FFA 2011

FFA 2011 Artists

  • Aeolus String Quartet

    FFA 2011 Artists

    Praised by the Baltimore Sun for combining “smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery,” the Aeolus Quartet...

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  • Bel Cuore Sax Quartet

    FFA 2011 Artists, FFA 2012 Artists

    Lauded for their “high-energy” and “impressive” performances, the Bel Cuore Quartet (BCQ) has been sharing visceral and compelling chamber music...

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  • line upon line Percussion

    FFA 2011 Artists, FFA 2014 Artists

    Formed in 2009, line upon line percussion is committed to seeking new ways for percussion instruments to advance contemporary music. To date,...

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  • Butoh – Mari Akita, Ellen Bartel, Caroline Sutton Clark, and Adam Sultan

    FFA 2011 Artists, FFA 2012 Artists

    Butoh is an improvisational performance practice which originated in Japan in the late 1950′s. It engages our collective imaginations and...

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  • Anthropos Arts

    FFA 2011 Artists

    Anthropos Arts was founded to address a need in Austin for high-quality music education for low-income and at-risk students. Our...

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  • Mongoose

    FFA 2011 Artists

    Described by the Austin American Statesman as “Strangely Compelling” Mongoose is a collective of jazz/experimental/dance/theater/comedy/performance-art improvisors based in Austin, Texas....

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  • Austin New Music Co-op

    FFA 2011 Artists

    The Austin New Music Co-op is a community of composers and performers dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding of new music. Since 2001,...

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  • Steve Parker, Trombone

    FFA 2011 Artists

    Based in Austin, Steve Parker is active as a performer, educator, and arts collaborator. He is presently Artist-In-Residence at the...

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Unsilent Night Success!

Unsilent Night Success!

Thanks to everyone for coming out to Austin’s first ever Unsilent Night! We’d love to see and share your photos and videos. Just use the upload tool below to send us your files.   [widgets_on_pages id=uploader]

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Austin Unsilent Night on Friday, Dec. 09!

Austin Unsilent Night on Friday, Dec. 09!

Unsilent Night is an original composition by Phil Kline. Written specifically for outdoor performance in the month of December, it is a rousing street promenade in which the audience becomes the performer. Each participant gets one of four music tracks in the form of a cassette,…

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FFA 2011

FFA 2011

Compilation video and photos from Fast Forward Austin 2011.       [picasa width=”600″ height=”475″ bgcolor=”#000000″ autoplay=”1″ showcaption=”0″ user=”[email protected]” album=”es_FastForwardAustin2011″] all photos by Elisa Ferrari

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ACE Innovation Fair

ACE Innovation Fair

This Saturday, April 16, at 3PM, Fast Forward Austin co-directors Ian Dicke and Steve Snowden will give a short presentation at the ACE Innovation Fair about new music in the community. They’ll play some highlights from last weekend’s festival and talk about the process of…

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Thank you!

Thank you!

With over 150 people in attendance, 8 hours of music, 8 ensembles, one killer In C jam, a food truck, baked goods, koozies, tats and tees, the first ever Fast Forward Austin was a HUGE success. We are so grateful to EVERYBODY who attended, volunteered,…

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Fast Forward Austin call for scores results

Fast Forward Austin call for scores results

After much deliberation a winner has been chosen in the Fast Forward Austin call for scores. We received 113 entries. The quantity and quality of these submissions was humbling and overwhelming. There were many many excellent pieces to choose from. After carefully considering all submissions,…

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Kickstarter

Kickstarter

Putting on a music festival takes a lot of resources and we’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund some of this year’s event. It’s our first time presenting Fast Forward Austin and we need your help bringing it to life. Check out our kickstarter…

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Anthropos Arts

Anthropos Arts

For people who make music of any kind it’s important to ask ourselves who is going to care about that music twenty years from now? Answer: Kids! That’s the audience of the future. Kids are the people who will keep music alive, who will take…

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Bel Cuore

Bel Cuore

Check out 2010 FFA artist, Bel Cuore Sax Quartet, play some Marquez-Barrios. These guys don’t mess around. To hear more check out there site here. And, of course, come April, 9th to hear their set at Fast Forward Austin.

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Aeolus Shredding

Aeolus Shredding

Check out Aeolus rip out some Bartok. Not only are they playing a set on this years Fast Forward Austin, they’ll also perform a score by the winner of the call for scores. Mark your calendars! To hear more check out their site here.

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