sfSoundSeries/sfSoundSalonSeries is a concert series in the san francisco bay area featuring contemporary and experimental music. our programs reach from the latest music of the european avant-garde to the grittiest sounds of the west coast improv-underground, encompassing recent trends in instrumental technique, conceptual art, music theater, and electronic sound.

we also present the sfSoundSalonSeries at the center for new music in san francisco!
upcoming concerts

june 21, 2016 - garden of memory
july 8-10, 2016 - sfSoundFestival
july 9, 2016 - tba
aug 19, 2016 - tba
aug 16, 2016 - tba
sep 20, 2016 - jon raskin & georg grawe
oct 14, 2016 - pascal niggenkemper
oct 15, 2016 - john ingle five o
nov 7, 2016 - fausto bongelli
dec 4, 2016 - michael thieke & biliana voutchkova

:: view previous 2016 concerts here ::




 Tuesday June 21 2016 
chapel of the chimes :: FREE :: 5p-9p



Garden of Memory


sfSound premieres a new work by Adam Fong and other pieces.








 July 8 9 and 10 2016 
sfSoundFestival :: gray area grand theater :: 2665 mission :: san francisco :: $15 [$10 underemployed] :: $40 fest pass



sfSoundFestival


[ NOTATIONS | ORIENTATIONS ]
experimental music 1938 to the present


Program
Johanna Beyer - Music of Spheres (1938)
Pierre Boulez - Tape Étude 1 (1951)
Pierre Boulez - Anthèmes 2 (1997)
Pierre Boulez - Domaines (1968/9)
Morton Feldman - Marginal Intersection (1951)
Morton Feldman - Out of "Last Pieces" (1959)
Earle Brown - December 1952 (1952)
Earle Brown - Available Forms I (1961)
John Cage - Cartridge Music (1960)
Pauline Oliveros - Sound Patterns (1961)
Pauline Oliveros - The Inner/Outer Sound Matrix (for sfSound) (2007)
Steve Reich - Reed Phase (1966)
Iannis Xenakis - Charisma (1971)
Krzysztof Penderecki - Actions for Free Jazz Orchestra (1971)
Salvatore Sciarrino - Esplorazione del bianco II (1986)
James Tenney - Critical Band (1988/2000)
Phill Niblock - Disseminate (1998)
Greg Saunier - Criminals of the Dream (2010/2016)
Kyle Bruckmann - Following Orders (2014)
Lucie Vítková - Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes (2015)
Matt Ingalls - Study for Hilbert (2016)
sfSoundGroup - Improvisations (2016)










:: musicians
The concerts showcase some of the Bay Area's finest musicians, bringing together talented and accomplished improvisers, composers, and performers committed to the full range of contemporary musicmaking. :: more ::


:: history
sfSound has been producing concerts since 1999.
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:: radio
Many recordings of past concerts, as well as featured works on upcoming concerts can be heard on sfSoundRadio.
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:: sponsors
A variety of foundations and individuals make the sfSoundSeries possible; please assist us with your tax-deductible contribution.
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:: contact
Email or write us for more information about sfSoundGroup and the sfSoundSeries and to join our email announcement list.
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