Garden of Memory at the Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland CA
Join me once again at this fantastic event as I sit in with the Real Vocal String Quartet following our week as finalists in the Savvy Chamber Competition. We will play a selection of our favorite tunes and improvisations!
New Music Bay Area presents Garden of Memory, the annual summer solstice concert at the Chapel of the Chimes, a beautiful columbarium and mausoleum designed by Julia Morgan. Performers you can hear during this popular event include the Real Vocal String Quartet, Henry Kaiser, Robin Petrie, Zachary James Watkins, Gyan Riley, Samuel Adams and Helen Kim, Paul Dresher and Joel Davel, Amy X Neuburg, the ROVA Saxophone Quartet, Dylan Mattingly, Laura Inserra, Maggi Payne, Pamela Z, Juraj Kojs and Paula Mathusen, Sarah Cahill and many more. Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle calls Garden of Memory "a walk-through fun house of musical and visual splendor." Pick up a map with performer locations, or just wander freely, discovering a variety of acoustic and electronic music in the four hours before twilight. This year will feature a musical memorial to the legendary Don Buchla. www.gardenofmemory.com