Each month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded organizations and artists present ten concerts of adventurous and experimental music in the gorgeous Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center (which sits on the traditional homelands of the Duwamish people): contemporary/post-classical composition, free improvisation and the outer limits of jazz, electronic/electroacoustic music, new instruments, phonography, sound art, and other innovative musics. Watch a video clip about us on the Seattle Channel.
Location & Contact
In the Chapel Performance Space on the fourth floor of the Good Shepherd Center.
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle WA, 98103
(SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford. Nearest Metro bus stops: 62, 44, 26)
Gavin Gamboa is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work revolves around improvised and notated composition, algorithmic video art, and short-form cinema. Between 2014 and 2020, Gavin released one album a month on Bandcamp, mixing both contemporary and classical music, all available with a free Creative Commons license.
Collaborations include performances with Erykah Badu and the … Read More
Part art-theatre concert, part site-non-specific live-score, part socio-cultural research project, TAP 4.0: The Nyxology Sessions are experimental open rehearsals, designed as a hybrid experience for me to learn and for you to freely explore one thing: how and what The Antenna Project’s music inspires you to Be and Do.
Founded in 2002, The Antenna Project provides Instrumental Live-scores (improvised, context-specific … Read More
For her first solo recital since 2016, Leanna Keith presents Aeros ex Machina/Air from the Machine, a recital of newly commissioned works for flute and electronics. Pedalboards, tape tracks, live processing, bass flute, standard flute, and a great deal of air. Compositions include world premieres of local composers Kaley Lane Eaton’s GEO –, Heather Bentley’s Become Dragon, and Philadelphia-based … Read More
Please join French hornist/composer Tom Varner for a celebration of the new CD and Bandcamp release of his Sound Vespers project. For several years now, Tom has assembled a wonderful assortment of Seattle’s best improvisers on both “acoustic instruments” and electronics/field recordings. The 2019 pre-covid Jack Straw recording, with mixing and (some) electronic processing by Steve Barsotti, is now finished! … Read More
Big drums, choreography, synthesizers, and an abacus shaker… Arugakki is groundbreaking taiko. The inventive duo from Los Angeles Arts District debuts new music alongside local artists, Alyza del-Pan Monley (dance), Heather Bentley (viola), and Leanna Keith (flute).
Nguyen’s dance and Bergstrom’s taiko collided at a choreography residency in 2019, exchanging fresh perspectives on movement and rhythm. The inspiration fueled a … Read More
Please join us for a celebration of the Autumnal Equinox featuring atmospheric and experimental guitar treatments, analog synthesis, electro-acoustics and psychedelic visuals.
Performers include Josh Medina of Some Surprises (presenting his solo guitar loop-based treatments), Meridian Arc (providing analog synthscapes reminiscent of Tangerine Dream), Sacred Signs (enveloping, warped, electro-goth-folk drones), I can’t trace time (treated guitar loops for deep listening), Mason Jones … Read More
Born and raised in Seattle, Tom Swafford left home in 1991 and lived in Seattle again from 2002-2007. During that time, Tom formed many connections in Seattle’s vibrant creative music and arts community. He began working with Butoh artist Vanessa Skantze in the group Death Posture. In their duo work over the years, they developed a unique and powerful … Read More