2019–20 SEASON

Angelically Sponsored by Rowland and Pat Rebele

NewMusicWorks’ 41st season will be fantastically surprising, beautiful, strange and virtuosic!!
Artistic Director and Conductor, Phil Collins


CONCERT II — Night of the Living Composers

Saturday, 7:30 pm February 8, 2020
Samper Recital Hall, Cabrillo College
Lori Rivera mezzo-soprano
Giacomo Fiore, guitars
NMW Ensemble
Phil Collins, Conductor
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CONCERT III — The Music of Sound 

Saturday, 7:30pm April 4, 2020
Peace United Church of Christ
Sheila Willey, soprano
The Ariose Singers
Conductor Camille Couture
NMW Ensemble
Phil Collins, Conductor

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CONCERT IV — Avant Garden Cabaret 

Sunday, 2-6 pm June 7, 2020
Location: TBA

  • The Scott Stobbe Trio: Scott Stobbe, guitar
  • Patrice Wallace-bass and Tennessee O’Hanlon-clarinet
  • NMW Ensemble perform Terry Riley’s “Tread on the Trail”
  • Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble
  • The Ariose Singers
  • Stan Poplin and Cary Nichols Duo

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New Music Works’ season is supported in part by grants from 
The Arts Council of Santa Cruz
Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
along with donations from individuals and businesses of Santa Cruz County, the Central Coast, and throughout the United States.

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2019-20 NewmusicWorks Ensemble

Philip Collins, Conductor
Lars Johanesson, flute
Meave Cox English horn, oboe
James Pytko clarinets
Michael McGushin, piano
Jim Kassis, percussion
Jennifer Cass, harp
Shannon Delaney, violin

Kristin Garbeff, violoncello
Stan Poplin, double bass


We thank our dear listening friends for their extraordinary support of NewMusicWorks’ 41st Anniversary Celebrations. We could not have done it without you! FYI: 45% of NewMusicWorks income is derived from Individual donors. Like You!