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Other Minds has produced numerous events over the years, released dozens of recordings and had made acquisitions of archival materials that would otherwise be unavailable to the New Music community. Here we present a graphic summary of our activities in the form of a timeline, which gives a visual representation of our activities over the years, and adds relevant dates and milestones in recent new music history.

October 11, 2017
By Randall Wong
The OM website, www.otherminds.org, receives a complete reboot and facelift for improved access and navigation.
June 11, 2017
By Nathan Corder
Marielle V Jakobsons is a composer and intermedia artist based in Oakland, CA. Her compositions evoke minimalism with melodic drone and enveloping polyrhythmic soundscapes of synthesizers, strings, and voice. She builds installations and instruments which bring focus to visceral experience of sound and light, most recently with her “Macro-Cymatic Visual Music Instrument.”
April 13, 2017
By Nathan Corder
Andrew Roth, one of America’s most creative and versatile sound designers presented a program and retrospective of his work, in particular his most recent cd, Natural Sounds of Japan. His creative mediums span the gamut from audio cds to creating sound environments for amusement parks, radio, television, film and video games.
February 18, 2017
By Mark
FEBRUARY 18, 19 & MAY 20, 2017. Lou Silver Harrison (1917-2003) was a pioneering environmentalist, early advocate of gay rights, but most of all, one of America’s most original and maverick composers. He has been an inspiration to a generation of younger composers and world musicians, and his works have been celebrated worldwide in honor of his one hundredth birthday. Works by Korean composer Isang Yun (1917-1995) were also featured on the occasion of his centennial.
November 20, 2016
By Nathan Corder
Alvin Curran has been a leader in many areas of experimental music since the Sixties. In keeping with the theme THE NATURE OF MUSIC, the composer screened some of his private videos of the major environmental performance works he’s created. As a pioneer in this genre (also practiced by John Cage, R. Murray Schafer, Charlie Morrow, Pauline Oliveros, and later John Luther Adams, among many others), Curran’s work is distinguished by a heightened sensitivity to overall formal construction but without reference to mathematics or music theory.
September 7, 2016
By Nathan Corder
Raven Chacon (born Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona, USA) is a composer of chamber music, a performer of experimental noise music, an installation artist, and is recognized as one of the few Native Americans working in these multiple genres. He performs regularly as a solo artist as well as with numerous ensembles in the Southwest.
May 11, 2016
By Nathan Corder
Cheryl E. Leonard is a composer, performer, and instrument builder. Over the last decade she has focused on investigating sounds, structures, and objects from the natural world. Her recent works cultivate stones, wood, water, ice, sand, shells, feathers, and bones as musical instruments. Leonard is fascinated by the subtle intricacies of sounds.
March 4, 2016
By Nathan Corder
OM 21’s large roster of composers came from an eclectic range of musical backgrounds and styles, in works ranging from Gavin Bryar’s post-Renaissance inspired and labyrinthine harmonies of his Second Book of Madrigals to the eloquent and emotionally direct works of Meredith Monk. The recipient of numerous international awards and honors, she was presented a 2014 National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. Also on the bill was Michael Gordon, who, in the words of the New Yorker merges “subtle rhythmic invention with incredible power in his music, embodying the fury of punk rock, the nervous brilliance of free jazz and the intransigence of classical modernism.”
January 25, 2016
By Randall Wong
Modern Hits (an anagram for Other Minds), a new series of digital-only recordings of works by under-recognized Bay Area electronic music composers is released. The series features unreleased recordings as well as reissues of previously released material. The series will shed a new light on the oft-lauded and vibrant electronic music community of the Bay Area.
March 6, 2015
By Nathan Corder
In the words of Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian, “As we look back at the nearly 200 composers we’ve brought to San Francisco for these gatherings, it seemed a good time to tip our hat to some of our most surprising discoveries who have gone on to make signal contributions to international concert life.”
October 10, 2014
By Randall Wong
Morton Feldman, "For Bunita Marcus" (1985), a special salon concert. Canadian-born pianist Marc-André Hamelin crosses into the twilight zone of modern piano repertoire in a hypnotic 70-minute work by Morton Feldman. In the composer’s words, “For 'Bunita Marcus' was untypical of my music, but I’ll tell you exactly how I wrote it, formally speaking. Not the notes; the notes didn’t write the piece. I have a talent for notes, the way some people have a talent for catching fish…I just pull them back out of my ear – no problem at all."
