In compliance with San Francisco’s order to shelter in place, the Center for New Music is closed beginning March 16. All events through the end of May are canceled. From our blog: Resources for Artists During the COVID-19 Outbreak
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Gathering by Linda Bouchard

Conceived by Linda Bouchard, Gathering is a multimedia performance for two improvisers who create a projected visual live score in real time on one screen. Their improvisation is accompanied by short movies and live video on a second screen and fixed sound files of processed temple bowls. Gathering was premiered on February 25, 2020 in […]

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Center for New Music Emergency Fund

After assessing the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on our creative community, Center for New Music (C4NM) is compelled to launch an emergency fund to support musicians in need. Inspired by the challenges we collectively face, an anonymous donor has enabled C4NM to offer 40 awards of $250 to assist musical artists.  This fund […]

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Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Contemporary Musicians

Even under normal circumstances, by nature of producing non-commercial art, contemporary and experimental musicians often lack the same type of financial resources that other commercial artists have. This financial fragility is laid bare in times of crisis, and unfortunately, musicians are deeply struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the financial hit, musicians who […]

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Resources for Artists During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak and the necessary social gathering cancelations disproportionally affect wage workers, freelance artists, and arts organizations. In light of these difficult times, Center for New Music is working hard to be an advocate for our community. We are working towards building a coalition of organizations and artists that can help equitably direct emergency […]

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