Arcana New Music Ensemble
 
Arcana Photos by Ben Tran

Arcana Photos by Ben Tran

About Us

Founded in 2016, the Arcana New Music Ensemble is a group of Philadelphia-based musicians dedicated to presenting interesting, beautiful, and unconventional music in interesting, beautiful, and unconventional places.

Built on a flexible roster of 25 musicians, Arcana is able to perform a broad range of repertoire in numerous configurations. Composers featured in recent programs include Julius Eastman, Morton Feldman, Galina Ustvolskaya, Pauline Oliveros, Tom Johnson, Moondog, and James Tenney.  Arcana has performed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, The Rotunda, The Kitchen (NYC), and collaborated with Variant Six, Prometheus Chamber Orchestra, and Pig Iron Theater Company.  

 

 

 

Staff

Dustin Hurt, director

Andy Thierauf, administrative team
David Hughes, administrative team
Tessa Ellis, administrative team
Veronica Jurkiewicz, administrative team

Elizabeth Huston, advisory emeritus
Thomas Patteson, chief musicologist

 

Contact

All Inquires

Dustin Hurt
arcananewmusicensemble@gmail.com