2016-2017 Season

All Keys

Sunday, November 20, 4 pm
Piedmont Piano Company
1728 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland

Frank La Rocca
Omri Shimron and Jeffrey Sykes, pianos

Frederick Rzewski
Mayn Yingele
Lino Rivera, piano

Allen Shearer
Stories Wind Told to Grass
Christine Abraham, mezzo soprano
Tod Brody, flute
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Jeffrey Sykes, piano

Chiayu Hsu
Urban Sketches
Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Diane Maltester, clarinet
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Emily Tian, electronics

Ryan Rey
[new work]*
Emily Tian , piano

David Evan Jones
Diane Maltester, clarinet
Jeffrey Sykes, piano

* = World Premiere

Hit After Hit

with Jack van Geem and Friends

Saturday March 11, 8pm
Green Room at SF War Memorial
401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102

Mark Nowakowski

Robert Greenberg
It Don’t Mean a Thing

Christopher Rouse
Ku-Ka Ilimoku

David MacBride
With Emily Tian, piano

Nick Vasallo
The Aftermath
TBA, bass trombone
Mario Alberto Silva, trumpet
Emily Tian, piano

Steven Snowden
A Man With a Gun Lives Here

Jack Van Geem, percussion, with the San Francisco Conservatory Percussion Ensemble


Saturday, May 13, 8:00pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

Ursula Kwong-Brown
[new work]
Matthew Paul Finnigan Commissioning Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Aaron Gervais
Shit Around the World
A/B Duo

Alyssa Weinberg
Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Frank La Rocca, Ryan Rey, Allen Shearer, Nick Vasallo
[variations on Machaut’s “puis qu’en oubli” composed by Composers, Inc.’s Artistic Directors]
Elevate Ensemble

Gabriela Lena Frank
Amaranth String Quartet

TBD Winner, !BAMM! Student Composers Competition winner
[new work]
Performers TBA