Seattle Scene: February 28 – March 12, 2020

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.

Seattle Composers’ Salon
Fri. Feb. 28, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

An evening of music and discussion hosted by composer Keith Eisenbrey, with Seattle composers Sheila Bristow, Mariza Costa-Cabral, Jeremiah Lawson, and Doug Palmer. The Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers in a casual setting that allows for experimentation and discussion.

Michaud Savage
Sat. Feb. 29, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Seattle composer Michaud Savage’s work includes compositions for chamber ensembles, orchestra, electronics, Max/MSP, and performance art. Snapping the line against a wayward plot is a collection of works for chamber ensemble centering on his experience as a 4th generation Seattle-ite and his unique relationship to the Good Shepherd Center. Presented by Nonsequitur.

Wed. 3/11 – Byron Westbrook presents Surface Variants, a long-form composition that addresses the influence of memory on perception. Opening set by N Chambers.

Thu. 3/12 – 35th Seattle Improvised Music Festival, with featured artist Ben Goldberg + Thomas Campbell, Laurel Evers, Rebekah Ko, Pete Leinonen, Crow Nishimura, Dana Reason, Dick Valentine, Tamara Zenobia