Otomo Yoshihide: Project Fukushima!

Earshot Jazz & Nonsequitur present a solo performance by guitarist, turntable performer, composer, producer, and co-founder of the Project Fukushima! organization, Otomo Yoshihide.

The events that unfolded in Fukushima in March 2011 still hold important lessons for all of us in the current era of nuclear power and global climate change. The documentary film Project Fukushima! (screening May 2 at … Read More

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Josh Archibald-Seiffer + Ania Stachurska

University of Washington doctoral composers Josh Archibald-Seiffer and Ania Stachurska present an evening of acoustic and electronic works. This event will feature world premieres by both Archibald-Seiffer and Stachurska that explore diverse themes such as political civil war, children’s literature, the structure of language, and the uncanny.

Josh Archibald-Seiffer‘s work explores the expressive potential of structures as both organizational and … Read More

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Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Sheila Bristow
Steve Escoffery
Clement Reid
Jake Svendsen

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 … Read More

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TOUCH Conference

Touch (est. 1982) is one of the last surviving labels from the turbulent new wave period in London, which uniquely fused art, design and music. Hear artists from the label roster present and demonstrate their work to a discerning audience. Audio-visual.

Philip Jeck uses turntables and sampler to create a unique sonic improvisation, both emotionally captivating and technically involving. Audio … Read More

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Inverted Space: Long Piece Fest 2.3

Inverted Space presents a long piece doubleheader from Seattle-based composers Yiğit Kolat and Kevin Baldwin. A single impulse constitutes the core of Yiğit Kolat’s Messenger of Sorrows: the sound of a rocket hitting a Kurdish house, recorded by the survivors during the curfew imposed on the southeastern town of Cizre in September 2015 by the Turkish government. The … Read More

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Jonathan Shames, piano

Grammy winner and Tchaikovsky Competition finalist Jonathan Shames performs a unique program that features three 21st-century works: Berio‘s Sonata, Enfance by Joël-François Durand, and Halki by Yiğit Kolat, as well as Debussy’s Prélude, “La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune” and Étude, “Pour les arpèges composés”.

Jonathan Shames’ pianistic career, launched after a prize-winning performance in the final round … Read More

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