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February 18, 2016 7:30 pm

composer's voice

Composer’s Voice is presenting a unique showcase of contemporary composers at The Firehouse Space on Thursday February 18th at 7:30 PM. This is the beginning of a series of concerts that will happen on the third Thursday of the month at Brooklyn’s Firehouse Space.

The performance will feature the works of contemporary composers: Greg Bartholomew, Fabian Beltran, Douglas Townsend, and Robert Voisey.   Also presented on this concert is Composer’s Voice staple Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame with Beth Griffith including 15 one-minute works by Dennis Bathory-Kitsz, Christopher Danforth, David Drexler, Abraham Fabella, Daniel Goode, Paolo Longo, Pamela Madsen, Pamela J. Marshall, Luis Menacho, Koka Nikoladze, Brandon J Rolle, Justin Rubin, Naftali Schindler, William Vollinger, and Andrew Walters. 

“An extraordinary American soprano, Beth Griffith sang with a focus and presence” –Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

Also performing on this Composer’s Voice is: Walker Beard – trumpet, Allen Fogelsanger – piano, Nicholas Handahl – flute, Tony Park – clarinet, Evan  Robinson – trombone, Yumi Suehiro – piano, Josh Vigran – piano,  and Hanako Yamagata Greenberg – piano

Pianist Yumi Suehiro began studying both piano and marimba at an early age. In her native Japan, Ms. Suehiro won numerous competitions, including the top prize at the Kobe International Competition as the youngest winner.

Nicholas Handahl is a conductor and flute player based in Brooklyn as an improviser. Allen Fogelsanger  is a composer, educator, consultant, computer programmer, improviser and accompanist specializing in music for dance.  Nic and Allen appear in the quartet “pretzel club” and in the duo “h2f2.

The Composer’s Voice Concert Series is an opportunity for contemporary composers to express their aesthetic and personal voice. Founded in 2001, Composer’s Voice has presented hundreds of concerts in New York City. The series has premiered thousands of works from living composers from around the world. Works are chosen from a wide range of contemporary composers of different styles, aesthetics, and genre. The works are performed by dedicated musicians devoted to new music.

The Composer’s Voice Concert Series, listed as “One of the premier showcases for promising composers” by Time Out New York.

For more information visit: www.composersvoice.com

Or contact Robert Voisey at support@voxnovus.com

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