Meet your next favorite composer, take in riveting discussions, great musical performances, and exciting music demos. In our How Music is Made series, composers reveal their motivation behind the notes and together we discover the inspiration and narrative behind each piece. We invite you to join us for music demonstrations, followed by a discussion about the work with the composer, followed by the full concert that evening.

All talks are free and open to the public.
Facilitated by SFCMP Artistic Director, Eric Dudley
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SAT, SEPT 14, 2019, How Music is Made with Michael Gordon
Angel Island, San Francisco Bay

7:00 pm Discussion Panel with Gordon, historians, archivists, and families
8:00 pm Concert: Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Cultural Center, San Francisco
9:30 pm Reception

Part of SFCMP  on STAGE series. Oceanic Migrations
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FRI, JAN 17, 2020 How Music is Made with David Coll and Gloria Justen
at SF Conservatory of Music 50 San Francisco
6:30pm – 7:20pm How Music is Made program: Composer talk and music demonstrations with composers David Coll and Gloria Justen facilitated by Eric Dudley
8:00pm Concert
9:30pm Post-Concert Party

Part of SFCMP in the LABORATORY series. Kinetic Transformations
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FRI, MAR 27, 2020 (San Francisco) and SAT, MAR 28, 2020  (Oakland) How Music is Made with David Chisholm
Venue: Fri, Mar 27, Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Venue: Sat, Mar 28, FlightDeck, Oakland
6:30pm – 7:20pm How Music is Made program: Composer talk and music demonstrations with composer David Chisholm facilitated by Eric Dudley
8:00pm Concert with intermission
9:30pm Post-concert party

Part of SFCMP at the CROSSROADS series. Prismatic Reflections
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Enjoy these past segments of How Music is Made

Guest composers:

Myra Melford, 2019

Sidney Corbett, 2019
Ted Hearne, 2019
Vivian Fung, 2018
Ryan Brown, 2018
Caroline Chen, 2018
Nicole Mitchell, 2017
Natacha Diels, 2017
Jimmy Lopez, 2017
Peter Evans, 2017
Kate Soper, 2017
Richard Festinger, 2017

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