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Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator



June 2, 2019 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Guitar Academy Festival
Ford-Crawford Hall, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

May 30, 2019 6:00 PM

The Wooster School's Lower School (K-5) performs ANIMAL ESTATES in their Spring Concert, directed by Claire SImard.
The Wooster School, Danbury, Conn.
Forever Young Gymnasium

May 18-19, 2019

Ember Ensemble, directed by Deborah Simpkin King, performs WITH ITS WONDERS on their program "A Second Simplicity."
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | St. John's in the Village Episcopal Church, N.Y.C.
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Montclair, N.J.

April 29, 2019 7:30 PM

Byram Hills High School String Orchestra, conducted by Aaron Lockwood, gives the premiere performance of PHOSPHORESCENCE, co-commissioned by Copland House and the Byram Hills High School as part of Copland House's What's the Score? program, with support from the Friends of Copland House and the Westchester Community Foundation.
Byram Hills High School, Armonk, N.Y.

March 9, 10 & 17, 2019

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "Out of the Garden, Into the Woods: from Paradise to Scary," a program inspired by nature both tamed and wild with music of flowers, fields and forests, of birds and bees, of gentle garden creatures and lurking monsters. Including performances of THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES.
March 9, 2019, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, San Francisco
March 10, 2019, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
March 17, 2019, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

March 9, 2019 8:00 PM

The Astoria Choir performs BLANCOS, LOS QUE SE QUEDARON QUIETOS on their program "Canten a Coro."
Trinity Lutheran Church, Astoria, N.Y.

February 12, 2019 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the Tennessee Guitar Festival
Hinton Hall, Middle Tennessee State University

February 8, 2019 7:30 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the Memphis International Guitar Festival
Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis

January 12-13, 2019

eVoco Voice Collective Women's Ensemble, directed by David Fryling, performs WEST WIND on their program "Dark Mysteries."
Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Christ Church, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Sunday, January 13, 2019 | St. Peter’s by-the-Sea, Bay Shore, N.Y.

October 15-17, 2018

Honkytonk Philharmonic performs BIRTHDAY WISH on their fall tour.
Monday, October 15 2018 | Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | Univ of Kentucky
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Tennessee Tech

September 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at Escuela de Artes Musicales Universidad de Costa Rica. LINK

May 27, 2018 6:00 PM

Ensemble Henrietta performs a program including my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN
St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue, Kauai

May 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Keoni Bolding, Peter Lockman & Seth Trumbore perform a program of music connected to World War 1, including my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN
100 Years Later: The Music of World War 1
Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, Penn.

March 2018

San Francisco Choral Artists and Veretski Pass perform THEY DISAPPEAR in their program "From Shtetl to Metropolis: Jewish Musical Diaspora" in multiple concerts in the Bay Area.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, San Francisco
Sunday, March 18, 2018 | Campbell Recital Hall at Braun Music Center, Stanford University
Sunday, March 25, 2018 | Temple Sinai, Oakland

March 3, 2018 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory presents HENRY AND THE HUMBUG, a one-act musical for family audiences by Rami Vamos & Matt Van Brink.

Musical Adventures for Children Series, Concordia Conservatory

December 17, 2017 5:00 PM

Michael Finckel & David Oei perform my arrangement of Bach's ICH HABE GENUG, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

November 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Family concert, joined by Logan Coale, bass & Yousif Sheronick, drums.

Bronxville Public Library, Bronxville NY

1-7 November 2017

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS on his tour of Brazil.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 9th Academic Symposium for Guitar, School of Music and Fine Arts of Paraná, Curitiba
Monday, November 6, 2017 | Biblioteca Nacional, Rio de Janeiro
Tuesday, November 8, 2017 | UNIRIO, Instituto Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro

May 21-28, 2017

Pianist Kathryn Selby, violinist Andrew Haveron, & cellist Timo-Veikko Valve perform my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN in By Arrangement, an inventive program of orchestral works adapted for piano trio. Performances in Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Bowral, & Turramurra.
Listen to the May 23 performance HERE

May 20, 2017

Students of Concordia Conservatory's chamber music program present KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT, a song cycle for chamber ensembles of young performers. Weaving a story of discovery and whimsy in the day of the life of a child: waking up, going to school, daydreaming, playing, and saying good night, the cycle includes ten song settings of poems by Karla Kuskin, Mary Britton Miller, Deborah Chandra, Carl Sandburg, Douglas Evans and Charlie Sohne.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

April 30, 2017 5:00 PM

Jesse Han, Daire Fitzgerald, and David Oei perform YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

March 31, 2017 7:30 PM

Premiere performance of String Orchestra version of UP, UP and UP by SONYC.
The Cell, NYC

March 27, 2017 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS in a solo guitar recital at the University of Southern Mississippi School of Music.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi School of Music, Hattiesburg
Listen to a performance HERE

March 19, 2017 3:00 PM

Keith Kreindler & Evelyn Wadkins perform SHABU SHABU in a new arrangement for bass clarinet & cello.
OSilas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 17, 2017 9:30 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS in a solo guitar recital at Louisiana Tech

Howard Center for the Performing Arts, Ruston, Louisiana

March 9-11, 2017

Aura: Contemporary Ensemble in collaboration with Psophonia Dance Company present Memory Web, a show including ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE. Choreography by Sophia Torres.
Midtown Arts Theater Complex, Houston

March 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory presents ANIMAL ESTATES as part of its Musical Adventures for Children series.

Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

February 15-17, 2017

Lessons, talks and a guest recital at University of Southern Mississippi, including the premiere of HEIRLOOMS, commissioned and performed by guitarist Nicholas Ciraldo.
More Dappled Than Color: An Evening of the Music of Matt Van Brink (Facebook)
Program: ICH HABE GENUG (Arrangement), YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, COPYCATS, HEIRLOOMS, CHIMES & MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR
February 17, 2017, 7:30 PM
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

January 30, 2017 7:00 PM

The violin studio of Emily Kalish present ROAD TRIP in a recital of chamber works.
Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

October 30, 2016 4:30 PM

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton & Lawrence Dutton perform THE HEART GROWS FONDER, commissioned for them by the Hoch Chamber Series at Concordia Conservatory, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon, hosted by pianist David Oei.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

October 2, 2016 5:00 PM

Schola Cantorum of New Orleans. directed by Yulene Velásquez, performs BE MUSIC NIGHT in a program of new compositions and traditional choral music.

Sunday Musical Meditation
Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

August 23, 7:30 PM
August 26, 8:00 PM

Pianist and Music director for a two-performance run of LOVER BELOVED by Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik.
Texas Room, Alley Theater, Houston

May 29, 2016 9:45 PM

Performing songs from Suzanne Vega's "Lover Beloved" at the Hay Festival.
Hay-on-Wye, Wales

May 7, 2016 7:30 PM

Cellist Nick Politi & Soprano Emily Murray present the premiere performance of ARIETTA: MUSIC & MOONLIGHT commissioned for them by Concordia Conservatory as part of the student chamber music program.
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

May 4, 2016 7:00 PM

Cantor Elizabeth Shammash, Aron Zelkowicz, Gretchen van Hoesen, and Alberto Almarza perform TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU for Mezzo Soprano, harp, cello & flute.

Anne Frank: A Living Voice
Tiferet Bet Israel, Blue Bell, PA

April 22, 2016 to
May 1, 2016

music directing Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik's Lover, Beloved: An evening with Carson McCullers. With Mary Chieffo & Suzanne Vega, directed by Jackson Gay.

The Sherry Theater
North Hollywood, CA

January 17, 2016 6:00 PM

Liz Lim-Dutton, violin & Larry Dutton viola, perform THE HEART GROWS FONDER, a new work commissioned for them by Concordia Conservatory.
Emerson String Quartet 2015-2016 Concert Series (36th Season)
National Museum of Natural History - Baird Auditorium
Washington, D.C.

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2015-2016 tour.

