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Guitar Composition Deconstructed: Santa Monica Public Library Presents Soundwaves Concert Feat. Michael Pisaro

The Santa Monica Public Library is proud to present composer Michael Pisaro on March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Blvd.

Pisaro, who teaches in the Composition and Experimental Sound Practices programs at CalArts, will play and discuss his composition “melody, silence” for solo guitar. A member of the Wandelweiser group of composers, whose use of duration and silence has been profoundly influential on contemporary experimental music, Pisaro’s work has been widely performed and recorded. This is a rare opportunity for Westsiders to experience his work live.

Soundwaves is a monthly concert series presenting artists who appear on the DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) streaming service. The Santa Monica Public Library is the first public library to offer this service to its cardholders. Listings of past and upcoming Soundwaves shows as well as sound and video recordings are at SoundwavesNewMusic.com

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and on a first-arrival basis. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For more information, visit smpl.org or contact the Santa Monica Public Library at 310.458.8600.

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