Saturday, May 13, 2017 – William A Kerr Foundation (21 O’Fallon Street)
Our annual NMC showcase will feature regional and local electronic musicians, DJ’s, and video artists.
Please stay tuned for exact details. RSVP on Facebook here
Robert Beatty (Lexington, Ky)
Matchess (Chicago, IL)
Nadir Smith (STL)
You can help continue NMC concerts and workshops by shopping at Barnes and Noble (Ladue) on Saturday, *Dec 17th! A percent of any in-store purchases on this date will help support New Music Circle presentations. Books, magazines, coffee and food all apply!
About Jen Shyu: Born in Illinois from immigrant parents of Taiwan and East Timor, 2014 Doris Duke Impact Award recipient Jen Shyu is an experimental jazz vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and educator, having performed internationally as a solo artist, bandleader, and collaborator. Shyu recently spent nearly two years on a Fulbright scholarship in Indonesia studying Sindhenan (traditiona
Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our season opening concert! We appreciate the support and enthusiasm and we will keep the shows rolling until the end of the year. Please check out our second show of the season, featuring an up-and-coming quartet from France that combines elements of modern composition, experimental rock, and instrumental music. Once again, we will be working with KDHX to bring you new sounds. Additional information is below and in the Upcoming Events page.
Sylvaine Hélary (France) is a composer, and flutist, active in a multitude of endeavors, from performance art, composing for large ensembles, to improvised engagements with Chicago figures such as cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and percussionist Mike Reed. Her most recent ensemble, working under the title Spring Roll, covers a span of styles, warranting comparisons to Ornette Coleman and Harry Partch, as well as underground-rock greats Henry Cow and Captain Beefheart.