August 16, 2015 12:40 PM

flutist Rachel Ciraldo presents a program of new music for young performers including MISCHIEF at the National Flute Convention's Youth Flute Day.
National Flute Convention, Washington, DC

May 16, 2015 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory presents THE SECRET INGREDIENT, eight new pieces for student ensembles, all using the same musical ingredients ... plus an unknown one revealed at the end...
Sommer Center at Concordia College,Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2015 6:00 PM

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton & Lawrence Dutton premiere THE HEART GROWS FONDER, commissioned by the Hoch Chamber Series at Concordia Conservatory
Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

December 5-7, 2014

Concordia Conservatory's Community Holiday Musical
Book, music & lyrics by Matt Van Brink
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 4:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 1:00 PM & 3:30 PM
Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2014-2015 tour.

July 24, 2014 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory's Summer Musical Theater Workshop presents FLIP THE SWITCH, a one-act musical for young performers.
Book, Music and Lyrics by Kellen Blair & MVB
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

June 8, 2014 3:00 PM

J.P. Redmond and Teddy Whitehead-Rockas perform "Thick and Thin" in a winners showcase concert for the National League of Performing Arts

Merkin Hall, New York

May 19, 2014 7:30 PM

A new arrangement of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU performed by members of the Pittsburgh Symphony at the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival.

Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation, Pittsburgh

May 3, 2014 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory presents A FAMILY TREE, twelve new pieces for student ensembles, organized by instrumental family: Cello quartet, Violin quintet, Sax quartet, Percussion quartet, Guitar quartet Piano 4-hands, Vocal trio, Vocal Quartet, and 4 mixed ensembles.
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 27-30, 2014

Matthew Westerby Company presents an evening of new dances including one set to my SWAN LAKE FANTASY performed live by pianist Matei Varga.
Hudson Guild Theater, New York

November 22-23, 2013 8:00 PM

... in "Musical Geographies," an eclectic program from Lara St. John, including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER. With pianist and composer Martin Kennedy.
The Edward T. Cone Concert Series at the Institute for Advanced Study, Wolfensohn Hall, Princeton, NJ

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2013-2014 tour.

August 15, 2013 7:30 PM

Lara St. John performs my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER, in a concert with Alexander Tselyakov, piano
Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Pender, BC

July 17, 2013 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory's Summer Musical Theater Workshop presents HELPLESSLY LOST, a one-act musical for young performers.

Book by Claire Simard & MVB
Music & Lyrics by MVB

Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2013 10:00 PM

SoBe Arts and Subtropics presents the final concert of the 22nd Subtropics Experimental Music and Sound Arts Festival. An evening of international world premieres including SKITTER, performed by the Mystery Park Arts Band.

Carl Fisher Clubhouse, Little Stage Theater Complex
Miami Beach, FL.
FREE

February 8, 2013 9:15 PM

I'll be giving a talk at Nerd Nite NYC on February 8, 2013 about some some classic (old!) and new (mine!) learning songs.
Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn NY

February 2, 2013 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory's Musical Adventures for Children series presents the first performance of HENRY AND THE HUMBUG, a one-act musical for young audiences by Rami Vamos & MVB

November 30 - December 2, 2012

Concordia Conservatory's Community Holiday Musical. SNOWFLAKE HAS ITS DAY, a one-act musical for young performers.
Book by Jen Littlefield & MVB
Music & Lyrics by MVB

September - November, 2012

Fall residency at the Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico.

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2012-2013 tour.

September 23, 2012 3:00 PM

... with pianist & composer Martin Kennedy in a recital including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER
George Flynn Classical Concerts, Morgan School Gagnon Auditorium, Clinton, CT

September 23, 2012 2:00 PM

Faculty Recital, including DAL DOSAI
Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University

July 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory Musical Theater Workshops presents workshop performances of WHOOPS! and OUTA MY HEAD, classroom musicals for young performers.
Book by Emily Schorr Lesnik.
Music & Lyrics by MVB
Directed & Choreographed by Jen Littlefield

June 9, 10 &16, 2012

in concerts including the premiere performances of AMONG THE REDWOODS
San Francisco Choral Artists presents Poetry on Musical Wings: odes, riddles, rhymes, brilliance, humor, and heart.
June 9, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 10, 2012, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland
June 16, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco

May 1, 2012 8:00 PM

The Intimacy of Creativity, the internationally-acclaimed two-week partnership devoted to promoting an intimate dialogue between composers and performers hosted by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology returns for a second season, and will include workshops and a performance of YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, a rechristening of an older piece.
Hong Kong City Hall Theater

April 13 & 16, 2012

Great Noise Ensemble in concerts including ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE
April 13, 2012 7:30 PM | Ward Hall, Catholic University, Washington, DC
April 16, 2012 7:30 PM | Symphony Space, New York City

March 11, 17 & 18, 2012

San Francisco Choral Artists & Veretski Pass present "Prophets, Kings & Klezmer," exploring the heart and soul, the stories and dreams, the grief and joy, the texts and traditions of Jewish life are expressed in psalms, folk songs, prayers and lullabies. The program includes performances of THEY DISAPPEAR for choir and Klezmer band, commissioned by SFCA, and HASHKIVEINU.
March 11, 2012, 4:00 PM | Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto
March 17, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
March 18, 2012, 4:00 PM | Temple Sinai, Oakland

December 4, 10, 17 & 18, 2011

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "Company at the Creche," exploring the nativity from the ground up, sharing the wonder of those who were there: the manger animals, peasants, and shepherds. Including the premiere performances of LULL THE SOLEMN NIGHT, commissioned by the ensemble.
December 4, 2011, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
December 10, 2011, 8:00 PM | Montgomery Chapel, SF Theological Seminary, San Anselmo
December 17, 2011, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
December 18, 2011, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

December 12, 2011 8:00 PM

Paul Dunkel presents an evening of animalia for all ages, including a concert performance of ANIMAL ESTATES. With Jim Bracchitta, Patti Goettlicher, George Psomas, and Joelle Lurie.
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, New York

December 9, 2011 8:00 PM

International Federation for Choral Music's 2011 World Youth Choir, conducted by Grete Pedersen performs WHITE, THOSE THAT STAYED STILL, which won IFCM's first composer competition.
University of Oslo Aula

December 6, 2011 7:30 PM

... with pianist & composer Martin Kennedy in a recital including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER.
Little Stage Theater
SoBe Institute of the Arts, Miami Beach, Florida

November 3, 2011 5:30 PM
BMI WORKSHOP SHOWCASE: New Theatre Songs by Members of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop. Including MVB & Charlie Sohne's "Exciting to Me." Also with songs by Kellen Blair and & Kinosian, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Raymond Bokhour and Simon Gray, Beth Falcone, Michele Foor and David Gaines, Matthew Hardy and Randy Klein, Mary Liz McNamara, Andy Monroe, Michael Ogborn, Adam Overett, and Jeff Ward

Presented by The Drama League, Drama Desk and the BMI/Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop In association with Musical Mondays Theatre Lab. Produced for BMI by Workshop director Patrick Cook and Frank Evans. Directed by Igor Goldin
Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 10 West 64th Street, New York
 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2011-2012 tour.

August 5, 2011 5:00 PM

The outstanding Cantoria de la Merced will give the first performance of piece WHITE, THOSE THAT STAYED STILL at this year's International Federation for Choral Music World Symposium in Puerto Madryn, Buenos Aires.

August 2, 2011 8:00 PM

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture presents a concert of my music, including KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT and a set of my musical theater songs. With soprano Fotini Samara.

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Kefalonia Island, Greece

July 20-21, 2010 7:00 PM

Workshop performances of two new 30-minute musicals with books by Kellen Blair and music and lyrics by MVB. Part of Concordia Conservatory's Summer Music Festival Concerts
Directed & choreographed by Jen Littlefield.
Music direction by MVB
Program 1 (Grades 5-8)
THE LOUDEST VOICE
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:00 PM
Program 2 (Grades 1-5)
FLIP THE SWITCH
Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:00 PM
Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

June 21, 2011 3:30 PM

American Opera Projects and The Walt Whitman Project present The Voice of Brooklyn: Contemporary Opera and Song in the heart of Fort Greene Park
...playing accordion for Caitlin Smith's "Pour Les Enfants" at 4:30pm. With Melissa Hughes
...playing piano and singing for ANIMAL ESTATES at 5:30pm. With Joelle Lurie

3:30-8:00 PM, Free
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
(at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument)

May 21, 2011 8:00 PM

Manhattan Choral Ensemble presents New Music for New York
including the premiere performance of HONEYCOMBS (Previously titled "Where are you now?")
Mary Flagler Cary Hall at The Dimenna Center for Classical Music

May 13-14, 2011, 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory's irresistible chamber music program for young performers will include two pieces of mind: the premiere performance of FLOPITOPITOT, for a trio of beginning violin, piano and percussion students; a new version of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU, for voice, violin, clarinet and piano, and WASHING MACHINE from AROUND THE HOUSE, for 6-hands piano.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2011 7:30 PM

DuoSolo (Michael & Mary Kirkendoll) perform a program including DAL DOSAI

7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall
University of Kansas

March 3, 2011 8:00 PM
March 5, 2011 8:00 PM

...including the premiere performance of BE MUSIC, NIGHT

C4: The Choral Composer / Conductor Collective
also performing works of Dyrud, Rautavaara, Matthew Brown, Allen Menton, Carlos Michans, and Jordan Nobles.

