S.E.M. Ensemble


Upcoming Performances

The Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble will perform at Bohemian National Hall on October 25th, with a preview performance on October 23rd at the Willow Place Auditorium.

Contact Us

S.E.M. Ensemble, Inc.
25 Columbia Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: (718) 488-7659

Contact Dexter Dine, Managing Director at:

SEM Holiday Concert 2021

Works by Petr Kotik, Jon Gibson, John Cage and Vladimír Šrámek with inserts (1730) by Frederick the Great

The S.E.M. Ensemble

Petr Kotik, director/flute
Zen Wu, soprano
Elizabeth van Os, soprano
Roberta Michel, flute
Sam Jones, trumpet
Clint McLendon, trumpet
Will Lang, trombone
Jen Baker, trombone
Gergana Haralampieva, violin
Chris Nappi, percussion

Monday, Decemer 20th @ 8pm

Zürcher Gallery, 33 Bleecker St, NYC

Tickets $15 online; $20 at door

S.E.M. Ensemble’s 2020-21 season has been made possible with the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, The Amphion Foundation, The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music, The Fromm Music Foundation, The Low Road Foundation, Sheldon Berlow, Stephen J. Deutsch, Virginia Dwan, Martina Forman, Philip Foster, Allegra Fuller Snyder, Beth Greenberg and Jim Wright, Charlotta Kotik, Raymond Learsy, Julian Lethbridge, Rotraut Moquay, and Noni Pratt. Special thanks to Paula Cooper, Jasper Johns, Werner Kramarsky, and Brooklyn District 33 Councilman Stephen T. Levin.


Recent News

The Brooklyn Rail published a review of Ostrava Days, check it out here!

Ostrava Days 2021 tooke place from August 9 - 28. For more information about the Institute and Festival, click here.

SEM's 2020-21 season conclude in June. Explore it here.

SEM's New Music Outdoors I concert is now available to watch on YouTube.

OCNM has published a video of SEM's performance of "Song Books I, II" by John Cage at the NODO 2018 Festival. Watch it here.

Check out the first two segments of "Unfolding the Past" on SEM's history here! More soon.