Douglas Machiz

Musician


San Francisco, CA
cello
@Frictionquartet
29 Played at 29 groupmuses!

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A native of Washington, DC, cellist Doug Machiz resides in Oakland where he is co-founder, manager, and cellist of Friction Quartet. With Friction, Doug is extremely fortunate to perform old and new string quartets around the United States with amazing musicians. He is also grateful for the many opportunities Friction has to inspire young people with the power of music.

In addition to his work with Friction Quartet, Doug is an active free-lance musician and teacher. He has participated in the Banff Chamber Music Residency, Deer Valley Music Festival with the Muir Quartet, the St. Lawrence Emerging String Quartet Program, Bang on a Can Summer Festival, Fontainebleau Conservatoire Americain in France, and the Zephyr International Chamber Music Course and Festival in Italy.

Traditional Repertoire

Classical, Contemporary, Pop arrangements

Videos

Groups

Friction Quartet

  • String quartet
  • Based in Oakland and San Francisco
  • 26 groupmuses played

Performed groupmuses (29)

It's a Friction Picnic!

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 4:30 PM
  • North Oakland Oakland, CA

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

ART and SOUND , Part VIII

  • Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 6:30 PM
  • SoMa, SF

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Art and Sounds, Part VI

  • Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 6:30 PM
  • SoMa, SF

This groupmuse happened almost 3 years ago

Winter Sunset Groupmuse with Friction Quartet

  • Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 3:45 PM
  • Chinatown, Boston

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Friction on Felix

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Richmond, CA

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Music in the Rockridge Sunset

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 5:00 PM
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland

This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

San Francisco's Friction String Quartet in Seattle

  • Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 2:30 PM
  • Inverness

This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

Bird House Spectacular

  • Friday, May 18, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Adams Point, Oakland

This groupmuse happened about 4 years ago

Embassy Groupmuse April

  • Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Lower Haight, San Francisco

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

The Unicorn's Maiden 'muse: Birthday Edition!

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • West Oakland Oakland, CA

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Notes from the Attic..

  • Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Noe Valley, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Gracemuse

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Saint Francis Wood, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened about 5 years ago

Strings on Elgin Park

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Mission District, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened about 5 years ago

Magnifique Friction Quartet.

  • Friday, May 5, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Civic Center, SF

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Coachello

  • Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Lower Haight, San Francisco

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Flowering Trills

  • Friday, March 10, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Mission District, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Embassy Groupmuse February

  • Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Lower Haight, San Francisco

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

The Brothers Avshalomov Birthday Groupmuse

  • Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • South of Market, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Sunday Evening at Moomin: Groupmuse Edition

  • Sunday, January 29, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Lower Haight, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Inside Lands

  • Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Lower Haight, San Francisco

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago