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SFCMP 45th Anniversary Retrospective Celebration
In celebration of our founders Charles Boone, Jean-Louis LeRoux and Marcella DeCray
Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 5:45PM

Z Space
450 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110


Celebrate with Us!

Begin your Saturday evening by celebrating with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 19. Join your friends in congratulating SFCMP founders, Jean-Louis LeRoux, Marcella DeCray, and Charles Boone. It is they who created the Bay Area's leading contemporary classical music ensemble, which for 45 years has been performing world-class contemporary classical music by the leading national and international composers of our time.

The opening party begins with cocktails, wine and beer, small plates, a drawing, and a display of memorabilia gathered from the founding years, and is followed by an intimate concert of solo works by George Crumb, John Cage and Lou Harrison performed by Artistic Director Steven Schick and ensemble members Kate Campbell and Karen Gottlieb.

Join your friends, meet new friends, mingle with our Founders and the Players and enjoy a relaxed early-evening celebration. Participate in a drawing of your choice including 2016-17 season subscriptions; original artwork by Hung Liu (valued at $1,800); and CDs by Players in the ensemble.

Doors open at 5:45 pm
Performance begins at 6:45 pm

George Crumb, Five Pieces for Solo Piano (10 min.)
Piano, Kate Campbell

John Cage, In A Landscape (8 min.)
Harp, Karen Gottlieb

Lou Harrison, Serenade' (2 min.)
Harp, Karen Gottlieb

Mark Applebaum, Aphasia (9 min.)
Singer, Steve Schick

Admission is $45 ($15 for students with ID). Children 14 and under are free. Admission is free for season subscribers (tickets will be available at will call).

If you'd like to support SFCMP and our mission this year, please consider buying one of our donor-level tickets to the event. Tickets are tax deductable (minus the $45 general admission price):

$2,500 Producers' Circle: Sponsor a piece at a concert
$1,000 Founders' Circle: Help commission a composer
$500 Guest Artists' Circle: Pay for a musician rehearsal
$200 Sponsor: Help us put on a subscription season
$100 Supporter: Support SFCMP Education

If you can't attend the concert, but would still like to support SFCMP, you can make a donation here.