Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE for the 2015 Festival!

HEAR NOW is proud and honored to announce the composers whose work will be presented at HEAR NOW 2015 on May 1st at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena and on May 2nd and 3rd at The First Lutheran Church in Venice:

Daniel Alcheh
William Alves
Walter Arlen
Jonathan Beard
Adam Borecki
Nicholas Deyoe
Thomas Flaherty
Burton Goldstein
Phillip Golub
Joan Huang
Daniel Kessner
Tristan Koester
Bryan Curt Kostors
William Kraft
Hugh Levick
Andrew Moses
Jeffrey Parola
Nora Kroll Rosenbaum
Daniel Rothman
Tomas Peire Serrate
Isaac Schankler
Drew Schnurr
Jack Van Zandt
Gernot Wolfgang
Scott Worthington

For general information about HEAR NOW 2015 and to learn about our new collaborations for this coming year, please click here.

Tickets for each day are available below:

May 1st Concert (DAY 1)

May 2nd Marathon Concert (DAY 2)

May 3rd Concert (DAY 3)

Esa-Pekka Salonen now our Honorary Artistic Advisor

We are extremely pleased to announce that LA Philharmonic Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen has become the Honorary Artistic Advisor of the HEAR NOW Festival. Learn more about Esa-Pekka at his website and find out more about our recent benefit evening, featuring him and his music, on our Past Events page.

Join the Composer Conversations

Composer Conversations is located in the Navigation Bar under the “Community” menu and has been created to give composers a space to discuss their work, their artistic vision, and other issues in the arts. Click here to be taken there directly.  Hear Now encourages all composers to join the conversation, comment, and post your own thoughts.  You must sign up to our website in order to participate!


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The Hear Now Festival’s work continues throughout the year. Planning, organizing, spreading knowledge about the fine, gifted composers in the midst of Los Angeles are ongoing, 24/7 activities by a dedicated group of determined musicians!

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Hear Now 2012 Group Photo Credit (Header): Bonnie Perkinson