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Tue May 31, 2016 7-9 PM

Composer Meetup

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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Wed Jun 1, 2016 8 PM

Netmoiré with Edwin Huet

$10 General, $5 Members
Curator: Adam Marks
Net moiré is an electroacoustic improvisation collective with Jason Charney (computer), Josh Simmons (computer), and Nick Zoulek (saxophones). Edwin Huet opens with a solo set of live processing created from found sound. More Info
Thu Jun 2, 2016 7:30 PM

Snail Meets West & Joroba/Norton/Robinson

$15 General, $10 Members
Snail Meets West is the free jazz duo of indie spacerock musician Azalia Snail of NYC and multi-instrumentalist music maestro Dan West of Los Angeles. More Info
Fri Jun 3, 2016 8 PM

Celloscape Collective: San Francisco Debut

$15 General, $10 Members
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CELLOSCAPE COLLECTIVE will feature SF Bay Area cellists performing works composed for cellos and electronics by Sándor Balassa, Kaija Saariaho, and local composers: Phi Bui, Kyle Randall, Amadeus Regucera, and Scott Rubin. Cellists featured: Brady Anderson, Laura Gaynon, James Jaffe, Jeffrey Li, Natalie Raney, Saul Richmond-Rakerd, and Mosa Tsay. More Info
Sat Jun 4, 2016 8 PM


$15 General, $10 Members
Two Icons of the San Francisco arts scene join Rova for some exquisite structured improvisation. Rova plus Dohee Lee in Set 1 with a structure by Larry Ochs. Rova plus Wobbly in set 2, with structures arranged by Steve Adams.

Your basic June highlight.

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Sun Jun 5, 2016 4 PM

HORIZON: Melody of China

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Ken Ueno
Melody of China will present a concert featuring the world premiere of a new work by Gene Coleman, Horizon, for mixed ensemble (Chinese/Western instruments), pre-recorded sound and video projections and selections of traditional repertoire as well as jazz fusion performance.

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Tue Jun 7, 2016 7:30 PM

Del Sol String Quartet: Soundings 3.3 – Jack Body & Matt Gilbert

$20 General, $15 Members
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An intimate evening with the Del Sol String Quartet as they explore deeply one piece of music alongside a local visual artist. This evening features Jack Body’s tightly knit “Epicycle,” paired with Matt Gilbert, a young artist with a background in graphic design, an affinity for contemporary music and an interest in experimenting with materials, Gilbert makes tiny, motorized kinetic sculptures. This concert is performed in loving memory of the composer who passed away in August of 2015. More Info
Fri Jun 10, 2016 8 PM

Chris Brown: Branches, with Jakob Pek and Nava Dunkelman

$15 General, $10 Members
Chris Brown performs Branches, an interactive piece for piano and computer; and an opening set of trio improvisations with Jakob Pek, guitar and Nava Dunkelman, percussion More Info
Sat Jun 11, 2016 8 PM

John Schott Plays Ben Goldberg, Among Others

$10 General, $8 Members
A concert of acoustic, resonator, and electric guitar solos, featuring compositions of Ben Goldberg, a piece each by Thelonious Monk and Carla Bley, as well as spur of the moment song choices. More Info
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8 PM

Eine Kleine Henze Fest

$15 General, $10 Members & Students
A celebration of the chamber music of Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012), including a performance of his early masterpiece, "Kammermusik 1958" for Tenor, Guitar, and 8 solo instruments. More Info
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:30 PM

Mobius Trio: Prescription Drug Nation + Blind Date

$15 General, $10 Members
On 6/17 Mobius Trio will premiere the first half of Prescription Drug Nation, a program-length piece for music and dance by young stud Aaron Gervais. Also on the program is the second-ever performance of Luciano Chessa's Blind Date, a spellbinding multimedia extravaganza by the noted scholar and Sardinian composer/mischief maker. More Info
Sat Jun 18, 2016 8 PM

Trans Pacific Sonic Connection: Music for Hard Times & Phil Dadson

$15 General, $10 Members
Music For Hard Times (Paul Winstanley, electric bass; Tom Nunn; inventions) is joined by New Zealand composer/instrument maker/sound artist Phil Dadson in a reunion of these musicians to present an evening of sonic adventure. Phil will give a solo performance set; MFHT will play a duo set; and the three will perform a brief trio to end the concert. More Info
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10 AM - 3 PM

Grant Day

Free, for members only
Grant Day! With multiple deadlines looming on June 30, the C4NM staff offers free help for members. Our staff will offer its expertise to help with grant strategy, review work samples, or edit your narrative. Whatever will help you put your best foot forward!

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Sat Jun 25, 2016 8 PM

Morton Feldman Chamber Players present: Andy Costello

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Danny Clay
Under the banner of Morton Feldman Chamber Players, pianist Andy Costello brings works of Feldman, Cage and Earle Brown to the west coast, alongside recently commissioned works of Marielle Groven and Kurt Isaacson. Costello will be joined by prominent contemporary chamber players of the Bay Area. More Info
Tue Jul 5, 2016 7:30 PM

Minsky Duo plays Violin, Piano, and Drums

$15 General, $10 Members
Nate Bartley (violin) and Monica Chew (piano) present a wide-ranging program inspired by folktunes to ragtime, with a side of neoclassicism and new music from Aaron Andrew Hunt. More Info
Fri Jul 8, 2016 7:30 PM

Dan Thorpe :: Homecoming (three years later)

$15 General, $10 Members
Australian composer/performer Dan Thorpe presents a new work about loss and healing for prepared piano, electronics and field recordings. Supported by bay area dream-pop wizards GENUIS.

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