The combined experience of the members of SquarPeg ranges from the sober ranks of the Eureka Symphony to the great European Jazz festivals to the bars and jam sessions of New York City and the concert halls of Bangladesh. The quartet proposes a chamber music for the 21st century combining musical textures from a multitude of disciplines into fascinating new sounds.


al-ithara al wa-faza
Popolo de Otono
Milonga de la Ramona
Torstens Bottles
Qual E A Tua

is no stranger to rendering notes of living composers, beginning with her father, Richard Stroud. Finding the relevant tone and tack on her instruments has always brought the pink to her cheeks when performing throughout Humboldt County. Currently Jill performs with Eureka Symphony and conducts the Scotia Band. Working with SquarePeg plainly squares her head while pursuing fresh melodic lines, rhythms and tone.
was 6 years old when he began studying tabla in his native Bangladesh. Collecting various national awards and academic degrees for performance along the way he was also active on the national concert and television circuits. Studies in Japan led to a doctorate in Ethnomusicology as well as a wife from California and eventually a move to the cold north coast of that state. Rahman is also one half of the duo Silk Road Junction 101 and plays regularly with the Scotia Band.
Tina's musical background remains shrouded in self-induced mystery. She is best known as a multi-instrumentalist mesmerized by the inscrutable skronk...
guinea gbe, orjazzmik chamber fables 54 and barking dogma...ancient history includes hunk of funk, rev. joe king and the word, moment's notice, broom hilda, omele omela, karen dumont and the respect band, countless forgotten blues bands...
has been a composer and musician for theater and film for many years and most recently responsible for the live music/silent film project 'Music for The General'. Groups he's served as composer/musical director for include Footsbarn Theatre, Friends Roadshow, Flying Karamazov Brothers & the Dell Arte Company. During 30 years in Europe he was a founding member of the influential eclectic music ensemble Available Jelly and played with the well-known Dutch ensemble Willem Breuker Kollektief for 6 years.
Thursday, 23 May
(with the kind support of the Eureka Symphony)

Eel River Valley School Concerts
9 a.m. - Ferndale Elementary School
1 p.m. - Redwood Preparatory Academy

Sunday, June 2, 11 a.m.