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)
Category Archives: Event
Presented by Vera Project.
Since 2001, widely acclaimed violinist and composer Jessica Moss has been a force of depth in contemporary experimental music. First as a central member of Thee Silver Mt. Zion, until the legendary chamber-punk outfit went on hiatus in 2016, and in the years since as a solo artist, releasing four acclaimed albums on Montreal’s unshakeable Constellation … Read More
Seattle Guitar Circle, an 8-piece acoustic guitar orchestra, brings “Simple Songs” to the Chapel (Ives, Corea, Satie, Coltrane, Brouwer, Monk, Fripp, Sakamoto) with very special guest Julie Slick.
Seattle Guitar Circle was founded in 1993 by Steve Ball, Bill Rieflin and Bill Van Buren. For 30 years, they have been playing eclectic, polyrhythmic prog chamber music arranged for large acoustic … Read More
Doors open at 7:30.
Anto & the Zen Artists (Anto Ferrante, Valerie Holt, Amy Denio, Rachel Nesvig, Nonda Trimis, Ty Alevizos, Brad Dutz) bring to the Chapel Performance Space a tapestry of sounds that create a relaxing and meditative atmosphere.
Anto & the Zen Artists will perform Sogno (dream) the debut album by Anto Ferrante. Sogno is a dharma album that will … Read More
Doug Russell and Kirill Nikolai present solo and collaborative works for large format modular synthesizers and tape.
Doug Russell is a guitarist and improvisor based in Seattle. He studied music at Wesleyan University under Alvin Lucier, Anthony Braxton and Ron Kuivila before forming the Los Angeles-based free noise group Open City with Peter Kolovos and Andrew Maxwell. Open City operated from … Read More
James Falzone presents his Renga Ensemble, a longstanding group with revolving players and instrumentation in different locales, interpreting multi-part vocal music from Lithuania known as Sutartinės.
James Falzone: clarinet, penny whistles, shruti boxHeather Bentley: violaTom Baker: electronics, theremin, guitarNeil Welch: saxophonesOmar Willey: spoken wordRobin Holcomb: pianoJacob Zimmerman: saxophones and clarinetGreg Campbell: drums and horns
The BadMovieTrio is James DeJoie’s newest musical adventure. Furthering the explorations of a “pianoless” group, the BadMovieTrio unapologetically delves into each individual member’s sound within the broader context of the trio itself. Through composition and improvisation, the trio strives to create a unique and uncommon sound. From atonal to heart-breaking melodies and back again, the BadMovieTrio aspires to take an unparalleled music journey.
James DeJoie: WoodwindsChris … Read More
Please join us for this unique program of premieres and new music by local composers from Kitsap and Pierce Counties, featuring contemporary chamber works for voice, ukuleles, piano, guitar, bass, and brass. Electronic multi-media music will also be featured.
Participants include composers Sheila Bristow, Clement Reid, and Carson Farley. Performers Elaina Lewis, Walter Kovshik, Krissy Villaruz, John Wells, and Tommy … Read More
Ramen Trio was formed in 2016 by three veterans of the Seattle music scene with the purpose of writing, improvising and performing music that branches out while at the same time acknowledges the lifeblood of music that came before. The band – James DeJoie (clarinet, bass clarinet), Doug Lilla (5-string bass guitar), Greg Campbell (drums) – combines form and … Read More
Three internationally celebrated performers/composers meet for a night of improvised music in the intimate setting of the Chapel: Canadian clarinetist François Houle, Swiss violist Charlotte Hug, and American pianist Wayne Horvitz.
(Photos: Hug by Kai Bienert, Houle by Michèle Bühler, Horvitz by Tom Chargin)
Celebrated artists come together for an evening of collaborations within dance and music. Seating is limited to ~60 people, so get your tix in advance!
Sound/Movement artist pairings: Jason E Anderson & Corrie Befort, Alina To & Paige Barnes, Chari Glogovac-Smith & Nia-Amina Minor, Leanna Keith & Moonyeka, Hope Wechkin & Beth Graczyk, Tom Baker & Alia Swersky.
Night Music arose … Read More