November 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Mondays November 10, 17, 24 8:30 pm CNMAT The Vijay Iyer Quartet Concert $5 Vijay Iyer, piano; Liberty Ellman, guitar; Jeff Bilmes, bass; Elliot Humberto Kavee, drums.
Nov 11
8:00 pm Miller Theatre, Columbia University, New York City The New York New Music Ensemble Concert Free Premiere of Edmund Campion's "musica" for flute, clarinet, piano, and marimba
Nov 17

8:00 pm

(Preconcert talk 7:15 pm)

Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco The Earplay Ensemble Concert $15, $5 students West Coast premiere of Edmund Campion's "musica" for flute, clarinet, piano, and marimba

October 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Sat Oct 4 and Fri Oct 10 8 pm CNMAT Maestro Shafqat Ali Khan, vocal, son of Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, with accompanying musicians Evening of classical and light classical Indo-Pakistani vocal music. $15

Oct 4: Classical Hindustani Vocal Recital

Oct 10: A Sufi Music Tribute to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan


Oct 16

5 pm CNMAT Pozzi Escot & Robert Cogan
New England Conservatory
Poetics of Mathematics & Spectrographic Images in Music
FREE "It is possible for neither music nor mathematics to assume arbitrary form if it is to be intelligible to the mind. The spectrograph can play the roles both of a telescope and microscope, providing sonic images of a scope and detail previously unknown."
Fri. Oct 31 6:30 - 8:30pm CNMAT Luc Ferrari Reception FREE In conjunction with The Center for Contemporary Music at Mills college. See the CCM calendar for more info on Ferrari events at Mills.


September 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Wed, Sept17 8 pm KIMBALL'S EAST, 5800 Shellmound Street, Emeryville, CA 510.658.2555 JOHN HANDY - MEL MARTIN - EDDIE GALE - ED KELLY -EDDIE MARSHALL - VIJAY IYER - WALTER SAVAGE - JEFF CHAMBERS - E. W. WAINWRIGHT'S AFRICAN ROOTS OF JAZZ - & many others! THE FIRST ANNUAL JOHN COLTRANE MEMORIAL CONCERT $15 Kimball's East & Umoja Artists Collective present
 Sat Sept 20  8:30 pm JUPITER, Shattuck btwn. Center & Allston, Downtown Berkeley THE LIBERTY ELLMAN QUINTET
Liberty Ellman, guitar
Eric Crystal, saxophones
Vijay Iyer, piano
Hillel Familant, bass
Derek Phillips, drums
 concert  free  
Sept 25-30 misc. Thessaloniki, GREECE David Wessel, Matthew Wright, and Richard Andrews International Computer Music Conference - ICMC 97 See ICMC 97 for details CNMAT participants will be presenting a number of papers, posters, demonstrations and concerts during the conference. See our schedule for presentation dates and times.

August 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
2 August 9 pm "Le Garage", 3 Impasse de Mont-Louis, 75011 Paris (Metro Philippe Auguste) Butch Rovan, Zack Settel, Katy O'Looney, David Wessel, Laetitia Sonami VIRTUALITIES: cybernetix de la France et des Etats-Unis. A concert of live electro-acoustic music. 50 francs PAF Featuring saxophone duo + NeXT/ISPW, drums, Thunder controller+real-time additive synthesis, and Lady's glove+live electronics
August 11-22, 1997 All day CNMAT Instructors David Wessel, Adrian Freed, and Matthew Wright, and guest lecturers Edmund Campion, Ronald Smith, and Vijay Iyer CNMAT Summer Workshop 1997 See details An intensive two-week workshop covering prevalent and emerging methods of sound synthesis, tools for organization of timbral resources, real-time control strategies, and sound diffusion. Click here for more details.

June 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Wednesday, June 11 1:00 pm, French time, the interactive cyber channel of Paris radio station Canal+ (under link "BLOCKQUOTE"). Demolition Brothers: Butch Rovan and Zack Settel Live online performance Free A live online performance, broadcast with RealAudio, featuring "two hungry saxophones and the Ircam Signal Processing Workstation". This session is supposed to be saved on the site, so you can download it after the fact.

May 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Saturday, May 3rd 8:00 PM Hertz Hall, U.C. Berkeley The Berkeley New Music Project presents music by Michael Zbyszynski, Tom Swafford, Steven Clark, Eitan Steinberg and Bruce Bennett A concert of new music by graduate composers at UC Berkeley Free Free Reception after the concert. For more information contact Keeril Makan, Director, Berkeley New Music Project (510) 549-1168
Wednesday, May 7 1:15-2:05 CCRMA Ballroom, Stanford University Andre Serre CCRMA colloquium: composition works free Compositions to be presented include Memoire d'Anges, for three voices, brass quintet and electroacoustic dispositif including the NeXT with two ISPW cards; GALA, for violin, clarinet, piano, vibraphone and electroacoustic dispositif; and A Contre-Miroir for female voice, clarinet, saxophone, accordion and percussion.
16 May 8:00 Le Garage, 3 impasse de Mont Louis, Metro Philipope Auguste, Paris, France Butch Rovan, Zack Settel, Atau Tanaka, Tito, Zbnigniew Karkowski Concert 50 f PAF "A veritable feast of alternately-controlled electronic stuff." Featuring ISPW, FSR glove controller, BioMuse, Infra-red drum cage, skelette-gratte.
Friday 30 May 8:00 p.m. Hellman Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music (1201 Ortega Street at 19th Avenue) Lee Alan Nolan Piano Recital Free Featuring "Alborada del Gracioso" & "Gaspard de la Nuit" by Maurice Ravel, "Concerto in the Italian Style" by J.S. Bach, Nocturnes by Chopin and contemporary American composers Robert Helps and Jason Martineau, and "Schematic Nocturne" (world premiere) by Bruce Christian Bennett.

