Seattle Scene: March 2-11, 2017

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:


Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

James Falzone & Bonnie Whiting
Thu. March 2, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Clarinetist James Falzone and percussionist Bonnie Whiting present a seamless evening of original, composed, and improvised music based on text, spoken word, and translation. Included in the program will be works by Richard Logan-Greene, Susan Parenti, Bonnie Whiting, and James Falzone with guest artists Neil Welch, Beth Fleenor, Greg Sinibaldi, Ivan Arteaga, and Steve Tressler.

Seattle Composers’ Salon
Fri. March 3, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers Ivan Arteaga, Sheila Bristow, Blake Degraw, and S. Eric Scribner. The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers with informal presentations of finished works, previews, and works in progress in a casual setting that allows for experimentation and discussion.

The Sound Ensemble
Sat. March 4, 7 PM; $15, $10 students/seniors

One of The Sound Ensemble’s favorite pursuits is the melding of different artistic mediums. This concert explores the long relationship between music and literature with each piece being inspired by a text from a different authors. Anthony Plog: Animal Ditties VII; Tom Baker: Three Songs; Kevin Clark: Burial of the Dead; Christopher Gainey: No Sleep for the Wicked

THU. 3/9 – Carbon Saxophone Quartet with Rulon Brown, Chris Credit, Kevin Nortness, Nick Toretta

FRI. 3/10 – Austin Larkin, new ensemble music

SAT. 3/11 – Seattle Modern Orchestra – Double Portrait: Robert Erickson/Stuart Dempster