Make a note of our next monthly NYCC Salons: April 22 and May 20. We meet from 2-5pm, again in the Ellington Room.
Thanks to all the terrific performers who made last night’s Recorded Reading a success: MARY BARTO and AKI KASUGA, flute, BEN RINGER, clarinet, JANNINA BAREFIELD, violin, LAURA METCALF, cello, MONICA CHUNG, piano, SUSAN TALAMINI, viola. In various instrumental combinations, we heard (and tested) new pieces by EUGENE MARLOW, RICHARD RUSSELL, KEVIN McCARTER and JACOB GOODMAN.
Thanks also to the good people at Frank and Camille’s Fine Pianos, 29 West 57th Street, for hosting us.
CESAR VUKSIC‘s composition “Nana” for MezzoSoprano, Violoncello and piano will be performed at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (58 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn. Train Q to Seventh Avenue Station) on Saturday, March 31 at 8pm by Christine Moore as part of her Program “From Andalucia to the Americas…an Odyssey of Spanish Song”. Vuksic will also accompany Ms. Moore at the piano in Manuel de Falla’s Suite “Seven Spanish Songs” as well as in Songs by Granados, Silvestre Revueltas and Ginastera.”
EUGENE MARLOW, NYCC’s Director of Media Relations and Membership Coordinator, reports that his tone poem for big band “The Woman In The Golden Light”–an aesthetic “homage” to composer Maria Schneider–will be performed this coming Monday night, April 2, 2007 at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle). The nine-minute piece will be performed by the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Grammy-nominated maestro percussionist Bobby Sanabria. First set starts at 7:30 p.m.