Soundwalk (Saturday, March 9, at Mount Tabor Park, 1 pm)

Artist and composer Susan Alexjander leads a structured listening session for curious souls to drink in the raw sounds of nature.

The Late Now (Saturday, March 9, at the Piano Fort, 9 pm)

The Dadaist variety show hosts a special edition featuring interviews with some March Music Moderne participants and a noise-inspired take on

The Rite of Spring

by local group [NULL].

Arnica String Quartet (Friday, March 15, at the Old Church, 7 pm)

This local ensemble spends an evening focused on 20th- and 21st-century compositions by the likes of Arvo Pärt, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Béla Bartók.

Gordon Lee (Wednesday, March 20, at the Old Church, 7:30 pm)

In a program titled "Shining Thru the Rain," master pianist Lee brings his own compositions to life via collaborations with his longtime cohorts in the Mel Brown Septet as well as the Amadei Cello Ensemble.

Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (Friday, March 22, at the Community Music Center, 7:30 pm)

This 12-piece group brings out new works they have commissioned by folks such as Blue Cranes leader Reed Wallsmith, cellist Eric Allen and young guitarist Joseph Berman.


SEE IT: March Music Moderne runs March 7-23. See for a full schedule.