Seattle Composers’ Salon

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. Tonight’s featured Seattle composers: Ann Cummings, Jeremiah Lawson, Jeremy Shaskus & … Read More


“Art is the sacred torch that must shed its merciful light into all life’s terrible depths.” – Thomas Mann

TORCH is Eric Likkel, clarinets; Brian Chin, trumpets; Brady Millard-Kish, bass; Ben Tomas, vibes and percussion. Poised between progressive jazz, post-rock, and contemporary classical music, the quartet’s original compositions are a playful juxtaposition amidst our heady intellects and our groove-craving souls. … Read More


COPPICE | Ruhlmann + Clément | John Teske

An Evening of exploring the subtleties of sound

Coppice is a Chicago-based duo of bellows and electronics, performing Compound Form for prepared pump organ, tape processes, transmitters, and acoustic filters.

Mathieu Ruhlmann + Joda Clément (Vancouver, Canada) utilize analog and acoustic instruments, microphones, and found objects to investigate hidden properties of sound.

John Teske is a Seattle-based composer, improviser, and double … Read More


ZE BIB!, Greg Kelley, Wally Shoup Sax Trio + 1

ZE BIB! is a collaborative effort between cellist/electronic musician Shanna Sordahl and percussionist Robert Lopez. Debuted in the warm Oakland summer of 2013, ZE BIB!’s music grapples with the spastic intensity arising from explorations into sound worlds developed both collectively and independently. As active musicians for a variety of projects in the Bay Area, Lopez and Sordahl’s extreme musical … Read More


Zero-G presents The DeJoie Project

Seattle native/woodwind virtuoso James DeJoie celebrates 25 years of writing, playing, and living music in Seaburg by presenting a number of his wide-ranging ensembles and projects: DeJoie 3, Dr.Jd., Quintet DeJoie, and a collaboration with master songsmith Eric Apoe.

DeJoie 3: Chamber music for flute, viola, and clarinet drawing inspiration from the writings of Morton Feldman, Steve Reich, and Tom … Read More


Great Bliss + Bad Luck

Jason McGill’s Great Bliss pieces are solo guided sound meditations for intonation-deficient Fender guitars, concentration, intermittently crackly speakers, letting go, field recordings (the most important art of all centuries), percussion things, a trick saxophone, feeling the rhythm upside down the third time around, a microphone, chance mystery, and sometimes something else. McGill has been working within this clustered milieu … Read More