Connecting ACO Community: Volume 2

American Composers Orchestra Announces Volume 2 of its solo commissioning initiative, created in response to the COVID-19 crisis, beginning Sunday, June 7, 2020.

$5 tickets* available through Eventbrite. (Fee waivers available)

Connecting ACO Community Volume 2
Composer-Performer Teams and Schedule of Events

FESTIVAL PASS (Volume 2): All 6 Events, June 7-July 19, 2020
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Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Joseph Pereira & Chester Englander, percussion (register/buy tickets)

Sunday, June 14, 2020 – OFF

Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Shara Nova & Ahya Simone, harp (register/buy tickets)
Note: Ahya Simone was unable to appear during the originally scheduled premiere in Volume 1, during which Shara Nova premiered a version for voice and guitar. This installment features Simone performing a second premiere of the work When I Said Let a Change Come for harp.

Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Karena Ingram & Monica Ellis, bassoon (register/buy tickets)

Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Krists Auznieks & Stephen Gosling, piano (register/buy tickets)

Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Lembit Beecher & Seth Parker Woods, cello (register/buy tickets)

Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 5pm ET:
Alejandro Basulto Martinez & Alecia Lawyer, oboe (register/buy tickets)

Ticketholders will receive a private link to join the performance, and all of the proceeds from the ticket sales will go solely to fund artists involved in this project. If the $5 entrance fee poses a barrier to participation, interested listeners will be asked to fill out an anonymous form at or email Aiden Feltkamp at to request a fee waiver.