Jonah Parzen-Johnson + Icasiano/Goldston

Jonah Parzen-Johnson (Brooklyn, NY) writes music for solo saxophone and analog synthesizer. Imagine the raw energy of an Appalachian Folk choir, tempered by a lo-fi, minimal aesthetic. His carefully assembled analog synthesizer breathes with his saxophone, building independent melodic layers to support his sound, or soaring above his extended technique-driven baritone saxophone playing. All performed live, without any looping … Read More


Marguerite Brown

Seattle composer Marguerite Brown presents new works for guitars (chamber / solo / extended / collaborative) with the goal of crossing disciplinary lines and sparking new connections between the new music, dance, student, and professional communities. Joining her in presenting these sounds and sights are guitarists Michael Nicolella and Satchel Henneman, choreographer Allison Burke, and dancers Sierra Hendrix, Khadijah … Read More

Marguerite Brown Wayward

Lubomyr Melnyk


Lubomyr Melnyk (Ukraine) – Live Continuous Piano Music
Boris Indrikov Gallery (Russia) – Seattle Premiere
Kabriele Rosas (Mexico/US) – Globepainting Collection
Kaoru Okumura (Japan/US) – Butoh Movements
Roxanna Walitzki – Electro-Experimental AV Mezzo-Soprano
Garek Jon Druss – Watercolor, Sonic Textures
I Want You Art and Design – Videoscapes
Sarah Fletcher (SF) – Operatic … Read More

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Living Music

The American classical music scene is so flush with young and exciting new composers that it is often a daunting task to know where to begin your listening: this evening of Living Music will present a sample from many of today’s brightest and best! Returning to the stage will be Seattle-based soprano Shelly Traverse, flutist Douglas DeVries, pianist Yvonne … Read More

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Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Clement Reid
Jay Hamilton
Jeremiah Lawson, Guitar Sonata in D minor
Jessi Harvey
Keith Eisenbrey, Ghosting Doubles (second sighting)

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 … Read More


Chris Brown: Six Primes

Six Primes (2014), for piano in 13-limit just intonation is a suite of six pieces that use the six prime numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13 to govern both the tuning and rhythmic structure of the music, including the harmony and rhythmic subdivisions. The piano is re-tuned in a just intonation in which the notes are … Read More