Jul
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Amaranth Quartet @ Presidio Sessions

The Officers’ Club puts the “life” back into live music with free evening performances that invite you to move and mingle. Performances range from jazz to classical music from around the world, and are curated by San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music in partnership with the Presidio Trust. In the intimate atmosphere of a house concert, listeners can savor, lounge and learn as they wish. Guests move comfortably between Arguello, the destination restaurant and bar, and the performances in Moraga Hall, with opportunities to converse with performers and each other.

http://www.sffcm.org/concerts/presidio-sessions/amaranth-quartet/

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Jun
24
4:00pm 4:00pm

New Music Marathon | mise-en music festival 2017

ensemble mise-en / Chartreuse Ensemble

PROGRAM - NEW MUSIC MARATHON
Works by Brendon Randall-Myers, Ali Puskulcu, Anahita Abbasi, Claude Panariello, Ed Martin, Ivan Vukosavljevis, Timothy Page, Martin Gendelman, Erin Rogers, Thomas Yee, Rachel Beja, Christopher Biggs, Per Bloland, Yu-Hsin Chang, Jane O'Leary, Shahriyar Farshid, Jeff Weston, Nick Omiccioli, Anna Pidgorna, Thomas Wally, Zach Thomas, Lonnie Hevia and Linda Buckley

https://www.facebook.com/events/1337395009701774/

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Jun
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

String Music | mise-en music festival 2017

Ensemble mise-en returns for its annual musical festival. The program comprises works selected from over 1,100 submissions by composers from Scandinavia, the United States, and other European countries, including Jan Martin Smørdal, Charles Mason, Joel Rust, Kristina Warren, Corey Cunningham, and more. Chartreuse Ensemble will join ensemble mise-en for the festival.

https://www.facebook.com/events/270493546748858/

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May
13
8:00pm 8:00pm

!BAMM!

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Ursula Kwong-Brown
[new work]
Matthew Paul Finnigan Commissioning Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Aaron Gervais
Shit Around the World
A/B Duo

Alyssa Weinberg
Parallels
Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Frank La Rocca, Ryan Rey, Allen Shearer, Nicholas Vasallo
[new work jointly composed by Composers, Inc.’s Artistic Directors]
Elevate Ensemble

Gabriela Lena Frank
Leyendas
Amaranth String Quartet

TBD Winner, !BAMM! Student Composers Competition winner
[new work]
Performers TBA

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Apr
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

Helen Newby Tape Release feat. Gossimer, Tuckamore, matte_screen

Ephemeral Stream celebrates the release date of Helen Newby's solo debut tape DIALOGUE with a cozy star-studded spiritually-enhanced living room experience @ MONTY

Doors 8, music promptly at 8:30
No bullies, tapes abound, free topo chico
Free admission with donations encouraged
Handmade ceramics for sale, all proceeds benefit No More Deaths / No Mas Muertes
 

https://www.facebook.com/events/278654375923260/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%2277%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&pnref=story

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Mar
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

Greek Chamber Music Project

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Program:

Mikis Theodorakis - Sextet for Piano, Flute, String Quartet
Thanos Ermilios - Greek Songs
John Psathas - Island Songs
Petros Sakelliou - Ironic Dance Suite (US premiere)

Collaborators include: 
Ellie Falaris Ganelin, flute
Elektra Schmidt, piano
Schuyler Karr, bass

Free admission

Presented by: San Francisco State University Modern Greek Studies Department

https://lca.sfsu.edu/events/2017-03-10-030000/815623

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Mar
5
1:30pm 1:30pm

Hot Air Music Festival

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Now in its EIGHTH year, the Hot Air Music Festival is a student-organized new music marathon that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written in the past 50 years.

Program:

Sahba Aminikia - The Wind Will Blow Us Away
Haley Shaw - Visceral Studies
Jodie Rottle - Signature

Free admission

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Mar
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

San Carlos Eclectic Music Festival

In partnership with the Friends of the San Carlos Library, San Carlos Library is hosting the third annual San Carlos Eclectic Music Festival--a series of five diverse contemporary classical and folk music performances.

Featuring works by Sahba Aminikia & Bela Bartok; world premieres by Haley Shaw and Jodie Rottle


Free admission

https://www.sfcv.org/event/san-carlos-library/amaranth-quartet-san-carlos-eclectic-music-festival

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Feb
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

David Conte: Faculty Recital

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David Conte
Requiem Songs for soprano, solo violin, harp, and string orchestra (world premiere)

Kate's Aria (from East of Eden)

Three Love Songs for tenor, cello, and piano

"Everyone Sang" for bass and piano (world premiere, version for bass)

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

 

Free admission

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Feb
4
9:00pm 9:00pm

Live at Tiny Telephone: Newby / Weathers / IMA / McCowen

Tiny Telephone Recording and Ephemeral Stream present the first installment of Live at Tiny Telephone!

There will be: strings! weird looking scores! a huge clarinet! long sounds! short sounds! friends! and YOU! and beer if you bring it! 

