Season 2 Announcement

StageFree Season 2 Announcement

StageFree Music will present six concerts and co-present one master-class across the District, Maryland, and Virginia. Listen to the Season Announcement Podcast Episode. Full information and tickets are available here.

StageFree 2.1: Music from Latin America celebrates music from and inspired by Central and South America, including the Caribbean. This house concert will feature a bandoneon demonstration, songs for tenor and piano, solo pieces for piano and violin, and a premiere for bandoneon, tenor, violin, and piano by Dominic Ellis. September 22, 2018 | 7PM | Gala House Concert, DC

StageFree 2.2: Witches, Bitches, & Brews. A reworking of the season 1 hit "Witches, Bitches, & Boys", this concert featuring Katherine Fili at B Chord Brewery will retain many of the favorites from the original performance while introducing some of the best known drinking songs in operatic history. October 13, 2018 | 4PM | B Chord Brewery, VA

StageFree 2.3: Martin Jones. Renowned British pianist Martin Jones brings his American Piano Music Project to the DC region. The first stop on his East Coast tour, Martin presents a program of music from his most recent iteration of the Project blended with traditional music from the piano repertoire. November 5, 2018 | 7PM | John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violins, MD

StageFree MasterClass: StageFree Music partners with the University of Maryland School of Music Composers' Colloquium to present Martin Jones in a master-class on creating new music for the piano. Composers, pianists, and anyone else interested in new piano music is welcome to attend this free event. November 6, 2018 | 12:30PM | The Clarice, Room TBD, University of Maryland, MD

StageFree 2.4: Bytes and Booze is a concert of rarely heard music for computer (fixed media) and computer-processed live sound, largely by DC area composers. This concert will take place at the beautiful Studio Gallery in Dupont Circle, the longest running artist-owned gallery in DC. This event will be a special opportunity in Washington's cultural scene to experience a combination of aural and visual art representing our region. February 22, 2019 | 7PM | Studio Gallery, DC

StageFree 2.5: Call for Scores. Local music drawn from our 2018 Call for Scores. StageFree partners with Dupont Underground to present a thrilling concert of music written exclusively by composers living in the Washington region. Music by Dawn Avery, Armando Bayolo, Michael Bratt, Ashi Day, Joshua Fishbein, Bradley Green, Andy Herring, Stephen Lilly, Christopher Newman, Robert Pound, Carrie, Rose, and Ross Wixon. May 24, 2019 | 8PM | Dupont Underground, DC

StageFree 2.6: District 5. StageFree is proud to present local woodwind quintet District 5 on a diverse concert of contemporary woodwind repertoire. June 20, 2019 | 7PM | 14th Street, DC