The world and Chicago premieres of mixed media, electronic, instrumental, and vocal works are presented by the Contemporary Chamber Players and Vocal Ensemble of the University of Illinois, conducted by Paul Zonn. The concert features avant-garde music by Robert Lombardo, William Albright, Paul Zonn, Phil Musser, Arthur Maddox, and William Brooks.


With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


Supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council.