Thursday, March 3, 2011 8:00 PM | Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, New York
Saturday, March 5, 2011 8:00 PM | Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, New York

February 5, 2011 11:00 AM

Music at Concordia presents ANIMAL ESTATES as part of the Musical Adventures for Children Series at Concordia Conservatory.

Schoenfeld Campus Center
Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

October 15, 2010 to January 15, 2011

... including performances of SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER, an arrangement for violin and piano of several Stephen Foster tunes. Also including performances of Martin Kennedy's Trivial Pursuits
October 15, 2010 12:00 PM | Rockefeller University, New York
October 17, 2010 3:00 PM | University of Georgia, Athens
October 21, 2010 8:00 PM | Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
October 23, 2010 8:00 PM | Bishop's University Centennial Theatre. Sherbrooke, Quebec
October 24, 2010 8:00 PM | Queen's University, Grant Hall, Kingston, Ontario
October 29, 2010 8:00 PM | Hillfield Strathallan College, West Hamilton, Ontario
November 14, 2010 | Troy Chromatics, Troy, NY
January 14 and 15, 2011 | The Library Theater, Birmingham, Alabama

December 18, 2010 2:00 PM

Program includes MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR and IT'S NEVER THE SAME WITHOUT SNOW.
Concord Women's Chorus
Holiday Concert: "Winter Dreams"
Jane Ring Frank, conductor and artistic director
Also including music by Andrew Carter, Paul Carey, Rebecca Clarke and others.

Trinity Episcopal Church
81 Elm Street, Concord, Mass.

December 3, 2010 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
December 4, 2010 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
December 5, 2010 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

Premiere performance of CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY, a one-act musical commissioned by Concordia Conservatory of Music & Art.
Featuring a cast and crew of 95 students representing 23 elementary, middle and high schools throughout the Bronx and Westchester County.
Schoenfeld Auditorium, Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

November 29, 2010 8:00 PM

including the premiere performance of MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR.
Vespera Ensemble: "Winter Song"
The Music Gallery, Toronto

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2010-2011 tour.

September 12, 2010 3:00 PM

...performing on accordion
Tristan Perich's "Elevation Maps" for five accordions and 1-Bit electronics
$10/$5 kids free
Noguchi Museum
3338 10th Street, Long Island City, NYC

August 7, 2010 2:00 PM

ANIMAL ESTATES, a 40-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos.

With Sam Heldt, Patti Goettlicher, Justin Link, and Joelle Lurie
Directed by Hilary Leavitt
Book, Music and Lyrics by Matt Van Brink
Additional Dialogue by by Jennifer S. Greene

Based on Fritz Haeg's "Animal Estates"

Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Family Art Adventures

Part of Fritz Haeg's residency at the museum

August 1, 2010 4:00 PM

Including the premiere performance of ZEPHYR and Martin Kennedy's "Variations on Being Alone," Bach: Partita No1 & No3, and Ysaÿe: Sonata Op 27, No3.
1 August 2010 4:00PM
Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock, NY

June 27, 2010 (NYC)
March 5, 2010 8:00 PM (Amherst)
January 8, 2010 7:30 PM (Cleveland)

Performing on accordion and keyboard with Gamelan Galak Tika.

January 8, 2010 7:30 PM
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

March 5, 2010 8:00 PM
Bowker Auditorium
UMass Amherst

June 27, 2010 4:00 PM
Bang on a Can Marathon, NYC
World Financial Center Winter Garden, New York, NY

May 18, 2010 8:00 PM (SF)
June 13, 2010 4:00 PM (SF)
June 19, 2010 8:00 PM (Palo Alto)
June 20, 2010 4:00 PM (Oakland)

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "25 x 25 x 25," a program of new American choral music, including performances of THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES.
May 18, 2010, 8:00 PM | Old First Church, San Francisco
June 13, 2010, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
June 19, 2010, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 20, 2010, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

June 18, 2010

Performing with Polkastra at IdeaCity10
Toronto

May 7, 2010 8:15 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO at the University of Oregon. With pianist & Svetlana Kotova.
Beall Concert Hall
Tickets $10/$8

May 7, 2010 7:30 PM

Students of Concordia Conservatory's chamber music program present the premiere performance of KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT, a song cycle for chamber ensembles of young performers, commissioned by Concordia Conservatory with support from the ASCAP Foundation. Weaving a story of discovery and whimsy in the day of the life of a child: waking up, going to school, daydreaming, playing, and saying good night, the cycle includes ten song settings of poems by Karla Kuskin, Mary Britton Miller, Deborah Chandra, Carl Sandburg, Douglas Evans and Charlie Sohne.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

May 2, 2010 2:30 PM

Performing with the Sinfonietta of Riverdale on accordion in Hindemith's Kammermusik No1.

Riverdale Temple
4545 Independence Avenue (at 246th Street)
New York

April 26, 2010 7:00 PM

...music directing a reading of Ryan Langer and Jon Weissberg's Everything is Fine at ASCAP.

April 22, 2010 8:00 PM
April 23, 2010 9:00 PM
April 24, 2010 9:00 PM
April 25, 2010 3:00 PM

ANIMAL ESTATES, a 40-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos. With Eric Harper, Justin Link, Dana Craig, and Joelle Lurie. Directed by Hilary Leavitt.
Shortened Attention Span Musical Festival
The Players Theater, New York

March 2, 2010 7:30 PM

"Celebrating Lukas" a concert of works by Lukas Foss accompanied by epigrams written by his students, including my contribution, GURU
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University

January 30, 2010 6:00 PM

MVB & George Francois perform INITIAL ASCENT for two pianos at the Hoch Chamber Music Series' Gala Concert.
Sommer Center
Concordia College, Bronxville NY

December 21, 2009 9:30 PM

... music directing and playing Joelle Lurie's Christmas cabaret "The First Joelle.'
with Sean Hackett, guitar & Connor Meehan, drums
The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St., NYC
Reservations: (212) 206-0440

November 19, 2009 3:00 PM

Sharilyn Spickall, violin and Irina Albig, piano performing UP, UP, and UP
Indiana State University New Music Festival
Center for Performing and Fine Arts

October 4, 2009 4:00 PM

With Eddie Whalen, guitar and vocals, I'll be singing and playing accordion in a set filled with
bluegrass, old-time and Appalachian songs, gospel songs from Kentucky Harmony and songs by American songwriters from Stephen Foster and Henry Clay Work to Lead Belly and Hank Williams.
Osilas Gallery at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

September 22, 2009 8:00 PM

Faculty Flute and Clarinet Duo Dr. Lisa Jelle and Dr. Gail Zugger perform SHABU SHABU
Huntington Recital Hall, Capital Universit, Columbus Ohio

September 14, 2009 7:00 PM

Polkastra’s debut album Apolkalypse Now includes my polkafied arrangements of Strauss, Smetana and Beethoven, and a traditional . The album release party will also include a bonus Wagner polka medley!

