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July 2014 Salon cancelled

Due to the July 4th holiday weekend, the July Salon is cancelled. The next Salon will be held on September 5, 2014 at the Chapel Performance Space.

New curator, John Teske

At the recent Salon in May, Tom Baker announced he will be stepping down as curator. Tom will still be involved as a board member and I (John Teske) will be taking over the Salon hosting, booking, and communications. I am excited to step into this role and look forward to continuing Tom's great work fostering the development, presentation, appreciation of new music in our community. If we haven't met and you'd like to have a piece on a future Salon, feel free to send me an email or catch me after a Salon. Also, if you're not familiar with my work, there are many listening samples on my website.

Tom and I thought it would be nice at this transition to give a recap of the Salon history: The Seattle Composers' Salon was first hosted by Christian Asplund in in the summer of 1999. He moved away shortly thereafter and Tom Baker became the host in the fall. The Salon was first held at the Mennonite Church in Lake City, then moved to Soundbridge at Benaroya Hall, and is no…