Inverted Space Ensemble: The Cimbalom & Beyond

Inverted Space Ensemble presents works that feature the Cimbalom and Beyond. The concert will feature works by György Kurtág for the cimbalom, including Scenes From A Novel. The concert will also include Lou Harrisons’s Music for Violin and Various Instruments, European, Asian, and African. Finally, the concert will explore James Tenney’s Quintext, a work that pays homage to many … Read More

May2018

Daniel Webbon

University of Washington DMA candidate Daniel Webbon presents an evening of recent compositions and collaborations. His work ranges from traditionally notated modern classical composition to freely improvised experimental music and draws on ideas from contemporary literature and continental philosophy.

The concert will feature works for piano and voice, solo flute, and string quartet, as well as a collaboration between drummer … Read More

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Heath/Asplund Duo: An Evening of Modern/Postmodern Art Song

Melissa Heath and Christian Asplund will perform an eclectic mix of American, European, and Canadian works for soprano with piano and viola by Cage, Ligeti, Ives, Messiaen, Webern, Lutosawski, as well as a new work by Asplund and a song by Seattle’s Jarrad Powell.

The Heath-Asplund duo has performed a fair amount of the standard lieder and operatic repertoire as … Read More

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Kestrel + LA LUNGS + Blessed Blood + Galbraith/Pollack

Kestrel is the musical duo of trumpet player Greg Kelley and guitarist Bill Horist. Both artists push the tonal and sonic possibilities of their instruments with extended techniques and improvisation. They will be joined by local butoh dancer Vanessa Skantze.

Olympia’s long-running experimental guitar and synthesizer duo, LA LUNGS, combine ethereal tones and airy textures enough to refresh anyone’s senses. … Read More

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Arun Chandra + Scott Goodwin

Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents the Arun Chandra and Scott Goodwin for its second installment of its 2018 program at the Chapel Performance Space, in association with the Wayward Music Series.

The work of Arun Chandra is not often presented outside of academic circles, but offers an extremely unique perspective on composition and computer music, having studied under Herbert Brün and … Read More

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Ramen Trio

Ramen Trio plays composed and improvised music that’s informed by jazz though not bound by it. The three musicians, James DeJoie (clarinet, bass clarinet), Doug Lilla (bass guitar), Jay Weaver (drums) constantly search for “spines” in the music whether it’s written or improvised and revel in making music live and breathe. Listening to each other is a crucial element … Read More

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