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Thu May 31, 2018 8 PM

Diana Wade: you made it weird, San Francisco.

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Adam Marks
Los Angeles- based violist Diana Wade presents an evening of horse videos, vocal fry, stomping, and a drainage tube. Featuring works by Beglarian, Borecki, Hearne, Knox, Norman, Sciarrino, and Wade. More Info
Fri Jun 1, 2018 6 PM

Soundvoice: Electronic Music Workshop – Final Performance

Free!
Special Event
Check out new works for electronics and live performers by participants in this year's Soundvoice program.

This set of new pieces, composed through the Soundvoice workshop, will be brought to life by C4NM Ensemble-in-Residence, Animals and Giraffes (saxophone and voice duo), plus special guest Matthew Creer (electronics), and the composers themselves!

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Sat Jun 2, 2018 8 PM

HUSH Series — Northern Lights Campout Music Party

$20 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Julia Ogrydziak
Let your hair down and put your feet up at our relaxed, intimate spin on the classical concert. The Campout Music Party. We’ll provide the wine (first drink is free), the floor pillows, the soothing timelapse videos. Hang out and enjoy minimal, mellow chamber music by Ólafur Arnalds, performed by Center for New Music curator and violinist, Julia Ogrydziak, and Friends. Each piece will be accompanied by a tiny poem to ponder as you listen. More Info
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7 PM

AIR: A Tribute to Cecil Taylor

Free!
Struck by the loss of artistic giant Cecil Taylor in April, the Rovas felt compelled to pay respects to a hero. Each quartet member has invited guests to create special ensembles for the concert. The desire is to assemble groupings that enable the broader music community to participate in this farewell tribute to a man who impacted us all so much, both as creative artist and as a fearless and unapologetic innovator. Join Rova and 9 dedicated and inventive practitioners to explore sonic realms presaged by Taylor’s iconic work. More Info
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5-7:30 PM

Tracking Series #2: Wealth, Equity, and 21st-Century Jazz

Free!
Workshop
Join our second Tracking Series event, a roundtable discussion on wealth, equity, and 21st-Century jazz. We’ll react to recent talks, including the SFJAZZ Town Hall, on the needs of the Bay Area’s jazz community with Andy Gilbert (SF Classical Voice) and Darren Johnston (trumpet); dig into data on recent commissions and the programs of major arts organizations compiled by C4NM co-founder Adam Fong (bass); and, with help from local leaders Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) and others, examine the structures that support the Bay Area scene to help identify what is working, and where more work is needed.

Discussion will run from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Light refreshments provided.
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Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:30 PM

Nadia Shpachenko: “Quotations and Homages” CD Release Concert

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9 San Francisco Premieres! Multiple GRAMMY® nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko performs a solo recital featuring newly-written homages for piano, voice, electronics, and multimedia by composers Adam Borecki, Daniel Felsenfeld, Tom Flaherty, Vera Ivanova, Missy Mazzoli, Nick Norton, Isaac Schankler, and Peter Yates. Celebrating Shpachenko’s new CD “Quotations and Homages,” released on Reference Recordings on April 6, 2018. More Info
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8 PM

Samuel Blaser & Marc Ducret

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Founders' Series
Samuel Blaser and Marc Ducret will give a rare San Francisco performance at the Center for New Music. Blaser’s grounding in jazz and classical music produces tunes which develop seamlessly through wonderful interaction with French guitarist Marc Ducret (known for his work with Tim Berne). They have just released a new album in trio with Danish drummer Peter Bruun on legendary Swiss label HatArt to coincide with the performance. More Info
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:30 PM

Visual Piano & Friends

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Sicilian composer/pianist Francesco Di Fiore and video artist Valeria Di Matteo perform their series “Visual Piano” featuring composers from around the world. They will be joined by their San Francisco friends, ZOFO piano duo and saxophonist Michael Hernandez. More Info
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8 PM

Chris Brown, Jason Hoopes, Jon Raskin, Vladimir Tarasov

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Vladimir Tarasov, the incredible drummer/composer/artist from Vilnius, is joining local musicians Chris Brown (piano & electronics), Jason Hoopes (electric bass) and Jon Raskin (saxophones) for an evening improvised music. More Info
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6 PM

Opening Reception: Margaret Noble, Resonating Objects

Free!
Margaret Noble creates interactive, multi-sensory sculptures and installations layered in sound and gesture. I design these works with recycled objects, raw materials, and circuitry. Join us for the (free!) opening reception at 6pm, artist talk and demonstration at 7pm. More Info
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2 PM

The Sky Was Beyond Description for koto/bass koto

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Koto player Shoko Hikage, a core member of the acclaimed Wooden Fish Ensemble, will play compositions by innovative composer and Wooden Fish colleague Hyo-shin Na More Info
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8 PM

Robert Simonds: American Women Composers, music for solo violin

$15 General, $10 Members, Students, Seniors
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Curator: Emma Logan
Violinist Robert Simonds (Louisville Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music), performs unaccompanied works for violin by American women composers. Featuring music by Missy Mazzoli, Cindy Cox, Patricia Van Ness, TJ Cole, Molly Joyce, Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer, and Alexis Bacon, this program explores the influences of the Baroque era, the Renaissance, and folk music on some of today's most dynamic composers. More Info
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8 PM

Adams McNalley Vlatkovich

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Woodwind brass string ensemble performing creative improvised music. More Info
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8 PM

Hans Tammen and The San Francisco Third Eye Orchestra

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Tammen, currently in residence at Lucas Artists Residencies Montalvo, makes a rare appearance in San Francisco with new works for Steve Horowitz's Code Ensemble. Hans borrows from Charles Ives’ polytonality, Steve Coleman’s rhythmic complexity, Karlheinz Stockhausen’s organization of sounds and Earle Brown’s approach to form. More Info
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:30 PM

A Circle Has No Beginning by Sameer Gupta

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This project represents cultural unity through deep respect for musical traditions of Indian Classical Music and American Jazz. The concert will feature modern improvisation and musical synergy between strong unique voices coming from diverse influences. More Info
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8 PM

American Narratives – Music by Kyle Hovatter & Emma Logan

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Curator: Emma Logan
San Francisco-based composers Kyle Hovatter and Emma Logan present extended works for soprano and chamber ensemble, featuring text from "A Stone a Leaf a Door" by 20th-Century American writer Thomas Wolfe and real letters by Americans serving in past wars. More Info
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:30 PM

56×54: But Wait! There’s More!

$15 General, $10 Members, $5 Students
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More music from E4TT's first ever call for scores, at which we received 275 scores by 200 composers and chose 56 by 54, plus works by David Garner and Elena Ruehr. This concert closes out the 56x54 series. More Info