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Thu Jul 2, 2015 7:48 PM

sfSoundSalonSeries: James Falzone: solo + RengaWest

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Kyle Bruckmann
Multi-faceted clarinetist/composer James Falzone is an acclaimed member of Chicago's jazz and creative improvised music scene. His Renga Ensemble draws draws together some of the most diverse and adventurous clarinet and saxophone players working in jazz and improvised music today, including the Bay Area's own Ben Goldberg. This special West Coast edition will involve an all-star local cast including Goldberg and sfSound's Matt Ingalls. More Info
Thu Jul 9, 2015 6 - 8 PM

Opening Reception: New American Gamelan Instruments by Daniel Schmidt

Special Event
Opening reception for a new exhibit of American Gamelan instruments created by Daniel Schmidt in the last five years. The exhibit will be on display through August in The Window Gallery.

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Sat Jul 11, 2015 8 PM

Punto G: Los dos Guillermos

$15 General
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Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Guillermo Galindo (gal*in_dog) present a rare evening of “real time” electronic music composition, wild spoken word & performance art.

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Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:52 PM

sfSoundSalonSeries: Cartilaginous Music: sfSoundGroup + Chris Burns and Weston Olencki

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Kyle Bruckmann
For sfSound's mid-summer freakout, they brazenly problematize instrumentalism, embodiment, and the piece-hood of a piece. Co-founder-made-good Chris Burns and post-trombone monster Weston Olencki join sfSoundGroup in a program of works by Burns, Pierluigi Billone, and Evan Johnson, culminating in an irresponsible evocation of John Cage's ghost for a free fantasia on Cartridge Music (1960). More Info
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3 - 10 PM

Thingamathon!!! Fundraiser for the Window Gallery

$10 General, $20 Donor; $5 Food or Drink (ea.)
Special Event
The First Annual THINGAMATHON!!!!

A festival celebrating the Bay Area instrument inventing community, with silent auction to benefit the Window Gallery in support of inventors.

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Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:30 PM

Kate Campbell + Anne Rainwater [don’t be a stranger series #1]

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Danny Clay
Brilliant local pianists Kate Campbell and Anne Rainwater play game-based music by Rozalie Hirs, György Kurtág, John Zorn, and an immersive collaboration with Danny Clay. Pre-concert party with the artists begins at 7:30; music proper begins around 8. More Info
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:45 PM

Black Spirituals, Charles Barabé, Black Givre, Jean-Sébastien Truchy

$5 General, FREE Members
The best of Montreal's experimental music and video scene descend on San Francisco as Charles Barabé, Black Givre, and Jean-Sébastien Truchy, are joined by very special guests making their San Francisco debut at the Center For New Music. Find out what CNM could be with a DJ between sets and a $5 door! Free to CNM members. More Info
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:00 PM

sfSoundSalonSeries: Séverine Ballon / Andrew C. Smith: resonance, order, and chaos

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Kyle Bruckmann
New and recent works exploring resonance, order, and chaos for solo cello and solo piano by Elizabeth Adams, David Kant, Andrew C. Smith, Ma'ayan Tsadka, and K.C.M. Walker, curated by Indexical. More Info
Tue Aug 4, 2015 7:30 PM

Vlatkovich Tryyo with special guest Jon Raskin

$15 General, $10 Members

Contemporary Improvised Music

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Fri Aug 7, 2015 8:00 PM

Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna: A “Through the Looking Glass” Approach to Irish Music

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Meerenai Shim
Brooklyn-based fiddler/violinist Dana Lyn and guitarist Kyle Sanna bring their inventive arrangements and nuanced interpretations of traditional Irish music to the Center for New Music. Hailed as “ground-breaking” by noted folklorist and NEA Award-recipient Mick Moloney and “bursting with creativity” by renowned fiddler Kevin Burke, Lyn and Sanna connect the dots between their experience as composers and improvisers and their deep admiration for traditional music. This concert will celebrate the release of their second album, “The Great Arc”. More Info
Sat Aug 8, 2015 7:30 PM

Alma Sangre w/ Plastic Persons

$10 General, $5 Members
Alma Sangre, from Boyle Heights in LA, will be performing their hybrid of Spanish rhythm and dance. This is their first performance in San Francisco. Plastic Persons will be supporting as a guitar/sax duo. More Info
Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:00 PM

Scott Worthington

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Jon Raskin
Scott Worthington presents new and recent works for double bass and electronics on his CD release tour of the west coast. More Info
Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:45 PM

New Music Open Mic

$10 General, $5 Members
Curator: Meerenai Shim
A showcase for composers and performers who want to try something new or have a polished work to share but do not have enough material for an entire show. Expect a wide variety of styles, voices, and sounds! More Info
Sat Aug 29, 2015 6:00 PM

JThon’s EP Release Party

$5, Free for members
Ep Release Party for my first EP, with live performances, live DJ's, food and drinks. opportunity for networking and having a good night. More Info
Wed Sep 16, 2015 8 PM

Rova + Henry Kaiser + Kyle Bruckmann: Steve Lacy’s “Saxophone Special”

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Larry Ochs

Reprising their sextet show from July 2015 in Oakland, Rova and friends perform the classic 1974 recording by Steve Lacy called “Saxophone Special,” in preparation for a studio recording of same.

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Fri Nov 6, 2015 8 PM

Hocket: Four Hands

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Linda Bouchard

NEXMAP is proud to present Los Angeles based new music piano duo HOCKET in a concert of eclectic repertoire for piano-four hands and toy pianos. This evening’s program features newly commissioned pieces as well as masterworks from select leading voices of American composition.


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Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:30 PM

Seth Parker Woods: Grey Neon Life

$15 General, $10 Members

Cellist, Seth Parker Woods presents an evening-length concert featuring new works for cello and electronics by experimental composers from USA, Canada and the UK.

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Fri Nov 20, 2015 8 PM

Angels and Watermarks: Flight into the Unknown

$15 General, $10 Members

Faythe Vollrath, hailed by the Wall Street Journal for her “subtly varied tempo and rhythm that sounds like breathing,” proposes an exciting concert of twenty-first century repertoire for solo harpsichord, including recently commissioned works.

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