NYCC Concert Reminder: Oct. 24 press release

Note the start time for this first concert of the 2014-2015 season is 7:30pm.

Here is the press release!

New York Composers Circle Music for Clarinet, Piano and Electronics Concert on October 24 at Manhattan’s DiMenna Center for Classical Music

What: New York Composers Circle Music for Clarinet, Piano and Electronics Concert
When: Friday, October 24 at 7:30 PM
Where: Benzaquen Hall of the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St. in Manhattan

New York, NY – New York Composers Circle will present Music for Clarinet, Piano and Electronics, a concert of new works by NYCC members on Friday, October 24 at 7:30 PM at Benzaquen Hall of the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St. in Manhattan.

The event will feature eight works for piano, clarinet, and electronic sounds, including Max Giteck Duykers’ Theia, scored for bass clarinet and electronics; Jacob E. Goodman’s Six Intermezzi for Piano, inspired by the late piano intermezzi of Brahms; two of Hubert Howe’s Pentachordal Etudes for Piano; Peri Mauer’s Morning, Night and Noon, for two clarinets; and Raoul Pleskow’s Four Piano Pieces for Maestro Hsu. More about the composers at http://nycomposerscircle.org/category/composer-bios/.

Performers will include clarinetists Vasko Dukovski, Ismail Lumanovski, and Christa Van Alstine, and pianists Jonathan Howe and Craig Ketter.

The October 24 concert is free, however, a $20 donation is suggested, payable at the door. For more information, call 212-787-8309 or visit http://nycomposerscircle.org/. For public transit information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/tripplanner.aspx. All NYCC concerts are ADA accessible.

Ismail Lumanovski and Vasko Dukovski, clarinetists of Peri Mauer's exciting piece "Morning, Night, & Noon"

The New York Composers Circle is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, artistic and educational organization dedicated to new music — its creation, its performance, and the development of new audiences. Its members and supporters are composers, performers, and music lovers. Its activities include concerts of new music (currently five each season), monthly salons at which composers play and discuss new works and works in progress for fellow members and guests and hear talks by various members of the new-music community, an annual competition open only to nonmembers, and a program of outreach concerts to benefit the broader community and to attract new concert audiences. Much more about them at http://nycomposerscircle.org/about/.

For photos and other press inquiries about NYCC, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.

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