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“American Composers Orchestra has brought to the city a repertory of music of our time which leaves all the major American orchestras far behind.” – The New York Times

“If orchestras are more accommodating to living composers today, ACO can rightfully claim at least some of the credit.” – Time Out New York

“the organization exists to upend the status quo with symphonic magnitude” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“A brilliant and unpretentious showcase for music in the new millennium.” – The Guardian

Press Releases

  • 10/1/20: American Composers Orchestra Announces Virtual Programming Schedule for October 2020 through February 2021 [pdf]
  • 9/17/20: American Composers Orchestra Names Lyndsay Werking Acting President [pdf]
  • 8/18/20: American Composers Orchestra Announces 2020-2021 Season Updates [pdf]
  • 8/6/20: President Edward Yim is Completing his Tenure with Gains for Composers, Musicians and Audiences of Orchestral Music [pdf]
  • 5/26/20: American Composers Orchestra Announces Connecting ACO Community – Volume 2 [pdf]
  • 4/21/20: American Composers Orchestra Announces Two Commissions from the 2020 Underwood New Music Readings [pdf]
  • 4/7/20: American Composers Orchestra Announces Connecting ACO Community [pdf]
  • 3/30/20: Houston Symphony EarShot Readings Postponed [pdf]
  • 3/11/20: American Composers Orchestra to Hold the 29th Annual Underwood New Music Readings Without Public Audience [pdf]
  • 3/11/20: American Composers Orchestra 2019-2020 Season Continues at Carnegie Hall [pdf]
  • 10/10/19: American Composers Orchestra 2019-2020 Season Opens at Carnegie Hall [pdf]
  • 9/25/19: American Composers Orchestra Announces 2019-2020 Season [pdf]

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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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