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Play Hear: Spontaneous Musical Collaborations at San Francisco’s 6th and Market

The Center for New Music is participating in the Market Street Prototyping Festival, a collaborative effort to make the public space of San Francisco’s Market Street more active, vibrant, and engaging. C4NM’s project, Play Hear, is an invented instrument installation that aims to create space…

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Play Hear Preview from Tenderloin Sunday Streets

The Center for New Music’s Play Hear team shared progress this summer at Tenderloin Sunday Streets. See how our neighbors enjoyed the flutes (not called stomp-flutes) and bell trees: The flutes are long plastic pipes with a fipple near the bottom, like a whistle. The…

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Call for Proposals: Curators 2017-19

               The Center for New Music is now accepting proposals from curators for two-year terms beginning in 2017. Please consider sharing your artistic vision through C4NM! For information on how to apply, download the Call for Proposals. Deadline to submit is…

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Introducing Play Hear: a project for the Market Street Prototyping Festival

The Center for New Music is participating in the Market Street Prototyping Festival, a collaborative effort to make the public space of San Francisco’s Market Street more active, vibrant, and engaging. C4NM’s project, Play Hear, is an invented instrument installation that aims to create space…

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Interview with Maja S. K. Ratkje

Norwegian vocalist and composer Maja S. K. Ratkje is coming back to San Francisco this week to perform a solo set on the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival. Maja graciously answered a few questions about her life and work, while en route to the US….

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Job Opportunity: C4NM Production Manager

The Center for New Music is hiring! We’re looking for a part-time Production Manager to join our dynamic team in support of the new music community. This position is open until filled. Download the posting as a .pdf Production Manager Part-time, Non-exempt; Position Open Until…

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Interview with Dohee Lee, winner of the 2016 Herb Alpert Award in Music

I was honored to serve as a panelist for this year’s Herb Alpert Award in Music, alongside Maya Melford and Francisco Nuñez. The Alpert Award is an unrestricted $75,000 prize given annually to five mid-career artists in the fields of dance, film/video, music, theatre, and…

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Cultural Identity and Arts Leadership

As part of our work in advocating for new music, the C4NM staff seeks out opportunities to share our perspective and expertise. Whether it is on grant panels, public discussions, online forums, radio appearances, or other platforms, C4NM knows that our community can’t grow unless…

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Support for New Music – February 2016 Roundtable

On a recent trip to the Bay Area, New Music USA President and CEO Ed Harsh visited the Center for New Music as part of a roundtable discussion on “Support for New Music.” Harsh joined fellow grantmakers Margot Melcon from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and…

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Coming Out in San Francisco: An Artistic Journey

Center for New Music Executive Director Adam Fong sat down recently with cellist, composer, and arts producer Siobhán (née Karl) Cronin. This post is the second in a series following Cronin’s recording process and what it means to be transgender (read Karl’s 1st post here)….

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