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Wed Aug 23, 2017 8 PM

Søren Kjærgaard, Solo (piano) and Chris Brown, Solo (piano & electronics)

$15 General, $10 Members
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This event features Danish pianist Søren Kjærgaard in a set of solo improvisations. Making use of both conventional and extended piano techniques, Søren Kjærgaard is engaged in how one can open up dynamic circuits within the natural limitations of the solo piano format. Chris Brown, Bay Area pianist, composer and electronic musician opens with a solo set drawn from his 2003 suite Retrospectacles, for piano with interactive electronic signal processing. More Info
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7-9 PM

Composer Meetup

Free!
Workshop
The composer meetup is open to anyone! We will have three presenters offer their work for discussion from 7 to 9 PM.

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Sat Aug 26, 2017 8 PM

Alone/Not Alone #1 – Marian Yang, violin and electronics

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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Curator: Emma Logan
“Alone/Not Alone”, a concert series by curator Emma Logan, explores the performer’s role in a sonic world created between acoustic and electronic elements. Part one of the series features the talented Bay Area violinist Marian Yang, performing works for violin and electronics by living women composers. More Info
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4-8 PM

Soundsmiths 2017

Free!
Special Event
The third annual Window Gallery fundraiser!!!! Celebrate the Bay Area instrument inventing community, with an auction, food and beverage, and special performances. More Info
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7 PM

Sven Edward Olbash, baritone & Kevin Korth, piano: The New Music

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Baritone Sven Edward Olbash and pianist Kevin Korth present a recital of songs and arias by Caccini, Monteverdi, and Benjamin Britten as a benefit for Lacuna Arts, a 501(c)3 nonprofit choral music organization in San Francisco More Info
Thu Sep 7, 2017 6pm

Opening Reception: shiver me timbres

Free!
Phil Dadson's sonic objects and instruments from the occupation of Building 961 during summer 2016 while Phil Dadson was a resident at Headlands Centre for the Arts, Sausalito. 6pm doors, 7pm brief talk and demonstration with the artist. More Info
Sat Sep 9, 2017 8:00pm

Hastings, Mayock, and Smith: Textural Resonance

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Textural Resonance features three artists (John P. Hastings, Ben Mayock, and Andrew C. Smith) utilizing text as the focus of their musical works. The performances explore the anthropocene, semantics, and guestbooks via the deconstruction of language and the operatic tradition. More Info
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3 PM

“KOTO PLUS ONE” Hyo-shin Na’s Music

$18 General, $12 Members
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“KOTO PLUS ONE"" Hyo-shin Na's Music Shoko Hikage, koto/bass koto, Yuki Yasuda, koto/bass koto & Thomas Schultz, piano More Info
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7 PM

Timothy Johnson: Solo Piano

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Timothy Johnson composes patterned based compositions for piano that are mixes impressionism with minimalism. He will be performing pieces from his last album as well as new unreleased works. More Info
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8 PM

Brooklyn Raga Massive: Raga Jazz Messengers

$20 General, $15 Members
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Curator: Jim Santi Owen
The Raga Jazz Messengers (along with Special Local Guest collaborators) features a dynamic lineup of NYCs finest improvisers whose music bridges the cultural heritage of South Asia and America. From the American Jazz songbook to Indian Classical Music, their original compositions draw on these melodic, harmonic and rhythmic traditions, which gives the Raga Jazz Messengers a propulsive swinging pocket as well as a lush melodic beauty. More Info
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:30 PM

Suspended Belief: Nine Films from Northern California

$10 General, Free for Cinematheque Members
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Film Screening
A selection of films (all created in Northern California 1966–2016) reflecting direct physical engagement with the tools of cinematic expression and a turn toward intimacy, introspection and anti-linguistic exploration. Includes films by Malic Amalya, Bruce Baillie, Nathaniel Dorsky, Will Hindle, J.M. Martinéz, Gunvor Nelson, Vanessa O’Neill, Ken Paul Rosenthal and Karly Stark. More Info
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8 PM

Eric Glick Rieman w/ Knitting Ensemble

$15 General, $10 Members
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Eric Glick Rieman works with composition in an area that embraces graphic scores and more traditional techniques in the Experimental Music continuum. To make the patterns of his scores, he has worked with animals such as snails and cats. He also just makes stuff up. More Info
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12 PM

Phonochrome: Banned Books Solidarity Concert

$18 General, $12 Members
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Join Phonochrome for Sunday coffee and a musical exploration of censorship in solidarity with Banned Books Week. This thoughtful and creative program features works by notably blacklisted artists Aaron Copland and Dorothy Parker, controversial songs made famous by Billie Holiday and Maya Angelou, and music inspired by banned literature such as Alice in Wonderland and Pierre Louys' sensual Chansons de Bilitis, among others. Post-concert book reception by The Green Arcade. More Info
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7 PM

Ehnahre: The Marrow, with Kyle Bruckmann and Friends

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
The Boston based extreme new music ensemble Ehnahre, "draws forth the extreme quality of metal but also pushes it in different directions: extreme restiveness, but also extreme stasis, extreme haziness...switching between shadowy warmth and carpet-bomb assault..." (Matthew Guirrieri, New Music Box). Currently on tour in support of The Marrow, their most adventurous record to date, the group will be appearing with core members Ryan Mcguire (vocals, contrabass), Richard Chowenhill (guitars), and Joshua Carro (percussion, electronics). More Info
Fri Oct 6, 2017 8 PM

A Woman’s Point of View – An Evening of Art Song with Winnie Nieh and Paul Dab

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Emma Logan
Experience love, loss, struggle, strength and Mother Nature with soprano Winnie Nieh and pianist Paul Dab. Featuring distinguished female composers Clara Schumann, Libby Larsen, Emma Logan, Julie Barwick and Rita Zhang, this program is sure to delight! More Info
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:30 PM

Pascale Criton, Sounding Limits; Silvia Tarozzi & Deborah Walker Duo

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Sounding Limits features a series of microtonal compositions for violin and cello tuned in 1/16th of a tone. They are the result of a long-term collaboration between the French composer Pascale Criton and the Italian string players Silvia Tarozzi and Deborah Walker. After being performed at international festivals and venues in Europe, Sounding Limits will be presented for the first time in the United States in the Fall of 2017. More Info
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7 PM

The Bottesini Project

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Paul Riola: Saxophone Glen Whitehead: Trumpet Scott Walton: Bass Mark Clifford: Vibraphone Scott Amendola: Drums More Info
Wed Nov 1, 2017 7 PM

Steven Cravis, Doug Hammer and Philip Wesley – Solo Piano

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All three pianists will perform original compositions from their latest releases as well as favorites from past releases. Their music is a blend of new age, classical and jazz, and they have received millions of plays on Pandora, Spotify, Music Choice and Whisperings Solo Piano Radio. More Info
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8 PM

Elevate Ensemble Presents: Old Girls Club

$35 General, $25 Early Bird, $20 Members, Students
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Curator: Emma Logan
Elevate Ensemble is excited to present an all-female program, featuring music by a handful of the many innovative women composers who deserve to be heard more broadly. Featured composers include Canadian Ana Sokolović, Americans Edie Hill and Jocelyn Hagen, and several others, presented in conjunction with curator Emma Logan at the Center for New Music. More Info