January 01, 2008

Stepping Out: Performed

VICTORIA BOND as conductor for Amahl and the Night Visitors at the Chicago Public Library on November 30, 2007.

DA UNION at Club 3000 in Atlanta, GA on January 1, 2008. The show was televised on Shine On TV.

WILLIAM MAC DAVIS JR.'S "Windstar Fanfare" by the Dallas Wind Symphony Brass as winner of the Dallas Wind Symphony Fanfare Competition. It was conducted by David Kehler on January 22, 2008.

BERNARD DORSEY'S "Wonderful Year (Christmas Day)" - both arrangements and compositions - by the New Quitman County Elementary/Middle School Band on December 11, 2007.

STEPHEN DUEBOAY, SR.'S "On The Wings of a Dream" to a standing room only crowd at The DeSoto Civic Center in DeSoto, TX. The song was written as a motivational tool for his wife's young ladies development program.

KENNETH FUCHS' music in The Great Nebula In Orion, a chamber musical, at Judson Memorial Church in New York City throughout the winter. Fuchs' works were recorded recently by the London Symphony Orchestra for release by Naxos.

HOLLYWOOD HAZE at The Food Hut Bar & Lounge open mic in Queens, NY regularly.

BEN HARBURG, teenaged grandson of the great ASCAP lyricist E.Y. "YIP" HARBURG (1896-1981), was a featured performer at the recent presentation of the 75 th anniversary musical tribute to Yip Harburg and Jay Gorney's song "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" in New York City.

DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT at her annual birthday concert near her home in Massachusetts. The 19 year-old electric harpist celebrated her birthday as well as her Grammy Nomination and PBS Special and Award. Her one-hour TV special Invention & Alchemy New York's WLIW aired on January 13, 2008. She is a composer and electric harpist.

MELODY HIPSMAN'S "Every Little Thing" at the South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach in early February.

DAN KIROUAC'S five original compositions on Charter Commutations produced Local Rock TV show, which airs in Massachusetts.

DIANE LESLIE at Feinstein's at the Regency in New York City. She also recently performed at Steinway Hall to a standing room only crowd. Diane's debut album In My Mind is available on CD Baby.

BOB LEVY'S "Love Don't Have To End This Way" by Sue Matsuki on December 16, 2007 at The Laurie Beechman Theater in New York City.

MARIA LOURDES' new songs in concert in front of over 100,000 people at the Carnaval Carolina in Charlotte, NC on June 17, 2007. Some of her songs are regularly played on Miami radio stations.

JEANETTE PARSADANIAN'S songs from her album I Love You For Who You Are at the Los Angeles Convention Center in March of 2008.

MICHAEL POAST'S Color Music Sculptures at Queens College New Music Festival on November 17, 2007. The score is based on installations of sculptures made by Past combined with mural-sized drawings.

BOB POREMBSKI'S songs from ac-ro-nym at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool, UK in May of 2007.

BENJAMIN DELWIN PRESSLEY at an open mics in Greensboro, NC and Winston-Salem, NC on November 13, 2007.

DELRAY RICHARDSON at Annapolis High promoting anti-violence along with Melle Mel from Grand Master Flash. Delray has co-written songs with Tupac, Eminem, The Game, Melle Mel, Dr. Dre and Lina.

VICTORIA RIDDICK'S "Fed Up," "Out in the Cold," and "Blame it on the Music" on the TV program Vonfenceradio. The songs were performed by Victorious on the program on January 20 and 27 as well as at Club Spy in Brooklyn, NY on January 3, 2008.

VIVIAN ADELBERG RUDOW'SCall For Peace for flute and prepared tape in Beijing, China during the International Congress on Women in Music.

PATRICK SOLURI'S new opera Adam & Eve at New York's Thalia Theater. His score of A Lesson in Biology was screened on January 23, 2008 at The Anthology Film Archives in New York.

SUSAN STODERL'S The Veil of Forgetfulness, a mystical opera meant to be performed in churches, in Church of the Holy Trinity in New York City in November, 2007 accompanied by art installation.

CARL C. WILLIAMS' "Gunz Up" at The Script in Cleveland, Ohio and various other venues.

YOUNG G at Rich Place in Newark, NJ to a large crowd on October 26, 2007.