KMFA and Sightlines are proud to present the New Music Mixer, a monthly happy hour series for classical music nerds and newbies alike at Friends and Allies Brewing. Join us at our next event for a conversation with featured composer James Parker. Kick back, enjoy $1 off your pint, and geek out over your love of new music!

The presentation portion of the evening will begin at 6:00 p.m.


If the main parking lot is full, additional parking is available behind the brewery. Turn in off of Springdale close to Airport at Dimension Gallery and go all the way back past Brothers Produce to the back lot. There is a paved walkway around the right side of the building to the front entrance.

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: FREE

Presenter Details

  • Name: James Parker
  • James Parker (b. 1992) is a composer based in Austin, TX. James’ work focuses on the relationship between the composer and performer, asking performers to improvise and interact with each other or an element of live electronics. His work questions the idea of authorship in classical music, and encourages advocacy for the performer. James’ work has been performed internationally at various festivals, conferences and showcases including the Navy Saxophone Symposium and the Cohen New Works Festival. He has been a fellow at Can Serrat, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the Atlantic Center for the arts.

Venue Details

  • Address: 979 Springdale Rd #124
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78702