New Music Works “WaterMusic” – FREE Concert!

Duck Island Stage, San Lorenzo Park 137 Dakota Street, Santa Cruz , CA

New Music Works presents a Celebration of the San Lorenzo River & Composer John Cage's 102nd Birthday Noon - 1PM Duck Island Stage, San Lorenzo Park NMW Ensemble and the William Winant Percussion Group 1:30PM - San Lorenzo River Footbridge Musical Procession and sing & play along to "Take Me To The River" 2 - […]

Free

New Music Works Presents “Music in Nature,” a FREE public lecture & composer demonstration

Cabrillo College Barbara Samper Recital Hall 6500 Soquel Dr , Aptos , CA

"Music in Nature" is a lecture/demonstration by internationally celebrated Korean-American composer, Hyo-shin Na, hosted by New Music Works Artistic Director Phil Collins, with musical demonstrations by members of the NMW Ensemble. The lecture & demonstration will focus on the US Premiere of music based on the call of the California Towhee, a native bird, ubiquitous […]

Free

New Music Works Pacific Premieres

Cabrillo College Barbara Samper Recital Hall 6500 Soquel Dr , Aptos , CA

U.S. Premieres by Hyo-shin Na and Jack Body, music by Margaret Brouwer and more.

$10 – $20

New Music Works Presents “Pacific Premieres,” new chamber music from the Pacific Rim and beyond!

Cabrillo College Barbara Samper Recital Hall 6500 Soquel Dr , Aptos , CA

Springtime bursts forth with powerful new works for large and small ensembles. U.S. Premieres by Hyo-shin Na and Jack Body, music by Margaret Brouwer and more. PRE-concert FREE-of-charge Composer – Performer Panel Discussion at 7pm Saturday, April 4th, 8PM, at the Cabrillo College VAPA Barbara Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos Hyo-shin Na’s Dark […]

$14 – $19

New Music Works 34th Annual Avant Garden Party Benefit – Featuring music & food from North Africa!

"The Garden" 2701 Monterey Ave., Soquel, CA

NMW wraps up Season 36 with its annual open-air, surprised-filled festival! Delicious flavors of music - Gourmet dining - Wine bar - Hidden Peak Teahouse Gung-Fu style Tea Pouring - Dancing - Silent auction - ONE afternoon ONLY! The award winning ensemble Aza, brings Moroccan melodies and rhythms to this year's Avant Garden Party. Special […]

$15 – $35
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New Music Works “Night of the Living Composers”

Cabrillo College Barbara Samper Recital Hall 6500 Soquel Dr , Aptos , CA

New Music Works opens its 37th season with its sixth installment of "Night of the Living Composers." A concert that celebrates the musical art of eight composers, living in Santa Cruz and nearby counties. These recent works of eight local composers, display spectacular range and talent, with Chamber ensembles, soloists, and diverse use of electronic […]

$17 – $20

AVANT GARDEN PARTY

"The Garden" 2701 Monterey Ave., Soquel, CA

Tucked away in the heart of Soquel in an idyllic garden of a private residence, the phenomenal AZA sextet, led by co-founders Fattah Abbou and Mohamed Aoualou, bring the best of Moroccan Berber music to Santa Cruz; The Ariose Singers perform music by Saad Haddad and other works; plus, Jennifer Cass harpist, Lars Johannesson, flutist, […]

$20 – $25