Thirty-eighth Season, 2018-2019

The Austin Chamber Ensemble announces this sneak peek of its 38th Season! 

Tickets will be available on this website in September, 2018, and at the venues, payable with cash, check, or credit card.
$25.00 general admission, $10.00 students with ID, and FREE for ages 5–17.

Help us continue our Quality Programming and Community Outreach by supporting ACE with a tax-deductible donation!


A Haunted Evening

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30pm
FREE community outreach concert
Huston-Tillotson University, King Seabrook Chapel
900 Chicon, Austin, Texas 78702

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church
8001 Mesa Drive, Austin, Texas 78731

Favorite Austin area artists June Julian, Katherine Altobello, Jeffrey Jones-Ragona, Stephen Burnaman, and Martha Mortensen Ahern present an evening of music to ‘fit the season.’  Featured on the program will be vocal solos, duets, trios, and piano duets with works from Musical Theater (Wicked, Sweeney Todd),  Opera (Lucia di Lammermoor, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida) and more! Visit our ACE Videos page for preview videos!


Lone Wild Wolf

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church
8001 Mesa Drive, Austin, Texas 78731

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 3:00pm
Private residence; Seating is limited!

Pianist, Patryce King presents a program titled Lone Wild Wolf to highlight the January Full Moon of 2019. Martha Mortensen Ahern will join Ms. King to perform the Poulenc Sonata for Four Hands. Expect to hear a mostly solo piano program featuring the wild side of Beethoven, Ginastera, and more. 


Appalachia Waltz, Bolling, and more

Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:30pm &
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church
8001 Mesa Drive, Austin, Texas 78731

We welcome the return of James Anderson, violin/fiddle to perform selections from Claude Bolling’s Suite for Violin and Jazz Piano along with a jazz trio (Martha Mortensen Ahern, piano; Phil Spencer, bass; and Brennan Howell, drums). Karla Hamelin, cellist, will also be joining the ensemble performing works by Mark O'Connor, Paul Schoenfeld and others.


Austin Chamber Ensemble is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Program