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Performances (see my calendar for details)
On Sunday, March 20, at 2:00 pm, CROSS ISLAND will be joined by clarinetist Sandy Tepper as we return to the Islip Arts Council's Winter Concert Series at the beautiful bayard Cutting Arboretum on Long Island. The program will be our usual mix of beloved favorites and new discoveries, spanning centuries and styles. There will be music by Wolfgang Mozart, Rebecca Clarke, Edward MacDowell, George Gershwin, James Grant, Clara Schumann, Ludwig von Beethoven, Paul Juon, and Max Bruch. Admission is free (suggested donation of $10), but arrive early, as tickets are distributed beginning at noon and go FAST.
On Sunday, April 3, at 5:00 pm, CROSS ISLAND & Friends - our quartet with violinist Yeou-Cheng Ma and Sandy Tepper - will be returning to the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York City. The program will comprise duets, trios, and quartets spanning centuries and styles by Peter Schickele (Not PDQ Bach), Rebecca Clarke, Edward MacDowell, Gabriel Faure, Max Bruch, Frederic Chopin, Reinhold Gliere, Arkadie Kouguell, George Gershwin, Wolfgang Mozart, Cole Porter, Bohuslav Martinu, Paul Juon, and John Williams.
Sunday, April 10, at 3:00 pm, CAMBIATA - My trio with flutist Pamela Sklar and guitarist Mark McCarron - will be appearing on the Sundays at 3 concert series at Great Neck House (Great Neck, Long Island, NY). The program will include music by George Frideric Handel, Nick Drake, Jethro Tull, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hoagy Carmichael, Thomas Walsh, and Pamela and Mark.
I am very pleased to announce that the 2016 season of the West Porch Beech Tree Concert Series at Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island has just been finalized:
Sunday, July 3, 3:00 pm: CROSS ISLAND (my duo with pianist Elinor Abrams Zayas), with violinist Yeou-Cheng Ma
Sunday, July 10, 3:00 pm: Folk duo Hungrytown, with cellist Suzanne Mueller
Sunday, July 17, 3:00 pm: Jazz quartet The McCarron Bros., with cellist Suzanne Mueller
Sunday, July 31, 3:00 pm: CROSS ISLAND, with clarinetist Sandy Tepper
I am very glad to be continuing my relationship with Old Westbury Gardens as West Porch Beech Tree Artist-in-Residence and look forward to another summer of concerts under the majestic beech tree!
Watch this site and my calendar for details, and mark your calendar!
Banner and CROSS ISLAND photo by Tiffany Thomas