François Minaux (Flute), Mayumi Tayake (Piano) and Megan Gardner (Soprano)




Tuesday, September  26 at 8:00 PM

New Music Coop Scenes & Lines CD Release

Leaf Chimes is playing first part of the show. With Bill Colangelo, clarinets and François Minaux, vocals, piano and flutes.

1010 Willow St, Austin TX

FREE ADMISSION and accepted donation


Learning in Public: COTFG’s Failure School

Thursday, September 28 at 8:00 PM

Mass Gallery: 507 Calles St, Ste 108, Austin 78702

“Our evening will end with an interactive improvised musical performance by an ensemble made up of flutist, music educator and improviser François Minaux, Artist Ted Carey’s abstract turntablist project Crickuts, George Pasterk on laptop and electronics and some surprise guests.”

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October 7th 2017

Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio @ The Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater

J.S. Bach Flute Sonata in b minor BWV 1030

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major BWV 1050

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir., San Antonio, TX 78205





Saturday, September 23rd 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Density512 presents:

Shaam for solo cello and ten players by Akshaya Avril Tucker

Firebird Cycles by Jacob Schnitzer

Blanton Museum of Art

The University of Texas at Austin
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78712





SPRING 2017-FALL 2018 Dates TBD

Christopher Schmitz Flute Sonata

Premiere at the Townsend School of Music – Mercer University, 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207


Friday September 1st 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Density 512 presents pieces for Pierrot Ensemble by Clark, Martinez, Mazzoli and Stevenson. 

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 900 College St, Belton, TX 76513

Concert is free and open to the public


Saturday September 16th 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Austin New Music Co-op presents:

Pieces TBD by Austin local composers: Travis Weller, Brent Fariss and a piece by Gavin Bryars. 

Ballet Austin Academy, Armstrong/Connelly Studio
501 W. 3rd St. Austin, TX 78701


Myths Abound @ The Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater

May 12th 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir., San Antonio, TX 78205

On May 12 & 13, COSA will feature its first concerto for piano and orchestra in a concert, Myths Abound. Winner of the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition, acclaimed Beethoven interpreter, and beloved professor, Anton Nel, will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, which was influenced by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Other works include Christoph Wilibald Gluck’s “Dance of the Furies” and rarely heard Chaconne from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice. The final work will be Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter.”

Gemma New, conductor
Anton Nel, piano



Lux Musicae at the Palmetto Theater/Northwest Vista College

April 4 2017 – 7:30PM

Join Lux Musicae in Derek Strahan’s American Premier: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 featuring Ivan Petruzziello. 

Madeline Elizondo sings Gustav Mahler’s Der Abschied (The Farewell) 

Rain Worthington’s THESE DAYS for soprano voice and trio will be performed by Minkyung Lee on “SOLOISTS”


2017 FEB 16 and 19

Realizations: Tristan und Isolde

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir., San Antonio, TX 78205

On February 17-19, 2017, COSA will continue its Realizations series with Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde arranged by Jean-Pierre Arnaud for chamber orchestra, soprano, and narrator, along with stage direction by Roberto Prestigiacomo of AtticRep, another Tobin resident. The performances of this timeless medieval love story will take place over the weekend after Valentine’s Day. Gemma New, Music Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, will conduct in her second COSA appearance, Jenna Black will perform as soprano, and Stefano di Buduo will direct an integrative multimedia presentation.

A Co-Production with ATTICREP

Gemma New, conductor
Jenna Black, soprano
Roberto Prestigiacomo, director
Stefan di Buduo, multimedia



2016 SEPT 19 @ 8:00 PM

Kraken Percussion Quartet presents: François Minaux and Laura Brackney

Butterfly Bar, 2307 Manor road, Austin, TX

We will play “What if…?”
François Minaux, flutes, voices, percussion
Laura Brackney, keys, composition
The Kraken Percussion Quartet, percussions