Genre: Performer

Ancient Future

Ancient Future is the first and longest running musical organization dedicated exclusively to the mission of creating world fusion music. The term was coined by bandleader Matthew Montfort in 1978 to describe Ancient Future’s unusual blend of musical traditions from around the world. Billboard calls the group “trendsetters” for their early contributions to the movement, …

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Black Cedar

As a rare ensemble dedicated to music for flute, cello, and guitar, Black Cedar creates, discovers, and re-imagines works for this combination for the widest range of audiences possible.

Circadian String Quartet

Bay Area based Circadian String Quartet was founded in 2013 to promote the classical and contemporary string quartet repertoire, in particular music of cultural and folkloric significance. www.circadianstringquartet.com

Destiny Muhammad Project

“When one contemplates the great musicians of Jazz a list of harpists do not immediately come to mind, but that is destined to change with Sound Sculptress, Destiny Muhammad. Her set was definitely a class act. She started out playing Miles Davis’ “All Blues” and went from there, jazz never sounded so good!” – Johnathon …

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Ensemble for These Times

Bringing new, nearly new, forbidden, and forgotten music to light (formerly Jewish Music & Poetry Project). Ensemble for These Times (E4TT) brings new, nearly new, forbidden, and forgotten music to light. We focus on 20th and 21st century music that is relevant, engaging, original and compelling—that resonates today and will speak to tomorrow—and we strongly …

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Kate Stenberg

Described as “highly virtuosic and deeply communicative…” Kate Stenberg’s violin playing has led to performances worldwide and the release of over two dozen CDs. She is especially devoted to promoting, educating and premiering the work of established and emerging composers, and devotes much of her time to nurturing those collaborations with other musicians and performing …

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Lisa Mezzacappa

Lisa Mezzacappa is a San Francisco Bay Area-based bassist, bandleader, composer, curator and producer. An active collaborator in the Bay Area music community for more than a dozen years, she leads her own groups Bait & Switch, the Interlopers, Nightshade, Eartheaters and the Lisa Mezzacappa Trio, and co-leads the ensembles BODABODA, duo B., Cylinder, the …

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Nomad Session

Nomad Session is San Francisco’s premiere wind and brass octet. Bringing wind instruments to the forefront, Nomad represents members of every woodwind and brass family (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba) and is the first to use this instrumentation as a platform for a professional chamber ensemble rather than a one …

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After Everything

After Everything is a new music project created and directed by Matthew Cmiel. It is a project based performance group that specializes in creating events that are bigger than the music, either thematically, politically, or artistically.

Anna Maria Mendieta

Anna Maria Mendieta enjoys a busy career as a soloist, orchestral musician, recording artist and teacher. She is the principle harpist with the Sacramento Philharmonic and has performed as a soloist and as a member with many symphony orchestras and chamber music groups across the country. She is often a featured soloist with orchestras performing …

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