Oct 16, 2017, 7:30 PM

Street Address Bates Recital Hall (View Map)

Ticket Price

Seating is unassigned. If you are a patron with ADA needs, please email tickets@mail.music.utexas.edu and we will reserve ADA seating for you.

NOW Ensemble is a dynamic group of performers and composers dedicated to making new chamber music for the 21st century. With a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass, and piano, the ensemble brings a fresh sound and a new perspective to the classical tradition, infused with the musical influences that reflect the diverse backgrounds of its members. Having recently celebrated ten years together as an ensemble, they have brought some of the most exciting composers of their generation to national and international recognition. In recent seasons, NOW has performed at the Apples and Olives Festival in Zurich, Switzerland, Town Hall Seattle, Da Camera Houston, Lincoln Center, and the Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert series.


Anthony Suter: Electric Breakdown (2008)

Nathan Williamson: Transatlantic Flight of Fancy (2013)

Missy Mazzoli: Magic with Everyday Objects (2007)

Yevgeniy Sharlat: Spare the Rod! (2015)

Residency Schedule


  • Clarinet Masterclass with Alicia Lee | MRH 2.614 | 3:30-5:00
  • Electric Guitar for Composers | Talk and demonstration by Mark Dancigers | MRH 2.634 | 4:00-5:30


  • Fast Forward Austin presents: invoke and NOW Ensemble | Museum of Human Achievement (behind Canopy on Springdale Rd) | 7 PM


  • Piano Masterclass with Michael Mizrahi | Recital Studio | 1:00-3:00
  • NOW Ensemble Workshop with Composition Students | Bates Recital Hall | 4:30-6:00
  • NOW Ensemble: Final Concert | Bates Recital Hall | 7:30 PM | Free Admission