February 28, 2014
By Nathan Corder
In celebration of the Bay Area’s heritage as a pioneering stronghold of arts and culture, for the first time the OM 19 Festival presented an entirely Northern California cast of composers, including Mark Applebaum, John Bischoff, Joseph Byrd, Charles Céleste Hutchins, Myra Melford, Roscoe Mitchell, Wendy Reid, and John Schott. The disparate experimental worlds of jazz, laptops, DJs, and improvisation were gathered together in one place.
February 27, 2014
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Gala Concert, Duende Restaurant and Bodega, Oakland, CA. World premieres by Donald Buchla, electronics and Craig Taiborn, piano.
November 17, 2013
By Nathan Corder
In the first West Coast performance of A Secret Rose, written for an orchestra of 100 electric guitars, Rhys Chatham performed and conducted this groundbreaking work at the historic Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA on Sunday, November 17th.
June 7, 2013
By Randall Wong
Rhys Chatham’s Guitar Trio and the Out of Tune Guitar performed under the composer’s direction. Other Minds and The Lab, San Francisco
April 14, 2013
By Randall Wong
Calefax Reed Quintet, home of Jim Newman and Jane Ivory, San Francisco. Amsterdam-based wind ensemble performed the world premiere of Conlon Nancarrow's Study No. 44 in a new arrangement, along with works by Michelangelo Rossi, and Frederic Rzewski. Colefax films of Nancarrow's Studies 2, 3c, and 18.
February 28, 2013
By Nathan Corder
World music offerings took center stage at OM 18 including a remarkable array of woodwinds, from the soprano recorder of the world’s most widely-hailed Baroque recorder player, Michala Petri, and Anna Petrini’s rare Paetzold contrabass recorder, to the ultra-long Indian low-registered flute, the bansuri, by the great Indian classical music master, G.S. Sachdev.
November 2, 2012
By Nathan Corder
Conlon Nancarrow was not big on celebrating birthdays. Nevertheless, a centennial is an occasion for paying tribute to his life and music, and a good reason to reunite and reminisce. The ingenious complexity of Nancarrow’s Studies for Player Piano, giving composers a way to activate several melodies at simultaneously different tempi, has been one of the most pivotal achievements in music’s last century.
September 22, 2012
By Randall Wong
John Cage & Friends Film Festival, Roxie Theatre, San Francisco. Day-long centennial celebration of John Cage with rare films and video, curated by Peter Esmonde.
March 1, 2012
By Nathan Corder
In Scandinavia, a distinctive music has developed–a rich vein of experimentalism that has a personality all its own. Other Minds Festival 17 opened with the first American visit of a Norwegian sextet (soprano voice, clarinet, percussion, piano, guitar, and cello) palindromically-named "asamisimasa." They opened our festival with music of their countryman Øyvind Torvund and Danish composer Simon Steen-Andersen.
February 29, 2012
By Randall Wong
Composers Fellowship Concert, The Lab, San Francisco. Works by John Cage, along with competition winners E. Edward Davis, Peter Swendsen, John P. Hastings, and Jen Wang, with the Rootstock Percussion Ensemble.
October 1, 2011
By Randall Wong
Other Minds New Music Tour of Iceland, October 1-10, 2011. Attending the opening of the futuristic new concert complex Harpa and the Nordic Music Days Festival in Reykjavik. Charles Amirkhanian and Carol Law lead a group of 15 through the natural wonders of rugged Iceland, concluding with the lighting by Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon of the Imagine Peace Tower on Viðey Island in Kollafjörður Bay near Reykjavík, with a last-second emergence of the Northern Lights in the background.
September 15, 2011
By Nathan Corder
Inevitably, the question is asked, “What is Fluxus?” According to Webster’s dictionary, a state of flux is a state of constant and continuous change. Simply stated, a Fluxus performance is one in which attention is paid to something simultaneously both ordinary and extraordinary.
June 19, 2011
By Randall Wong
House Concert at the home of Margot Golding, San Francisco. Music for piano four-hands, including a revival of Harold Shapero’s Sonata (1941), composed for Leonard Bernstein and Shapero to perform. Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano.
March 13, 2011
By Nathan Corder
When classical composer Alan Hovhaness died in 2000, he left a legacy that reflected both his prodigious composing abilities as well as his trailblazing interest in music from around the world. Having written over 400 works that included operas, symphonies, concertos, oratorios, chamber works, and orchestral pieces, Hovhaness incorporated Indian, Korean, Japanese, and Armenian influences into his repertoire, forming a canon that is best described as world classical music.
