FFA 2013 Artists

  • Meehan/Perkins Duo + Tristan Perich

    FFA 2013 Artists

    2012 The Meehan/Perkins Duo, one of most active and celebrated percussion duos in the US, will give the world premiere of...

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  • Steve Reich – Music For 18 Musicians – UTPG

    FFA 2013 Artists

    Music for 18 Musicians is widely considered to be one of the seminal works of minimalism and launched composer Steve...

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  • Convergence

    FFA 2013 Artists

    Convergence is an Austin-based  ‘new music’ ensemble dedicated to inter-arts collaboration with an ever-expanding roster of musicians from around the country....

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  • Living Earth Show

    FFA 2013 Artists

    Comprised of guitarist Travis Andrews, percussionist Andrew Meyerson, and a bevy of electronic accoutrements, The Living Earth Show is a San Francisco-based...

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  • Weird Weeds

    FFA 2013 Artists

    Now entering into their 10th year, The Weird Weeds remain a band that cannot be categorized.  What began as a trio playing...

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  • Sqwonk

    FFA 2013 Artists

    The San Francisco-based Sqwonk bass clarinet duo is a dynamic and adventurous ensemble that “pushes the envelope of what bass clarinet music...

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  • Austin Soundwaves

    FFA 2012 Artists, FFA 2013 Artists, FFA 2014 Artists

    In 2011, the Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts launched Austin Soundwaves in collaboration with the University of Texas College...

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FFA 2013 recap

FFA 2013 recap

With eight hours of new music, dozens of artists from Austin and all across the US,  ten world premieres, and the Austin premiere of Steve Reich’s iconic Music for 18 Musicians, Fast Forward Austin 2013 was an amazing experience. You can take a look at a list…

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Announcing Fast Forward Austin 2013

Announcing Fast Forward Austin 2013

Fast Forward Austin 2013 is coming up on April 06 at the Scottish Rite Theater.  Check out our preview video to see what we have on tap this year!

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Music for 18 Musicians – UTPG

Music for 18 Musicians – UTPG

Music for 18 Musicians is widely considered to be one of the seminal works of minimalism and launched composer Steve Reich into the international spotlight in the mid 1970’s.  Scored for a host of instruments and singers, this hypnotic masterpiece clocks in at nearly one…

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Austin Soundwaves

Austin Soundwaves

Austin Soundwaves is an El Sistema inspired non-profit music program providing free music lessons to the students in the heart of east Austin. The program launched in 2011 by giving 41 students the opportunity to learn the violin, viola, cello, or percussion. Students receive an…

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Weird Weeds

Weird Weeds

Now entering into their 10th year, The Weird Weeds remain a band that cannot be categorized.  What began as a trio playing strange, tightly composed miniature songs has slowly evolved into a quartet that plays expansive and hypnotic instrumental pieces.  In 2012 they released their…

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Meehan/Perkins Duo + Tristan Perich

Meehan/Perkins Duo + Tristan Perich

The Meehan/Perkins Duo, one of most active and celebrated percussion duos in the US, will give the world premiere of an ambitiously large-scale work for percussion and electronics by one of NYC’s most sought-after young composers Tristan Perich. Since its founding in 2006, the Meehan/…

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Sqwonk

Sqwonk

The San Francisco-based Sqwonk bass clarinet duo is a dynamic and adventurous ensemble that “pushes the envelope of what bass clarinet music can be” (Clarinet Magazine). Sqwonk is devoted to exploring the full expressive range of the bass clarinet, from deep resonances to raucous wails….

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Living Earth Show

Living Earth Show

Comprised of guitarist Travis Andrews, percussionist Andrew Meyerson, and a bevy of electronic accoutrements, The Living Earth Show is a San Francisco-based classical duo. Called “a vanguard effort of new chamber music” (San Francisco Examiner), “a much- sought-after presence on the indie-classical scene” (SF Classical…

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Convergence

Convergence

Convergence is an Austin-based  ‘new music’ ensemble dedicated to inter-arts collaboration with an ever-expanding roster of musicians from around the country. Convergence performs mostly original or commissioned works. They have appeared in New York, Boston, Austin, and have been the artist in residence for the…

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