Dear Composers: Surviving Families present the Composers in their Lives

Presented by Musicians Club of New York

Dear Composers: Surviving Families present the Composers in their Lives


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Community Event

Date / Time

Sunday, November 17, 2019
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM


Coffee and Danish cookies will be available in the lobby beginning at 3pm.

Composer Douglas Townsend, Presented by Jean Townsend, Sonatina No. 2 for Piano.

Composer Gregg Smith, Presented by Rosalind Rees Smith, Calamus Songs.

Composer William Mayer, Presented by Meredith Mayer, Song-Cycle “Enter Ariel.”

Composer Otto Luening, Presented by Catherine Luening, Second Potawatomi Legends.

Composer Paul Turok, Presented by Susan Turok, Little Suite for Piano, Op. 9, Tango for James Adler.

Performances by:

Eric Clark, piano * Todd Groves, clarinet * Nianyi Huang, piano * Nissa Kahle, piano * Lish Lindsey, flute * Steven Mayer, piano * Malcolm J. Merriweather, baritone * Brittany Palmer, soprano * Lucija Stilinovic, flute.

Special performance of William Mayer’s Subway in the Sunlight and Other Memories by Steven Mayer, piano, son of the composer.

This concert is made possible by Members of the Musicians Club of New York.

Who Should Attend

FREE and open to the public. Suggested minimum donation of $10.

RSVP email with your name and the number of seats you wish to reserve – you should receive a confirmation within 24 hours.

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