Happy New Year! Our first Salon of the new year is this Sunday, January 21, from 2-5 pm in the Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza, 400 W 43, enter 9th Avenue (second floor). Hope to see you there!
DON HAGAR will be included in a concert offering $10 admission for NYCC members: Boston’s venerably irreverent Composers in Red Sneakers (celebrating 25 years of kicking new music in the ear end) presents: XANTHOS ENSEMBLE, Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2007, 3pm. $15 General Admission/$10 students & seniors, NYCC members (FREE admission for anyone wearing red sneakers!)
St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street (at Second Ave.) Sundry sounds by: David Rakowski, Yu-Hui Chang, Howard Frazin, Donald Hagar, Margaret McAllister, Lansing McLoskey, Peter McMurray, Ronald Smith, and the winner of the 2006 National Young Composers Competition. More info at 718-302-0833 or
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, RICHARD RUSSELL contributes an original pop song with a text by Sappho, I Am Greener Than Grass , to “Love Stories”, a theatrical work with original dance and music, presented by the Ollom Dance Company. There are two shows, February 11, 2007 at 3pm and at 6pm. The venue is the LGB&T Center at 208 West 13th Street. The full press release is at http://www.prismaticproductions.com/onstage/productions/LoveStories/index.php and tickets may be ordered at http://www.prismaticproductions.com/onstage/productions/LoveStories/ticketform_021107.pdf.