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.

2018 Season Highlights

ACMF's 11th season 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 in TWO special performances.  Additional living composers being performed this season are: Ofer Ben-Amots, Peter Garland, Pierre Jalbert, Jeremy Muller, R. Carlos Nakai, Steve Reich, and  Bruce Wolosoff. ACMF also pays a heartfelt musical tribute to the musical life of composer RUTH LOMON (1930-2017) with selected works throughout the season. 


Emanuele Arciuli, Solo Piano

Debra Ayers, Piano

Sonja Branch, Percussion

David Felberg, Violin

Kim Fredenburgh, Viola

Gary Gackstatter, Composer/Conductor

Sally Guenther, Cello

Conor Hanick, Piano

Keith Lemmons, Clarinet/Saxophone

Simone Mancuso, Percussion/Piano

Ruxandra Marquardt, Violin

Christina Martos, Soprano

Jeremy Muller, Percussion/Composer

R. Carlos Nakai, Native Flute

Scott Ney, Percussion

Doug Nottingham, Conductor/Percussion

Brett Reed, Percussion

Madeline Williamson, Piano

Joseph Wytko, Soprano Saxophone


Crossing 32nd Street

Montage Music Society

Trio Arriba (Resident Piano Trio)





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