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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Line Upon Line

Line Upon Line

LINE UPON LINE formed in 2009 out of a passion for playing percussion chamber music by some of the most important composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.  To date, the group’s appearances include the 2nd and 3rd Round Top Percussion Festivals, Baylor University, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin…

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ÆOLUS QUARTET

ÆOLUS QUARTET

Praised by Strad Magazine for their “high-octane” performance and by the Reading Eagle for their “spirited and precise” playing, the Aeolus Quartet is among the finest young string quartets performing today. Formed in 2006 under the tutelage of William Preucil, Peter Salaff, and the Cavani…

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