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Sat Dec 3, 2016 6:30 PM

Ho Ho Ho, Post:Ballet’s Holiday Soiree

$60 General, $55 Members, $50 Pre-sale
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A mix of merriment, music, and movement, the company’s first ever holiday extravaganza includes appearances by Post:Ballet dance artists, The Living Earth Show, and the world premiere of company manager and composer D. Riley Nicholson’s Bend, performed by Amaranth Quartet. Patrons who donate to Post’s year-end campaign at the $50 level or higher between October 1st and December 3rd are invited to our first annual holiday soirée More Info
Sun Dec 4, 2016 8 PM

Blurred Music: sfSoundSalonSeries presents Voutchkova/Thieke

$15 General, $10 Members/Students/Underemployed
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Curator: Kyle Bruckmann
The Berlin—based duo of Biliana Voutchkova (violin) and Michael Thieke (clarinet) has worked intensively since 2011, developing a strong interest in exploring reduction, microtonality and intimate, slow moving soundscapes. As active performer-composers the two are intrigued by real time composition and improvisation, as well as by contemporary composition. In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Chicago More Info
Wed Dec 7, 2016 8 PM

Music by Graduate Composers at Mills College

Free!
Composers from the Graduate Seminar in Composition present their new works, including music for chamber ensemble, live electronics, field recordings, and improvisors. More Info
Thu Dec 8, 2016 8 PM

Pamela Z and Annë Paiounèn Duo Performance

$15 General, $10 Members
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Pamela Z will be joined by Swedish composer/performer Annë Paiounèn in an evening of solos and duets for voices, electronics, video, and objects at Center for New Music in San Francisco, CA USA. More Info
Fri Dec 9, 2016 7:30 PM

Supove Plays Mattingly – Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field

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Curator: Adam Marks
Innovative NYC pianist Kathy Supove gives the west coast premiere of Dylan Mattingly's epic "Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field." This two-hour piece is in 24 movements, alternatingly trance-like, reflective, joyful, tumultuous, mournful, and celebratory. More Info
Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:30 PM

Mobius Trio: Prescription Drug Nation Fundraiser (6th Birthday Party)

$30 General, $25 Members
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In April 2017, Mobius Trio and Here Now Dance will premier Aaron Gervais's Prescription Drug Nation, an evening-length work for guitar trio and dancers. Come hear an advance concert of the work's second half - Vicodin, Prozac, Viagra - and enjoy free food, drink, chocolate, and coffee from some of SF's best. More Info
Sun Dec 11, 2016 6-9 PM

Stranger Sings – C4NM Holiday Party

$15 General, $10 Members, FREE for all staff and volunteers
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Special Event
Join your fellow Center for New Music enthusiasts, members, staff, and volunteers for holiday fun! We’ll have a selection "Eleven" tasty treats and "upside down" themed drinks, plus the third annual collaborative performance of "Jingle Bells In C."

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Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:30 PM

Eric Tran Debut Album Launch

$15 General, $10 Members
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Debut Album Launch Concert of Original Solo and Chamber Music by pianist-composer Eric Tran! Performers include the Friction Quartet, flutist Bethanne Walker, cellist Helen Newby, and violinist Annamarie Arai. As a gift, your ticket includes a physical CD to take home. More Info
Wed Dec 14, 2016 8 PM

the [Switch~ Ensemble] plays SF

$15 General, $10 Members
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A new music ensemble for the 21st Century. the [Switch~ Ensemble] is dedicated to the creation and performance of new works for chamber ensemble, electronics, and multimedia. Performing works by Streich, Isaacs, Sargent, Pateras, Chandler, and more. More Info
Thu Dec 15, 2016 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 Dec 17, 2016 8 PM

The Opus Project Presents Opus 48: Appeasement on Earth

$15 General, $10 Members, Seniors, Students
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A holiday gift box of music by 20th- and 21st-century composers who wrote an opus 48, and more! With pianist Feona Lee Jones, violinist Kristen Kline, and The Opus Project Orchestra. An unprecedented concert series in time and place! More Info
Sun Dec 18, 2016 3 PM

Kate Stenberg, Lisa Moore: Time Flies

$20 General, $15 Members
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Virtuosi Kate Stenberg (violin) and Lisa Moore (piano) unite for a special concert on December 18 at the innovative San Francisco Center for New Music. Time Flies presents works composed by Philip Glass, Somei Satoh, Bay Area’s own Amy X Neuburg, Michael Gordon (Bang on a Can co-director), Martin Bresnick (celebrating his 70th birthday) and the Australian composer Kate Moore - the west coast premiere of her Sliabh Beagh (‘borderlands’) for a singing piano. More Info
Tue Jan 3, 2017 8 PM

