Vancouver Improvised Music Meeting 2019 – March 28-30

Thursday March 28, 8:30 pm

Friday March 29, 8:30 pm

Saturday March 30, 8:30 pm

Doors at 8:00, all performances at 8EAST, 8 East Pender St

Tickets at the door, $10 or Pay What You Can

We gratefully acknowledge that 8EAST is located on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh and səlil̓wətaʔɬ Nations


Eyvind Kang – viola (USA)

Torsten Müller – bass (CAN)

Sara Schoenbeck – bassoon (USA)

Elisa Thorn – harp (CAN)

Brad Turner – trumpet (CAN)

Dylan van der Schyff – percussion (CAN)

Jeff Younger – guitar (CAN)

AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE / Q & A (pay what you can)

Saturday, March 30, 2-4 pm at 8EAST

Eyvind Kang – viola

Kenton Lowen – drums

Lisa Cay Miller – piano

On March 28-30, 2018, Barking Sphinx Performance Society hosts the sixth annual Vancouver Improvised Music Meeting, three nights of creative improvisation, featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists alongside Vancouver’s finest innovators. Experience phenomenal musicians perform magic over the three nights – from solo sets to duos, trios, quartets and large ensemble works.

Vancouver Improvised Music Meeting 2019 presents American violist Eyvind Kang and NYC based bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck. An impressive list of established and emerging members of Vancouver’s hotbox of improvisation will perform at this year’s event: Torsten Müller, Elisa Thorn, Brad Turner, Dylan van der Schyff and Jeff Younger. On Saturday, March 30 Barking Sphinx will host a public daytime workshop and Q&A sessions on improvisation with Eyvind Kang, Kenton Lowen and Lisa Miller. All events take place at 8EAST, the new home for Vancouver’s creative music community in the heart of the DTES.