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Sunday, May 31, 2020 — 5:00 PM

Ensemble in Residence: The Alaya Project (live!)

Meet our C4NM 2020 Ensemble in Residence, The Alaya Project! Through this live, virtual event you can get to know the core members of The Alaya Project and their key collaborators. The event will be bookended with a live-streamed hybrid kit (solo percussion) by Rohan Krishnamurthy and will also include an artist discussion and Q&A moderated by C4NM Project Manager, Riley Nicholson. [More]

Friday, June 5, 2020 — 7:00 PM

C4NM Encore Concerts: Feedback – In Response

Join us for C4NM Encore Concerts – a chance to relive some of our favorite live performances at 55 Taylor, and a chance to reconnect with our community despite social distancing. Curators and artists will join in on the conversation in real-time to answer questions and discuss musical topics. At this concert, composer Brett Austin Eastman and flutist Jessie Nucho presented the first in a three-concert series on the theme of Feedback. [More]

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — 7:00 PM

C4NM Encore Concerts: Latitudes – Ashley Bellouin, Ben Bracken, & Gabriel Mindel Saloman

Join us for C4NM Encore Concerts – a chance to relive some of our favorite live performances at 55 Taylor, and a chance to reconnect with our community despite social distancing. Curators and artists will join in on the conversation in real-time to answer questions and discuss musical topics. At this concert, we revisit Ashley Bellouin and Ben Bracken's meditative washes of sound, and the outer limits of electric guitar drone with Gabriel Mindel Saloman. [More]

Thursday, June 18, 2020 — 7:00 PM

C4NM Encore Concerts: Cornelius Boots, Heavy Zen Flute & Bamboo Gospel

Join us for C4NM Encore Concerts – a chance to relive some of our favorite live performances at 55 Taylor, and a chance to reconnect with our community despite social distancing. Curators and artists will join in on the conversation in real-time to answer questions and discuss musical topics. At this concert, Cornelius Boots presented original compositions and improvisations emerging from a lifetime of woodwinding, and 18 years of studying and creating new repertoire for an ancient instrument, the shakuhachi. [More]

Saturday, October 17, 2020 — 7:30 PM

New Music with the Friction String Quartet Part 2

Nine Bay Area composers join forces to present new string quartets in a cycle of two concerts. A showcase of the Bay Area composition scene performed by the acclaimed Friction String Quartet and guest artists. [More]

Saturday, November 7, 2020 — 8:00 PM

Janis Mercer, Daniel Lewin, and Friends

Janis Mercer, piano, Daniel Lewin, violin, and Friends commemorate the 75th anniversary of Anton Webern's death. [More]