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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!

MicroFest Presents the Fiore/Polansky Electric Guitar Duo

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Artists: Giacomo Fiore, Larry Polansky


Guitar duos from Larry Polansky: composer, guitarist, mandolinist, and a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Giacomo Fiore (Wild Rumpus, San Francisco Conservatory, UCSC, Cal State Monterey Bay, and Tangents Guitar Series) presented by microfest.

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.

“One is left with distinctly different ways of hearing and thinking about this music and the listener is left richer for that. It is a journey worth taking” – New Music Buff

Program

Larry Polansky: ii-v- i, 85 Chords (the Historical Tuning Problem), new piece

Christian Wolff: Exercise 16

James Tenney: Harmonium II

Ruth Crawford Seeger: selections from 22 American Folk Songs

Giacomo Fiore: new piece TBD

Lou Harrison: “Air” from Scattered Remains of James Broughton

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2016/17 Season

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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).


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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.


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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.

L1020998

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.