February 27, 2001

2nd Edition of The ASCAP Foundation's Thru The Walls Showcase

Featured composers Kitty Brazelton, Arthur Kampela, Todd Reynolds and Evan Ziporyn perform at the Cutting Room in New York City

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The ASCAP Foundation presented the second installment of Thru the Walls, their new music performance showcase, at the Cutting Room in Manhattan on February 27, 2001. Sponsored in part by Sibelius, the music notation software company, Thru the Walls was hosted again by legendary record producer
Tony Visconti and was designed to showcase the work of composers whose concert music defies boundaries and genres.


(Front, l-r) Tony Visconti, Cia Toscanini, Frank J. Oteri, Peter Kern (Sibelius) (Back, l-r) Evan Ziporyn, Todd Reynolds, Martha Mooke, Kitty Brazelton, Arthur Kampela


Sponsored in part by Sibelius

The massive audience enjoyed an eclectic mixture of everything from viols to steel drums to string quartet and electric instruments. Frank J. Oteri, composer and editor of NewMusicBox.org, emceed the event. Thru the Walls was conceived and produced by ASCAP composer/performer Martha Mooke.

The 2nd installment of Thru The Walls featured:

Kitty Brazelton: composer/voice,
electric bass
Nioka Workman: electric cello
Judith Davidoff: viola
Harvey Price: steel drums
Tony Lewis: drums

Ms. Brazelton will be presenting excerpts from her forthcoming MASS. For additional information, please visit www.kitbraz.com

Arthur Kampela: composer/guitar & voice
Jos Moura: Electric Bass
Graziela Bortz: French Horn
Darcio Gianelli: Trombone
Gregor Kitzis: Violin

Todd Reynolds: composer/electric & acoustic violins (www.toddreynolds.com)
Evan Ziporyn: composer/clarinet & bass clarinet (www.ziporyn.com)
with the extraordinary string quartet ETHEL (Ralph Farris, viola; Dorothy Lawson, cello; Todd Reynolds and Mary Rowell, violins)

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