Each month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded organizations and artists present ten concerts of adventurous and experimental music in the gorgeous Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center: contemporary/post-classical composition, free improvisation and the outer limits of jazz, electronic/electroacoustic music, new instruments, phonography, sound art, and other innovative musics. Watch a video clip about us on the Seattle Channel.
Location & Contact
In the Chapel Performance Space on the fourth floor of the Good Shepherd Center.
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle WA, 98103
(SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford, Nearest Metro stops: 16, 44, 26)
The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers. At bi-monthly, informal presentations, the Salon features finished works, previews, and works in progress. Composers, performers, and audience members gather in a casual setting that allows for experimentation and discussion. Everyone is welcome! Composers for this month include Paul Gillespie, Jessika … Read More
Innovative NYC-based trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Rhys Tivey marked a bold debut with the release of his album, No Voice No More. The album exposes his quartet’s firm roots in jazz and free improvisation while blending dynamic overtones of memorable melody and cinematic composition. New material incorporates indie-influenced lyrics and vocals. This performance will feature Seattle musicians Gregg Belisle-Chi … Read More
Neil Welch solo saxophone album release and performance: A Response to the Wednesday Morning Shooting at Cafe Racer. May 30th, 2012 in Seattle, WA. John Teske duo opens the show. $15 donation includes cover + a hand made musical score with the album inside. All proceeds donated to caferacerlove.org.
Announcing the annual contrabass clarinet solo courtesy of Paul Hoskin. An eighty-minute adventure sounds the Chapel Performance Space. Hoskin’s solo life began with multiple reed instruments lasting for hours. He “simplified” by 1990 — contrabass clarinet only. Given cassette recording, the initial presentations were of ninety-minute length. As he ages (and switches to CD recording), eighty-minute episodes started in … Read More
One of the world’s premiere musical innovators on her instrument, Baltimore-based Susan Alcorn has taken the pedal steel guitar far beyond its traditional role in country and western swing music. Known among steel guitarists for her virtuosity and authenticity in a traditional context, Alcorn first paid her dues in Texas country & western bands. Soon she began to expand … Read More
Come celebrate an evening of collective musical joy! Boxitania is the brainchild of Seattle vocalist and improviser Elizabeth Lawrence, originally created in collaboration with composer Scott Adams and artist Maris Kundzins. It is a square country with no boundaries populated by the most joyous and spontaneous beings in the universe. It was first revealed as a country at Fremont … Read More