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


Jakob Pek

Jakob Pek is a multi-instrumentalist improviser/composer currently based in Oakland, CA. His work is a conscious interweaving of multiple, far removed musical traditions with a living expression of contemporary experimentalism. An active innovator, Jakob seeks to recontextualize and redefine musics that our ears know all too well while liberating our traditional musical instruments by presenting them in tandem with … Read More


Concert Imaginaire

CONCERT IMAGINAIRE, the award-winning music ensemble directed by David Hahn, are delighted to announce the only Seattle performance of their national tour! The program, entitled Another Day in Suck City, will include a setting of Emily Dickinson’s Massacre of Suns, a eulogy for an elderly dog, an exploration of God as a virus, and the premiere of JUST A … Read More