POSTPONED January 16-17, 2021

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird will perform as soloists in the world premiere of a new work by Kinds of Kings written for Eighth Blackbird and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and conducted by Ruth Reinhardt. CSO commissioned the new work, which will debut at Cincinnati’s Music Hall on January 16-17, 2021.


POSTPONED May 20, 2020

Disturbance & Refraction

Nouveau Classical Project and guests perform new works for voice and Pierrot ensemble by Maria Kaoutzani, and Bouman Fellow Mason Bynes, and Isabelle O'Connell premieres new works for solo piano and electronics by Gemma Peacocke and Bouman Fellow Cassie Wieland

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

POSTPONED June 13, 2020

Rubiks Collective: Towards Home

Rubiks Collective premieres new pieces by Kinds of Kings in the final concert of our Artist Residency with National Sawdust

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY



February  27, 2020

~Nois: Afterimage

~Nois saxophone quartet performs a program by Kinds of Kings at the Fullerton New Music Festival

Meng Concert Hall, California State University, Fullerton, CA​

December 13, 2019

REAL LOUD: Real Loud

REAL LOUD performs a program by Shelley Washington and Bouman Fellow Andrew Rodriguez

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

December 3, 2019

~Nois: Afterimage

~Nois saxophone quartet performs a program by Kinds of Kings in Chicago

Evanston  SPACE, Chicago, IL

October 24 2019 


Roulette Intermedium

Chicago-based ~Nois quartet plays saxophone pieces by Kinds of Kings at Roulette Intermedium!


April 30 2019 

St Louis Symphony: Pulitzer Series

The 18/19 Pulitzer series gathers compelling stories from near and far. This final concert celebrates the music of the collective Kinds of Kings, six young composers who are fast becoming a musical force. The concert culminates in a performance of Shelley Washington’s SAY, a vibrant work confronting the composer’s experience growing up biracial in a Missouri suburb. 


December 9 2018 - 5pm


Metropolis Ensemble performs chamber works by Kinds of Kings at 1 Rivington St / 2nd Floor / New York


December 6 2018 - 4:30pm

Zafa Collective and Kinds of Kings

Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, IL

Zafa Collective performs string quartets by Kinds of Kings


October 17 2018 - 7pm

Spectrum in Brooklyn, NY

Kinds of Strings

Desdemona Quartet performs string quartets by Kinds of Kings 

October 15 2018 - 7pm

Metropolis, 1 Rivington Street

Kings x Desdemona 

Desdemona Quartet performs string quartets by

Kinds of Kings. Hosted by Metropolis, 1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor (Buzzer #1) / New York

March 11 2018 



Featuring string quartets and amazing baked goods, Terroir New Music presents Mothertongue at CAVU1601 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida