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Welcome to Other Minds ®, a global New Music community where composers, students, and listeners discover and learn about innovative music by composers from all over the world.

Other Minds is a private 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in San Francisco. We thank our many loyal supporters for their commitment to encouraging and propagating new and unusual music.

– Charles Amirkhanian, Executive & Artistic Director

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0ther Minds is on KALW with a series - "Music from Other Minds" - curated and hosted by Richard Friedman every Friday night (Pacific time) at 11pm. You can listen live in the San Francisco Bay Area at 91.7 FM or hear the stream from their website. Playlist and more information is available at the Music from Other Minds website.


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OTHER MINDS 20TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL ||| Full Program Info and Tickets Now Available


OM 20th anniversary

Join us in welcoming back and honoring Other Minds Festival alumni for Other Minds 20 in March 2015 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

OM 20 artists include: Peter Sculthorpe (AU.), Lou Harrison, Miya Masaoka, Maja Ratkje (NO.), Errollyn Wallen (BZ/U.K.), Pauline Oliveros, Don Byron, Tigran Mansurian (AM, 75th birthday year), Michael Nyman (U.K., 70th birthday year), Charles Amirkhanian, (70th birthday year), David Tanenbaum, and Frode Haltl (NO).

Read full program information HERE.

Go to the Pressroom for our full press release and artist photos.

BUY EARLY: Tickets are now on sale at a 15% discount through December 31st!