AKSHAYA AVRIL TUCKER
With Vocalist Saili Oak (above) and Musica Nova Orchestra (below) at their performance of Three Songs for Hindustani Vocalist, Soprano, and Sinfonietta (2018).
December 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
@ University of South Carolina
Duo Cortona: Rachel Calloway, Mezzo-Soprano, Ari Streisfeld, Violin.
Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music.
December 14, 2018 - 20:30
@ European University, Cyprus
Shawn Mativetsky, Tabla
Sorin Alexandru Horlea, Violin
January 6, 2019 - 2pm
@ Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Warren Cohen, Conductor
Saili Oak, Hindustani Vocalist
Carolyn Whitaker, Soprano
February 15, 2019 - 8pm
@ Cook Recital Hall, Michigan State University, MI
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
February 17, 2019 - 8pm
"String Masters Series"
@ Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory, MA
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
February 24, 2019 - 4pm
"Like a Religion"
@ Blanton Museum of Art,
(in Ellsworth Kelly's Austin), TX
Ticket included with museum admission.
March 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
"Frost Student Composers with Duo Cortona"
@ Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall,
University of Miami.
More info. (Free Admission.)
March 13, 2019 - 8pm-2am
"SXSW ATX Composers Showcase"
@ Parker Jazz Club, Austin, TX.
Invoke String Quartet plays @ 10pm but stay for the rest if you're able!
April 4, 2019
Honored to receive a Morton Gould Young Composer Award from ASCAP this year, for my piece, Three Songs, for Hindustani voice, Soprano and Sinfonietta (2018). You can hear the piece here.
April 28, 2019 - 3pm
Duo Cortona - New Music Concert Series @ Delaware County Community College - Large Auditorium, PA. More info & Tickets. (Non-Facebook link).
May 10, 2019 - 7-9pm
"Beyond" Album Release Party feat. Saili Oak. @ Rosebud Coffee, Pasadena, CA. Order the album!
Album, "Beyond", feat. Saili Oak & Salastina Music Society, Released on Toro Records. Streaming on iTunes & Apple Music, or, order on Toro Records.
May 11, 2019 - 8pm
Alissa Roca, soprano & Jason Mulligan, piano. @ Duke University, Nelson Music Room. Durham, NC.
May 16, 2019 - 7pm
Alissa Roca, soprano & Jason Mulligan, piano. @ Cypress Cove Retirement Community, Edison Hall. Ft. Myers, FL.
May 31, 2019 - 6pm
"Saath: Strung Together - Music for Strings by Akshaya Avril Tucker Inspired by North Indian Music"
@ Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
June 22, 2019 - 2pm
Alissa Roca, soprano & Jason Mulligan, piano. @ St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Dallas, TX.
July 7, 2019 - 3pm
Alissa Roca, soprano & Jason Mulligan, piano. @ Springfield Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD.
August 20, 2019 - 4pm
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival "Sounding Board" Reading & Discussion. @ Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael's College. Colchester, VT. Free. More info.
August 23, 2019 - 8pm
Robert Howard & Kevin Korth. @ Old First Concerts, San Francisco CA. More info.
September 8, 2019 - 3pm
Robert Howard & Evan Kahn. @ Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts, Berkeley, CA. More info.
September 12, 2019 - 6pm
Bach Along the Silk Road. Johnny Gandelsman, violin; Portland Chamber Music Festival. @ Cove Street Arts, Portland OR. More Info.
September 24, 2019 - 6:30pm
Kamini Avril closing feat. Shankar Tucker & Jake Charkey. @ Bowery Gallery, NY, NY. More info.
September 25, 2019 - 12pm
Evan Kahn and Robert Howard, Cello. @ Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA. More info.
October 5, 2019 - 3pm
Sean Riley, violin & Farshad Zadeh, piano; Mundi Project @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT. More info.
October 22, 2019 - 7pm
Repairing the World Through Music and Story. Johnny Gandelsman, violin; Violins of Hope. Louisville, KY. More info.
October 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
Englewinds "A Green Awakening". @ Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, NJ. More info.
November 5, 2019 - 7pm
Concert Artists Guild Presents Invoke, multi-string quartet. @ Joe's Pub, NY NY. More info.
November 18, 2019 - 7pm
William Paterson University Percussion Ensemble. @ Shea Center for Performing Arts, Wayne, NJ. More info.
November 24, 2019 - 3:30pm
Englewinds: Concerts by the Pond. @ St.John's Episcopal Church, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
December 10, 2019 - 7:30p
Honolulu Chamber Music Series Presents Invoke. @ Orvis Auditorium, Honolulu HI. More info.
March 13, 2020 - 7pm
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin. Treefalls New Music. @ Spartanburg, SC. More info.
May 27, 2020
My first article, Emerge, Bridge, Connect was published in New Music Box. Read my thoughts about *connection* during COVID-19 and let me know what you think!
June 8, 2020
ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards finalist for Pallavi - Meditation on Care.
July 27, 2020
Announcing a solo vibraphone consortium commission headed by Jordan Walsh.
July 9, 2020
#GLFCAMGigForCOVID featuring cellist Jeanne Jaubert & her daughter Sif. Watch the Digital Premiere here.
August 8, 2020 - 5:30pm PST (virtual)
Breathing Sunlight played at the Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival with works by Beethoven and Gabriela Lena Frank.
*Album Release!* Solo Marimba Commissions vol.3 by Payton MacDonald. Listen on Bandcamp and Spotify. He's premiering the album on 11/21/2020 at William Paterson Univ (NJ).
