Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival's Mission is:  

  • To provide an outstanding summer music festival for our surrounding and greater northern New Mexico community;

  • To bring world-class artists from around the globe, performing from the wealth of the classical chamber music repertoire;

  • To engage and interact with audiences, the community, and youth through educational outreach programs which foster a greater appreciation of the richness of classical music;

  • To promote appreciation of and experiences with new music through the performance of and commissioning of new musical works;

  • To interact with artists throughout our community in other mediums in artistic collaboration;

  • To enhance the economic well-being of the surrounding community by the attraction to visitors from throughout the country and;

  • To provide the finest musical experiences in magnificent natural and intimate surroundings on the Rio Chama.                                                                                                                                   

  • ACMF is fiscally sponsored by Luciente, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit and charitable community-based organization whose mission is to foster education, economic development, and the arts throughout a defined service area in Northern New Mexico.

2018 Season Dates & Highlights

 ACMF's features the WORLD PREMIERE of GARY GACKSTATTER'S Chaco: A Journey of the Spirit  written for preeminent artist R. CARLOS NAKAI, Native Flute, and ACMF Ensemble. MATTHEW AUCOIN returns as Conductor (while also conducting the Santa Fe Opera's production of John Adams' Dr. Atomic). ACMF also pays a heartfelt musical tribute to the life of composer RUTH LOMON (1930-2017) with selected works on four programs throughout the season.

SAVE THE DATES: 

JUNE 10     TRIO ARRIBA

JUNE 24      R. CARLOS NAKAI

JULY 8         MONTAGE MUSIC SOCIETY

JULY 22       EMANUELE ARCIULI

AUGUST 5    MATTHEW AUCOIN & ACMF ENSEMBLE

2018 FEATURED  ARTISTS

ACMF Ensemble

Emanuele Arciuli, Solo Piano

Matthew Aucoin, Conductor

Ofer Ben Amots, Composer

Gary Gackstatter, Composer

Montage Music Society 

R. Carlos Nakai, Native Flute

Trio Arriba, Resident Ensemble

Bruce Wolosoff, Composer

 

 

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