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The Alchemy of Composition
Living room

The Alchemy of Composition

Oakland Hills

Fri, March 1, 2024 6:30 PM, PST

Pay the musicians
0 of 20 spots available
And 3 on waitlist
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Dogs live here
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair Accessible
Kid-friendly event

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


Join us in Oakland Hills for an evening of music, wine & conversation as we explore how inner feelings, visions and sensations are translated into sound through the act of improvisation, composition and performance.

Featuring new works by pianist-composer Karna Mendonca, improvisations by pianist Christos Vayenas, Armenian folk music featuring duduk master Khatchadour Khatchadourian, Lili Boulanger's beautiful Nocturne for Flute & Piano, and more!

*wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served, but feel free to byob as well!

For more information visit: www.musaics.org/alchemy-composition

What's the music?

Khatchadour Khatchadourian Duduk
Jeremy Goldwasser Flute
Karna Mendonca Piano

Markos & Markos [Tigran Hamasayan, tr. by Karna Mendonca]
Oriental Pieces: I. Bergère captive [Emmanuel Pahud]
Nocturne for Flute & Piano [Lili Boulanger]
Rain Over the Brooklyn Bridge for Flute & Piano [K. Mendonca]
Solo Improvisation [Christos Vayenas]
Assyrian Women Mourners for Duduk & Piano [Armenian traditional, arr. by C. Vayenas]


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Christos V. Emcee
Isaac L.
Brian B.
Jon S.
Max T.
Kyle S. (he/him)
Michelle C.
Mel M.
Garen K.
Hasmik G.
Khatchadour K.
Franz N.
Boris P.
Sharona B.
Connie P. Groupmuse Superhost