Last month, I had the pleasure to be a part of Milwaukee’s Present Music ensemble for their Season Finale concert, MULTITUDE.
It was not just a concert, but truly an event with the evening ending in the audience dancing! The founder, artistic director, and conductor, Kevin Stalheim has created an anomaly and phenomenon; Present Music manages to regularly bring to their concerts audiences of 600 and they commission pieces that go on to be established repertoire for new music groups around the world.
“Hearne’s “Warning Song” (2006), “Snowball” (2008) and three postmodern cabaret/art songs from his Delusion Story (2011) completed the program. All are mind-bending, transcendent mash-ups of genres. The greatest, most unforgettable performances of the night were by Leah Coloff, who sang Hearne’s most searing songs while ferociously playing the cello part.” ~ John Schneider, Shepherd Express
FEBRUARY 28TH, 2012
@ The Comet Tavern
922 E PIKE ST SEATTLE, WA 98122 ~ phone: 206-322-9272
Saturday, January 21st, 8pm
@ Vaudeville Park
26 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211: Phone(347) 725-4399
Also featuring video art curated by Michelle Leftheris!
Not to mention exquisite vegan cupcakes from Champs Family Bakery.
Sunday, November 20
“Fortunately art is a community effort – a small but select community living in a
spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.” — Allen Ginsberg
Reaching back into my classical past, I performed The Swan from Carnival of The Animals by Saint-Saens.
The Secret City takes place at Dixon Place;161A Chrystie St(between Rivington & Delancey)
Friday, Dec. 2 @ 7pm
In support of the Crossroads Music/WPPB Fundraiser,
The “On the Air at Crossroads” series –hosted by Cynthia Daniels –
will take it on the road for one night at the historic John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
This will be a celebration of the year in music and will include local musicians, bands, celebrities and more.
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937