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Sat Feb 16, 2019 8 PM

Alvaro Domene & Henry Kaiser: Guitar Duos & Solos

$15 General, $10 Members
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Founders' Series
Improvised electric guitar solos and duos by Alvaro Domene & Henry Kaiser. More Info
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7 PM

Composer Meetup

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Workshop
The composer meetup is open to anyone! We will have three presenters offer their work for discussion from 7 to 9 PM. More Info
Fri Mar 1, 2019 7 PM

Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour – Part 2

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour—Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 continues with PART 2, featuring new works for viola and electronics. More Info
Fri Mar 8, 2019 7:30 PM

Latitudes: Ashley Bellouin and Gabriel Mindel Saloman

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Curator: Blaine Todd
Gabriel Mindel Saloman, known widely for his work in seminal noise band Yellow Swans, joins Latitudes to present his ongoing investigations into music of the liberated body. Composer and instrument-builder Ashley Bellouin is joined by guitarist Ben Bracken to conjure a sound equal parts spiritual, mental, and physical—minimal by design, maximal in spirit. More Info
Sat Mar 9, 2019 8 PM

Looney/ Mezzacapa/ Nordeson Trio

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Piano improvising stalwart Scott R. Looney returns to the Center for an evening of adventurous compositions and improvisations, this time in a more traditional piano trio setting with the fabulous bassist Lisa Mezzacapa and the explosive precision of Kjell Nordeson on drums and percussion. It's the night before we set our clocks ahead as well, so come celebrate the last night of regular time! More Info
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5 PM

Zwischenspiel

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Zwischenspiel: a meditative program of minimalist solo and duo piano music paired with photography exploring the interplay between musicians, art forms, and culture across two continents. More Info
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:30 PM

David Tanenbaum and Friends

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Curator: Dan Becker
Don’t miss this exciting night of guitar music, featuring world renowned David Tanenbaum and friends performing SEVEN World Premieres of top Bay Area Composer Belinda Reynolds and acclaimed Guitarist/Composer Ben Verdey. Everything will be explored, From Tan Dun’s quixotic’ ‘Seven Desires’ to Omid Zoufonoun’s ‘Cascade’. This show promises to be an evening of satisfying and tasty music for one’s ears. More Info
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6 PM

Deep Listening® Group

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We come together to engage in the Deep Listening® practices of Pauline Oliveros. Led by Anna Wolfe-Pauly. More Info
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2 PM

Clare Longendyke: From San Francisco With Love

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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Founders' Series
Join award-winning concert pianist Clare Longendyke as she presents a program of solo piano works by composers currently living and working in the Bay Area. More Info
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7 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. More Info
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8 PM

Bard Music West Plays! 1.0: Games and Revolutions

$15 General, $10 Member, $5 Students
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The first show of Bard Music West's new concert series featuring composers Danny Clay and Gabriella Smith. Meet the composers and discover some of their many inspirations, including coral reefs, children's games, and Haydn! More Info
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:30 PM

Friction Quartet Premieres

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Friction Commissioning Initiative brings six new works to life premiering quartets by Sarang Kim and Nick Benavides. Also on the concert will be Geoffrey Gordon's ABACISCUS. More Info
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2 PM

Amaranth Quartet: Bend, Bent, Break

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Amaranth Quartet premieres D. Riley Nicholson's most recent work, Break, alongside a new quartet version of Nicholson's Bend, and selections from Philip Glass's Bent. The evening will include music by the winner of Amaranth's young composer's initiative, Alyssa Weinberg, Ryan Brown, and Sahba Aminikia. More Info
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:30 PM

Grex (CA) and Book of Hours (NYC)

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Oakland's Grex and Brooklyn's Book of Hours share the stage for an evening of art rock, jazz, and improvisation. Grex will convene in an expanded configuration and Book of Hours will be on tour in support of its record release. More Info
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:30 PM

Sakurako Kanemitsu, solo piano

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Sacramento - based pianist Sakurako Kanemitsu performs a program of 20th century and contemporary works. Works by Henri Dutilleux, Dai Fujikura, Philip Glass, Lei Liang, Arvo Pärt, and Ryan Suleiman. More Info
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7 PM

Guided By Voices

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Guided by Voices is the commissioning project of cellist Elinor Frey who uses two instruments, Baroque cello and five-string cello, that each have a very different sound than the modern cello. The program at the Centre for New Music features solo works by the Japanese-American composer Ken Ueno (“Chimera”) and Swedish-German composer Lisa Streich (“Minerva”) and Canadians Scott Edward Godin (“Guided By Voices”), Linda Catlin Smith (“Ricercar”), Isaiah Ceccarelli (“With concord of sweet sounds”). Each work reveals the cello’s incredible versatility and remarkable colours. More Info
Sun May 5, 2019 3 PM

Inn-fest 2019: Volti, Areon Flutes, Pamela Z, Common Sense

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Inn-fest, the annual, nomadic Innova label showcase, features a smorgasbord of regional acts from its roster of visionary musical artists performing selections from four brand new releases. From daringly a cappella choral music (Volti), to dazzling flute trios (Areon Flutes), audacious string quartets (Friction Quartet performing works by Common Sense Composers' Collective), and breathtaking vocals with electronics (Pamela Z), there will be much sonic tastiness to sample. More Info
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3 PM

Wooden Fish Ensemble with Special Guest: Yuki Endo on Shinobue

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Music for shinobue (Japanese bamboo flute), koto, and piano - Old and New More Info