Phil Acimovic is a composer, sound artist, and gamelan musician living in Easthampton, MA. He
writes quiet, austere music as an antidote to the unnatural pace of modern life. In 2018 he served as Artist-In-Residence at the Cold Hollow Sculpture Park in VT. He currently teaches music theory at Smith College.
August 25, 2018
Presentation at Cold Hollow Sculpture Park in VT, as their first Artist-in-Residence
July 5, 2018
Interlude was performed at the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium
at the University of Oregon, Eugene.
May 20, 2018
All in a Gaze was performed by the Empyrean Ensemble at UC Davis.
May 25, 2018
Wind Chime Waterwheel for percussion trio was performed by Chris Froh and
his students at UC Davis.
March - April 2018
Ngudi Raras, a Javanese Gamelan group from Indonesia toured the US.
February 1, 3, & 5, 2018
Reverent Murmurs was performed by the Left Coast Ensemble in Berkeley & SF
January 18, 2018
Quiet Streams for chamber orchestra was performed by the St Louis Symphony
as part of the Revision/s festival for young composers at UC Davis.
May 27 - June 30, 2017
Speaking of Sound..., an installation of sound memories was exhibited at the
Manetti Shrem Museum at UC Davis
June 8, 2017
Sinking into Focus was premiered at the June in Buffalo Festival in Buffalo, NY
May 11, 2017
In the Process of Forming was premiered at UC Davis by Ensemble Mise-en
March 3, 2017
Speaking of Sound... premiered at UC Davis
Feb 25, 2017
Aperture Duo performed Reticulating Splines at the Eureka Musical Minds
conference in Fullerton, CA
Nov 10, 2016
The Mana Quartet performed four at UC Davis
June 25, 2016
Disintegration #2 was performed at the SICPP Festival in Boston
June 18, 2016
the middle section of the middle movement of something really big was
performed at the New Music On The Point festival in Salisbury, VT
May 23, 2016
The Empyrean Ensemble performed On the Diagonal at UC Davis