Le Poisson Rouge, New York
New York Times Review

June 20, 2009 6:30 PM

The Ansonia Trio performs my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU de COUPERIN
Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow St., New York

May 17, 2009 4:00 PM

Robert and Vladimir had the notion of my turning J.S. Bach's aria ICH HABE GENUG into a piece for cello and piano.  The arrangement works very well, and they will give its first performance in their recital at Mannes. Also on the concert: BEETHOVEN Sonata in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2 | BARBER Songs | BARBER Sonata Op. 6.
Mannes College of Music, 150 W 85th St., New York

May 16, 2009 3:00PM @ St. Paul, MN &
May 17 2009 3:00PM @ Mankato, MN

Lydia Miller will perform my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU de COUPERIN for violin and piano on...
Saturday, May 16, 3:00PM, Macalester Plymouth United Church, St. Paul, MN
& Sunday, May 17, 3:00PM, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN

Days of American Culture in St Petersburg, Russia
May 13, 2009 6:00 PM @ Sheremetiev Palace
May 14, 2009 7:00 PM @ St Petersburg Conservatory
May 15, 2009 7:00 PM @ US Consulate Residence

The extraordinary Educational Bridge Project hosts cultural exchanges for artists in USA & Russia. My SARABANDE (for six guitars), and PRELUDE MINIATURES will be performed in St Petersburg on May 13 & 14, and I will sing and play two songs from my musical A Single Winter’s Day on May 15 at a reception and concert at the US Consulate. The festival also features music by Ramon Castillo, Svetlana Nesterova, Anton Tanonov, Nikolay Mazhara, Ekaterina Blinova, Olga Bochihina, Nikolay Khrust, & Vladimir Gorlinsky.

May 8, 2009 8:00 PM

CSUN Symphony concert... including the premiere performance of Sic Semper Nobis (“Ever Thus to Us”).  Northridge Composition Prize performance. Plaza del Sol

May 8, 2009 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory's remarkable student chamber music program will include a performance of WASHING MACHINE from AROUND THE HOUSE performed by young students from the conservatory. I coached a rehearsal last week and these kids rock. FREE, Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 28, 2009 7:30 PM,
September 10, 2009 7:30 PM &
September 12, 2009 5:00 PM

... music directing and playing Joelle Lurie's show "This Time Tomorrow."
The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St., NYC

March 14, 2009 12:00 PM

Jennifer Greene, Rami Vamos, Joelle Lurie, and I will present ANIMAL ESTATES, a 30-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos. Jenn Greene and I developed it last summer in a performance in a version for 24 screaming elementary school-aged kids. This new version reworks the show for 4 mostly non-screaming adults.


Book by Jennifer Greene & Matt Van Brink
Music & Lyrics by Matt Van Brink

Harlem School of the Arts
Gathering Space
645 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York

January 30, 2009 10:30 AM

The Florida State University College of Music will present my ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE during its New Music Festival, January 29-31.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

December 11, 2008 7:30 PM

... including the premiere performance of INITIAL ASCENT, for two pianos.

Stephanie Ho & Saar Ahuvia DUO play works by New York composers. Music by Richard Rodney Bennett, Philippe Bodin, Charles B. Griffin, Jay Anthony Gach, Denise Broadhurst, and MVB. PODCAST @ Queens College site

Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Concert Hall
Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College CUNY, Flushing, NY

December 5, 2008 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
December 6, 2008 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
December 7, 2008 1:00 PM & 2:30 PM

Premiere performance of A SINGLE WINTER'S DAY, commissioned by Concordia Conservatory, with support from the ASCAP Foundation.

UPDATE: PHOTOS

Schoenfeld Campus Center
Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

November 23, 2008

The Ibuki Trio performs my arrangement of Ravel's LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN on the Conway Hall Sunday Concert Series
Conway Hall, London UK

November 19, 2008 8:00 PM

Hofstra Chamber Singers, directed by David Fryling perform A THOUSAND TENDER PASSAGES.
Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, NY

November 17, 2008 7:00 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO with pianist Ann Kang at the Stella Adler School.

Harold Clurman Concert Series
Stella Adler School
31 West 27th Street, NYC

November 7, 2008 8:00pm (LSU)
November 13, 2008 5:00pm (SLU)

Rachel Ciraldo will perform SHABU SHABU with with Linda Cotter, flute on November 7 at at the Louisiana State University Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA ... and with Meredith Rouse, oboe (!) on November 13 at Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

October 18, 2008 2:30pm (Troy, NY)
October 30, 2008 7:30pm (Boston)
November 22, 2008 4:00pm (Cambridge)

Performing on accordion in Ramon Castillo's Agak Agak. Gamelan Galak Tika with Ensemble Robot
October 18 at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) in Troy, NY, then
October 30 at Berklee College of Music David Friend Recital Hall, Boston, and
November 22 at Broad Institute Auditorium, Cambridge PHOTOS

October 12, 2008 4:00 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO at the Phillips Collection Sunday Concert Series along with other works with piano, and for saxophone solo.

Concerts are included in museum admission for the day of the performance.
The Phillips Collection Music Room
1600 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC

August 9, 2008 2:00 PM
August 10, 2008 7:30 PM
August 11, 2008 7:30 PM

... performing on accordion
KURT WEILL The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Erik Nielsen, conductor
Fully-staged production, sung in English
Tanglewood Music Center Theater
Lenox, Mass.

June 15, 2008 7:00 PM

Gamelan Galak Tika with Ensemble Robot @ International Festival of Arts and Ideas
World Stage, New Haven Green, New Haven, CT
I will be joining Galak Tika on accordion as they once again team up with Ensemble Robot for a Balinese - Electronic extravaganza! Don't miss this outdoor concert with rocking gamelan, electric guitars, and circuit-banging robots!

UPDATE: Here is a short video with lots of good footage of the show: LINK

May 31, 2008 10:00 AM

... including a performance of A THOUSAND TENDER PASSAGES
VocalEssence Essentially Choral reading session for new choral music
The Music Room, SPCO Center
St. Paul, Minnesota

May 3, 2008 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

As part of artist Fritz Haeg's Animal Estates prototype installation at the Whitney Biennial, I will be leading a family program for kids age 8-12 and their parents. The program will take place within the installation of animal habitats and we will channel the animal inhabitants through original song and movement. I will be playing accordion, accompanying new songs written especially for this project. Two sessions run on Saturday 3 May 2008 from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm.

March 8, 2008 7:00 PM

Noah Getz & Ann Kang perform SONATA FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE and PIANO.
Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, New York City


February 9, 2008 9:00 PM

Joelle Lurie presents an evening of song.
With Bob Bowen & Adam Christgau
The Triad Theatre, New York

August 10, 2007 1:30 PM

Emily McKay & Jeremy Reynolds perform SHABU SHABU for flute & clarinet at the National Flute Association Convention.
Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, N.M.

March 31, 2007 6:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo presents a recital including PRELUDE MINIATURES.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi

December 2, 2006 6:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo directs the Southern Miss Guitar Sextet in a concert including the premiere performance of SARABANDE.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi

November 5, 2006 5:30 PM

Stella Trio presents the premiere performance of my arrangement for piano trio of Ravel's LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York

September 17, 2006 7:00 PM

The Austin Chapter of Hadassah presents "New Beginnings," a benefit concert including the premiere performance of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU.
Congregation Agudas Achim, Austin, Tex.

August 13, 2006 3:00 PM

Flutist Amy Porter and pianist Martin Kennedy perform DAL DOSAI in the final gala concert of the 34th National Flute Association Convention. Pittsburgh, Penn.

June 11, 17 & 18, 2006

San Francisco Choral Artists present "Slightly Cloudy with a Chance of Song," a concert featuring works celebrating nature and the natural landscape, including THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES
June 11, 2006 | St, Paul's Episcopal Church, Oakland
June 17, 2006 | St, Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 18, 2006 | Church Of St. Gregory Nyssen, San Francisco

April 20, April 23 & May 1, 2006

In recitals including DAL DOSAI.
April 20, 2006 | New Jersey City University
April 23, 2006 | Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester
May 1, 2006 | Christ & St. Stephen's Church, New York

March 30, 2006 7:00 PM

Nova Chamber Artists perform STRING QUARTET and other chamber works
Tenri Cultural Institute, New York

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June 2, 2019 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Guitar Academy Festival
Ford-Crawford Hall, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

May 30, 2019 6:00 PM

The Wooster School's Lower School (K-5) performs ANIMAL ESTATES in their Spring Concert, directed by Claire SImard.
The Wooster School, Danbury, Conn.
Forever Young Gymnasium

May 18-19, 2019

Ember Ensemble, directed by Deborah Simpkin King, performs WITH ITS WONDERS on their program "A Second Simplicity."
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | St. John's in the Village Episcopal Church, N.Y.C.
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Montclair, N.J.

