June in Buffalo is a festival and conference dedicated to contemporary composers that takes place at the University At Buffalo each year. With over 40 years of history, June in Buffalo offers an intensive schedule of seminars, lectures, workshops, professional presentations, participant forums and open rehearsals, as well as afternoon and evening concerts open to the general public and critics. Each of the invited composers will have one of his/her pieces performed during the festival. Evening performances feature faculty composers, resident ensembles and soloists renowned internationally as interpreters of contemporary music.
June in Buffalo 2024 will be fully in-person at the University at Buffalo from Sunday, June 9 through Saturday, June 15.
Our resident ensembles will be the Arditti Quartet, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Slee Sinfonietta, Switch~ Ensemble and vocal soloists Nicholas Isherwood (bass -baritone) and Tiffany DuMouchelle (Soprano).
Applications for the festival are typically accepted between December and February of the festival year. Learn about the application process on our how to apply page.