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Thu May 25, 2017 8 PM

The Miscreants: Ben Goldberg, Trevor Dunn, Scott Amendola

$15 General, $10 Members
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Playing music together for over 2 decades in various configurations, 'The Miscreants' blend compositional elements from each member to find an interesting musical conversation. That conversation can go anywhere, at any time. Not to be missed. More Info
Fri May 26, 2017 8 PM

Kyle Motl: Transmogrifications – Solo Contrabass

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Curator: Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Kyle Motl presents a solo concert utilizing the contrabass' wealth of sonorities and testing limits of timbre, technique, and dynamic envelope. Includes music from his recent recording, "Transmogrifications", alongside a new work, "Hydra Nightingale", by Caroline Louise Miller, and more TBA. Harsh noise, polyphonic timbres and scintillating melodicism weave together on a voyage traversing the scope of the contrabass. More Info
Sat May 27, 2017 8 PM

The Opus Project Presents Opus 53: Essential Existential

$15 General, $10 Members, Seniors, Students
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What does it all mean? Find out, with The Opus Project Ensemble in a program of excerpts and short works. More Info
Wed May 31, 2017 8 PM

Phil Pierick, saxophone: memories in gray

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Curator: Jason Thorpe Buchanan
In memories in gray, Phil Pierick stitches together works for saxophone with and without electronics from the 21st century in an exploration of memory, perception, and silence. Performing music of Liang, Agócs, Reminick, Gervasoni, and Quislant. More Info
Fri Jun 2, 2017 7:30 PM

Anne Rainwater: A Woman’s Place is at the Piano

$18 General, $15 Members
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Local pianist Anne Rainwater performs solo works written by and for women. Featured composers include Annie Gosfield, Caroline Ansink, Luigi Dallapiccola, and Jude Traxler. More Info
Sat Jun 3, 2017 5 PM

Jon Fischer / Danny Clay : Turntable Drawings

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Printmaker Jon Fischer and composer Danny Clay present an afternoon of interactive installations and performance pieces centered around custom-made turntables and original, fabricated records. Installation/reception will begin at 5pm, with performances beginning at 7pm. More Info
Sun Jun 4, 2017 2 PM

So Much Hot Air: Sung Poems & Picture Scores

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Curator: Adam Marks
So Much Hot Air, a classically-trained voice & oboe duo, creates a unique musical experience that includes sung poems, chant-like interwoven melodies, sculptural sounds and new electro- acoustic creations. More Info
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7 PM

John-Carlos Perea’s Intertribal Ensemble: Improvising Home

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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What does home sound like? Improvising Home is a multi-movement composition for Native American flute that utilizes creative improvised music to explore questions relating to identity and acoustic ecology in the San Francisco Bay Area. The work is grounded in urban American Indian lived experiences and cultural productions brought into dialogue with the intercultural musical lives of the Intertribal Ensemble members. Utilizing improvisation as a framework, an ensemble performance is not simply the presentation of an aesthetic object but a unique discussion conducted in the moment through sound. More Info
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2 PM

John-Carlos Perea’s Intertribal Ensemble: Improvising Home

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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What does home sound like? Improvising Home is a multi-movement composition for Native American flute that utilizes creative improvised music to explore questions relating to identity and acoustic ecology in the San Francisco Bay Area. The work is grounded in urban American Indian lived experiences and cultural productions brought into dialogue with the intercultural musical lives of the Intertribal Ensemble members. Utilizing improvisation as a framework, an ensemble performance is not simply the presentation of an aesthetic object but a unique discussion conducted in the moment through sound. More Info
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8 PM

DAVE REMPIS Solo Premiere plus SCOTT WALTON -TIM PERKIS DUO

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Larry Ochs
Prolific Chicago-based saxophonist Dave Rempis (Rempis Percussion Quartet, Ballister, Rempis/Abrams/Ra, The Engines, Rempis-Johnston Ochs Trio) will present a set of new and developing solo pieces as part of his sprawling solo journey around the United States and Canada, taking place from April 16 thru June 26, 2017. He will be joined by the rarely heard Scott Walton - Tim Perkis Duo, a duo of Walton on piano and Perkis on electronics. Their newly released CD will be featured at the show! More Info
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8 PM

Action and Music

Free!
Curator: Adam Marks
Action and Music presents a continuum of works by Stanford student composers. Bring a sounding object along with you and be ready for an adventure! Music is ours. Everybody is welcome to participate. More Info
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7 PM

Del Sol Quartet – Soundings 4.3: Shaw & Bonsai

$20 General, $15 Members, Students
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Soundings is an artistic journey that delves deeply into the musical language of one piece; the evening is an exploration with two performances, in-depth discussions, and curated visual art. Soundings 4.3 features Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte {a minuet and trio}”, with bonsai presentation by Eric Schrader. More Info
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2 PM

Carl’s Big Recital!

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After three years of diligently plunking away at the piano Carl Oser is proud to present Debussy's "Children's Corner Suite" for solo piano. The first half of this program will be the suite, the second half will feature Carl singing original compositions with pianist/composer Scott DeTurk. Come on out! More Info
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8 PM

Secret Codes of Sound: Jane Rigler, flute & electronics

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Curator: Emma Logan
Exploring the complexities of language (i.e., rational, irrational, conscious, subconscious, structured, improvised), through speech, the voice, the physical and gestural, as well as the mysteries of codes, programming, animal, machine and other non-being languages, composer/performer Jane Rigler explores acoustic and electronic interactions of sounds as languages and languages as sounds. More Info
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:30 PM

Mazdak Khamda

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An evening of original music by Bay Area composer, and pianist Mazdak Khamda. The concert will also include works by other Bay Area composers. More Info
Fri Jul 7, 2017 6 PM

MicroFest North: Opening Reception, Dennis Aman, Parsing the Octave

Free!
At this second opening reception of MicroFest North, experience the work of Dennis Aman and his furthering the work of Ivor Darreg in small equal temperaments. Interview with Bart Hopkin, Dennis Aman and The Living Earth Show and demonstration of the instruments at 7pm. More Info
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8 PM

MicroFest North: Parsing the Octave, Contemporary Compositions in Small EDOs

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Dennis Aman (SF), Paul; Erlich (MA) and Jonathan Glasier (SD) are 3 of the most active torchbearers composing and performing in the small equal divisions of the octave first popularized by Ivor Darreg who would have turned 100 May 5, 2017. More Info