April 29, 2019 7:30 PM

Byram Hills High School String Orchestra, conducted by Aaron Lockwood, gives the premiere performance of PHOSPHORESCENCE, co-commissioned by Copland House and the Byram Hills High School as part of Copland House's What's the Score? program, with support from the Friends of Copland House and the Westchester Community Foundation.
Byram Hills High School, Armonk, N.Y.

March 9, 10 & 17, 2019

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "Out of the Garden, Into the Woods: from Paradise to Scary," a program inspired by nature both tamed and wild with music of flowers, fields and forests, of birds and bees, of gentle garden creatures and lurking monsters. Including performances of THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES.
March 9, 2019, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, San Francisco
March 10, 2019, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
March 17, 2019, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

March 9, 2019 8:00 PM

The Astoria Choir performs BLANCOS, LOS QUE SE QUEDARON QUIETOS on their program "Canten a Coro."
Trinity Lutheran Church, Astoria, N.Y.

February 12, 2019 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the Tennessee Guitar Festival
Hinton Hall, Middle Tennessee State University

February 8, 2019 7:30 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at the Memphis International Guitar Festival
Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis

January 12-13, 2019

eVoco Voice Collective Women's Ensemble, directed by David Fryling, performs WEST WIND on their program "Dark Mysteries."
Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Christ Church, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Sunday, January 13, 2019 | St. Peter’s by-the-Sea, Bay Shore, N.Y.

October 15-17, 2018

Honkytonk Philharmonic performs BIRTHDAY WISH on their fall tour.
Monday, October 15 2018 | Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | Univ of Kentucky
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Tennessee Tech

September 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS at Escuela de Artes Musicales Universidad de Costa Rica. LINK

May 27, 2018 6:00 PM

Ensemble Henrietta performs a program including my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN
St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue, Kauai

May 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Keoni Bolding, Peter Lockman & Seth Trumbore perform a program of music connected to World War 1, including my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN
100 Years Later: The Music of World War 1
Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, Penn.

March 2018

San Francisco Choral Artists and Veretski Pass perform THEY DISAPPEAR in their program "From Shtetl to Metropolis: Jewish Musical Diaspora" in multiple concerts in the Bay Area.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, San Francisco
Sunday, March 18, 2018 | Campbell Recital Hall at Braun Music Center, Stanford University
Sunday, March 25, 2018 | Temple Sinai, Oakland

March 3, 2018 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory presents HENRY AND THE HUMBUG, a one-act musical for family audiences by Rami Vamos & Matt Van Brink.

Musical Adventures for Children Series, Concordia Conservatory

December 17, 2017 5:00 PM

Michael Finckel & David Oei perform my arrangement of Bach's ICH HABE GENUG, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

November 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Family concert, joined by Logan Coale, bass & Yousif Sheronick, drums.

Bronxville Public Library, Bronxville NY

1-7 November 2017

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS on his tour of Brazil.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 9th Academic Symposium for Guitar, School of Music and Fine Arts of Paraná, Curitiba
Monday, November 6, 2017 | Biblioteca Nacional, Rio de Janeiro
Tuesday, November 8, 2017 | UNIRIO, Instituto Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro

May 21-28, 2017

Pianist Kathryn Selby, violinist Andrew Haveron, & cellist Timo-Veikko Valve perform my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN in By Arrangement, an inventive program of orchestral works adapted for piano trio. Performances in Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Bowral, & Turramurra.
Listen to the May 23 performance HERE

May 20, 2017

Students of Concordia Conservatory's chamber music program present KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT, a song cycle for chamber ensembles of young performers. Weaving a story of discovery and whimsy in the day of the life of a child: waking up, going to school, daydreaming, playing, and saying good night, the cycle includes ten song settings of poems by Karla Kuskin, Mary Britton Miller, Deborah Chandra, Carl Sandburg, Douglas Evans and Charlie Sohne.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

April 30, 2017 5:00 PM

Jesse Han, Daire Fitzgerald, and David Oei perform YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

March 31, 2017 7:30 PM

Premiere performance of String Orchestra version of UP, UP and UP by SONYC.
The Cell, NYC

March 27, 2017 8:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS in a solo guitar recital at the University of Southern Mississippi School of Music.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi School of Music, Hattiesburg
Listen to a performance HERE

March 19, 2017 3:00 PM

Keith Kreindler & Evelyn Wadkins perform SHABU SHABU in a new arrangement for bass clarinet & cello.
OSilas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 17, 2017 9:30 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo performs HEIRLOOMS in a solo guitar recital at Louisiana Tech

Howard Center for the Performing Arts, Ruston, Louisiana

March 9-11, 2017

Aura: Contemporary Ensemble in collaboration with Psophonia Dance Company present Memory Web, a show including ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE. Choreography by Sophia Torres.
Midtown Arts Theater Complex, Houston

March 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory presents ANIMAL ESTATES as part of its Musical Adventures for Children series.

Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

February 15-17, 2017

Lessons, talks and a guest recital at University of Southern Mississippi, including the premiere of HEIRLOOMS, commissioned and performed by guitarist Nicholas Ciraldo.
More Dappled Than Color: An Evening of the Music of Matt Van Brink (Facebook)
Program: ICH HABE GENUG (Arrangement), YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, COPYCATS, HEIRLOOMS, CHIMES & MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR
February 17, 2017, 7:30 PM
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

January 30, 2017 7:00 PM

The violin studio of Emily Kalish present ROAD TRIP in a recital of chamber works.
Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

October 30, 2016 4:30 PM

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton & Lawrence Dutton perform THE HEART GROWS FONDER, commissioned for them by the Hoch Chamber Series at Concordia Conservatory, at the Mezzrow Classical Salon, hosted by pianist David Oei.

Mezzrow, 163 West 10th St., NYC

October 2, 2016 5:00 PM

Schola Cantorum of New Orleans. directed by Yulene Velásquez, performs BE MUSIC NIGHT in a program of new compositions and traditional choral music.

Sunday Musical Meditation
Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

August 23, 7:30 PM
August 26, 8:00 PM

Pianist and Music director for a two-performance run of LOVER BELOVED by Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik.
Texas Room, Alley Theater, Houston

May 29, 2016 9:45 PM

Performing songs from Suzanne Vega's "Lover Beloved" at the Hay Festival.
Hay-on-Wye, Wales

May 7, 2016 7:30 PM

Cellist Nick Politi & Soprano Emily Murray present the premiere performance of ARIETTA: MUSIC & MOONLIGHT commissioned for them by Concordia Conservatory as part of the student chamber music program.
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

May 4, 2016 7:00 PM

Cantor Elizabeth Shammash, Aron Zelkowicz, Gretchen van Hoesen, and Alberto Almarza perform TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU for Mezzo Soprano, harp, cello & flute.

Anne Frank: A Living Voice
Tiferet Bet Israel, Blue Bell, PA

April 22, 2016 to
May 1, 2016

music directing Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik's Lover, Beloved: An evening with Carson McCullers. With Mary Chieffo & Suzanne Vega, directed by Jackson Gay.

The Sherry Theater
North Hollywood, CA

January 17, 2016 6:00 PM

Liz Lim-Dutton, violin & Larry Dutton viola, perform THE HEART GROWS FONDER, a new work commissioned for them by Concordia Conservatory.
Emerson String Quartet 2015-2016 Concert Series (36th Season)
National Museum of Natural History - Baird Auditorium
Washington, D.C.

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2015-2016 tour.

August 16, 2015 12:40 PM

flutist Rachel Ciraldo presents a program of new music for young performers including MISCHIEF at the National Flute Convention's Youth Flute Day.
National Flute Convention, Washington, DC

May 16, 2015 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory presents THE SECRET INGREDIENT, eight new pieces for student ensembles, all using the same musical ingredients ... plus an unknown one revealed at the end...
Sommer Center at Concordia College,Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2015 6:00 PM

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton & Lawrence Dutton premiere THE HEART GROWS FONDER, commissioned by the Hoch Chamber Series at Concordia Conservatory
Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

December 5-7, 2014

Concordia Conservatory's Community Holiday Musical
Book, music & lyrics by Matt Van Brink
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 4:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 1:00 PM & 3:30 PM
Concordia Conservatory, Bronxville, NY

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2014-2015 tour.

