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Avalon International Competition

Foundation for Modern Music

Avalon International Competition

Featuring Westheimer String Quartet, Avalon Ensemble and special guests, and introducing FMM's Composer-in-Residence Austin Brake.

Presenting finalists of the 11th Annual Avalon Competition for Composers.

Featuring Westheimer String Quartet, Avalon Ensemble, and special guests and introducing FMM's Composer-in-Residence Austin Brake.Read more

Spheres of Influence

Windsync

WindSync partners with the Lunar and Planetary Institute to combine music and space in this follow up to 2017's hit Voyager concert program. A speaker from the Lunar and Planetary Institute will present a mini-lecture about the Apollo moon missions, and WindSync will premiere music by Marc Mellits that honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The hard-driving rhythms of Mellits' minimalist, funk-inflected music recall the technological obsession of the Space Race and the music styles emerging in the 1960s. Read more

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