Tejera, Belugou, Stankiewicz Concert

CNMAT welcomes Januibe Tejera, Olivier Stankiewicz, and Alice Belugou for an April concert.

Tejera, Belugou, Stankiewicz Concert
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 @ 8pm
1750 Arch Street
Berkeley, CA, 94709

The concert will feature works by Tejera, Pedro Garcia Velazquez, Tonia Ko, and Gabriel Araújo.


Selim Göncü’s Widerklang Performance

Selim Göncü’s new composition “Widerklang”, winner of the 2020 Lee Ettelson Award, will be premiered by the Ninth Planet Music Ensemble.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7:30pm
Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Selim Göncü’s “Widerklang” for bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cello (Ettelson 2020), presents a distorted, noisy, and quasi-improvisational sound world, exploring the connection between noise and pitch.



CNMAT is pleased to host a concert of composers and performers affiliated with CCRMA.

Friday, April 15, 2022 @ 8pm
1750 Arch Street
Berkeley, CA 9470

The concert will feature Barbara Nerness and Engin Dağlık. Barbara will be joined by Stephanie Sherriff and they will be performing as Alkimiya Transfer.



A double portrait of sound artists and instrument builders Laetitia Sonami and Viola Yip, the concert will feature both artists performing a collaborative work as well as two solo works.

Monday, March 14, 2022, 8:00pm to 9:30pm
1750 Arch Street
Berkeley, CA 94709

This Event is Free and Open to the Public (limited seating)


Marlon Schumacher Joins CNMAT for spring residency

CNMAT is pleased to welcome international composer and researcher Marlon Schumacher for a spring research residency. Marlon will be working in collaboration with Professor Carmine Cella and on his own independent research initiatives.

Marlon Schumacher is full professor for Music Informatics at the Institute for Music Informatics and Musicology (IMWI) of the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, Germany.


Alessandro Frullani Works With Professor Cella on Instrument Augmentation

Alessandro Frullani will be in residence this spring at CNMAT. Alessandro recently finished his masters degree in mechanical engineering. He will be working under the direction of Professor Carmine Cella on the research and development of musical instrument augmentation.

Alessandro specializes in vibration mechanics, acoustics, and psychoacoustics. His master’s thesis featured his work on binaural recording.


CNMAT Users Group Concert: Blanton, Er, Smith

The CNMAT Users Group (CUG) will present an improvisation concert for electronics, vocals, violin, percussion, and visuals on February 26, 2022 at 9pm. The concert will bring together acoustic instruments and electronics with live visuals. Please join us for this free event!

Andrew Blanton: Visuals, percussion, electronics

Eda Er: Electronics, vocals

Hallie Smith: Electronics, violin