Our History

2021

  •  March 21 – Composers Alliance of San Antonio presents ephemera universalis: A Virtual Concert (premiered on YouTube) Link
  • Made in SA: New Music, New Musicians. A film by Brian Allen. Coproduced by Brian Allen, Ken Metz, and Kevin Salfen. Epiphyticinema, L.L.C., 2020. Premiered at Lift-off Global Network Sessions, 2020. Trailer

2020

  • November – Composers Alliance of San Antonio presents Meditations, Prayers, Visions: A Virtual Concert (premiered on YouTube) Link
  • May 18 – Corona Chorales: De profundis (premiered on YouTube) Link
  • May 17 – Made in SA VI: A Virtual Concert (premiered on YouTube)

2019

  • September 28 – SA24: Two Dozen Songs from Now, cosponsored by the Composers Alliance of San Antonio (Radius Center, San Antonio)
  • May 19 – Made in SA V: Music Composed for and Performed by Young San Antonio Pianists (Concert Hall, University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Made in SA, Book 5 (Late Intermediate). In Made in SA: a Piano Book Series by Members of the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. Compiled and Edited by Brian Bondari, Kenneth Metz, Kevin Salfen, and Carolyn True. San Antonio: Kefáli Press, 2019.

2018

  • June 16 – Composers Alliance of San Antonio presents A Summer Afternoon of New Art Song (Home of Josefine Heim-Hall and Kevin Hall)
  • May 20 – Made in SA IV: Music Composed for and Performed by Young San Antonio Pianists (Concert Hall, University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Made in SA, Book 4 (Intermediate). In Made in SA: a Piano Book Series by Members of the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. Compiled and Edited by Carolyn True and Brian Bondari, assisted by Kenneth Metz and Kevin Salfen. San Antonio: Kefáli Press, 2018.

2017

  • May 21 – Made in SA III: Music Composed for and Performed by Young San Antonio Pianists (Concert Hall, University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Made in SA, Book 3 (Early Intermediate). In Made in SA: a Piano Book Series by Members of the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. Compiled and Edited by Carolyn True and Brian Bondari, assisted by Kenneth Metz and Kevin Salfen. San Antonio: Kefáli Press, 2017.

2016

  • October 23 – Composers Alliance of San Antonio presents A Concert of New Art Song (Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, Trinity University)
  • May 15 – Made in SA II: Music Composed for and Performed by Young San Antonio Pianists (Concert Hall, University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Made in SA, Book 2 (Late Elementary). In Made in SA: a Piano Book Series by Members of the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. Compiled and Edited by Carolyn True and Brian Bondari, assisted by Kenneth Metz and Kevin Salfen. San Antonio: Kefāli Press, 2016.
  • Made in SA, Book 1 (Early Elementary). In Made in SA: a Piano Book Series by Members of the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. Compiled and Edited by Carolyn True and Brian Bondari, assisted by Kenneth Metz and Kevin Salfen. San Antonio: Kefáli Press, 2016.

2015

  • October 29 – Where Rivers Meet Symposium Opening Concert, sponsored by the Composers Alliance of San Antonio
  • May 15 – Bells and Whistles: New Music for Flute and Clarinet from the Composer Alliance of San Antonio; Laura Salfen, flute, and Gary Fair, clarinet (Recital Hall, University of Texas at San Antonio)
  • January 25 – Made in SA I: Music composed for and performed by young San Antonio pianists (Seddon Recital Hall, University of the Incarnate Word)

2013

  • February 24 – Poemas y música: A Celebration of Carmen Tafolla, San Antonio’s First Poet Laureate; settings of Carmen Tafolla’s poetry by members of CASA, with readings by Carmen Tafolla (Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, Trinity University)

2012

  • April 4 – CASA Presents Music by Brian Bondari, Charles Goodhue, Ken Metz, Dimitar Ninov, William James Ross, and Kevin Salfen, performed by Zachary Ridgway, Laura Salfen, Mark Twehues, and William James Ross (Our Lady’s Chapel, University of the Incarnate Word)
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