On Saturday, September 7, 2019@7:30PM, music by African-American composers. Curated by Blair Goins, and featuring Celaya Kirchner on violin, Rhonda Buckley-Bishop on alto saxophone, Blair Goins on tuba, and Carl Banner on piano. Performing William Grant Still’s ‘Suite for Violin and Piano’, the World Premier of Blair Goins’ ‘Trio for alto, tuba, and piano’, George Walker’s ‘Sonata #1 for violin and piano’, and Oliver Nelson’s ‘Sonata for alto sax and piano. @Banner Arts, located at 7502 Flower Avenue, in Takoma Park, MD.
On Wednesday, September 11, 2019@7:30PM@The Black Cat, The Messthetics, Janel Leppin, Mock Identity. The Messthetics, is w/drummer Brendan Canty, bassist Joe Lally, and guitarist Anthony Pirog, plus cellist Janel Leppin, and Mock Identity, w/vocalist Adriana-Lucia Cotes, guitarist Jeff Barsky, bassist Joshua David Hoffman, and percussionist Nate Scheible. The Black Cat is at 1811 14th St. NW Washington, DC, 20009.
On Saturday, September 14, 2019, @4PM, Transparent Production’s begins its 23rd season with Jason Hwang’s CRITICAL RESPONSE, featuring Anders Nilsson on guitar, Michael T.A. Thompson on drums, and Jason Kao Hwang on violin and viola. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street, WDC 20002.
On Sunday, September 15, 2019 @8PM, Transparent Production’s presents Michael Bisio’s BISIO KNUFFKE LONBERG-HOLM, featuring Michael Bisio on bass, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street, WDC 20002.
On Saturday, September 21, 2019, the opening concert of ‘The Piano Trio: A Survey in 8 Concerts’, with the Milo Trio, featuring Celaya Kirchner on violin, Emma Hays Johnson on cello, and Carl Banner on piano, presenting a series of eight concerts devoted to exploring the history and development of the piano trio. This first concert explores the music of Haydn and Mozart. @Banner Arts, located at 7502 Flower Avenue, in Takoma Park, MD.