July 24, 2014 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory's Summer Musical Theater Workshop presents FLIP THE SWITCH, a one-act musical for young performers.
Book, Music and Lyrics by Kellen Blair & MVB
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

June 8, 2014 3:00 PM

J.P. Redmond and Teddy Whitehead-Rockas perform "Thick and Thin" in a winners showcase concert for the National League of Performing Arts

Merkin Hall, New York

May 19, 2014 7:30 PM

A new arrangement of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU performed by members of the Pittsburgh Symphony at the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival.

Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation, Pittsburgh

May 3, 2014 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory presents A FAMILY TREE, twelve new pieces for student ensembles, organized by instrumental family: Cello quartet, Violin quintet, Sax quartet, Percussion quartet, Guitar quartet Piano 4-hands, Vocal trio, Vocal Quartet, and 4 mixed ensembles.
Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 27-30, 2014

Matthew Westerby Company presents an evening of new dances including one set to my SWAN LAKE FANTASY performed live by pianist Matei Varga.
Hudson Guild Theater, New York

November 22-23, 2013 8:00 PM

... in "Musical Geographies," an eclectic program from Lara St. John, including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER. With pianist and composer Martin Kennedy.
The Edward T. Cone Concert Series at the Institute for Advanced Study, Wolfensohn Hall, Princeton, NJ

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2013-2014 tour.

August 15, 2013 7:30 PM

Lara St. John performs my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER, in a concert with Alexander Tselyakov, piano
Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Pender, BC

July 17, 2013 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory's Summer Musical Theater Workshop presents HELPLESSLY LOST, a one-act musical for young performers.

Book by Claire Simard & MVB
Music & Lyrics by MVB

Sommer Center at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2013 10:00 PM

SoBe Arts and Subtropics presents the final concert of the 22nd Subtropics Experimental Music and Sound Arts Festival. An evening of international world premieres including SKITTER, performed by the Mystery Park Arts Band.

Carl Fisher Clubhouse, Little Stage Theater Complex
Miami Beach, FL.
FREE

February 8, 2013 9:15 PM

I'll be giving a talk at Nerd Nite NYC on February 8, 2013 about some some classic (old!) and new (mine!) learning songs.
Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn NY

February 2, 2013 11:00 AM

Concordia Conservatory's Musical Adventures for Children series presents the first performance of HENRY AND THE HUMBUG, a one-act musical for young audiences by Rami Vamos & MVB

November 30 - December 2, 2012

Concordia Conservatory's Community Holiday Musical. SNOWFLAKE HAS ITS DAY, a one-act musical for young performers.
Book by Jen Littlefield & MVB
Music & Lyrics by MVB

September - November, 2012

Fall residency at the Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico.

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2012-2013 tour.

September 23, 2012 3:00 PM

... with pianist & composer Martin Kennedy in a recital including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER
George Flynn Classical Concerts, Morgan School Gagnon Auditorium, Clinton, CT

September 23, 2012 2:00 PM

Faculty Recital, including DAL DOSAI
Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University

July 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Concordia Conservatory Musical Theater Workshops presents workshop performances of WHOOPS! and OUTA MY HEAD, classroom musicals for young performers.
Book by Emily Schorr Lesnik.
Music & Lyrics by MVB
Directed & Choreographed by Jen Littlefield

June 9, 10 &16, 2012

in concerts including the premiere performances of AMONG THE REDWOODS
San Francisco Choral Artists presents Poetry on Musical Wings: odes, riddles, rhymes, brilliance, humor, and heart.
June 9, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 10, 2012, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland
June 16, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco

May 1, 2012 8:00 PM

The Intimacy of Creativity, the internationally-acclaimed two-week partnership devoted to promoting an intimate dialogue between composers and performers hosted by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology returns for a second season, and will include workshops and a performance of YOU ARE ALWAYS DISTRACTED BY SOMETHING, a rechristening of an older piece.
Hong Kong City Hall Theater

April 13 & 16, 2012

Great Noise Ensemble in concerts including ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE
April 13, 2012 7:30 PM | Ward Hall, Catholic University, Washington, DC
April 16, 2012 7:30 PM | Symphony Space, New York City

March 11, 17 & 18, 2012

San Francisco Choral Artists & Veretski Pass present "Prophets, Kings & Klezmer," exploring the heart and soul, the stories and dreams, the grief and joy, the texts and traditions of Jewish life are expressed in psalms, folk songs, prayers and lullabies. The program includes performances of THEY DISAPPEAR for choir and Klezmer band, commissioned by SFCA, and HASHKIVEINU.
March 11, 2012, 4:00 PM | Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto
March 17, 2012, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
March 18, 2012, 4:00 PM | Temple Sinai, Oakland

December 4, 10, 17 & 18, 2011

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "Company at the Creche," exploring the nativity from the ground up, sharing the wonder of those who were there: the manger animals, peasants, and shepherds. Including the premiere performances of LULL THE SOLEMN NIGHT, commissioned by the ensemble.
December 4, 2011, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
December 10, 2011, 8:00 PM | Montgomery Chapel, SF Theological Seminary, San Anselmo
December 17, 2011, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
December 18, 2011, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

December 12, 2011 8:00 PM

Paul Dunkel presents an evening of animalia for all ages, including a concert performance of ANIMAL ESTATES. With Jim Bracchitta, Patti Goettlicher, George Psomas, and Joelle Lurie.
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, New York

December 9, 2011 8:00 PM

International Federation for Choral Music's 2011 World Youth Choir, conducted by Grete Pedersen performs WHITE, THOSE THAT STAYED STILL, which won IFCM's first composer competition.
University of Oslo Aula

December 6, 2011 7:30 PM

... with pianist & composer Martin Kennedy in a recital including my SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER.
Little Stage Theater
SoBe Institute of the Arts, Miami Beach, Florida

November 3, 2011 5:30 PM
BMI WORKSHOP SHOWCASE: New Theatre Songs by Members of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop. Including MVB & Charlie Sohne's "Exciting to Me." Also with songs by Kellen Blair and & Kinosian, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Raymond Bokhour and Simon Gray, Beth Falcone, Michele Foor and David Gaines, Matthew Hardy and Randy Klein, Mary Liz McNamara, Andy Monroe, Michael Ogborn, Adam Overett, and Jeff Ward

Presented by The Drama League, Drama Desk and the BMI/Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop In association with Musical Mondays Theatre Lab. Produced for BMI by Workshop director Patrick Cook and Frank Evans. Directed by Igor Goldin
Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 10 West 64th Street, New York
 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2011-2012 tour.

August 5, 2011 5:00 PM

The outstanding Cantoria de la Merced will give the first performance of piece WHITE, THOSE THAT STAYED STILL at this year's International Federation for Choral Music World Symposium in Puerto Madryn, Buenos Aires.

August 2, 2011 8:00 PM

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture presents a concert of my music, including KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT and a set of my musical theater songs. With soprano Fotini Samara.

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Kefalonia Island, Greece

July 20-21, 2010 7:00 PM

Workshop performances of two new 30-minute musicals with books by Kellen Blair and music and lyrics by MVB. Part of Concordia Conservatory's Summer Music Festival Concerts
Directed & choreographed by Jen Littlefield.
Music direction by MVB
Program 1 (Grades 5-8)
THE LOUDEST VOICE
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:00 PM
Program 2 (Grades 1-5)
FLIP THE SWITCH
Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:00 PM
Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

June 21, 2011 3:30 PM

American Opera Projects and The Walt Whitman Project present The Voice of Brooklyn: Contemporary Opera and Song in the heart of Fort Greene Park
...playing accordion for Caitlin Smith's "Pour Les Enfants" at 4:30pm. With Melissa Hughes
...playing piano and singing for ANIMAL ESTATES at 5:30pm. With Joelle Lurie

3:30-8:00 PM, Free
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
(at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument)

May 21, 2011 8:00 PM

Manhattan Choral Ensemble presents New Music for New York
including the premiere performance of HONEYCOMBS (Previously titled "Where are you now?")
Mary Flagler Cary Hall at The Dimenna Center for Classical Music

May 13-14, 2011, 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory's irresistible chamber music program for young performers will include two pieces of mind: the premiere performance of FLOPITOPITOT, for a trio of beginning violin, piano and percussion students; a new version of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU, for voice, violin, clarinet and piano, and WASHING MACHINE from AROUND THE HOUSE, for 6-hands piano.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 15, 2011 7:30 PM

DuoSolo (Michael & Mary Kirkendoll) perform a program including DAL DOSAI

7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall
University of Kansas

March 3, 2011 8:00 PM
March 5, 2011 8:00 PM

...including the premiere performance of BE MUSIC, NIGHT

C4: The Choral Composer / Conductor Collective
also performing works of Dyrud, Rautavaara, Matthew Brown, Allen Menton, Carlos Michans, and Jordan Nobles.