March 3, 2011
By Nathan Corder
Other Minds Festival 16 brought together a distinguished international group of composers and performers. Arguably, the best known of this OM 16’s composers was esteemed Dutch composer, Louis Andriessen, and from the opposite end of the planet, a Balinese electric guitar trio led by I Wayan Balawan made its OM debut. Other prominent guest artists included composers Janice Giteck and Kyle Gann.
March 2, 2011
By Randall Wong
Composers Fellowship Concert, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco. Winners of OM's Young Composers Competition. Nicholas Chase, Lisa Coons, Ben Hjertmann, and Zibuokle Martinaityte had their work performed one day prior to OM 16 and spent a day at the Djerassi Program with the featured guest composers.
September 27, 2010
By Randall Wong
September 27 & 29, Rudhyar in Retrospect, Swedenborgian Church, San Francisco and Valley Presbyterian Church, Portola Valley, CA. Performances of music by Dane Rudhyar by the Ives String Quartet; Sarah Cahill, piano; and David Abel and Julie Steinberg, violin and piano. Panel with Leyla Rudhyar and biographer Deniz Ertan. Exhibits of painting, manuscripts, and correspondence.
April 19, 2010
By Randall Wong
The American premiere of “Edgard Varèse: The One Alone,” a film by Dutch producer Frank Scheffer, presented by Other Minds. Including interviews with Pierre Boulez, John Cage, and Elliott Carter. Kabuki Sundance Theatre, San Francisco.
March 4, 2010
By Nathan Corder
In 2010, the Other Minds Festival celebrated its crystal anniversary, the fifteenth in our annual series. In retrospect, you might think we’ve all along been employing a crystal ball to find our composer participants because so many have gone from scant name recognition to increasing prominence in the music scene.
November 13, 2009
By Randall Wong
Henry Cowell: the Whole World of Music, Presidio Chapel, San Francisco. Panel with John Duffy, Anahid Ajemian, George Avakian, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. Sandra Soderland, organ; Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio, et al. Exhibition of manuscripts and memorabilia.
November 12, 2009
By Nathan Corder
Harold Bloom, the writer and literary critic, would have us believe that great poets necessarily struggle to overcome the influences of their predecessors: that 19th-Century Romantic poets worked under the constant shadow of John Milton, and, perhaps (by interpolation), that mid-20th Century composers had always to deal with the music of Arnold Schoenberg…or that contemporary composers might critique themselves with Pierre Boulez or György Ligeti in mind. Fortunately, for those of us who prefer not to constantly bear the weight of music history upon our shoulders, a spirit of exploration and experiment has come to define a musical tradition in America. For that, we believe we are most indebted to Henry Cowell.
October 9, 2009
By Randall Wong
The Lester Bowie Tribute Concert at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, presented by Other Minds. This benefit event for Jazz in Flight was in honor of the late jazz trumpeter Lester Bowie, with performances by Roscoe Mitchell and Famoudou Don Moye of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, James Carter Quartet, and Fred Ho in a rare solo appearance.
June 15, 2009
By Randall Wong
Revenge of the Dead Indians (In Memoriam John Cage), film by Henning Lohner. Kabuki Sundance Cinema, San Francisco, presented by Other Minds
March 5, 2009
By Randall Wong
Each of our visiting composers, hailing this year from Cambodia, Denmark, Canada, Poland, Brazil/Germany, and the U.S., were in residence on the spectacular 700-acre ranch of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, getting to know one another’s music in an isolated environment: the luxury of “The Gift of Time." In a bit of a departure, we paid tribute to two late monumental composers: the late Argentinian-born Cologne-based Mauricio Kagel, and Estonian Arvo Pärt. In addition to our complement of great instrumentalists, this was the first festival in which whistling as an integral component.
December 6, 2008
By Randall Wong
In contrast to the Other Minds Festival, created for living composers, the New Music Séance events juxtaposed music of the living with the creations of departed composers. The elegant tag line for the events, coined by Molly Mitoma of the OM Staff, said it best: “Summoning the specters of musical forbears, channeling the spirits of their successors.” The historic Swedenborgian Church was the perfect venue to experience the co-mingling of past and present.
