Keith Eisenbrey: Preludes in Seattle, Part 5

Seattle composer/pianist Keith Eisenbrey will present a parcel of piano pieces with alliterative pretensions, persistently perambulating through the cycles of piano preludes by Seattle composers Ken Benshoof (2003), Lockrem Johnson (1924-1977), and Greg Short (1938-1999). Also on the program will be Kam Morrill’s Puppet Pieces (2013), Benjamin Boretz’s Partita (1955), selections from Benshoof’s Patti’s Parlour Pieces (2000), as well … Read More

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Bonnie Whiting & James Falzone: Second Utterances

Whiting and Falzone present their annual “first Thursday in March” collaboration featuring improvisations between the two of them, newly composed solo works from Whiting with inspiration from the Indianapolis Womxn’s March, and the premiere of Falzone’s Radix Ensemble, a new quartet featuring Paul Kikuchi on percussion, Ha-Yang Kim on cello, and Robin Holcomb on piano. Also on the program … Read More

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Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Sarah Bassingthwaighte, H20, for soprano, flute, and guitar
Gavin Borchert, Three songs for baritone and piano,
Brooke Richey, work for solo piano
S. Eric Scribner, work for electronics

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, … Read More

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Sound of Late: Book of the Dark

Retrace the patterns of dreams with a night of music inspired by the writings of James Joyce. Amidst a program ranging from Arvo Pärt’s mystical minimalism to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s grittily angular music, Sound of Late unveils the world premiere of Book of the Dark by American composer Alan Shockley. Leave your expectations behind and enter into a unique … Read More

Sound of Late Concert

Andrew McInnis + Ray Larsen Ensemble

Andrew McInnis will be presenting a series of tone poems for solo guitar, mixing through and spontaneous composition borrowing from 12-tone and Lydian Chromaticism. He is utilizing touch guitar technique which allows for strange otherworldly chord voicing. This music is inspired by recent travels through the high Andes of Peru, as well lucid dreaming, and lunar cycle meditations. A … Read More

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David Stout: The Janus Switch

The Janus Switch v.2 (2016) is a digital performance work merging live cinema and electronic sound in a poetic exploration of generative audio-visual feedback structures. Janus, the two-headed Roman god, was notable for his ability to look in two directions at once. He was known as the god of doorways and passages. The Janus Switch is a techno-poetic realization … Read More

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