T@MS is a monthly concert series featuring cutting-edge new music and adventurous interdisciplinary arts programming in an interactive and inspiring environment at Monk Space, Los Angeles. We are presented in part by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Composers Forum (ACFLA).
Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. Cash/Check/Credit OK.

$5 off for students and ACFLA members.

Next Concert!

Vicki Ray and Richard Valitutto present New Song


Artists: Vicki Ray

New Song teases out the edges of exploratory art song in the 21st century.  The evening will feature new adventures in lieder composition with singers Timur, Justine Aronson, Elissa Johnston, Stephanie Aston, and pianists Richard Valitutto and Vicki Ray.


Vicki Ray: Four Elemental Songs (2014)
Nicholas Deyoe: kennen schon nicht mehr (2017) *West Coast premiere
Evan Ziporyn: FAQs (2014)
Ted Hearne: "I Am Sick of Feeling" & "Everyone Keeps Me" (2017)
Helmut Lachenmann: Got Lost (2007-08)

2016/17 Season


Trio Kobayashi & C3LA

Tuesdays @ Monk Space presents an eclectic evening of new choral and brass music featuring a double bill with the Trio Kobayashi (Allen Fogle, Matt Barbier, and Luke Storm) and C3LA (Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles).


Voyage: CSULB Laptop Ensemble

CSULB's Laptop Ensemble, under the direction of Martin Herman, reimagines German lied in a re-staging of Voyage, a theatre work created and performed while a featured ensemble at the 2013 “Spoleto Open” Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy. This performance at Monk Space is the culmination of an international tour.


Cold Blue presents Robin Lorentz and Nicholas Chase

Composer Nicholas Chase is joined by renowned violinist Robin Lorentz for the world premiere performance of his electro-acoustic piece Bhajan, a free-wheeling yet somewhat meditative four-movement work for electric violin and live electronics, which has been described “a pas de deux between violin and electronics.”

Nicholas Chase receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon.


MicroFest Presents the Fiore/Polansky Electric Guitar Duo

The NorCal composer/performer duo recap their recent critically acclaimed performance at Other Minds (S.F.), and bring a few new treats. Music for two (mostly) electric guitars in a variety of tunings by American Mavericks Larry Polansky, Lou Harrison, Ruth Crawford Seeger, James Tenney, & Christian Wolff.