Halloween Concert

Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 6 pm

Lake Travis Performing Arts Center

Please feel free to come in costume on Saturday, October 29th, to the Lake Travis Performing Arts Center for our Halloween Concert.

The program includes creepy and spooky favorites such as Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and music from the Harry Potter films. Guest pianist Michelle Schumann will perform Franz Liszt’s Totentanz (Dance of the Dead).

The orchestra will appear in fun and festive costumes; we invite you to join us! As a special treat, children under the age of 12 will receive some Halloween swag.


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Upcoming Events
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Thanks to our 2016-2017 sponsors!

    This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

News & Notes


Violinist openings
There are currently open positions for the Violin I section.

Contact Music Director Lois Ferrari to arrange an audition.

Click here for more information.


Nominations for Amster Chamber Music Program
Nominations are being accepted for the Amster Chamber Music Program through November 30.  The 2017 ensemble will be a brass quintet. Check out the details here!!


Composition Competition winners
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2016 ACO Composition Competition.  Read about the details here.


Amster Chamber Ensemble selected
Auditions were held on January 31, and five area high school students were selected for the 2016 Amster Chamber Ensemble.  Read  here about the ensemble members and the Amster Chamber Music Festival.


Music Director Lois Ferrari on Fox 7

ACO Music Director Lois Ferrari and Rick del Castillo were featured on Austin's Fox 7's Good Day program on Sept. 17.  Check out the interview:  http://www.fox7austin.com/good-day/20851006-story