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Tue May 26, 2015 7:30 PM

Helen Newby: Hypersuite

$15 General, $10 Members

Hypersuite, a term coined by cellist Darrett Adkins, is a pairing of J.S. Bach’s fifth cello suite with correspondent contemporary works.

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Thu May 28, 2015 8 PM

3+4: Vidya Trio & Social Stutter

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Jon Raskin

An evening of Trio and Quartet music that blurs the line between through composed chamber music and improvisation.

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Fri May 29, 2015 8 PM

The Book of a Thousand Eyes

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Jon Raskin

Tania Chen and Jon Raskin perform a new work for music and poetry using Lyn Hejinians, “The Book of a Thousand Eyes”.

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Sat May 30, 2015 7 PM

Areon Flutes

$25 General; $15 Students, Members, & Seniors

Award-winning Areon Flutes’ 10th Anniversary Season culminates with a retrospective program of their favorite repertoire—all by living composers.  Additionally, the concert will feature celebratory new commissions from this year by local composers Dan Becker and Sahba Aminikia. Areon Flutes is also a non-profit educational organization, a Miyazawa Artist Group, and can be heard on iTunes.

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Sun May 31, 2015 4 PM

Seasons Of Love – Broadway & Opera Favorites Album Launch

$45 VIP, $25 General/Concession, $20 Members

Australian concert pianist and composer Van-Anh Nguyen collaborates with American-Vietnamese singer Bich-Van Nguyen in an album of Broadway and Opera favorites, performing arranged works from Wicked, Carmen, Miss Saigon and many more. Concert pianist & composer Julian Toha will open the concert as the support act.

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$45 VIP (includes reserved seating + signed CD)
$25 GA/Concession
$20 Members
All ticket pricing including wine & canapés

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Tue Jun 2, 2015 8 PM

T.D. Skatchit with Tom Dambly & Brendan Lai-Tong – New compositions for extra-large Skatchbox plus Chris Brown

$10-15 (sliding scale) General, $8 Members
Curator: Jon Raskin

T.D. Skatchit with Tom Dambly & Brendan Lai-Tong plus Chris Brown solo

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Wed Jun 3, 2015 8 PM

Philippe Brunet: New Music for Solo Trumpet

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Ken Ueno

Canadian trumpet virtuoso, Philippe Brunet, brings an ambitious program for solo trumpet that explores the sonic and technical limits of his instrument. Masterpieces by Stockhausen and Berio are paired with pieces commissioned by Brunet (Chrysakis and Siu). Ending the program is Erickson’s technical showcase, Kryl. Kate Campbell, a local piano star, will assist him on piano resonance on Berio’s Sequenza X.

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Thu Jun 4, 2015 7:30 PM

Del Sol String Quartet: Soundings 2.3

$20 General, $15 Members
The third and final concert of this season’s Del Sol’s “Soundings” project features the imaginative and provocative quartet “Peradam” by UC Berkeley composer Ken Ueno. The performance will also include large­-scale visual improvisations by New York-­based visualist and software designer Joshue Ott.

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Fri Jun 5, 2015 8 PM

Andrew Jamieson: Talking With Spirituals

$15 General, $10 Members

Solo piano arrangements by Andrew Jamieson that bring melodies of African American spirituals and rhythms and harmonies of black worship traditions into dialogue with avant-garde piano harmonies and passionate free improvisation.

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Sat Jun 6, 2015 8 PM

J​onah Parzen-­Johnson Solo & Steven Lugerner’s SLUGish

$10 General, $8 Members

​hicago­born/Brooklyn­based lofi experimental folk saxophonist, Jonah Parzen­Johnson, performs solo music for analog synthesizer and baritone saxophone in support of his new album Remember When Things Were Better Tomorrow (6/2/15 Primary Records). He shares the bill with Bay Area composer & woodwind renaissance man Steven Lugerner’s SLUGish ensemble.

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Sun Jun 7, 2015 5 PM

Claudia La Rocco, Tim Perkis, & Leyya Tawil/Dominic Cramp Duo

$15 General, $10 Members

Claudia and Tim in conversation/performance.
Tawil and Cramp in duo form for the first time.
Talk, Music, Dance and the likes of it.

