NOW improv workshop with Karen NG

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Spring 2023 ​ At 8EAST Roberts Creek Community Hall February 23 FREE with  NOW Membership (purchase here or in the workshop) Donations gratefully accepted (donate here)  Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all […]

NOW improv workshop with Luke Stewart

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Spring 2023 ​ At 8EAST Roberts Creek Community Hall February 23 FREE with  NOW Membership (purchase here or in the workshop) Donations gratefully accepted (donate here)  Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all […]

Exaltation Dance Party at 8EAST

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Exaltation Dance Party at 8EAST Sunday February 26, 9pm Reserve Tickets here Celebrating improvisation and exaltation Come prepared to move! ​​​   ​

NOW improv workshop with Tcheser Holmes

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Spring 2023 ​ At 8EAST Roberts Creek Community Hall February 23 FREE with  NOW Membership (purchase here or in the workshop) Donations gratefully accepted (donate here)  Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all […]

NOW improv workshop with Aquiles Navarro

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Spring 2023 ​ At 8EAST Roberts Creek Community Hall February 23 FREE with  NOW Membership (purchase here or in the workshop) Donations gratefully accepted (donate here)  Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all […]

Improv Karaoke

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Improv Karaoke Come play improvised music in a free, collaborative, drop-in session! Open to improvising musicians of all genres and experience levels. Small ensembles will be randomly created from musicians that sign up (that’s you!) to play short sets together. Admission by donation xx/$10/$20 - Sign up/set up at 6pm - Music 7-10pm Bring your […]

Monk/Avendaño/Kidane/Ariaratnam & Wong/Schoening

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Three sets! 1 Duo, 1 Quartet, 1 Sextet! Andrea Wong (gu zheng) / Spencer Schoening (drums) Adrian Avendaño (drums), Andromeda Monk (synthesizer), Feven Kidane (trumpet), Matthew Ariaratnam (electric guitar) 8pm at 8EAST. Donation at the door xx/$10/$20 Masks Recommended. Cash Bar. photo by Matthew Ariaratnam   ~ 8EAST ACCESS STATEMENT ~ The 8EAST social space […]

West Coast String Summit Improv night

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

NOW SOCIETY PRESENTS WEST COAST STRING SUMMIT IMPROV [email protected] 8EAST Sunday March 12, 2023 8pm Nicolas Caloia : double bass Torsten Müller : double bass Émilie Girard-Charest : cello Marina […]

Patsy Klein/Tony Wilson Band

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Vocalist Patsy Klein and guitarist Tony Wilson started collaborating in 2015. The first year they performed as a duo and a year later the duo became a quartet. The present quartet consists of bassist Russell Sholberg and drummer Kenton Loewen. The ensemble performs regularly at various venues in the Lower Mainland and performed at the […]

Honouring Paul Plimley: A Celebration Marathon at 8EAST

8EAST 8 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Honouring Paul Plimley: A Celebration Marathon at 8EAST The NOW Society, Vancouver and international musical communities have lost a bright light with the passing of brilliant, generous Paul Plimley. His […]