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San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

OUR MISSION

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (SFCMP) provides world-class contemporary classical music performances of the leading national and international artists of our time to San Francisco Bay Area audiences. SFCMP expands and enhances the contemporary music repertoire by collaborating with composers on the interpretation, recording and commissioning of new works. SFCMP helps develop emerging audiences for this genre of music through the education and mentorship of emerging composers and players.

ABOUT US

The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (SFCMP) is San Francisco’s most long-standing and largest new music ensemble comprised of highly skilled musicians performing innovative contemporary classical music. We nourish the creation and dissemination of new works through high-quality musical performances, commissions, and community outreach. We promote the music of composers from across cultures and stylistic traditions who are creating a vast and vital 21st century musical language. We seek to share these experiences with as many people as possible, both in and outside of traditional concert settings.

 
 
Founded: 1971
Music/Artistic Director: Steven Schick
Where to hear: Taube Atrium Theatre, Herbst Theatre, ZSpace, and more.

Upcoming Events

New Music

    SFCMP in the COMMUNITY Series Sonic Meditations

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    New Music

      SFCMP Performances in the LABORATORY Series Auto-Tuning Ives

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      New Music

        SFCMP Contemporary Music Master Class Clinician: Kyle Bruckmann, oboe

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        New Music

          SFCMP Performances at the CROSSROADS Series Guerrilla Sounds: Julius Eastman’s Legacy

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