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




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


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


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




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