Saturday February 4th 2017
doors 8:30pm, music promptly at 9
Free and BYOB

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HELEN NEWBY
plays compositions for solo cello and other
helennewby.com

ANDREW WEATHERS & IMA
play memory scores by Adam Hirsch
andrewweathers.com
ammaateria.com/#ima-section
adamjhirsch.com

JOHN McCowen
plays new works for solo clarinet(s)
johnmccowen.bandcamp.com

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Tiny Telephone was opened in September of 1997 to provide affordable hi-fi recording to San Francisco’s independent music community. We have three wonderful studios to work in. Our new Oakland studio opened January of 2016, and incldues 23' ceilings, a rebuilt Neve double 8068 console, and two Studer 820 2'' tape machines. Contact John Vanderslice at jv@tinytelephone.com for more information including booking, studio tours, etc. tinytelephone.com

Ephemeral Stream Recordings is a not-for-profit record label based near a secret creek in Oakland CA. We release limited editions of adventurous music in both magnetic and alternative digital formats. facebook.com/ephemeralstream

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Feb
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

Kronos Festival 2017: Here and Now

This year’s festival will highlight the ingenious and arresting work of Iranian-American composer and San Francisco resident Sahba Aminikia, who will serve as the festival’s artist-in-residence. Amaranth QuartetDelphi Trio, and Mobius Trio, three of the Bay Area’s most impressive young ensembles to come out of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, will survey four of his emotionally poignant and musically rich works. This intimate concert will feature diverse works for solo piano, piano trio, string quartet, and guitar, and concludes with an informal conversation with Aminikia.

General Admission / Joe Henderson Lab

Tickets: $20 // Buy tickets >

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Jan
30
8:00pm 8:00pm

The MAW :::: Ambient Music for Space Station

✷ SHOW ✷

Minimal/New/Experimental Music
Installation/Gallery Politesse
Unofficial Star Wars Expanded Universe Memorial Shrine
$5 Door, Wine Throughout

w/ Marek (concept, production, instrument design)
feat.
Murat Çolak (concept, synthesizers)
Carrie Frey (homemade instruments)
Jenn Grossman (sound design)
Myra Hinrichs (homemade instruments)
Erika McLepke (graphic design)
Helen Newby (homemade instruments)
Caufield Schnug (live video)
Christian Smith (instruments & electronics)
Dan Tramte (live video)
Felix del Tredici (instruments & electronics)


✷ THE MAW ✷

7:30 - doors
8 - MAW2017 (deep space, outpost dub, metroid prime)
8:50 - DROCH [JENN GROSSMAN VSN] (witchy goth, electromagnets)
++ afterparty w/ DJ Stephen Bisher (detroit, deep house, Rihanna)

w/ excellence:
Andrew Harlan, Kat Lamp, Fiz Poliks, Carlee Joyce Ryan, Hallie Smith

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Jan
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

SFCMP

Richard Festinger, "Careless Love" (2016) 
Michael Pisaro, "ricefall" (2010) 
Kate Soper, "Door" (2007) 
György Ligeti, "Chamber Concerto" (1969)

This concert brings a modern classic in Ligeti’s Chamber Concerto as well as a world premiere work for ensemble and voice from San Francisco mainstay Richard Festinger featuring Baritone Daniel Cilli. These are balanced by Michael Pisaro’s percussive-pure "ricefall" and Kate Soper’s voice-and-ensemble "Door" in a widely varied program suggesting any number of surprising mirrorings, contrasts, and conversations among these pieces and composers. 

Tickets available at http://bit.ly/2gWpQEN

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Dec
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

PEACE, A FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT

250 girls of the iSing Girlchoir come together for the annual holiday concert at the beautiful Mission Santa Clara. Join us for this festive and joyful evening of music, featuring traditional carols and holiday favorites. Featured choirs: Melodics, Harmonics, Prephonics, Polyphonics & HD. Melodics is featured in the 2PM performance only.

Now offering two performances!

Saturday, December 17, 2PM and 4:30PM

Mission Santa Clara

Tickets: $25–$50

http://isingsv.com/calendar/2016/8/16/peace-a-family-holiday-concert

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Dec
11
8:00pm 8:00pm

Project Connect: A Benefit Concert for Project Homeless Connect

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Project Connect is a benefit concert for Project Homeless Connect that will be held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The concert is free admission with donations accepted on this eventbrite page and at the door. All proceeds go towards Project Homeless Connect. 

Members of the SFCM community have come together to create 8 pieces following the semester long theme of music, politics and social justice at SFCM, 7 of which are world premieres! Join us in person or by watching the live stream as we explore the intersection between music and the political issues that we face today.

Whether or not you can attend the concert in person, please learn more about Project Homeless Connect, located at 25 Van Ness, at https://www.projecthomelessconnect.org and donate if you can!

Curated by Anna Heflin

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Dec
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Adoration & Celebration: Bach and More

PEV offers its trademark blend of traditional and contemporary of music for the holiday season, together with Amaranth String Quartet. At the center of the program are several Baroque gems: The third cantata from J.S. Bach’s glorious Christmas Oratorio, select Christmas interpolations from Bach’s Magnificat, and Heinrich Schutz’s rarely heard storytelling masterpiece, “The Story of the Birth of Jesus Christ.” The Gloria by Sonoma county composer John Maas brings the musical celebration home to the Bay Area, along with other contemporary and traditional works.

http://pacificedgevoices.org/concerts/?event_id4=22

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Dec
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

One Found Sound 4:2

One Found Sound is a conductorless, collaborative chamber orchestra on a mission to break down the barriers of the classical music stigma; to bring it back to its glory days of boisterous audiences and the thrill of discovering something new with each note.

George Enescu | Dectet for Winds, Op. 14

Aaron Copland | Quiet City

   Jesse Barrett, english horn and Brad Hogarth, trumpet

Zoltan Kodaly | Dances of Galanta

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-found-sound-42-tickets-26549651723

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