April 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
Friday, April 4 8:00 p.m. Mills College Concert Hall, Oakland CA Composer Fred Frith, in collaboration with Mills students and faculty Concert $10 ($5 students) American premieres of several of Frith's chamber works, including tributes to John Cage and Morton Feldman.
Saturday, April 5 8:00 pm UCSC Music Center Recital Hall Nicole Paiement conducts a 17-member classical orchestra of historic instruments. Fortepiano soloist is Linda Burman-Hall. Concert: "Lady Luck: Music by Dice and Design" $15 (UC Students $5, seniors/other students $12) Program includes a new piano concerto and new symphony in the style of Mozart, as created by a computer program of UCSC Professor David Cope. Also dances composed as musical dice-games by Mozart and Haydn.
Friday, April 18 8 pm CNMAT Works by Professor Edmund Campion, Ron Smith, Greg Pitter, Michael Zbyszynski, and Thomas Swafford Concert. Eye on CNMAT: "The Body, Interactivity, and Improvisation" free Click Here for program info. The duration of the program will be 1.5 hours with a short intermission. Seating is very limited, so reservations are required. Email our administrator or call (510) 643-9990 x300.
Saturday, April 19 11am to 2pm CNMAT CNMAT's Research Staff Demonstrations of New Technologies for Music free Part of Cal's CyberSemester '97 program and Cal Day, the annual campus-wide open house. Click here for more info.
Saturday, April 19 4pm CNMAT Same as 4/18/97 Concert free Same as 4/18/97
Sunday, 4/20 4 pm CNMAT Same as 4/18/97 Concert free Same as 4/18/97

March 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
March 7 4:30 pm 128 Morrison Hall, U.C. Berkeley CNMAT visiting scholar Pierre Korzilius and Leslie Sprout Colloquium: "Public Funding for New Music in France, From the Popular Front to the Mitterand Years" free Reception to follow
Tuesday, March 11 8:00 pm Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center, Stanford University Works by Fernando Lopez-Lezcano, Janet Dunbar, Bill Schottstaedt, Jonathan Harvey, Gerald Eckert, and Jonathan Norton CCRMA Computer Music Concert Free More information
Tuesday, March 25 8 p.m. with a pre-concert talk beginning at 7:15 St.John's Presbyterian Church, Berkeley Earplay performs music by Ronald Bruce Smith, Miguel Chuaqui, Olga Neuwirth, Pablo Ortiz, and Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez Concert $15 ($5 for students with ID) Program information
Thursday, March 27 4:00 - 5:00 PM George Pake Auditorium, Stanford Research Park, Palo Alto Mark Goldstein Xerox PARC Forum: Playing Electronic Instruments: Technique Meets Technology Free Click here for abstract, bio, and directions.

February 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
February 2 4 pm Maybeck Recital Hall, 1537 Euclid Ave., Berkeley Susan Allen, harp & Vinny Golia, woodwinds Duo Improvisations $20 Reservations are required - phone 510-848-3228. Click here for more info.
February 8 8pm James Moore Theater, Oakland Museum Horace Tapscott (piano) & Michael Sessions (saxophones) / Vijay Iyer (piano) & Kevin Mingus (bass) Concert ?? Presented by Koncepts Kultural Gallery
Wednesday February 12 4:30pm Morrison Hall 128 (the Music Building) on the UC Berkeley campusMorrison Hall 128 (the Music Building) on the UC Berkeley campus Georgina Born, author of "Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde", an ethnography of IRCAM Talk: "IRCAM: Legitimation, Mythologies, and Indisciplines in Computer Music." free For more information, please call Robert Fallon at 510-204-9162
Monday, February 24 8pm and 10pm Yoshi's Nitespot, 6030 Claremont Ave, Oakland Vijay Iyer solo piano and with Poisonous Prophets (trio version): Vijay Iyer, piano, Jeff Bilmes, electroacoustic bass, Elliot Humberto Kavee, drums Concert ?? This group's last local gig until july: catch him before he tours the world with Steve Coleman
Thursday, February 27 3 p.m. CNMAT Joshua Fineberg, Composer Composition Presentation free Click here for an abstract of the talk and Fineberg's bio

January 1997

Date Time Location Who What Cost Details
January 31 - February 2 8pm Fri+Sat; 2pm Sunday Buriel Clay Memorial Theater, Center for African & African-American Art and Culture, 762 Fulton St near Laguna and Webster, SF. Midnight Voices featuring Mohammed Bilal, Will Power, Awana N'Zinga, Laila Jenkins, Gaidi NKrumah, Vijay Iyer, Rahsaan Fredericks, Simone White, DJ Pause 2017: CURE/NO CURE, A hip-hop musical about HIV in the African-American community $12.50 Fri+Sat; $7.50 Sunday Written by Mohammed and Will; directed by Denise Groce.