S.E.M. Ensemble


Upcoming Performances

Petr Kotik's Master-Pieces will be performed in Prague on November 2nd.

The S.E.M. Ensemble will perform Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston at DePaul University on November 6th.

Contact Us

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

Phone: (718) 488-7659

Contact Dexter Dine, Coordinator at:

Fall Schedule

José Pietri-Coimbre, Christina Kay, Nicholas Hay and Steven Wilson perform Petr Kotik's Master-Pieces at Bohemian National Hall, April 28, 2018.

Opera??? Opera!!!

Friday November 2, 2018, 7:30 pm
- at -
Divadlo Komedie, Prague


Salvatore Sciarrino - Infinito Nero (1997)

Pauline Kim Haris, violin

Ostravska bandá


Julius Eastman - Macle (1972)

Petr Kotik, Tomas Cruz, Alex Dobson, Andrej Gál, voices


Petr Kotik - Master-Pieces (2014-18)

Christina Kay, soprano

Tomas Cruz, tenor

Alex Dobson, baritone

Nicholas Hay, bass

S.E.M. Ensemble/Ostravska bandá

Petr Kotik, Conductor

Pauline Kim Harris, violin

Ezster Krulik, viola

Jarmila Vávrová, oboe

Ladislav Kosderka, trumpet

Andrej Gál, cello

Tamás Schlanger, percussion

Joseph Kubera, Chris Nappi and Petr Kotik perform Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston at MaerzMusik in Berlin, March 25, 2018.

For Philip Guston

Tuesday November 7, 2018, 12 pm
- at -
DePaul University, Chicago


Morton Feldman - For Philip Guston (1984)

S.E.M. Ensemble

Petr Kotik, flutes

Joseph Kubera, keyboards

Chris Nappi, percussion


S.E.M. Ensemble’s 2018-19 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 Phaedrus Foundation, The Amphion Foundation, The Low Road Foundation, Sheldon Berlow, Virginia Dwan, Beth Greenberg and Jim Wright, Raymond Learsy, Joseph Leighly, Rotraut Moquay, Renée Levine Packer, Tristan Perich, Noni Pratt, Andrew Reynolds, and Todd Tarantino. Special thanks to Paula Cooper, Jasper Johns, Werner Kramarsky, and Brooklyn District 33 Councilman Stephen T. Levin. 

Recent News

The S.E.M. Ensemble is calling for scores for the Annual Emerging Composers Workshop. Send us your surprising musical ideas!

Operawire and Theaterscene reviewed Petr Kotik's Master-Pieces at Bohemian National Hall. Check out the reviews here and here!

Petr Kotik conducted Ostravská banda as part of the Bridges festival in Vienna on April 14th. He also conducted "Essential Feldman" in Prague on April 8th.

On March 10th, SEM prepared for their performance at MaerzMusik with a highly successful preview concert of For Philip Guston. Photos here!