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 Russell Podgorsek. 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: Russell Podgorsek
  • Russell Podgorsek is a composer, violist, and electric guitarist. He tries to write music that stimulates both intellectually and viscerally. In those efforts he considers himself lucky to have worked with excellent local colleagues such as the Bel Cuore Quartet, the Cordova Quartet, invoke, Frank Jenkins and Anna Park, Hear No Evil, and Page Stephens, as well as local organizations like Tetractys, Austin Chamber Music Center, NANOFiction, and Density 512. Russell is currently on the faculty at the Butler School of Music where he has had the pleasure of working with several exceptional students.

Venue Details

  • Address: 979 Springdale Rd #124
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78722