San Francisco architects Mark and Peter Anderson envisioned the marvelous concert venue overlooking the Rio Chama during their first site visit in October, 2003. The Andersons are internationally renowned for their innovative, eco modern designs. Abiquiu House is also profiled in: Anderson, Mark and Peter. Prefab Prototypes:  Site-Specific Design for Offsite Construction, pp. 168-179. Princeton Architectural Press:  New York. 2007.


This Australian architecture journal profiles the venue for the ACMF, known as Abiquiu House, designed by San Francisco architects Mark and Peter Anderson.

DWELL Magazine

The November, 2008 issue of contemporary architecture's DWELL Magazine profiles the building of ABIQUIU HOUSE which is the FESTIVAL'S CONCERT VENUE.

Santa Fean Magazine

The June/July 2011 issue of Santa Fean Magazine features an article about our concert series on pp. 114 - 115.

2019 Season Highlights

ACMF's 12th season proudly presents DUO ALIADA  in their first U.S. appearance, direct from Vienna, Austrial.  We also introduce NM audiences to Van Cliburn Finalist, pianist HAN CHEN  who joins  JOHN MARCHIANDO , trumpet, and the ACMF Ensemble in the Shostakovich First Concerto, JEFFREY MILARSKY  conducting. Artists rounding out the season are mezzo PHYLLIS PANCELLA, soprano SARAH WOLFSON , clarinetist JAMES SHIELDS , and pianist DI-YI TANG . Notable 21st century composers being performed this season are: Gabriela Lena FrankIrene Malizia , Missy Mazzoli , Ingrid Stolzel , Steven Stucky , and Joan Tower .


Debra Ayers, Piano

Luiz Barrionuevo, Viola

Shields-Collins Bray, Piano

Han Chen, Solo Piano

Carla Ecker, Violin

David Felberg, Violin

Kim Fredenburgh, Viola

Sally Guenther, Cello

Michal Knot, Soprano Saxophone

Bogdan Laketic, Accordion

Keith Lemmons, Clarinet

John Marchiando, Solo Trumpet

Ruxandra Marquardt, Violin

Jeffrey Milarsky, Conductor

Phyllis Pancella, Mezzo Soprano

Anne Peterson, Contrabass

James Shields, Solo Clarinet

Diyi Tang, Piano

Jesse Tatum, Flute

Carole Whitney, Cello

Sarah Wolfson, Soprano

Eizabeth Young, Violin


ACMF Ensemble

Duo Aliada

Trio Arriba (Resident Piano Trio)





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