Community

American Composers Forum

Music
MN

History

Originally founded as the Minnesota Composers Forum in 1973, the Forum began as an informal association of composers who sought to support each other's creative work, produce performances and bring new music to local audiences. The community orientation of the Forum's work was uniquely effective, and support from local and regional funders enabled the organization to gradually expand the scope and reach of its activities during the 1990s.

In 1996 the Minnesota Composers Forum acknowledged the national role it had come to assume with a name change to American Composers Forum, the launching of several national initiatives, and the development of rela... More