Ned McGowan and Keiko Shichijo in concert

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Meerenai Shim
Ned McGowan and Keiko Shichijo play works by McGowan, Sciarrino, Lachenmann, Kondo and Ustvolskaya. More Info
Thu Jan 5, 2017 7:30 PM

FORBIDDEN COLORS / WHITE BOY SCREAM / KVNDRY SINGS / FEVER WITCH

$15 General, $10 Members, Low Income
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A night of 'Outsider Classical'. White Boy Scream (LA) / KVNDRY SINGS / Fever Witch are three classical vocalists - 2 sopranos, 1 countertenor - working solo, variously with electronics, improvisation, experimental song arrangements, and the construction of the diva/divo itself. The evening will be cojoined with an ambient set from queer-power electronics stalwart Forbidden Colors. More Info
Fri Jan 6, 2017 8 PM

PRISM Series Presents The Wonder Suit Show: A Space Odyssey

$20 General, $15 Members
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Curator: Julia Ogrydziak
The Wonder Suit Show is an evening of compositions for solo piano and live electronics triggered and manipulated by this remote sensor system that was conceived by Choreographic Pianist, Eleonor Sandresky. This concert is based on sounds recorded in space by NASA. As a PRISM series artist, Eleonor will also host a q & a about her creative process and the technology behind her performances. More Info
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8 PM

Henry Kaiser, Scott Looney, Scott Amendola

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Join us for an awesome creative trio experience with some of the Bay Area's best improvisers! Scott Looney and Henry have been playing with each other for a while, but we've decided to invite Scott Amendola on electronics to round things out. More Info
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8 PM

sfSoundSalonSeries presents Ashley Walters

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Curator: Kyle Bruckmann
Cellist Ashley Walters, "...a major new performer on the new music scene" (Mark Swed, LA Times), visits the Bay Area to present a program featuring two pieces written for her by long-time collaborators Nicholas Deyoe and Wadada Leo Smith along with Luciano Berio's Sequenza XIV, Liza Lim's Invisibility, and Jason Eckardt's a way [tracing]. The program explores the full sonic range of the cello by utilizing improvisation, microtonality, scordatura, and extended techniques. More Info
Mon Jan 23, 2017 8 PM

permutations012317: Battle Trance

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Permutations is proud to present New Amsterdam recording artists, Battle Trance, in a rare Bay Area appearance as the first Permutations show of 2017. More Info
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8 PM

Einsteinium Quartet’s premiere of Shapeshift by Mario Godoy

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San Francisco-based Einsteinium Quartet presents a diverse program of saxophone quartet music by California composers. The concert will feature works by Gordon Goodwin, Erika Oba, Cornelius Boots, Lenny Pickett, and others, ranging from contemporary classical, samba, funk and other styles. The program culminates with the World Premiere of Shapeshift, a three-movement piece by Mario Godoy which was commissioned for this concert. More Info
Sat Jan 28, 2017 8 PM

The Opus Project Presents Opus 49: Orations / Ovations

$15 General, $10 Members, Seniors, Students
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Into an uncertain new world with 20th- and 21st-century composers who somehow wrote opus 49's in their own troubled times! With flutist Alan Kingsley, oboist Stardust, and The Opus Project Orchestra. An unprecedented concert series in place and provocation! More Info
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:30 PM

Bent Duo (NYC) + Inner Movements (Pascucci & Clifford)

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Adam Marks
Bend Duo (NYC) is David Friend, piano, and Bill Solomon, percussion, performing works by a new generation of composers from a variety of musical circles. Inner Movements (Oakland) is an ensemble which focuses on the performance of new music for ensembles of percussion and strings. More Info
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8 PM

Irregular Resolutions Winter Concert

$15 General, $10 Members
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The Irregular Resolutions composers group will present new chamber works for voice, piano, and other instruments. More Info
Sat Mar 4, 2017 8 PM

Jenny Maybee: Sacred Landscapes

General $20, Members $15
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Pianist/vocalist Jenny Maybee and her band present new music inspired by exploration of inner and outer landscapes. Rooted in the jazz and classical traditions, yet always breaking new ground, expect to take a dimensional journey along with the band as they weave a present moment landscape of sacred sound. More Info