Thursday, March 3, 2011 8:00 PM | Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, New York
Saturday, March 5, 2011 8:00 PM | Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, New York

February 5, 2011 11:00 AM

Music at Concordia presents ANIMAL ESTATES as part of the Musical Adventures for Children Series at Concordia Conservatory.

Schoenfeld Campus Center
Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

October 15, 2010 to January 15, 2011

... including performances of SONGS OF STEPHEN FOSTER, an arrangement for violin and piano of several Stephen Foster tunes. Also including performances of Martin Kennedy's Trivial Pursuits
October 15, 2010 12:00 PM | Rockefeller University, New York
October 17, 2010 3:00 PM | University of Georgia, Athens
October 21, 2010 8:00 PM | Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
October 23, 2010 8:00 PM | Bishop's University Centennial Theatre. Sherbrooke, Quebec
October 24, 2010 8:00 PM | Queen's University, Grant Hall, Kingston, Ontario
October 29, 2010 8:00 PM | Hillfield Strathallan College, West Hamilton, Ontario
November 14, 2010 | Troy Chromatics, Troy, NY
January 14 and 15, 2011 | The Library Theater, Birmingham, Alabama

December 18, 2010 2:00 PM

Program includes MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR and IT'S NEVER THE SAME WITHOUT SNOW.
Concord Women's Chorus
Holiday Concert: "Winter Dreams"
Jane Ring Frank, conductor and artistic director
Also including music by Andrew Carter, Paul Carey, Rebecca Clarke and others.

Trinity Episcopal Church
81 Elm Street, Concord, Mass.

December 3, 2010 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
December 4, 2010 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
December 5, 2010 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

Premiere performance of CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY, a one-act musical commissioned by Concordia Conservatory of Music & Art.
Featuring a cast and crew of 95 students representing 23 elementary, middle and high schools throughout the Bronx and Westchester County.
Schoenfeld Auditorium, Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

November 29, 2010 8:00 PM

including the premiere performance of MORE DAPPLED THAN COLOR.
Vespera Ensemble: "Winter Song"
The Music Gallery, Toronto

 

Sybarite5 perform my arrangement of Perapaskero's TURCEASCA in concerts on their 2010-2011 tour.

September 12, 2010 3:00 PM

...performing on accordion
Tristan Perich's "Elevation Maps" for five accordions and 1-Bit electronics
$10/$5 kids free
Noguchi Museum
3338 10th Street, Long Island City, NYC

August 7, 2010 2:00 PM

ANIMAL ESTATES, a 40-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos.

With Sam Heldt, Patti Goettlicher, Justin Link, and Joelle Lurie
Directed by Hilary Leavitt
Book, Music and Lyrics by Matt Van Brink
Additional Dialogue by by Jennifer S. Greene

Based on Fritz Haeg's "Animal Estates"

Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Family Art Adventures

Part of Fritz Haeg's residency at the museum

August 1, 2010 4:00 PM

Including the premiere performance of ZEPHYR and Martin Kennedy's "Variations on Being Alone," Bach: Partita No1 & No3, and Ysaÿe: Sonata Op 27, No3.
1 August 2010 4:00PM
Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock, NY

June 27, 2010 (NYC)
March 5, 2010 8:00 PM (Amherst)
January 8, 2010 7:30 PM (Cleveland)

Performing on accordion and keyboard with Gamelan Galak Tika.

January 8, 2010 7:30 PM
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

March 5, 2010 8:00 PM
Bowker Auditorium
UMass Amherst

June 27, 2010 4:00 PM
Bang on a Can Marathon, NYC
World Financial Center Winter Garden, New York, NY

May 18, 2010 8:00 PM (SF)
June 13, 2010 4:00 PM (SF)
June 19, 2010 8:00 PM (Palo Alto)
June 20, 2010 4:00 PM (Oakland)

San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, present "25 x 25 x 25," a program of new American choral music, including performances of THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES.
May 18, 2010, 8:00 PM | Old First Church, San Francisco
June 13, 2010, 4:00 PM | St. Mark’s Lutheran, San Francisco
June 19, 2010, 8:00 PM | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 20, 2010, 4:00 PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland

June 18, 2010

Performing with Polkastra at IdeaCity10
Toronto

May 7, 2010 8:15 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO at the University of Oregon. With pianist & Svetlana Kotova.
Beall Concert Hall
Tickets $10/$8

May 7, 2010 7:30 PM

Students of Concordia Conservatory's chamber music program present the premiere performance of KISS THE STARS GOODNIGHT, a song cycle for chamber ensembles of young performers, commissioned by Concordia Conservatory with support from the ASCAP Foundation. Weaving a story of discovery and whimsy in the day of the life of a child: waking up, going to school, daydreaming, playing, and saying good night, the cycle includes ten song settings of poems by Karla Kuskin, Mary Britton Miller, Deborah Chandra, Carl Sandburg, Douglas Evans and Charlie Sohne.

Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

May 2, 2010 2:30 PM

Performing with the Sinfonietta of Riverdale on accordion in Hindemith's Kammermusik No1.

Riverdale Temple
4545 Independence Avenue (at 246th Street)
New York

April 26, 2010 7:00 PM

...music directing a reading of Ryan Langer and Jon Weissberg's Everything is Fine at ASCAP.

April 22, 2010 8:00 PM
April 23, 2010 9:00 PM
April 24, 2010 9:00 PM
April 25, 2010 3:00 PM

ANIMAL ESTATES, a 40-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos. With Eric Harper, Justin Link, Dana Craig, and Joelle Lurie. Directed by Hilary Leavitt.
Shortened Attention Span Musical Festival
The Players Theater, New York

March 2, 2010 7:30 PM

"Celebrating Lukas" a concert of works by Lukas Foss accompanied by epigrams written by his students, including my contribution, GURU
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University

January 30, 2010 6:00 PM

MVB & George Francois perform INITIAL ASCENT for two pianos at the Hoch Chamber Music Series' Gala Concert.
Sommer Center
Concordia College, Bronxville NY

December 21, 2009 9:30 PM

... music directing and playing Joelle Lurie's Christmas cabaret "The First Joelle.'
with Sean Hackett, guitar & Connor Meehan, drums
The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St., NYC
Reservations: (212) 206-0440

November 19, 2009 3:00 PM

Sharilyn Spickall, violin and Irina Albig, piano performing UP, UP, and UP
Indiana State University New Music Festival
Center for Performing and Fine Arts

October 4, 2009 4:00 PM

With Eddie Whalen, guitar and vocals, I'll be singing and playing accordion in a set filled with
bluegrass, old-time and Appalachian songs, gospel songs from Kentucky Harmony and songs by American songwriters from Stephen Foster and Henry Clay Work to Lead Belly and Hank Williams.
Osilas Gallery at Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

September 22, 2009 8:00 PM

Faculty Flute and Clarinet Duo Dr. Lisa Jelle and Dr. Gail Zugger perform SHABU SHABU
Huntington Recital Hall, Capital Universit, Columbus Ohio

September 14, 2009 7:00 PM

Polkastra’s debut album Apolkalypse Now includes my polkafied arrangements of Strauss, Smetana and Beethoven, and a traditional . The album release party will also include a bonus Wagner polka medley!

