Announcing the 2010-2011 NYCC season!

Dear NYCC Community,
This is to announce the Program Committee’s approved works for performance during the NYCC’s 2010-2011 season, it’s ninth consecutive season of public concerts.
After examining all of the works submitted for next season, the Program Committee determined that all were acceptable and suitable for performance and programming at the NYCC’s record fourth season of four public concerts.
Shown below are the final selected compositions with their instrumentations.
In all, 26 works by NYCC Composer Members, Honorary Members, and our annual Composition Competition winner, will be performed at public concerts next season, in addition to which will be other works (not yet determined), included as part of our Community Encores outreach recital series. 
This demonstrates yet again how and the extent to which the NYCC provides continuing annual opportunities for its members to have their work publicly presented.
As always, many thanks are due to our fellow members (several of them new this round) who served on the Program Committee, chaired by Honorary Member John Eaton, for performing this indispensable function for our organization. 
Yours in music,
John de Clef Piñeiro
NYCC Executive Director

Concert 1:
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010: Saint Peter’s Church, Citigroup Center
     
Richard Brooks  Impressions, Two Songs on poems of Oscar Wilde, for high voice and piano
Don Hagar  Four Songs Old and New, for tenor and piano
Martin Halpern  The Testament of Koheleth, for baritone and piano
Debra Kaye  Finding Accord, for piano trio
Eugene McBride  Chancy, for violin and cello
Christopher Montgomery  Grasping the Present, for unaccompanied cello
Frank Retzel  Three Songs of Seamus Heaney, for soprano and piano
Concert 2:
Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011: Saint Peter’s Church, Citigroup Center
John Eaton  Piano Variations 1957
Jacob E. Goodman  Three Bagatelles, for piano
Carl Kanter  Suite for Violin and Piano
Paul Moravec  Impromptus for Piano (1999)
Dana Dimitri Richardson  Für Elitza, for piano
Concert 3:
Tuesday, April 5, 2011: Saint Peter’s Church, Citigroup Center
Brian Fennelly  Sock Monkeys, for two clarinets
Eugene Marlow Three Pieces for Woodwind Trio (fl, cl, alto sax)
Peri Mauer  Rhapsodance, for clarinet and piano
Gayther Myers  Sonata Solo, for unaccompanied bassoon
David Picton  Music for the Birds, for woodwind quintet
Richard D. Russell  Fast Tides, Slow Tides, for flute and piano
Cesar Vuksic  Tango Variations, for clarinet and piano
Concert 4:  
Saturday, June 4, 2011: Thalia Theatre (at Symphony Space)
Roger Blanc  Poem for Guitar and Harp
John Eaton  Elegy for Jane, for mezzo soprano, mandolin, guitar, and harp  (world premiere)
Hubert Howe  Timbre Study No. 7. CD (electronic) and dancer
Richard McCandless  Rivers, for two percussionists
Joseph Pehrson  Motorfogger, for electric cello
Robert S. Cohen  An Ant’s World, for 5-octave marimba
And the NYCC’s Fourth Annual Competition Winner, to be announced

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