Fernando Durán
David Dzubay

George Edwards
Harris Eisenstadt
Michelle Ekizian
Danny Elfman
Duke Ellington*
Manuel Enríquez*
Donald Erb*
Robert Erickson
Reena Esmail
Antonio Estévez
Mariano Etkin
Alvin Etler
James Europe

Peter Fahey
Fang Man*
Suzanne Farrin
Richard Felciano
David Felder*
Morton Feldman
Brian Fennelly
Jose Loyola Fernandez
Silvio Ferraz
Michael Fiday*
Henry Fillmore
Vivian Fine
Joshua Fineberg
Ross Lee Finney
Keith Fitch
Maximo Flugelman
Lukas Foss
Michael-Thomas Foumai
Primous Fountain III
Donal Fox
Ryan Francis
Gabriela Lena Frank*
Jason Freeman
Sean Friar
Matthew Fuerst
Ruby Fulton

Ryan Gallagher
Ge Gan-Ru
Gerardo Gandini
Michael Gandolfi
Lee Gannon
Frederico Garcia
Orlando Garcia
Carlos Gardel
Stacy Garrop
Michael Gatonska
Erin Gee
George Gershwin*
Gordon Getty
Miriam Gideon
Alberto Ginastera
Chambliss Giobbi
Egberto Gismonti
Philip Glass*
Radamés Gnattali
Roger Goeb
Osvaldo Golijov
Teofilo Gomes

Michael Gordon*
Morton Gould*
Harold Gramatages
Donald Grantham
Dante G. Grelah
Charles Griffes*
Robert Gross
Louis Gruenberg
Mozart Camargo Guarnieri
Carlos Guastavino
César Guerra-Peixe
Felix Guerrero
Joaquín Gutiérrez-Heras
Saad Haddad
Henry Hadley
Daron Hagen
Alexei Haieff
Adolphus Hailstork
Jose Halac
Rodolfo Halffter
Matthew Halper
Howard Hanson
Amanda Harberg
John Harbison*
Roy Harris*
Lou Harrison*
Ted Hearne
Robert Helps
Victor Herbert
Mark Helias
Rafael Hernandez
Huberal Herrera
Bernard Herrmann
William Hibbard
Jennifer Higdon*
Paul Hindemith*
Fred Ho
Sydney Hodkinson*
Alan Hovhaness*
Joan Huang
Melissa Hui
Lance Hulme
Karel Husa
Henry Holden HussFederico Ibarra
Susie Ibarra*
Alejandro Iglesias
Andrew Imbrie
Deniz Ince
Kamran Ince
Charles Ives*
Vijay Iyer
Adina IzarraPierre Jalbert*
Adam Jenkins
Wang Jie
Scott Johnson
Betsy Jolas*
Jesse Jones
Scott Joplin

Mauricio Kagel
Gabriel Kahane
Arthur Kampela
Laura Karpman
Chris Kaufman
Ulysses Kay
Anthony Kelley
Daniel Kellogg
Martin Kennedy
Paul Kerekes
Aaron Jay Kernis
Earl Kim*
Jin Hi Kim
Mari Kimura
Leon Kirchner*
Amy Beth Kirsten
Jerome Kitzke
John Kline
Mukai Kohei
Barbara Kolb
Anthony Korf
Erich Korngold
Matti Kovler
Leo Kraft
William Kraft
Jonathan Kramer
Matthias Kreisberg
Ernst Krenek
Arthur Krieger
Edino Krieger
Christian Kriegeskotte
John Korsrud*
Meyer Kupferman
Jordan Kuspa
Kristin Kuster

Joan La Barbara
Osvaldo Lacerda
Ezra Laderman*
Bun-Ching Lam
Joseph Lamb
Sally Lamb
Marta Lambertini
Homer Lambrecht
David Lang*
Ana Lara*
Thomas Larcher
Libby Larsen*
Hannah Lash*
Doris Magaly Ruiz Lastres
Antonio Lauro
Mario Lavista
Roberto Cedeño Laya
Henri Lazarov
Juan Vicente Lecuna
Ernesto Lecuona
Rafael Aponte Ledée
Andrew McKenna Lee
Gi Nyoung Lee
Paul Yeon Lee
Thomas Oboe Lee
Vânia Dantas Leite
Tania Leòn*
Fred Lerdahl*
Oscar Levant
Arthur Levering
Golan Levin
Todd Levin
Gerald Levinson
George Lewis
John Lewis
Leonard Lewis
Robert Hall Lewis*
Jorge Liderman
Peter Lieberson
Max Lifchitz
Lukas Ligeti
Pin Hsin Lin
Eric Lindsay
Matthew Lima
Paulo Costa Lima
Charles Martin Loeffler
Loren Loiacono
Juan Lopez
Guido Lopez-Gavilon
Ricardo Lorenz
Wang Lu
Brad Lubman
Otto Luening*
Erik Lundborg

Bruce MacCombie
Edward MacDowell
Tod Machover
Steven Mackey*
Jon Magnussen
Keeril Makan
John Maneri
Jose Augusto Mannis
Robert Manthey
Jorge Lopez Marin
Arturo Márquez
Wynton Marsalis
Ingram Marshall*
Edgardo Martin
Jorge Martin
Donald Martino*
Eduardo Marturet
Martin Matalon
James Matheson
Artie Matthews
Nicholas Maw
William Mayer
Missy Mazzoli*
Scott McAllister
A.J. McCaffrey
William Thomas McKinley
Lansing D. McLoskey
Colin McPhee
Andrew McPherson
Cindy McTee
Roberto Medina
Harold Meltzer
Gilberto Mendes*
Emilio Mendoza
Flo Menezez
Peter Mennin
Justin Messina
Francisco Mignone
Charles Mingus*
Ronaldo Miranda
Roscoe Mitchell
Hiroy Miura
James Mobberley
Meredith Monk
Ramón Montes de Oca
Martha Mooke
Carman Moore
José Mariano Morales-Matos
Gerry Mulligan
Jeffrey Mumford
Tristan Murail
Thea Musgrave
Tamar Muskal