11/21/2020 - 8pm EST
Breathing Sunlight played by A Far Cry. Catch our shoutout in the Washington Post!
12/3/2020 - 7:30pm CDT (virtual)
Again a Beginning (for singing double bassist) - premiere by Annick Odom and Less Than <10 Music. Listen to the piece here.
12/13/2020 - *EP release!*
Density512 presents a new EP: fold in, fold out, which includes my piece "Enough, to Unfold" for pierrot (mixed chamber) ensemble. Stream/buy on Bandcamp here.
12/17/2020 - 7pm CDT (virtual)
Hold Sacred (for wind quintet) -premiere by WindSync (and me, dancing!) Watch/listen here.
12/29/2020 - 11:30am CDT (virtual)
International Cello Institute. A con-versation with Magdalena Sas and Akshaya Avril Tucker. More info.
1/22/2021 - 7pm EST (virtual)
Of My Grandfather for Mezzo-Soprano and Violin, performed by Duo Cortona at the Columbia Museum of Art, SC. Listen here.
2/11/2021 - 7:30pm EST (virtual)
Solitudes, for Solo Vibraphone: a workshop premiere by Nathaniel Gworek at Georgia College and State University. Stream on Facebook.
2/22/2021 - 8pm EST (virtual)
WindSync performs Hold Sacred for Wind Quintet at the Chamber Music Society of Detroit. Streaming + more info.
Digital premiere of Dictionary of Falling Flowers, for violin and percussion, performed by Lucia Lin and Maria Finkelmeier. Stream it here.
3/28/2021 - 12pm CDT (virtual)
Magdalena Sas, cellist, performs Ancient with Third Coast Chamber Collective. More info & Streaming.
4/17/2021 - 8:30pm EST (virtual)
Flood for solo viola premiered by Calvin Green at the University of South Carolina. Listen here.
4/27/2021 - 10am PST (virtual)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra "Meet the Music" concert to include Our Waters and my 3 arrangements of works by 2nd and 4th graders.
Stream it here.
5/7/2021 - 8:30pm CDT (virtual)
Ancient for solo cello, performed by Magdalena Sas, at Collins Hall at the Hamel Music Center (Madison, WI). Stream it here.
5/18/2021 - 6:30pm EST (virtual)
Joshua Roman and Tessa Lark perform Breathing Sunlight for violin and cello, alongside Edgar Meyer. Hosted by String Theory. Stream it here.
5/23/2021 - 3pm CDT (broadcast)
Adelante Winds performs Hold Sacred on KPAC 88.3FM in San Antonio, TX. Stream it here.
5/28/2021 - 8pm CDT (virtual)
newEar performs Enough, to Unfold, one of 3 winners of their Composition Contest 2020-2021, in Kansas City. Stream it here.
6/25/2021 - 8pm CDT (virtual)
newEar performs Enough, to Unfold, at the Kansas City Contemporary Chamber Music Festival. Stream it here.
7/15/2021 - 1pm CDT (virtual)
International Cello Institute presents a conversation about commissioning new music. Join the ICI Summer Program here.
Cancelled 8/17/2021 - 7:30pm PDT @ The Baker-Baum Concert Hall. La Jolla Music Society Summerfest presents chamber works by Gabriela Lena Frank, Akshaya Avril Tucker, and others. More info.
10/14/2021 - 8pm EDT (Virtual)
Soundstreams premieres Zoodle for 8 Voices, part of the RBC Bridges Workshop for Early-Career Composers. Stream it here.
10/5/2021 - 7:30pm EDT
Johnny Gandelsman performs Pallavi: Meditation on Care @ College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. Tickets.
3/6/2022 - 2pm ET
Flushing Town Hall - Theater (NY)
Orchestra of St.Luke's presents "Earth Works: Music for Our Planet". The program includes In Whose Mouth, the Stars. More info & tickets.
Additional Performances of
3/10/2022 - 7pm ET
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture - Repertory Theatre (NY)
3/11/2022 - 7pm ET
Americas Society (NY)
3/12/2022 - 2pm ET
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden - Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (NY)
3/13/2022 - 4pm ET
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library - Dweck Center (NY)
I am a contributor on “5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Horn” (from The New York Times)! Read about & listen to our favorite horn moments here.
5/19/2022 - 8pm PT
The Wallis - Lovelace Studio Theater (Beverly Hills, CA)
The Wallis presents "Johnny Gandelsman: This is America," featuring Pallavi: Meditation on Care for solo violin. More info & tickets.
Album release announcement!
This is America -- An Anthology 2020-2021, by Johnny Gandelsman, includes Pallavi: Meditation on Care, for solo violin.
7/29/2022 - 2pm MT
International Double Reed Society 2022, University of CO, Boulder. Kara LaMoure premieres "Meditation on Care II," for solo bassoon. More info & tickets.
10/1/2022 - 7pm ET
David's Folly Farm, Brooksville, ME.
Brooklyn Rider premieres Hollow Flame, for string quartet, by Akshaya Avril Tucker. More info & tickets.
10/2/2022 - 3pm ET
University of Maine, Collins Center for the Arts (Orono, ME).
Brooklyn Rider performs Hollow Flame by Akshaya Avril Tucker. More info & tickets.
11/10/22 - 7:30pm ET
11/11/22 - 7:30pm ET
11/12/22 - 3pm ET
Boston Opera Collaborative premieres Love in the Time of... The cycle includes two new songs by Akshaya Avril Tucker. More info & tickets.