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05/19/2018 - 07/02/2018

Saturday, May 19
Sat 5/19 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Michael Bang: “In T” and Other Keyboard Pieces

Michael Bang presents "In T" and other pieces for various keyboard ensembles.  More...
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Sat 5/19 6:30 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell Street San Francisco CA 94110]
ODC Theater Presents AN IMPROVISATION - as part of their WALKING DISTANCE DANCE FESTIVAL (may 15 - 20) - featuring Phillip Greenlief (woodwinds), Shoko Hikage (koto), Claudia LaRocco (voice, text), Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener (dance) - two evenings (may 19th and 20th) - show starts at 6:30 pm Tickets on sale here: http://odc.dance/AnImprovisation  More...
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Sat 5/19 9:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Kevin Drumm / Cameron Shafii  More...
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Sunday, May 20
Sun 5/20 6:30 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell Street San Francisco]
ODC Theater Presents AN IMPROVISATION - as part of their WALKING DISTANCE DANCE FESTIVAL (may 15 - 20) - featuring Phillip Greenlief (woodwinds), Shoko Hikage (koto), Claudia LaRocco (voice, text), Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener (dance) - two evenings (may 19th and 20th) - show starts at 6:30 pm

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Sun 5/20 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm The Deconstruction Of What You Know
Josh Allen - tenor saxophone, Henry Kaiser - guitar, Willie Winant - drums, Aaron Levin- drums
8:30 pm Skullkrusher
Philip Everett - analogue electronics and devices  More...
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Sun 5/20 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical workshop in free improvisation)

The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Over by 10pm. It's free. If you want to contribute, bring snacks and drinks.  More...
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Friday, May 25
Fri 5/25 7:30 PM First Unitarian Universalist Chapel [1157 Franklin St San Francisco CA]
guitarists Giacomo Fiore and Paul Kogut (NY) will present an evening of improvised ruminations in solo and duo settings.  More...
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Saturday, May 26
Sat 5/26 3:00 PM San Francisco Public Library - Richmond Branch [351 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118]
Contemporary Koto with Shoko Hikage. Please join us for an intimate performance that promises to blissfully blur the boundaries of Eastern traditional music and Western contemporary classical. Koto virtuoso Shoko Hikage, a core member of the acclaimed Wooden Fish Ensemble, will play four compositions by innovative composer and Wooden Fish colleague Hyo-shin Na, who will provide an introduction and context for each piece. Following the performance there will be a Q&A session.  More...
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Sat 5/26 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [corner of adeline and 24th streets in west oakland. Exact address only given to those who register]
Shira Kammen - violin and Robin Petrie - dulcimer, and a 4 course menu featuring Masumoto Farm Peaches

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Sat 5/26 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Karen Bentley Pollick returns to CCRMA to present multimedia audio/visual pieces by current faculty, staff, and students. The concert will include works by Professor Jonathan Berger, Constantin Basica, and Christopher Jette.  More...
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Tuesday, May 29
Tue 5/29 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Cities

Berkeley Symphony musicians and friends perform six small-ensemble pieces written by living composers from San Francisco, Hamburg, and Shanghai.  More...
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Thursday, May 31
Thu 5/31 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Helen Newby presents some of her recent works for cello and electronics. Helen continually seeks ways to expand the technical and expressive boundaries of her instrument through close collaboration with other innovative performers, composers and artists. Her passion for collaboration and experimentation has led her to work with a number of both emerging and established composers, including Steve Reich, Chaya Czernowin, Marcos Balter, Sabrina Schroeder, Ashley Fure, and Marek Poliks, among others. Her premiere solo album, Dialogue, featuring commissions by David Bird, Danny Clay, Adam Hirsch, Kurt Isaacson and Haley Shaw, was released in early 2017 on Ephemeral Stream Recordings. She has performed with and alongside ensembles such as the JACK Quartet, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Eco Ensemble, Real Vocal String Quartet, One Found Sound, and the Barnes Ensemble, among others. She is a founding member of Amaranth Quartet and Chartreuse. Recent and upcoming collaborations with pop, electronic and indie artists include Magik*Magik Orchestra, Diana Gameros, Kendra McKinley, and Aish, among others.  More...
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Friday, June 1
Fri 6/01 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [exact address given to those who register. This 12+ year long dinner/concert series has been talking place in a loft in West Oakland.]
Alicia Svigals, solo violin and a 4 course menu of Jewish food featuring Masumoto farm peaches!

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Fri 6/01 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids: Friday 6/1 and Saturday 6/2  More...
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Saturday, June 2
Sat 6/02 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids: Friday 6/1 and Saturday 6/2  More...
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Sunday, June 3
Sun 6/03 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm mumumumumumu
Kim Nucci - saxophone, electronics/Seiyoung Jang - electronics, piano, flute/Alex Cohen - guitar, electronics
8:30pm Noertker’s Moxie
Annelise Zamula – alto sax, flute/Josh Marshall – tenor sax/Bill Noertker – contrabass/Daniel Pearce – drums  More...
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Tuesday, June 12
Tue 6/12 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
- Jon Arkin & Kasey Knudsen
- Apartment D
+TBA  More...
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Sunday, June 17
Sun 6/17 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical workshop in free improvisation)

The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Over by 10pm. It's free. If you want to contribute, bring snacks and drinks.  More...
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Sun 6/17 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church San Anselmo [72 Kensington Rd San Anselmo, CA 94960]
ECHO Chamber Orchestra plays music of Dvorak, Piazzolla and the Bay Area's own Kevin Gordon on Sunday, June 17th, in San Anselmo.  More...
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Wednesday, June 27
Wed 6/27 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [exact address to be given to those who register. West Oakland, near adeline and 24th]
Yodo Kurahashi II, one of the worlds greatest shakuhachi players, a 4 course Japanese vegan menu, featuring Masumoto Farm peaches.

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