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Space City New Music Festival Overview

The Space City New Music Festival (SCNMF) is a one-of-a-kind summer festival in Texas housed in the heart of downtown Houston near the Theater District at the new arts facility: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston. 

SCNMF is a week-long summer festival that brings composers, performers, conductors, and teachers together to collaborate on newly composed works, study contemporary music, build lifelong relationships, and present 3 to 4 concerts for the community of Houston. 


The 2018 Space City New Music Festival will be working and collaborating with:


  • Guest Composer: Marcus K. Maroney
  • Guest Artist: Crystal Chu (solo percussion)
  • Guest Chamber Ensemble: 3G Percussion


Festival participants will have the opportunities to:

  •  Collaborate, promote, and perform newly composed works with guest artists
  • Attend masterclasses and full-length concerts showcasing our guest composer, artist, and chamber ensemble
  • Take composition lessons with guest composer, Marcus K. Maroney
  • Perform for the community of Houston