Bringing meaning to musical works for all audiences.
Make the past present. Make the present matter.
Whether in person or virtually, Austin is a regular pre-performance speaker at Michigan Opera Theatre and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and is always looking to engage new audiences. He's also a qualified lecturer at the university level.
Austin's program notes have been published by the Aspen Music Festival, the Detroit Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, ensemble viii, New York Polyphony, the Ann Arbor Symphony, and more. Sample work is Here!
Austin produces weekly outreach programs for Michigan Opera Theatre, including collaborations with Chamber Music at the Scarab Club, Opera Clubs, and Overtures to Opera. In June 2016, he produced the Requiem for Orlando.