Seattle Scene: May 12-27, 2017

Lou Harrison

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

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.

Zachary James Watkins
Fri. May 12, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Bay Area composer Zachary James Watkins (half of the duo Black Spirituals) is joined by outstanding Seattle musicians – guitarists Tom Baker & Satchel Henneman, violinists Austin Larkin & Tari Nelson-Zagar, violist Heather Bentley, bassist Darth Nielsen, and trombonist Greg Powers – for an evening of compositions exploring site specificity and just intonation, among other things.

Gamelan Pacifica: Lou Harrison
Sat. May 13, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Gamelan Pacifica honors the centenary of composer Lou Harrison, one of America’s most original musical innovators. This rare chance to experience Harrison’s works for gamelan and percussion will feature guests Pacific Rims Percussion Quartet, and Jennifer Caine Provine (violin), Heather Bentley (viola), Paul Taub (flute), Bonnie Whiting (percussion), Maria Scherer Wilson, cello.
Upcoming Events (always subject to change; check our website for updates)

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SAT. 5/20 – Sound of Late plays music of Missy Mazzoli

THU. 5/25 – University of Washington Alumni composers and friends present two consecutive evenings of electroacoustic music, video and performance

FRI. 5/26 – University of Washington Alumni composers and friends present two consecutive evenings of electroacoustic music, video and performance

SAT. 5/27 – Zero-G Concerts presents Swiss trio Elgar’s first PNW appearance on a bill with simpatico Seattle improvisers Greg Campbell/Bill Horist/Dennis Rea and Greg Kelley

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