Conlon Nancarrow*
Eric Nathan
Ernesto Nazareth
Clint Needham
Angelica Negron
Alberto Nepomuceno
Lewis Nielson
Alfredo Diez Nieto
Marlos Nobre*
Andrew Norman
Francisco Nuñez
Juan Nunez

 

Leo Ornstein
Gabriela Ortiz
Pablo Ortiz
William Ortiz
John Oswald
Hal Overton

Carter Pann
Milica Paranosic
Hilda Paredes
Héctor Campos Parsi*
Arvo Pärt
Hermeto Pascoal
Stephen Paulus
José Enrique Pedreira
Pedro Pablo Pedroso
Joshua Penman
Ileana Perez-Velazquez
George Perle*
Daniel Perlongo
Vincent Persichetti*
Hannibal Peterson*
Wayne Peterson
P. Q. Phan*
Astor Piazzolla
Tobias Picker*
Juan Pinera
Andreia Pinto-Correia*
Matthias Pintscher
Walter Piston*
Cole Porter
Almeida Prado
Narong Prangcharoen
Paola Prestini
Roger Przytulski
Kevin Puts

David Rakowski
David Raksin*
Luis Antonio Ramírez
Shulamit Ran*
Bernard Rands
Victor Rasgado
Maurice Ravel
Gity Razaz
Steve Reich*
Rufus Reid
Tim Rescala*
Silvestre Revueltas
Diógenes Rivas
Marco Rizo
Brian Robison
George Rochberg*
Marcela Rodríguez
Jon Rogers
Kurt Rohde
Antonio “Nico” Rojas
Amadeo Roldán
Neil Rolnick
Ricardo Romaneiro
Manly Romero
Leonard Rosenman
Daniel Bernard Roumain*
Christopher Rouse*
Nicolas Roussakis*
Ned Rorem*
Mathew Rosenblum
Miklós Rózsa
Paul Rudy
Alfredo Rugeles
Carl Ruggles*
C. Bryan Rulon
Huang Ruo*
Frederic Rzewski

Jacob Sacks
David Sampson
Eric Samuelson
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez
Felicia Sandler
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
Claudio Santoro
Bruce Saylor
David Schiff*
Lalo Schifrin
Gary M. Schneider
Alfred Schnittke
Daniel Schnyder
David Schober
Arnold Schoenberg
Max Schubel
Gunther Schuller*
William Schuman*
Joseph Schwantner*
Francis Schwartz
Laura Schwendinger
Ruth Crawford Seeger
José Serebrier*
Sophia Serghi
Roger Sessions*
Ralph Shapey
Elliott Sharp
Hsueh-Yung Shen
Arlene Sierra
Roberto Sierra*
Sheila Silver*
Reynold Simpson
Alvin Singleton*
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Brian Smith
Hale Smith
Sarah Kirkland Snider
David Soley
Stephen Sondheim
Kate Soper
Manuel Sosa
John Philip Sousa*
Rodolfo Coelho de Souza
Peter Spande
Gregory Spears
Christopher Stark
Rand Steiger*
David Stock*
Eric Stokes*
David Stovall
Igor Stravinsky*
Tison Street
Morton Subotnick*

Ricardo Tacuchian
Louise Talma
Elias Tanenbaum
Benjamin Taylor
Stephen A. Taylor*
Alex Temple
Alfonso Tenreiro-Vidal
Michael Tenzer
Alicia Terzian
Christopher Theofanidis
Les Thimmig
Augusta Read Thomas*
Randall Thompson
Ken Thomson
Virgil Thomson*
Nicholas Thorne
Francis Thorne*
Henry Threadgill
Frank Ticheli
Dmitri Tiomkin
Ushio Torikai
Michael Torke*
Alonso Toro
Raymond Torres-Santos*
Joan Tower*
Christopher Trapani
Lester Trimble
Marianne Trudel
Daniel Trueman
George Tsontakis
Thomas Tumulty

Ken Ueno
Chinary Ung*

John Van Buren
Edgard Varese*
Alida Vazquez
Peter Velikonja
Amaury Veray
Julio Martin Viera
Heitor Villa-Lobos*
Maria Cecilia Villanueva
Awilda Villarini
Ezequiel Vinao
Claude Vivier

Melinda Wagner*
Stewart Wallace
Errollyn Wallen
Wang Jie
Xi Wang
Dalit Warshaw
Ben Weber
Maurice Weddington
Anna Weesner
Kurt Weill*
Jude Weirmeir
Hugo Weisgall
Adolph Weiss
Richard Wernick
Ian Williams
Olly Wilson*
Julia Wolfe*
Stefan Wolpe*
Randall Woolf*
Shara Worden
Daniel Worley
Maurice Wright
Charles Wuorinen*
Yehudi Wyner

Reiko Yamada
Carolyn Yarnell
Joji Yuasa

Noel Zahler
Frank Zappa*
Roger Zare*
Long Zhou
Quinru Zhou
Pablos Ziegler
Evan Ziporyn
John Zorn*
Ramon Zupko
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich*
Samuel Zyman