March 6, 2008
By Randall Wong
Our unusual format, combining four days in residence for nine composers in the isolated scenic beauty of the famed Djerassi Resident Artists Program preceded these public performances and providing a welcome opportunity to commune in depth with colleagues and recharge creative juices. The guest performers ranged from avant-garde jazz composer/improviser/world musician Leo Wadada Smith to the deep-thinking composer/theologian, Dieter Schnebel in performances by the vocalists of the Other Minds Ensemble, and Morton Subotnick, a pioneer of work with electronic sound.
October 11, 2007
By Randall Wong
Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa in a benefit concert for Other Minds at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. Duo piano works of Philip Glass, Balduin Sulker, Adam Fong, Chen Yi, and arrangements of J.S. Bach by György Kurtág.
May 20, 2007
By Randall Wong
Guitarist David Tanenbaum in a premiere of a new work for guitar and electronics by Ronald Bruce Smith, works of Lou Harrison, and transcriptions of lute works by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687– 1750).
May 14, 2007
By Randall Wong
On the 90th anniversary of the birth of composer Lou Harrison, Other Minds launches a completely updated and redesigned RadiOM website, enabling listeners in 165 countries and territories to access thousands of hours of recordings of digitized programs from the KPFA Music Department archives, given to Other Minds in 1999. The files are hosts by the Internet Archive in San Francisco.
February 24, 2007
By Randall Wong
The New Music Séance series (2005, 2007, 2008) each featured five hours of otherworldly music in San Francisco’s historic Swedenborgian Church, a fitting venue. Emmanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) was a scientist who became a mystic philosopher after having strange visions and dreams when he was almost sixty. Emerson, Blake, and Coleridge were among his devotees, along with composer Arnold Schoenberg, who derived aspects of his twelve-tone system from Swedenborg’s teachings.
December 8, 2006
By Randall Wong
Together, the experience of such renowned composers as Per Nørgård and Peter Sculthorpe represents over 100 years of composing. When we include the time contributed by the other guest composers, performers, and our most dedicated concert-going audience members, literally thousands of years of new music mindfulness animated this community for this special weekend in San Francisco. In addition to “established” new music composers/performers, a slightly younger generation–Maya Rakjke (Norway), Ronald Bruce Smith (Canada), Joëlle Léandre (France), Markus Stockhausen (Germany), Tara Bouman (Netherlands), and Daniel David Feinsmith (U.S.)–were presented.
March 6, 2006
By Randall Wong
Kanbar Auditorium, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Compete (4) string quartets of Haitian-American composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, with the Del Sol Quartet, videotaped by CBS Evening News and featured on its “On the Road” series with Steve Hartman.
December 3, 2005
By Randall Wong
Webster’s Dictionary defines séance as “a meeting of people to receive spiritualistic messages,” and the Other Minds New Music Séance was envisioned to do just that, in the intimate candlelit surroundings of Bernard Maybeck’s 1895 Arts and Crafts-style Swedenborgian Church. The New Music Séances featured hypnotic, spiritual, and rarely-heard musical gems spanning the past 100 years, as noted pianist Sarah Cahill and the violin-piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann channeled new music's progenitors alongside composers working today.
April 26, 2005
By Randall Wong
April 26–December 28, 2005, Hemlock Tavern, San Francisco. Monthly concerts (9) of selected artists in a club setting, including Vytautus Germanivicius, Tolga, Belvan Blectum, The Blobettes, Crank, Charles Céleste Hutchins, Matt Ingalls, Bonnie Barnett, Brain Sacawa, Dorsey Dunn, and Christopher Willis. Bernard Francis Kyle, curator.
February 24, 2005
By Randall Wong
The annual OM festival is known for featuring unconventional programs that are cross-cultural, multigenerational, and reflect the most creative voices in contemporary music. In addition to four World premieres and other important new works, the 2005 festival offered a centennial tribute to the gifted but nearly forgotten American composer, Marc Blitzstein, best known for his legendary 1937 WPA musical "The Cradle Will Rock." His other major theater works include the opera, "Regina," based upon Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes and Seán O’Casey’s "Juno and the Paycock."
January 7, 2005
By Randall Wong
The radio program, heard weekly, is launched by producer Richard Friedman on KALW-FM Radio, mostly featuring commercial releases of non-commercial new music. Most are available to stream at http://otherminds.org/mfom
January 6, 2005
By Randall Wong
Early in his career, John Cage turned to Indian thought and philosophy in his search for understanding of his life and the nature of the musical art in which he was engaged.  His adoption in his prepared piano studies of the time divisions of the Indian tala, so different from the 4/4 of Western music based on marching and dancing, led him to create a new world of rhythmic patterns and break the shackles of Western Europe, musically speaking. Other Minds discovered the ideal interpreter of Cage's vision in his raga compositions, Amelia Cuni. Originally from Milan, Cuni studied classical Indian music and dance from renowned masters in North India, following the traditional system based upon oral transmission.
