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Phil Acimovic is a composer and gamelan musician from Easthampton, MA. He writes modern style concert music for soloists and chamber ensembles. In 2018 he    

served as the first Artist-In-Residence at the Cold Hollow Sculpture Park in VT.

Listen HERE

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Upcoming Performances  

October 1, 2022

Old Town Hall, Easthampton MA

 

Beginner Javanese Gamelan workshops and an evening concert featuring several master Javanese musicians. Check back soon for workshop sign-up link.

With generous grant support from the Easthampton Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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February 12, 2023

UC Davis

  new work (premiere)

  Empyrean Ensemble

Thanks to Sam Nichols and Empyrean Ensemble for asking me to write a new work for them. The piece will exist in two versions, a quartet of core Empyrean musicians, and open instrumentation of Empyrean members and student performers.

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Past Performances

June 19, 2022 - Surry Arts at the Barn, Surry ME

  Piet's Keys

  Microludes

  Julian Drummond, piano

October 1, 2020 - Tufts University

  Piet's Keys (premiere)

  John McDonald, piano

August 11-25, 2018 - Cold Hollow Sculpture Park, VT 

  Artist Residency

July 5, 2018 - University of Oregon, Eugene

  Interlude

  Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

May 25, 2018 - UC Davis

  Wind Chime Waterwheel

  Chris Froh and students

May 20, 2018 - UC Davis

  All in a Gaze

  Empyrean Ensemble

February 1, 3, 5, 201 - Berkeley Piano Club & San Francisco Conservatory

  Reverent Murmurs

  Sarah Cahill and Eric Zivian, pianos

  Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

January 18, 2018 - UC Davis

  Quiet Streams

  St. Louis Symphony, David Roberston conducting

  Revision/s Festival

June, 2017 - University of New York, Buffalo

  Sinking into Focus

  Ensemble Dal Niente

  June in Buffalo 

June, 2016 - New England Conservatory

  Disintegration #2

  SICPP Festival

May, 2016 - UC Davis

  On the Diagonal

  Empyrean Ensemble