The next Aries Composers Festival will be held on the campus of Colorado State University in the Fall of 2013.
Watch this space for more details coming soon...
2011 Festival Gallery Posted
The first ever Aries Composers Festival is now completed. Much thanks and congratulations to all of the faculty and guest composers, performers, presenters, and conductors!! You can view some images of the events at the gallery link.
You can view the complete conference program including composer and performer biographies at the link below:
Aries Composers Festival 2011 Program (PDF)
Final master schedule now available
Check out the new updated schedule here. Just one week left until the first ever Aries Composers Festival!
The downtown Fort Collins Hilton has reserved rooms for invited composers on November 6-9. The hotel is a AAA Three Diamond property and is within short walking distance of the University Center for the Arts. Ask for the "Aries Composers Festival" rate when making reservations. A direct web link to the special rate is below.
CLICK HERE FOR RATE
Rate: $109 per night
Address: 425 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO, 80526
The following composers will have their works for electroacoustic media performed as part of the festival on the afternoon of November 8:
The ACF selection committee has finished reviewing the 325 submissions from composers throughout the world and have made their final selections. Thanks to everyone who submitted their music as the quality of the works was extremely high!
In the Wind Ensemble category the following composers will have their works performed on Concert VI, November 8, 7:30 PM:
In the Chamber Ensemble category the following composers will have their works performed on either Concert III, November 7, 12:00 PM or Concert IV, November 7, 7:30 PM:
Although the decisions of the committee are final, these selections are subject to change based on extenuating circumstances. Selections in the electroacoustic category are currently being finalized and will be announced in the very near future.
Please note that the original deadline for paper presentation submissions has been extended from August 1 to August 22, 2011, 11:59 PM.
To clarify the Society of Composers, Inc. posting, submissions for chamber ensemble and electroacoustic works will be accepted through August 1, 2011 at 11:59 PM. Remember, you may submit up to two works total, regardless of category.
The deadline to submit works for wind ensemble or concert band is rapidly approaching. Be sure to have your submission in by 11:59 PM, July 1, 2011 to receive full consideration.
The Aries Composers Festival is a national new music festival sponsored by the Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Concerts, presentations, and more will be held this February, 2018.