Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop at Artpark


(Lewiston, NY) – As part of Artpark’s 50th Anniversary Season, the Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop featuring some of the region’s finest jazz artists and composers returns on Sunday, August 18, 2024 at 4:00PM on the Emerald Grove Stage located in the Lower Park. Part of the New Music In The Park Series. 


New Music in the Park is a series of concerts held in various locations throughout Artpark’s scenic grounds and curated by Artpark and award-winning conductor and composer Brent Chancellor. The Series offers an eclectic snapshot of music, performance, and collaboration happening now with works by living, and underrepresented composers alongside iconic and legendary figures that broaden and enrich the musical conversation..


Tickets go on sale Friday, May 10 at 10AM


Tickets are $12 and are available for purchase online at ticketmaster.com, over the phone by calling the Artpark Box Office at 716-754-4375 and at the Artpark Box Office (see current Box Office hours and locations at www.artpark.net)


This concert is presented by Artpark.


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New MusicIn The Park Series Curator and Collaborative Artist:

Brent Chancellor is an award-winning conductor, composer, and curator recognized for his powerful, dynamic style and direct human communication. A passionate educator and founder of the immersive orchestra project LUX, he has performed throughout the US, including at Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Symphony Space, DiMenna Center, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center. His music and sound installations have been featured at the Festival of New American Music, Festival of the Arts, Sacramento Film Festival, and NY Fashion Week. Fascinated by the intersectional merging of interdisciplinary arts, performance practice, and education, his programming explores collaborations that present important works 


Additional 2024 events at Artpark currently on sale include: Gary Clark Jr. (May 25); Los Lonely Boys (May 31); Sarah McLachlan (June 18); Bonnie Raitt (June 21); DISPATCH (June 28); Orville Peck (July 1); Norah Jones (July 6); Jamey Johnson (July 16) Train (July 19); The Flaming Lips (July 22); Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (July 24); Two Door Cinema Club (July 29); SLASH S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Festival (July 30); The Machine w/BPO (August 3); Backroads Blues Festival (August 10); Gin Blossoms + Toad the Wet Sprocket (August 11); STRAY CATS (August 13); Blues Traveler + Big Head Todd and the Monsters (8/16); Bush (August 17); Tedeschi Trucks Band (August 20); O.A.R. (August 27) Cole Swindell (August 29) & Cage The Elephant + Young The Giant (September 7)


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The 2024 Artpark Season is sponsored and supported in part by: 

M & T Bank; Cullen Foundation; New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Parks & Trails New York; Town of Lewison; Niagara County Legislature; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, HSBC Bank;  Labatt Blue Light; Bud Light; Southern Tier Brewing; Buffalocal and Northtown Automotive Companies.


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Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop at Artpark

The Buffalo Jazz Composeres Workshop will kick off the new music in the park series at Artpark in August, one week before the Northwest Jazz Festival in the Village of Lewiston.