FFA awarded New Music USA grant for US premiere of “Caught in Treetops”

FFA awarded New Music USA grant for US premiere of “Caught in Treetops”

We are thrilled to announce that Fast Forward Austin was awarded a New Music USA grant to present the US premiere of Charlotte Bray’s mesmerizing violin concerto, Caught in Treetops featuring soloist Sarah Silver. We couldn’t be more excited to bring this performance to Austin and you…

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Pics: Friction Quartet at Studium

Pics: Friction Quartet at Studium

What an awesome evening of new music! Big thanks to Church of the Friendly Ghost, Studium, Peter Stopchinski, Friction Quartet, and (of course) all of you who braved the weather to come and see the show!

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Announcing FFA 2015!

Announcing FFA 2015!

Fast Forward Austin 2015 Promo from Fast>>Forward>>Austin on Vimeo. Guess what y’all? ITS YEAR FIVE!!!! We are so excited to announce the fifth annual Fast Forward Austin. Mark your calendars because on Saturday, April 25 at the North Door we will once again unleash eight-hours…

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Friction Quartet @ Studium – Jan 22

Friction Quartet @ Studium – Jan 22

We’re excited to announce a concert of new music by the Friction Quartet co-presented by FFA and Church of the Friendly Ghost. Based in San Francisco, Friction has been making big waves with their blisteringly high-octane performances and are notorious for championing the work of…

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River Measures recap

River Measures recap

With nine solo recitals in three days at some of the most tranquil locations along Austin’s Town Lake, River Measures was a totally unique and beautiful experience. It was an honor for us to be a part of this amazing event in collaboration with Leanne…

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River Measures

River Measures

Canadian cellist Leanne Zacharias (FFA ’12) returns to Austin to perform an epic cycle of 9 one hour solo performances tracing a path along Austin’s lakeside trails. Various Locations along Ladybird Lake (see map for locations) Daily at 11am, 2pm, and 5pm Friday Dec 12th…

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Pics from FFA at the Blanton Museum

Pics from FFA at the Blanton Museum

Thanks to Frame Dance Productions, line upon line percussion, Baylor Percussion, and our friends at the Blanton Museum of Art for an amazing show! Photos by Steve Sachse

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Blanton Beat the Rush

Blanton Beat the Rush

We’re thrilled to team up with the Blanton Museum of Art to present an hour of percussion and dance on their Beat the Rush series as part of the Blanton’s Third Thursday programming. Starting 530pm on Thursday, September 18 Austin’s own line upon line and…

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FFA 2014 Artists receive Austin Critics’ Table Awards

FFA 2014 Artists receive Austin Critics’ Table Awards

Fast Forward Austin artists line upon line Percussion and Kathryn Findlen receive Austin Critics’ table awards for their performances at FFA 2014.   Findlen won the award for “Best Vocalist” for her moving performance of That the Night Come with the Fast Forward Orchestra.    …

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FFA 2014 pics and reviews

FFA 2014 pics and reviews

Our 2014 marathon festival was a resounding success! You can read great reviews by New Music Box and The Austin American Statesman and check out some pics below.     Fast Forward Austin 2014 Promo from Fast>>Forward>>Austin on Vimeo.

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