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Kevin Rogers

Kevin Rogers is a passionate advocate for new music, a violinist, and improviser who has dedicated his career to the discovery and wonder of art for our time. He founded Friction Quartet, whose mission is to expand the modern chamber music experience. Kevin is also a member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Northern California’s most long standing and largest new music ensemble.

With a deep foundation in classical and contemporary music training, Kevin studied under renowned musicians, including Bettina Mussumeli at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and William Terwilliger at the University of South Carolina.

Kevin fulfills his vision of new music advocacy by shaping the landscape of modern classical music, actively inspiring others to explore the profound, mysterious, humorous, and ultimately deeply touching possibilities of art from our time.