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The Modern Concert

  Late last month the Center for New Music hosted a discussion forum on touring. The discussion covered booking shows, traveling costs, and the overall difficulty of touring. Leading the discussion were special guests Larry Ochs of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, and Charlton Lee of…

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Member Profile: Annie Phillips

Tell us a little bit about your background, and how you ended up where you are today. I am 28. I went to music school right out of high school. I went to conservatory, so I did my undergrad at Peabody, and then I moved…

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First Reflection of the ‘New Guy’

Bennington College is a progressive liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Every year, attending students must complete a seven-week internship as part of their Field Work Term (FWT). This term allows students to test their interests and find out what it’s like to work in…

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Music Distribution in the 21st century (discussion forum)

The Center, along with Manhattan Producer’s Alliance West and San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, hosted a community discussion this past Thursday night on music distribution. The lively crowd consisted of composers, performers, producers, publishers, and promoters from across the musical spectrum, all weighing in…

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Member Profile: Ken Ueno

Ken Ueno is a curator at the Center for New Music, a board member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (a C4NM resident organization), a diehard foodie, international traveler, composer and vocalist, and Associate Professor at UC Berkeley. Our intern Lillian Yee pulled a…

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Member Profile: Hannah Addario-Berry

Hannah Addario-Berry is a Bay Area cellist who, if you’ve been to at least a few concerts this season, you have probably seen play at least once. When she’s not curating her own unique, locally-minded concert series such as Cello Bazaar and Locaphonic, she’s playing…

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Invented Instruments by David Samas

Since the beginning of July, the Center for New Music has played host to an array of instruments created by David Samas, a Bay Area based composer, cosmologist, poet, painter, performer, philosopher, farmer and father of 4. The instruments in our window display at 55…

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Hello from Lillian!

Hello! New intern, Lillian, here. I’m super excited to be here and excited to share all the things that Center for New Music has done since I’ve started in March. There have been so many shows covering so many different genres within the all-encompassing umbrella…

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This August: Fridays with MAX

The Center for New Music, in association with the Manhattan Producers’ Alliance, will host a series of free MAX workshops every Friday afternoon in August, from 2:30-5:30 PM. Composers and performers who apply this juggernaut of a software to their artistic practice are welcomed to stop by…

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Our Business Model

Among the many paradoxes of my life, the thorniest might be this idea: a not-for-profit business. In order to take the leap of launching the Center for New Music, my co-founder Brent Miller and I needed to have faith in two separate but related ideas:…

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