Earshot: Matt Mitchell + Dawn Clement

Matt Mitchell is a pianist and composer interested in the intersections of various strains of acoustic, electric, composed, and improvised new music. He currently composes for and leads several ensembles featuring many of the current foremost musicians and improvisers. For this solo concert he performs the music of saxophonist/composer Tim Berne. Opening: Resident Artist, pianist Dawn Clement in a … Read More


Earshot: Robin Holcomb + Mikołaj Trzaska

Celebrated pianist, vocalist, songwriter, composer, and librettist Robin Holcomb joins with two of British Columbia’s finest: trumpet player JP Carter and drummer Dylan van der Schyff. Opening: saxophonist Mikołaj Trzaska from Gdansk, Poland, where he has distinguished himself in performances and film-score composition. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival, with support from Polestar and the Polish Film Festival.

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Vocalise: Out of the Drawer

Please join Vocalise Women’s Ensemble for our inaugural performance – Out of the Drawer – featuring new contemporary classical music by living composers for women’s voices.

Vocalise Women’s Ensemble formed in March of 2017 with the mission of encouraging and supporting living composers who are writing specifically for women’s voices. For our inaugural performance, we present pieces by local composers … Read More

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Todd Barton + Jason E Anderson

Todd Barton is a composer, sound designer, multimedia performer, and analog synthesist specializing in Buchla, Serge and Hordijk modular systems. After four decades of exploration Barton is still delving deeply into the ever-expanding frontiers of musical expression: from his DNA derived Genome Music to his innovative scores for plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; from performances of Zen shakuhachi … Read More


Earshot: Jovino Santos Neto & Martin Kuuskmann

Seattle-based pianist and three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto blends energetic grooves, deep harmonies, and lyrical Brazilian melodies. He teams with Grammy-nominated, Estonian-born Martin Kuuskmann, an “amazing bassoonist” (NY Times) who pushes the instrument’s possibilities. Presented by Nonsequitur and Earshot Jazz Festival.

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Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Clement Reid, Realizations for Horn and Piano
Calvin Senter, Colloquies: Moon, Rain, Sun, Wind, for solo guitar
Nicole Truesdell, Ghost Story, for piano four hands
Mark Wilson, Kyrie eleison from The God Helmet, for guitar, soprano, and flute

The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and … Read More