Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Two Composer Showcases, April 11th and 12th!

#1: APRIL 11th: I will be singing backup to Bill Zeffiro's piece "The Road to Ruin," along with Summer Broyhill, to Jennifer Wren's lead vocals! But see the lineup of headline singers - MARNIE NIXON! Wow!

THE NEW YORK SHEET MUSIC SOCIETY presents the 8th Annual New Songwriter Series, produced by Board member Sandi Durell. It will take place on Saturday, April 11th at Musicians Union Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC, program beginning at 1:45 p.m. It is free to members. There is a $10 admission for non-members.

Scheduled to participate and present new works are: David Caldwell, David Conforte, Hector Coris, Alyce Finell, Annie Lebeaux, Peter Napolitano/Mark Janas/Matthew Ward, June Rachelson-Ospa/Kezia Hirsey, Brad Ross, Bill Zeffiro.

Singers scheduled to perform include:

Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Marni Nixon, Kevin Reed, Trisha Rapier, Julie Reyburn, Sandi Durell/Trudi Mann/Donna Trinkoff, Gabrielle Visser and other surprise performers. Tracy Stark will accompany some of the artists.

The NYSMS mission is to keep the Great American Songbook alive and well, which it has been doing since 1980. The Songwriter Series is designed to introduce the next generation of music in the continuation of The Great American Songbook. The NYSMS meets the second Saturday of every month between October and June with sheet music trading from 12:30-1:45 pm, prior to performance beginning at 1:45 pm.

Linda Amiel Burns is President of the NYSMS.

For further information for the Songwriter program: 917 270-5599 or email: srdurell@aol.com


#2 APRIL 12th: Dream-Makers and Heart-Breakers: Composers You Should Know.
I will be singing a duet with friend/composer Brian Allan Hobbs on one of his original pieces this night! General Admission: $19.

Dream-Makers and Heart-Breakers: Composers You Should Know

Sunday, April 12 at 7pm TICKETS

This evening features new musical theater compositions of…

Drew Fornarola and Scott Elmegreen (College: The Musical)
Lance Horne (Flight)
Brian Allan Hobbs (Confessions of a Serial Egg Donor)
Julianne Davis (Wood)
Adam Perlman and Margaux Stephanie Reynolds (iLOVE))
Todd Almond (People Like Us)

at The Connelly Theatre
220 E. 4th Street between Avenues A & B
New York, New York 10009
F Train to 2nd Avenue


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