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Sat Feb 24, 2018 8 PM

ClusterFunk Vol. 9: Make Funk not Love

$15 At-Door, $10 Advance
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Live music and some of the best stand-up comedy in the Bay Area. More Info
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5 PM

TAWIL & KHOURY talk Atlas, Entropy Stereo, Detroit New Music, and the Arab-American Avant Garde

Free!
TAWIL & KHOURY is the duo of Leyya Mona Tawil and Mike Khoury (Detroit). They have collaborated since 2006 in the interest of seeking the intersection between choreography, composition and improvisation. This artist talk is on the heels of their performance of Atlas at The Lab (Feb 24th). Khoury will discuss his Detroit-based label and venue Entropy Stereo and the music landscape of the area. The duo will also discuss their collaborative process, and their research within the Arab-American Avant Garde. More Info
Mon Feb 26, 2018 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 Mar 3, 2018 8 PM

sfSound with special guest Dan Joseph perform Oliveros, Pisaro, Joseph, and sfSound

$15 General, $10 Members
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sfSoundGroup presents an evening of experimental and open form compositions with guest composer/performer Dan Joseph. More Info
Sun Mar 4, 2018 2 PM

Friction Commissioning Party!

$20 General, $15 Members
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Come out and celebrate the launch of the Friction Commissioning Initiative and help raise funds for six exciting new music commissions. Friction will be performing some of their favorite existing pieces from each of their Initiative composers. All proceeds from this event will be used for commissioning ,and as a thank you, all attendees will receive a Friction Quartet "New Music Champion" sticker! More Info
Fri Mar 9, 2018 6 PM

Opening Reception: The Universal Music of Dr. UM, Works by Darrell DeVore

Free!
Come and celebrate the inspiring life of musician, instrument maker, graphic artist, wordsmith and philosophizer Darrell DeVore with music, dance and spoken word. Guest artists include George Brooks, Emily Klion, Sally Davis, Jim Zeno, Megan Bierman, Kim Epifano, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Steve Shain, and additional guests. 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 Lisa Bielawa, Julie Barwick, Tania León, Edie Hill, and Jocelyn Hagen, presented in conjunction with curator Emma Logan at the Center for New Music. More Info
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8 PM

ensemble proton bern: One Night Only

Free! (donation at door)
Curator: Jason Thorpe Buchanan
ensemble proton bern is one of the leading Swiss ensembles for contemporary music performance. In this one-night-only show in San Francisco, they will perform works by the Swiss composers Feldmann, Krebs, Rosenberger and Wyttenbach as well as the stand-out compositions from their residences at Stanford University and UC Berkeley. More Info
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7 PM

Free As AIR: Celebrating 30 Years of Asian Improv aRts

$100 Benefactor, $50 General, $25 Members
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Special Event
Join Asian Improv aRts (AIR) co-founders Jon Jang (piano) and Francis Wong (saxophone) for an evening of live jazz and reflection on 30 years of music and activism. Combining radical politics, community organizing, and virtuosic musicianship, Asian Improv aRts has given form to cultural progression through three decades of creative music. AIR enters its fourth decade as one of the jewels of the Bay Area's new music scene -- join us in honoring their achievements at this special event, the proceeds of which will benefit the Center for New Music. More Info
Sat Mar 24, 2018 8 PM

Miolina: All Good Is Luck

$15 General, $10 Members, Seniors, Students
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Curator: Emma Logan
NYC-based violin duo Miolina, a member of New Music USA's Impact Cohort, presents 'All Good Is Luck,' a program of works highlighting East Coast and West Coast women composers. Premieres and new arrangements of acoustic and electroacoustic works by Lynn Bechtold, Eve Beglarian, Melissa Grey, Mari Kimura, Emma Logan, Jessica Meyer, Angélica Negrón, and Rain Worthington will be featured. More Info
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:30 PM

HUSH Series — Daniel Corral’s Polytope (NorCal Premiere)

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Julia Ogrydziak
Daniel Corral’s Polytope exists somewhere between a string quartet, Kraftwerk, James Turrell, and an Indonesian dhalang (master shadow puppeteer). A multimedia electronic piece for a live MIDI quartet performed entirely in darkness, it combines just intonation and hypnotic rhythms with colorful live feed projections acting as a visual score. More Info
Mon Mar 26, 2018 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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Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:30 PM

Emily Sternfeld-Dunn: SHE album release

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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Emily Sternfeld-Dunn, soprano, will present a program of American art song by contemporary composers Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie, and Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn. Emily will be joined by Stephanie Patterson (bassoon), Meerenai Shim (flute), Jeffrey Sykes (piano), and Lacey Waggener (horn). More Info
Sat Apr 7, 2018 7 PM

ReImaginations – Cage, Shende & Bach on Guitar: Aaron Larget-Caplan

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Piano Music on Guitar by John Cage, and a bit of India with Vineet Shende’s Carnatic Preludes, After J.S. Bach, the latter will be paired with their Bach WTC counter parts. All are California premieres and the Cage & Bach are arranged by Larget-Caplan. More Info
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6 PM

TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello, Lisa Moore piano “Look Left Again”

$20 General, $15 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello & Lisa Moore piano perform a duo concert of music they have commissioned, focusing on West Coast Bay Area composers: Paul Dresher, Ryan Brown, Jack Perla as well as Martin Bresnick and Amy Beth. More Info
Thu Apr 26, 2018 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 May 12, 2018 3 PM

Brooklyn Art Song Society: New Voices

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Brooklyn Art Song Society members soprano Charlotte Mundy and pianist Miori Sugiyama present highlights from BASS's New Voices series, include premiere works by UC-Davis graduate students alongside works by Messiaen and Saariaho. More Info
Thu May 24, 2018 8:30 PM

SpermChurch: Trevor Dunn (electric bass) Sannety (electronics)

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Founders' Series
Sonic exploration stretching the boundaries of what a "bass & drum" duo means. Drawing from trap, dub, metal, hip-hop and improv and re-contextualizing the minutiae of all of the above. More Info