Charting Influences is an immersive concert experience exploring inspiration and the creative process. Culminating with the US premiere of UK Composer Charlotte Bray’s ‘Caught in Treetops’ the program includes specific musical and literary influences on Bray’s work. This tapestry of inspiration weaves Jazz, Poetry, and Contemporary Classical music into a seamless program, featuring performances by Peter Bay (Austin Symphony), Sarah Silver (San Antonio Symphony),Kathryn FindlenTom Echols, the Graeme Francis Quartet and the Fast Forward Austin Orchestra. Both a regional and international collaboration, ‘Charting Influences’ combines innovative programming concepts, cutting-edge contemporary classical music and the brightest stars of Austin and central Texas.

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: $10-20

Presenter Details

  • Name: Fast Forward Austin
  • Founded in 2010 by composers Ian Dicke, Robert Honstein and Steven Snowden, Fast Forward Austin is dedicated to presenting new and innovative music to the Austin community. Showcasing some of Austin’s most talented musicians, Fast Forward Austin offers an eclectic mix of cutting-edge, genre-bending music that fearlessly straddles the borders of pop, classical, and experimental music. Our main event is an 8-hour marathon festival in the Spring and we curate, organize, and present unique concert experiences throughout the year.

Venue Details

  • Address: 501 Brushy Street
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78702