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Extradition is . . .

New ways of shaping sound into art.

A meeting place of intent and indeterminacy.

A canvas of purity, space, and silence, where new music can blossom.

More than just a concert series, Extradition is an ongoing workshop where performers and audience explore new approaches to music-making and music-listening. By presenting works that are generously experimental – giving equal agency to their composers and interpreters, and embracing the contingency of their ultimate form – we seek to draw musicians and audience into the moment, exchanging hard expectations for radical openness.

The Extradition Series is a programming arm of Portland, Oregon's Creative Music Guild, an all-volunteer nonprofit with a mission to promote experimental and improvised music.