Prepared Guitar Ensemble

In Prepared Guitar Ensemble, an ongoing collaboration spearheaded by Matt Robidoux with Creativity Explored and instrument builder/improviser Sudhu Tewari, Creativity Explored artists design their own idiosyncratic prepared guitars and develop musical vocabularies on them through collective process.   This project began remotely during the pandemic, and the instrument design/fabrication phase is the first step in what aims to become […]

ECHO Chamber Orchestra

ECHO Chamber Orchestra provides an opportunity for musicians to contribute to programming through recommending repertoire, soloing and arranging music.  Unlike the typical top-down orchestral structure, ECHO is collaborative and offers a unique musical experience to players who are seeking more active involvement.   Having built an audience and a reputation over two seasons with professional […]

Jared Redmond, composer/pianist

Jared Redmond is a pianist-composer based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seoul. He writes for new music soloists and ensembles, and develops experimental works and new notation systems for Korean traditional performers. Jared has appeared as a piano soloist throughout North America, Europe, and Korea. His repertoire stretches from music of the 16th […]

Nancy Zhou

Support violinist Nancy Zhou to commission composer, Vivian Fung, to write a piece for solo violin and electronics, as part of an overarching, interdisciplinary effort to explore the intersection of music, folk minority culture, and personal identity. Donate

Sam Reider

Sam Reider is a pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, California. His work brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. He has appeared as a bandleader and soloist at major festivals and venues around the world and his performances and original compositions […]

Kurt Erickson – Here, Bullet

HERE, BULLET is a musical short film, currently in pre-production, by Tony Nominated, award-winning director and actor Will Chase, and Bay Area, prize-winning composer Kurt Erickson. Based on Erickson’s critically acclaimed, award-winning song cycle of the same name, HERE, BULLET is a singular moment frozen in time, a 5-minute surreal snapshot of a man confronting […]

Paul Hanson, Bassoonist

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Paul Hanson’s mission is to take the bassoon and electric bassoon to places it rarely if ever goes-playing electric and acoustic jazz and jazz fusion, rock, funk, world music and contemporary classical music as an improvising bassoonist. donate

John Calloway and the Flute Odyssey

John Calloway is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has performed with many renowned jazz and Latin music artists throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America, among them: Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Max Roach, Omar Sosa and Dizzy Gillespie. Donate

Alisa Rose

Grammy-nominated violinist and composer Alisa Rose is a modern musician who easily navigates between many musical styles. With roots in classical music as well as the rich American musical tradition, she attracts attention for her expressive lyrical voice on the violin. Her stylistic fluidity gives her the ability to create unique and genuine music which […]

The Bow and the Brush

Created by violinist/composer Dan Flanagan, The Bow and the Brush integrates the visual arts with new music.​Dan commissions and composes new works of music inspired by paintings and sculptures in his personal collection. Donate