Heather Bentley & friends: Two Games

Two Games: Violist/improviser Heather Bentley is joined by drummer Dio Jean-Baptiste; with a second set including trumpeter Jim Knodle, vocalist Michele Khazak and harpist Carol Levin for two improvised musical games.

Two Games:

1. Heather/Dio Duo
Q. What’s the difference between a viola and a drum?
A. We are looking into it…

2. Canticle Stew:
Jim Knodle, trumpet, Timelord
Heather Bentley, viola, Philosopher Queen
Michele Khazak, vocals, … Read More


Chamber Music from the Baltics

The Baltic Arts Council Northwest was recently established to support and promote arts and culture from the three Baltic countries in celebrating the 100th anniversary of independence of the three Baltic nations, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The rich musical world of the Baltics has emerged with a global presence that belies the small size of the three countries of … Read More


Keith Eisenbrey: Preludes in Seattle, Part 5

Seattle composer/pianist Keith Eisenbrey will present a parcel of piano pieces with alliterative pretensions, persistently perambulating through the cycles of piano preludes by Seattle composers Ken Benshoof (2003), Lockrem Johnson (1924-1977), and Greg Short (1938-1999). Also on the program will be Kam Morrill’s Puppet Pieces (2013), Benjamin Boretz’s Partita (1955), selections from Benshoof’s Patti’s Parlour Pieces (2000), as well … Read More

Recital 180224

Bonnie Whiting & James Falzone: Second Utterances

Whiting and Falzone present their annual “first Thursday in March” collaboration featuring improvisations between the two of them, newly composed solo works from Whiting with inspiration from the Indianapolis Womxn’s March, and the premiere of Falzone’s Radix Ensemble, a new quartet featuring Paul Kikuchi on percussion, Ha-Yang Kim on cello, and Robin Holcomb on piano. Also on the program … Read More


Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Sarah Bassingthwaighte, H20, for soprano, flute, and guitar
Gavin Borchert, Three songs for baritone and piano,
Brooke Richey, work for solo piano
S. Eric Scribner, work for electronics

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, … Read More


Sound of Late: Book of the Dark

Retrace the patterns of dreams with a night of music inspired by the writings of James Joyce. Amidst a program ranging from Arvo Pärt’s mystical minimalism to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s grittily angular music, Sound of Late unveils the world premiere of Book of the Dark by American composer Alan Shockley. Leave your expectations behind and enter into a unique … Read More

Sound of Late Concert