Experience the beauty and artistry of the Albany Symphony at the American Music Festival, a bold weekend festival of innovative concerts and artistic happenings around Troy, NY.  Hear thrilling new works come to life and witness for yourself how the Albany Symphony and Grammy® Award-winning Maestro David Alan Miller are reshaping America's musical landscape. 

The 2018 American Music Festival Pass is your passport to explore every Festival event, including open rehearsals and special events.  

Purchase your Festival Pass Today for just $75!  Offer expires March 31.


A Nexus of composers, the culturally curious, and music of our time

Hear more than 25 new works by 18 American composers, including 14 stunning world premieres by today's best composers.  American master, David Del Tredici returns to the Albany Symphony for a performance of "Adventures Underground," one of his most famous works inspired by the literary classic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and Water Music NY composer Loren Loiacono premieres a brand new Piano Concerto with the Albany Symphony on Saturday, June 2, 2018.


Innovative concerts

Immerse yourself with 4 days of concerts, interactive experiences, and artistic happenings with the Dogs of Desire, Yarn/Wire, pianist Marc Peloquin, Carlos Simon, Derrick Spiva, and vocalists Lucy Dhegrae and Nancy Allen Lundy.

Discover the next generation of composers as they have their newest works read and rehearsed for the first time at the First Draughts Reading Session.  Each work will be paired with a new unreleased or small batch beer.  Tasting and meet & greet begins at 7PM.


Artistic happenings in Troy, NY

Experience Troy as a unique cultural destination with performances at the legendary Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, the Tiffany glass adorned St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and the state-of-the-art Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center

Set on the edge of urban revival, Troy is home to 120 unique boutiques, art studios, cafes, bars, breweries and restaurants. Located along the Hudson River and just 15 minutes from Albany, Downtown Troy is the perfect backdrop for the American Music Festival.