Seattle Scene: September 25 – October 12, 2019

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.

Eubanks / Kelley / Lamb
Wed. Sep. 25, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Currently based in Berlin, Bryan Eubanks & Cat Lamb present an evening of electroacoustic improvisation and composition. 1st set: Greg Kelley, trumpet & Bryan Eubanks, saxophone electronics. 2nd set: Catherine Lamb – Prisma Interius IV (2017) for viola, voices, secondary rainbow synthesizer, and trumpet, performed by Catherine Lamb, viola & voice; Bryan Eubanks, electronics & voice; Greg Kelley, trumpet; Laura Steenberge, viola & viola d’gamba.

Different Drummer
Fri. Sep. 27, 8 PM; $15, $10 youth & seniors

Different Drummer has a whole new show! Comprised of three string players from the region’s premier chamber orchestra, the Northwest Sinfonietta, these “classical musicians” definitely know how to step out of their orchestral habitat. Prepare to be entertained, amused and exhilarated by this unique collaboration! The group includes Brandon Vance (violin), Gretchen Yanover (cello), Anna Doak (bass), and Don Dieterich (percussion).

Steve Peters: Canções Profundas
Thu. Sep. 26, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

An evening-length work by Seattle composer Steve Peters. Inspired by research into his family history in the Azores, a chain of nine volcanic islands in the mid-Atlantic, this evocative sonic poem explores themes of migration, diaspora, memory, identity and emotional/cultural ties to place. With Greg Campbell (percussion), Jesse Canterbury (clarinets), Lesli Dalaba (trumpet), Amy Denio (sax, clarinet, voice), and Christian Pincock (trombone).

The Sound Ensemble: Reflections
Sat. Sep. 28, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

The Sound Ensemble presents Reflections, a musical meditation on who we are as individuals and as a community, what our impact on the world has been and where we can go from here. Join us for this wonderful evening of music, community and refreshments. You won’t want to miss this incredible performance by rising star violinist Marley Erickson! Music by Christopher Dietz, Jerry Mader, Jennifer Butler, Sang Mi Ahn, Bohuslav Martinu.

Thu. 10/10 – Nothing says dark and angular quite like piano trio Don’t Move, with their original works and clever covers raining down as an aural cleansing

Fri. 10/11 – Amy Denio reprises her suite for 21-piece chamber orchestra, Truth Is Up for Grabs, with video projections by James Drage

Sat. 10/12 – Amy Denio reprises her suite for 21-piece chamber orchestra, Truth Is Up for Grabs, with video projections by James Drage