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2023 – 2024 season


March 10, 2024
Batya MacAdam-Somer, violin + Christopher Adler, khaen
Temecula, CA
3:00 p.m.
Tickets for sale here

April 12-14, 2024
Lisa Cella performs Message to a Distant Star
The Low Flutes Festival
Washington DC

April 30, 2024
우리가 기억 속에 간직하고 있는 장소들 (Places We Hold in Memory)
Christopher Adler in recital, with Ensemble The Geomungo
National Gugak Center, Pungnyu Sarangbang hall
Seoul, South Korea
Music for khaen, Korean traditional instruments, and strings
by Christopher Adler, Eunhye Kim, Boknam Lee, Jin Hee Han, Jiyoung Ko, and Joogwang Lim
Detailed concert information


2023 – 2024 season - past events

August 27, 2023
New Musical Geographies IV
A recital of contemporary khaen repertoire
With premieres by Joogwang Lim, Jiyoung Ko, David Loeb, Devon Osamu Tipp and Dean Rosenthal
WIth Supeena Insee Adler, voice and Thai fiddle
7:00 p.m.
First UU Church of San Diego
4190 Front St, San Diego

September 8, 2023
The Holy Ghost
Large ensemble improvisation by Zane Alexander
7:30 p.m.
First UU Church of San Diego
4190 Front St, San Diego

October 5, 2023
Premiere of Dance of Azure and Stone, for geomungo and string trio
Performance of Maehwa Hyeonggi by Sunhee Lee, for khaen and string trio
Ensemble The Geomungo concert
Gunpo Youth Center
Seoul, South Korean

October 6, 2023
Premiere of Narye, for daegum, jeongak gayageum and khaen
East-West Music
National Gugak Center
Seoul, South Korea

November 1, 2023
Ouroboros - Journeys in the Underworld
Lisa Cella's Low Flutes Project
This concert will include my composition Message to a Distant Star, for alto flute
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Event information

November 9, 2023
Made in San Diego
A special San Diego New Music for the California Festival
Featuring compositions by California Composers
including my Memories that Drift from Mountain Peaks, for khaen and gayageum
And I'll be performing works by Ken Ueno, Nicholas Deyoe, and Texu Kim
Concert information and tickets

November 17, 2023
Jennifer Hymer plays The Toy Robot's Mechanical Heart
Nothing is Real: Non-Piano/Toy Piano Weekend
resonanzraum, Hamburg, Germany
Event link

January 5-7, 2024
soundON Festival
Presented by San Diego New Music and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
La Jolla, CA

February 3, 2024
smol ensemble performance The Toy Robot's Mechanical Heart
Atlanta SoundNOW Festival
Georgia State University
Kopleff Recital Hall



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