Listen, Watch, Explore


Performance of Ray Lustig’s Latency Canons on October 23, 2021, featuring ACO and three remote string quartets in NYC and the U.K. 


NYC-ARTS profile on ACO’s EarShot New Music Readings (previously known as the Underwood Readings). 


Connecting ACO Community commission created during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Work written by Dawn Norfleet and performed by Clarice Assad.


Twelve-year-old Savannah Savas created a song with piano and her own voice as part of the Sonic Spark Lab in Spring 2021, and shared it with her classmates.

Composer Portrait Interviews

Valerie Coleman

Pauchi Sasaki

Carlos Simon


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American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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