Seattle Scene: September 6-15, 2018

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.

Karen Bentley Pollick
Thu. Sep. 6, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

An array of electronic music with violin performed recently at Stanford’s CCRMA, SPECTRUM Female Composers Festival in Brooklyn, and CINETic in Bucharest. David A. Jaffe: Impossible Animals; Constantin Basica: The Making of “The Making of a Violin” ; Nina C. Young: Sun Propeller; Christopher Jette: Simetra; Chris Lortie: Jouska; Milica Paranosic: Al’Airi Lepo Sviri; Melanie Mitrano: Remember Who You Are.

Kelsey ‘Cacaphonie’ Tamayo
Sat. Sep. 8, 7 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Dr. Kelsey ‘Cacophonie’ Tamayo is an ex-classical musician who likes to hit things, strum things, and, in general, make noise. Using their extensive knowledge of percussion to create a mix of classical and singer-songwriter styles, Cacophonie will perform original compositions and will answer questions and speak about their composition process. Presented by Seattle Composers Alliance.

THU. 9/13 – pianist Eric McElroy performs works by Howard Skempton, Ian Venables, Rzewski/Sondheim, Ken Benshoof, John Joubert

FRI. 9/14 – Lost Chocolate Lab + Possibly Possible

SAT. 9/15 – The Sound Ensemble plays Stravinsky’s L’histoire du soldat