Le Poisson Rouge, New York
New York Times Review

June 20, 2009 6:30 PM

The Ansonia Trio performs my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU de COUPERIN
Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow St., New York

May 17, 2009 4:00 PM

Robert and Vladimir had the notion of my turning J.S. Bach's aria ICH HABE GENUG into a piece for cello and piano.  The arrangement works very well, and they will give its first performance in their recital at Mannes. Also on the concert: BEETHOVEN Sonata in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2 | BARBER Songs | BARBER Sonata Op. 6.
Mannes College of Music, 150 W 85th St., New York

May 16, 2009 3:00PM @ St. Paul, MN &
May 17 2009 3:00PM @ Mankato, MN

Lydia Miller will perform my arrangement of LE TOMBEAU de COUPERIN for violin and piano on...
Saturday, May 16, 3:00PM, Macalester Plymouth United Church, St. Paul, MN
& Sunday, May 17, 3:00PM, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN

Days of American Culture in St Petersburg, Russia
May 13, 2009 6:00 PM @ Sheremetiev Palace
May 14, 2009 7:00 PM @ St Petersburg Conservatory
May 15, 2009 7:00 PM @ US Consulate Residence

The extraordinary Educational Bridge Project hosts cultural exchanges for artists in USA & Russia. My SARABANDE (for six guitars), and PRELUDE MINIATURES will be performed in St Petersburg on May 13 & 14, and I will sing and play two songs from my musical A Single Winter’s Day on May 15 at a reception and concert at the US Consulate. The festival also features music by Ramon Castillo, Svetlana Nesterova, Anton Tanonov, Nikolay Mazhara, Ekaterina Blinova, Olga Bochihina, Nikolay Khrust, & Vladimir Gorlinsky.

May 8, 2009 8:00 PM

CSUN Symphony concert... including the premiere performance of Sic Semper Nobis (“Ever Thus to Us”).  Northridge Composition Prize performance. Plaza del Sol

May 8, 2009 7:30 PM

Concordia Conservatory's remarkable student chamber music program will include a performance of WASHING MACHINE from AROUND THE HOUSE performed by young students from the conservatory. I coached a rehearsal last week and these kids rock. FREE, Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

March 28, 2009 7:30 PM,
September 10, 2009 7:30 PM &
September 12, 2009 5:00 PM

... music directing and playing Joelle Lurie's show "This Time Tomorrow."
The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St., NYC

March 14, 2009 12:00 PM

Jennifer Greene, Rami Vamos, Joelle Lurie, and I will present ANIMAL ESTATES, a 30-minute musical for children featuring irascible singing animals and kazoos. Jenn Greene and I developed it last summer in a performance in a version for 24 screaming elementary school-aged kids. This new version reworks the show for 4 mostly non-screaming adults.


Book by Jennifer Greene & Matt Van Brink
Music & Lyrics by Matt Van Brink

Harlem School of the Arts
Gathering Space
645 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York

January 30, 2009 10:30 AM

The Florida State University College of Music will present my ONLY THE PIANO WILL GIVE US OUR PEACE during its New Music Festival, January 29-31.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

December 11, 2008 7:30 PM

... including the premiere performance of INITIAL ASCENT, for two pianos.

Stephanie Ho & Saar Ahuvia DUO play works by New York composers. Music by Richard Rodney Bennett, Philippe Bodin, Charles B. Griffin, Jay Anthony Gach, Denise Broadhurst, and MVB. PODCAST @ Queens College site

Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Concert Hall
Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College CUNY, Flushing, NY

December 5, 2008 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
December 6, 2008 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
December 7, 2008 1:00 PM & 2:30 PM

Premiere performance of A SINGLE WINTER'S DAY, commissioned by Concordia Conservatory, with support from the ASCAP Foundation.

UPDATE: PHOTOS

Schoenfeld Campus Center
Concordia College
Bronxville, NY

November 23, 2008

The Ibuki Trio performs my arrangement of Ravel's LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN on the Conway Hall Sunday Concert Series
Conway Hall, London UK

November 19, 2008 8:00 PM

Hofstra Chamber Singers, directed by David Fryling perform A THOUSAND TENDER PASSAGES.
Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, NY

November 17, 2008 7:00 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO with pianist Ann Kang at the Stella Adler School.

Harold Clurman Concert Series
Stella Adler School
31 West 27th Street, NYC

November 7, 2008 8:00pm (LSU)
November 13, 2008 5:00pm (SLU)

Rachel Ciraldo will perform SHABU SHABU with with Linda Cotter, flute on November 7 at at the Louisiana State University Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA ... and with Meredith Rouse, oboe (!) on November 13 at Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

October 18, 2008 2:30pm (Troy, NY)
October 30, 2008 7:30pm (Boston)
November 22, 2008 4:00pm (Cambridge)

Performing on accordion in Ramon Castillo's Agak Agak. Gamelan Galak Tika with Ensemble Robot
October 18 at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) in Troy, NY, then
October 30 at Berklee College of Music David Friend Recital Hall, Boston, and
November 22 at Broad Institute Auditorium, Cambridge PHOTOS

October 12, 2008 4:00 PM

Noah Getz will perform my SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO at the Phillips Collection Sunday Concert Series along with other works with piano, and for saxophone solo.

Concerts are included in museum admission for the day of the performance.
The Phillips Collection Music Room
1600 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC

August 9, 2008 2:00 PM
August 10, 2008 7:30 PM
August 11, 2008 7:30 PM

... performing on accordion
KURT WEILL The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Erik Nielsen, conductor
Fully-staged production, sung in English
Tanglewood Music Center Theater
Lenox, Mass.

June 15, 2008 7:00 PM

Gamelan Galak Tika with Ensemble Robot @ International Festival of Arts and Ideas
World Stage, New Haven Green, New Haven, CT
I will be joining Galak Tika on accordion as they once again team up with Ensemble Robot for a Balinese - Electronic extravaganza! Don't miss this outdoor concert with rocking gamelan, electric guitars, and circuit-banging robots!

UPDATE: Here is a short video with lots of good footage of the show: LINK

May 31, 2008 10:00 AM

... including a performance of A THOUSAND TENDER PASSAGES
VocalEssence Essentially Choral reading session for new choral music
The Music Room, SPCO Center
St. Paul, Minnesota

May 3, 2008 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

As part of artist Fritz Haeg's Animal Estates prototype installation at the Whitney Biennial, I will be leading a family program for kids age 8-12 and their parents. The program will take place within the installation of animal habitats and we will channel the animal inhabitants through original song and movement. I will be playing accordion, accompanying new songs written especially for this project. Two sessions run on Saturday 3 May 2008 from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm.

March 8, 2008 7:00 PM

Noah Getz & Ann Kang perform SONATA FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE and PIANO.
Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, New York City


February 9, 2008 9:00 PM

Joelle Lurie presents an evening of song.
With Bob Bowen & Adam Christgau
The Triad Theatre, New York

August 10, 2007 1:30 PM

Emily McKay & Jeremy Reynolds perform SHABU SHABU for flute & clarinet at the National Flute Association Convention.
Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, N.M.

March 31, 2007 6:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo presents a recital including PRELUDE MINIATURES.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi

December 2, 2006 6:00 PM

Nicholas Ciraldo directs the Southern Miss Guitar Sextet in a concert including the premiere performance of SARABANDE.
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi

November 5, 2006 5:30 PM

Stella Trio presents the premiere performance of my arrangement for piano trio of Ravel's LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York

September 17, 2006 7:00 PM

The Austin Chapter of Hadassah presents "New Beginnings," a benefit concert including the premiere performance of TAKE THE BURDEN UPON YOU.
Congregation Agudas Achim, Austin, Tex.

August 13, 2006 3:00 PM

Flutist Amy Porter and pianist Martin Kennedy perform DAL DOSAI in the final gala concert of the 34th National Flute Association Convention. Pittsburgh, Penn.

June 11, 17 & 18, 2006

San Francisco Choral Artists present "Slightly Cloudy with a Chance of Song," a concert featuring works celebrating nature and the natural landscape, including THE LOWER LEAVES OF TREES
June 11, 2006 | St, Paul's Episcopal Church, Oakland
June 17, 2006 | St, Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
June 18, 2006 | Church Of St. Gregory Nyssen, San Francisco

April 20, April 23 & May 1, 2006

In recitals including DAL DOSAI.
April 20, 2006 | New Jersey City University
April 23, 2006 | Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester
May 1, 2006 | Christ & St. Stephen's Church, New York

March 30, 2006 7:00 PM

Nova Chamber Artists perform STRING QUARTET and other chamber works
Tenri Cultural Institute, New York



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