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Tue Jun 9, 2015 8 PM

DUOPO-J

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Ken Ueno

An evening of new music for two clarinets and two cellos presented by a San Diego based ensemble of musicians from Japan, Australia, and the USA. The program will feature works by Liza Lim, Chikako Morishita, Olga Neuwirth, Ken Ueno, and Tashi Wada. Presented by Michiko Ogawa (Clarinet/Bass clarinet), Samuel Ekkerhardt Dunscombe (Clarinet/Bass clarinet), Tyler. J. Borden (Cello) and Judith Hamann (Cello). More Info

Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:30 PM

Rova Power Trio vs. Rova String Quartet vs. ROVA!!!

$15 General, $10 Members

Rova power trio: John Shiurba (el gtr.), Jason Hoopes (el. bass), Jordan Glenn (drums)
Rova String Quartet: Christina Stanley (violin), Tara Flandreau (viola), Alex Kelly (cello), Scott Walton (bass).
Rova Sax Quartet: Larry Ochs, Steve Adams, Jon Raskin, Bruce Ackley

In the run-up to Rova’s major show “Rovaté 2015” taking place on June 29 at ODC Theater, this is the second of two concerts at C4NM where Rova will introduce musical units of the June orchestra. All 3 units listed above will perform separately and mixed small units.

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Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:30 PM

Ensemble San Francisco: Amor

$15 General, $10 Members

Ensemble San Francisco presents the world premiere of a new set of songs by composer Jose Gonzalez Granero, featuring SF Opera's Efrain Solis. Also on the program is music by Oakland-based Mark Ackerley, and Osvaldo Golijov’s Levante for piano solo.

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Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:30 PM

Switchboard Presents: Lady Band and surprise special guest

$15 General, $10 Members
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On Second Fridays at the Center for New Music, the Switchboard Presents concert series features split bills drawn from a roster of Switchboard alumni, Festival artists, and other acts who fall between genre lines.

June's set features Lady Band, a new trio performing songs inspired by vintage sheet music, art song, sea chanties, and strophic tales. A nod to pre-digital home entertainment.

Sat Jun 13, 2015 7:56 PM

sfSoundSalonSeries: Margaret Lancaster & Elliot Simpson perform solo works by Larry Polansky

$15 General, $10 Members & Underemployed
Curator: Matt Ingalls

Margaret Lancaster performs Larry Polansky's "Piker" (1997–8), a set of five pieces for solo piccolo. Elliot Simpson performs Polansky's "Songs and Toods" (2005) a set of five pieces for the Lou Harrison National Just Intonation Resophonic guitar that explores various and extreme possibilities of the guitar’s tuning structure.

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Wed Jun 17, 2015 7 PM

Diaphonic: 21st Century Music for Bassoon

$15 General, $10 Members

New Music specialist Christin Schillinger performs new works for bassoon by California composers Kyle Hovatter, Jenni Brandon, John Steinmetz, Adrienne Albert, & Alex Shapiro. She is joined by collaborative pianist Jed Moss.

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Thu Jun 18, 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.

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Fri Jun 19, 2015 8 PM

“Play that Thing or Throw It Away” (Larry Ochs – Darren Johnston – Gino Robair)

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Larry Ochs

Three Cats Making Magic Happen

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Wed Jun 24, 2015 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. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Adam Fong if you plan to attend. No admission fees; contributions appreciated! More Info
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:30 PM

ZOFO: Rohde and Riley

$15 General, $10 Members

ZOFO - GRAMMY- nominated one-piano-four-hand Steinway Artist Ensemble - will perform the World Premiere of Kurt Rohde's new piano duet commissioned by them, "Altromondo". This piece involves innovative inside-piano techniques and additional instruments including triangles, harmonicas, melodicas and Chinese paper accordions. The second half will feature selections from ZOFO's newly-released album "ZOFO Plays Terry Riley".

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Fri Jun 26, 2015 8 PM

François Houle & Samuel Blaser

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Linda Bouchard

Houle & Blaser will perform Gérard Grisey's Solo pour deux, for clarinet and trombone, a new commission by Joëlle Léandre, and their own compositions.

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Sun Jun 28, 2015 8 PM

Matthew Goodheart : Works

$15 General, $10 Members
Curator: Jon Raskin

Blurring lines between composition and sound installation, this evening features works created by and written for Composer/Sound Artist Matthew Goodheart. With bassist George Cremaschi.

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Sat Jul 11, 2015 8 PM

Punto G: Los dos Guillermos

$15 General

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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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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Tue Aug 11, 2015 Time TBD

Luciano Chessa

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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