December 12, 2004
By Randall Wong
The California Symphony and Gamelan Sekar Jaya perform a studio recording of “Bali Symphony,” jointly composed by José Evangelista and I Nyoman Windha, commissioned by Other Minds with funds from the James Irvine Foundation, Barry Jekowsky, conductor. Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University
March 4, 2004
By Randall Wong
A co-presentation of Other Minds and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Festival 10 featured the world premiere of works commissioned by Other Minds from composers Jon Raskin and Joan Jeanrenaud, an afternoon of film with a screening of "My Cinema for the Ears," featuring master of “acousmatics” Francis Dhomont, the new documentary "Khachaturian," a centennial film tribute to Aram Khachaturian, named Best Documentary at the Hollywood Film Festival (2003), and a special performance for Other Minds 10 by composer Stan Shaff at his Audium, “A Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space.”
February 15, 2004
By Randall Wong
Film about acclaimed avant-garde singer Cathy Berberian, definitive interpreter of works of John Cage, Luciano Berio, and others. Presented by Other Minds at the Armenian Film Festival
December 2, 2003
By Randall Wong
Launch Party for RadiOM.org at the headquarters of Internet Archive, Presidio, San Francisco
March 6, 2003
By Randall Wong
Eyes & Ears: The Other Minds Film Festival, Castro Theatre, San Francisco. Films by and about Frank Zappa, Terry Riley, Pandit Pran Nath, Leo Theremin, Karlheinz Stockhausen, George Antheil, Percy Grainger, and others.
March 5, 2003
By Randall Wong
Ned Rorem, one of the most profoundly individual figures in American music, headlines the roster of composers and performers scheduled to appear at Other Minds 9. Opening Night on Wednesday, March 5, offers an 80th-birthday salute to Rorem, with the West Coast premiere of his evening-long song cycle for four voices and piano, "Evidence of Things Not Seen," a co-presentation of Other Minds and the San Francisco Opera Center. Internationally acclaimed percussionist Evelyn Glennie is a featured performer at Other Minds 9, playing works for five-octave marimba and solo snare drum including Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic’s "Pezzo da Concerto No. 1" for solo snare drum and Toshimitsu Tanaka’s "Two Movements for marimba."
March 7, 2002
By Randall Wong
The Bay Area’s many hybrid styles reflect the diversity of global cultural innovation. OM 8 saluted Lou Harrison’s 85th birthday with premieres of works for National steel guitar solo and two major new keyboard works. Other ground-breaking figures honored were “Deep Listening” icon Pauline Oliveros and virtuoso jazz pianist-composer Randy Weston. Featured instruments included the Ondes Martenot, the early French electronic instrument, Lou Harrison’s jangly tack piano (with thumbtacks inserted into the hammers), and Seattle composer, and Ellen Fullman’s 90 foot “Long String Instrument.” Others on this international roster included Tania León, Annea Lockwood, Takashi Harada, Ricardo Tacuchian, and Richard Teitelbaum.
December 12, 2001
By Nathan Corder
Henry Brant, America’s pioneer explorer and practitioner of 20th Century spatial music, was born in Montreal in 1913 of American parents and began to compose at the age of eight. In 1929 he moved to New York where for the next 20 years he composed and conducted for radio, films, ballet and jazz groups, at the same time composing experimentally for the concert hall.
March 8, 2001
By Randall Wong
Other Minds brings the latest ideas and trends in new music to the Bay Area. Festival 7 was a rare opportunity to hear works by great musical innovators from around the world and the Bay Area. The 2001 festival program spanned nearly a century of musical invention, highlighting some early roots of new music and presenting four World premieres. In addition to eight featured participant composers, the festival also presented musical works by controversial poet Ezra Pound, based upon the rhythmic patterns and cadences of poetry; a work by the “Bad Boy of Music,” George Antheil, and a memorial birthday tribute to composer Alan Hovhaness, who passed away early in 2001 in Seattle.
