Dear Members of STSANY and Friends,
Please join us for our annual Free Concert in Remembrance of September 11th in collaboration with the September Concert Foundation. Enjoy beautiful, uplifting and humorous vocal and instrumental music from Bach to Broadway – solos, duets and group songs - poetry and other contributions by our wonderful volunteer performers comprised of our members and special guest artists.
Barbara Brown, Soprano-Poet~ Stephanie Garay, Soprano ~Rebecca MacLean, Soprano ~ Aleksandra Myrna, Soprano ~Enrique Suarez-Olmos ~Tenor/Composer ~Rafa Reyes, Baritone ~ The Joyful Noise Carolers of STSANY ~ Anna Bartos, Soprano, Founder-Director
Kat Sherrell is a New York-based pianist and music director. Favorite credits include the improv troupe Striking Viking Story Pirates, and Broadway shows In the Heights and The Book of Mormon. Kat also keeps a haiku blog at www.pianokatsmeow.com: pause for a moment/to find music in the din/of our harried lives
Colombian born stage and film actor, Ramiro Antonio Sandoval, is the Founder and Artistic Director of TABULA RaSa NY,Theater and Performance arts Exchange in New York City. Until recently he was the Director of the Permanent Workshop for Actors Development at ID Studio Theater where he was also Co-Artistic Director for over 10 years. He won the Latin Art Award in 2009, and best actor in the (Italian) Saturno Film Festival in 2007, among many others. He’ll recite a poem by Walt Whitman.
Venezuelan-born Israeli pianist-composer, Moshe Knoll, was educated at The Juilliard School and the University of Arizona, Tucson, and has appeared as a recitalist and soloist with orchestras in North and South America. Currently he is a staff accompanist at the Mannes College of Music and is composer-in-residence for ArtsAhimsa. Dr. Knoll sits on the board of DAHA (Dvorak American Heritage Association) and often performs on the PREformances series at the JCC in Manhattan. He’ll perform works by Gershwin and Joplin.
Jimmy Roberts, Pianist-Composer-Performer, composed the long-running Off Broadway hit musical,I Love You,You're Perfect, Now Change. Other shows include: The Thing About Men (NY Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical) and The Velveteen Rabbit, a children's musical, produced by Theaterworks USA. As a pianist/performer he has appeared at Weill, Merkin and Steinway Halls. His newest show, All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go, is gearing up for readings and eventual production. He’ll perform one original piano arrangement and one song from his new show.
Barry Keating, Songwriter-Performer, is best known for writing the music, lyrics, and co-authoring the book (with Stuart Ross) for the Broadway musical Starmites. The show was nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Musical of the Year [masked]). His gospel/rap/rock Jungle Book (written with David Schechter) played The New Victory Theatre on 42nd Street and toured the country for several years for TheatreWorks USA. He’ll perform two original songs.
To see who’s performing, go to the Concert in Remembrance of September 11 Photo Album:http://www.meetup.com/SOMETHING-TO-SING-ABOUT-IN-NEW-YORK/photos/10594562/
To download our Concert Flyer, go to the browser, Click on More and then on Files to download.
To see our listing on the September Concert Foundation website, and to read about them, go to:http://www.septemberconcert.org/index.php? option=com_concertlistings&task=concerts&year=2012&city=New+York&state=NEW+YORK&Itemid=73&lang=en
STSANY is a member of the SEPTEMBER CONCERT FOUNDATION, a non-profit organization, which has sponsored concerts all over the world since 2002. Please click on this link to read about the Foundation and to see who participated last year as well as others. This is our second concert as members: http://www.septemberconcert.org/
My deep thanks to all those who volunteered their time and effort to participate in this event. It's been wonderful working with you, and I look forward to your performances on September 11th and to working with you again on many projects planned for[masked], as well as at our workshops dedicated to helping you improve your performing skills. I am heartened at the great response from those who will attend - both members and other music lovers.
Please invite your friends, family and colleagues to this event. Be sure to RSVP on the site, so we can keep track of who is attending. We've had a great response, so far, from our members and friends, which makes us all very happy!
Anna Bartos, Founder/Director
Something to Sing About in New York: Creative Arts Collective for Singers and Actors