Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28

Neo-Pastiche: Changes in American Music Festival

A new musical gathering curated by Alec Sturgis and Jack Callahan featuring presentations by living American composers and performers whose work comes from outside academic or popular music contexts.


Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets: Pre-Sale $12 // Festival 4-Day Pass Pre-Sale $45


Thursday – 7pm

Eugene Chadbourne, Anka, Petr Kotik’s “There is Singularly Nothing”

Friday – 7pm

Sarah Louise performs Deep Listening inspired exercises, Deforrest Brown Jr. and Nick James Scavo present “Wrecked New American Music of a Cancelled Species”, Theodore Cale Schafer

Saturday Afternoon – 3pm

Kimathi Moore and Elizabeth Lang, Julius Eastman’s “Macle” performed by S.E.M. Ensemble, Panel discussion with Petr Kotik, Nick James Scavo, Deforrest Brown Jr.

Saturday Night – 7pm

Jeff Witscher, John Cage’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra performed by S.E.M. Ensemble, Jaclyn Miller (aka Voice Training)

Sunday – 2pm-7pm

Morton Feldman “For Philip Guston” performed by S.E.M. Ensemble

Image: The Long Now, Kraftwerk, Berlin Maerzmusik 2018 © Camille Blake, Berliner Festspiele