All final bids will be announced on June 5th at
the Avant Garden Party Silent Auction.

NewMusicWorks’43rd season

Season Sponsors: Rowland and Pat Rebele

Avant Garden Party, Sunday, June 5th, 2022, 3-6pm
2888 Sandy Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
NewMusicWorks returns to the enchanted Live Oak Lagoon (14 away)


3:00 pm GATES OPEN
3:00 Main Stage Bill Walker, solo electric slide guitar

3:25 Remote Stage Lars Johannesson, flute
Departing from Buddha Rock Forest, Hyo-shin Na

3:35 Remote Stage (maybe same) Kelli Reynolds, French horn
solo horn piece, Laudatio, Bernard Krol

3:45 Main Stage Giacomo Fiore, elec. & acoustic guitars
Stolen Moments Suite, Kenneth Hill
34 Chords (Christian Wolff in Hanover and Royalton), Larry Polansky

4:05 Main Stage Stan Poplin, bass; Cary Nichols, electric guitar

4:30 Main Stage Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble

5:10 Main Stage Last Call Silent Auction

5:20 Main Stage Samba Cruz

6:00 Main Stage Show Over (we can spill over)

Exuberant-to-serene musical offerings, surreal surprises, gastronomic bliss of India Joze delicacies; all with the price of admission!

ADVANCE $35 General; $30 Seniors; $15 Students with valid ID (prices do not include service fees)
AT THE GATE: $40 General; $35 Seniors; $20 Students with valid ID

INFORMATION: 831/536-5603 • Continuous musical offerings by a dizzying variety of marvelous musicians ! • Nonstop entrees & hors d’oeuvres by Chef India Jozseph Schultz !
• NMW Silent Auction: deafening deals of global dimensions
• No Host Tiki Island Wine and Beer bar. Hidden Peak Teahouse serving serene tea ceremonies in a quiet garden nook


Samba Cruz
Vivian Simon, flute and percussion
Pablo Riviere, guitar and vocals
Patrice Wallace, contrabass
Jeffrey Hanson, percussion Sylvia Cuenca, drum set

Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble
Stan Poplin, double bass & Cary Nichols, electric guitar
Bill Walker, electric slide guitar
Giacomo Fiore, acoustic and electric guitars
Lars Johannesson, flute
Kelli Reynolds, French horn

NMW has been producing its annual concert series in the greater Monterey Bay Area since 1979.   Over the past 42 years NMW has provided an enduring venue for the creation, sustenance and appreciation of music of our time; producing 214 concerts, with 1,088 contemporary works by 496 composers. All donations are tax deductible! NMW is non-profit 501(c)(3) organization Tax ID #77-0450511

Contact: or call: 831/536-5603

Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble

Samba Cruz

Lars Johannesson, flute
Departing from Buddha Rock Forest by Hyo-shin Na.

Kelli Reynolds, French horn
Solo horn piece, Laudatio, Bernard Krol

Giacomo Fiore

A ticket to NewMusicWorks’ annual Avant Garden Party leads to a sensory oasis:

  • Complimentary Gourmet Dining: Master Chef, Jozseph Schultz suffuses French and Indonesian cuisines with one-of-a-kind culinary creations.

India Jozseph Schult, who has been cheffing for us every year since the dawning of AGP

Stan Poplin

Bill Walker