June 11, 2000
By Randall Wong
American Mavericks Festival, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. George Antheil concert by the San Francisco Symphony in association with Other Minds. Slide lecture by Charles Amirkhanian and world premiere of Ballet Mécanique in its original version for 16 player pianos, sirens, airplane propellers, doorbells, and percussion. Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.
June 10, 2000
By Randall Wong
Sirens, Doorbells, Propellers: Antheil and the Birth of American Musical Modernism. San Francisco Public Library. Panel with Paul Lehman, Benjamin Lees, David Raksin, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian.
March 16, 2000
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 6 (2000), Project Artaud, San Francisco. Guest composers: Hamza el Din, Peter Garland, Annie Gosfield, Leroy Jenkins, David Lang, Paul D. Miller/DJ Spooky, Hyo-Shin Na, Robin Rimbaud/Scanner, Aki Takahashi, Jacob ter Veldhuis/ Jake TV, Christian Wolff. Carl Stone, Guest Artistic Director.
March 25, 1999
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 5 (1999), Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco. Guest composers: Linda Bouchard, Mary Ellen Childs, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Lucier, António Pinho Vargas, Julian Priester, Sam Rivers, Margaret Leng Tan, Errollyn Wallen
February 11, 1999
By Randall Wong
Stephen Scott directing the Estonian/American Bowed Piano Ensemble (Colorado College and Talinn, Estonia). Works of Stephen Scott and Timo Steiner. Co-presented with KPFA & Theater Artaud, San Francisco.
January 1, 1999
By Randall Wong
The first OM Records release is "The Virtuoso Pianist," featuring Rex lawson performing player piano rolls, including the world premiere recording of Stravinsky's rolls of "Les Noces." In cooperation with the Pianola Institute, London.
November 7, 1998
By Randall Wong
26 composers in collaboration with Common Sense Composers Collective. Works by Harold Budd, Henry Brant, Belinda Reynolds, Ingram Marshall, et al. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
October 21, 1998
By Randall Wong
The Bang On A Can All-Stars perform Brian Eno’s “Music for Airports,” and works of Dan Plonsey, Julia Wolfe, Evan Ziporyn, David Lang, and Pamela Z. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, presented by Other Minds.
November 10, 1997
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 4 (1997), Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco. Guest composers: Henry Brant, Paul Dresher, Momoru Fujieda, Hafez Modirzadeh, Laetitia Sonami, Carl Stone, Donald Swearingen, Visual Brains (Sei Kazama and Hatsune Ohtsu), Pamela Z
November 21, 1996
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 3 (1996), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, and Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley. Guest composers: Laurie Anderson, Kui Dong, Henry Kaiser, George Lewis, Lukas Ligeti, Miya Masaoka, Ionel Petroi, David Raksin, Frederic Rzewski, Charles Shere, Olly Wilson, La Monte Young
February 15, 1996
By Randall Wong
Eleanor Alberga and Thomas Bowles, duo pianos in works by Eleanor Alberga, Adam Gorb, and John Metcalfe, with the Sausalito Quartet. Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, San Francisco, presented by other Minds.
December 10, 1995
By Randall Wong
Performances by Henry Kaiser, Lukas Ligeti, and Miya Masaoka, presented by Other Minds. Japonesque, Pier 9, San Francisco
November 12, 1995
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 2 (1995). Guest Composers: Muhal Richard Abrams, Don Byron, Lou Harrison, Mari Kimura, Rex Lawson, Ingram Marshall, Terry Riley, Alvin Singleton, Tan Dun, Calliope Tsoupaki, Frances White, Ashot Zograbyan
January 1, 1995
By Randall Wong
Co-founder Jim Newman designs and launches the Other Minds website, one of the earliest new music internet resources.
November 12, 1994
By Randall Wong
Other Minds presents Pandit Pran Nath and Terry Riley in concert, presenting works by Pandit Pran Nath, Terry Riley, Zakir Hussain, and L. Subramaniam; featuring the Kronos Quartet. First Unitarian Church, San Francisco.
November 4, 1993
By Randall Wong
Other Minds Festival 1 (1993), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Guest composers: Robert Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Philip Glass, Jon Jang, Barbara Monk Feldman, Meredith Monk, Foday Musa Suso, Conlon Nancarrow, Trimpin, Jai Uttal, Julia Wolfe
January 29, 1993
By Randall Wong
Pianist Volker Banfield performs the the American premiere of Études for Piano, Books 1 & 2. Hosted by Charles Amirkhanian, with spoken introduction and talk by the composer. Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley (in collaboration with Cal Performances).

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