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COMPOSERS CONCORDANCE
2023 - 2024 SeasoN

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40Th Anniversary

 

Gene Pritsker, Dan Cooper - Directors

Milica Paranosic, Peter Jarvis, Debra KayE,
Seth Boustead - Associate Directors


 

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CONCERT CALENDAR

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Composers Concordance - 40th Season Announcement

 

 

Featuring New Music for

Violin and Piano

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Composers:

Luis Gianneo,

Carlos Guastavino,

Jai Jeffryes,

Machiko Ozawa,

Astor Piazzolla,

Gene Pritsker

 

Performers:

Machiko Ozawa - violin
Jai Jeffryes - piano

Saturday, Aug. 19th
7pm

Steel Wig Music
939 8th Ave (56th St)
Suite 502, NYC

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FREE with

RESERVATION


LIVE STREAM

Sound Liberation

'Better Now'


 

Album Release

& Birthday Party

for Gene Pritsker

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Composer:

Gene Pritsker

 

Performers:

Sound Liberation:

Adriana Valdés, David Banks,
Charles Coleman - voices

Franz Hackl - trumpet
Gene Pritsker - guitar/rap

Greg Baker - guitar
Amanda Ruzza - bass

David Cossin - drums
 

 

With Poets:

Erik T. Johnson,

Imelda O'Reilly,

Robert C. Ford

 

Saturday, Sept. 30th
7pm

The Delancey
168 Delancey St, NYC



TICKETS
$10 at the door


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Interpretations of Kostabi Paintings

 

Composers, Poets, and Performers Collaborate on New Works Inspired by the Paintings of Mark Kostabi

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Composers:

Seth Boustead, Debra Kaye,

Henny Kim, Mark Kostabi,

Gene Pritsker,

Michelle Shocked,

Faye-Ellen Silverman,

Kathleen Supové

Performers:

Adriana Valdés - soprano

Michelle Shocked - voice

Kathleen Supové - piano

Others TBA

 

With Poets:

Roger Aplon, Kelsea Brunner,  Robert C. Ford, Erik T.  Johnson,

Imelda O'Reilly, John Pietaro

 

Saturday, Oct. 14th
7pm

Kostabi World
225 W 22nd St, NYC


 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Eclectic Bands

Halloween Edition

3 Eclectic Bands

Perform a Halloween-Themed Program

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Composers:

Dan Cooper, Gene Pritsker, Laurie Towers,, Joseph Waters.

Performers:

Laurie Towers - electric bass

&

John Pietaro - poet
 

Dan Cooper Quartet:

Evan Francis - flute / saxophone

Yayoi Ikawa - piano / keyboard

Dan Cooper - bass guitar

Tommy Campbell - drum set

Sound Liberation:

Gene Pritsker - guitar/rap

Adriana Valdés - voice
Franz Hackl - trumpet

Jose Moura - bass

David Cossin - drum set

Poets: Robert C. Ford

& Erik T. Johnson

Special Guest Lara St. John - violin

 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 31st

7pm

Pangea

178 2nd Ave (12th St)

NYC
 

TICKETS

$25 at the door

$20 in advance

- $20 food-drink minimum


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Cycles & Solos

 

Featuring 4 Song Cycles

&
5 Piano Solos

 

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Geoffrey Burleson,

Charles Coleman, Dan Cooper,

Melanie Mitrano, Gene Pritsker,

Steve Sandberg, Michelle Shocked,

Kathleen Supové, Maria Tegzes,

Christopher Vassiliades

Performers:

Michelle Shocked,

Melanie Mitrano, Maria Tegzes,

Adriana Valdes - voices
Geoffrey Burleson, Steve Sandberg, Kathleen Supové,

Christopher Vassiliades - piano

Saturday, Nov. 11th
7pm

Tenri Cultural Institute

43A W 13th St

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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Todd Rewoldt

& Friends

 

Featuring New Music

for Alto Saxophone, Piano,

and Guitar

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Composers:

Aaron Alter, William Anderson,

Seth Boustead, Kitty Brazelton,

Dan Cooper, Gilbert Galindo

Jane Getter, Denise Koncelik,

Eugene W. McBride, Gene Pritsker, Dave Soldier

Performers:

Todd Rewoldt - alto saxophone
Gene Pritsker - guitar

Jai Jeffryes - piano

Saturday, Nov. 18th
7pm

Steel Wig Music
939 8th Ave (56th St)
Suite 50
2, NYC

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door

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Gene & The Brass

 

Brass music of Gene Pritsker & others, featuring some of New York's best brass musicians

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Composers:

Dan Cooper, John Clark,

Gene Pritsker, Steve Swell

Performers:

Peter Oswald - trumpet

Franz Hackl - trumpet

John Clark - Horn

Steve Swell - trombone

December 1st
5:30pm

The Delancey
168 Delancey St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$10 at the door
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Generations XIII

The Bowers-Fader Duo

 

Our Annual

Composition Competition and Concert Event


 

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Composers:

Natasha Bogojevich, 

Luis Andrei Cobo, Dan Cooper,

Shanan Estreicher, Mark Kostabi,

Eugene McBride, Gene Pritsker,

Faye-Ellen Silverman,

Roger Tréfousse,
Plus 2 Winners of the

Generations Competition

Performers:

Bowers-Fader Duo

Jessica Bowers - mezzo soprano

Oren Fader - classical guitar

Saturday, Dec. 16th

7pm

Kostabi World
225 W 22nd St, NYC



 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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Rhapsody in Blue Centennial

Gershwin's 1924 Masterpiece is Celebrated and New Works Inspired by His Life and Music

Are Premiered 

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Composers:

Dennis Brandner, Anthony Branker,

Svjetlana Bukvich, Dan Cooper,

Franz Hackl, George Gershwin,

Matt Herskowitz, Ginka Mizuki,

Alon Nechushtan, Max Pollak,

Gene Pritsker, Dave Soldier,

Ann Warren

Performers:

Matt Herskowitz - piano

Michiyo Suzuki - clarinet

Franz Hackl - trumpet

Dennis Brandner - tenor saxophone

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Max Pollak - tap / body percussion

January TBA

Time

Venue
Address

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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CompCord Ensemble @ The NWEAMO Festival

The CompCord Ensemble performs a chamber concert at San Diego State University

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Composers:

Aaron Alter, Charles Coleman,

Dan Cooper, David Gardea,
Debra Kaye, Texu Kim, Milica Paranosic/Brian DuFord, Gene Pritsker, Joe Waters

 

 

CompCord Ensemble
Ljiljana Winkler - soprano
Lynn Bechtold - violin
Todd Rewoldt - alto sax
Gene Pritsker - e. guitar
Lesi Mei - piano
Robert C. Ford - poet/narrator
Roger Aplon - poet/narrator

Saturday, January 27th

7pm

San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr,

San Diego, CA 92182,

TICKETS



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Memory Palace Ensemble

 

 

Featuring

New Compositions for

2 Horns, Violin, and Cello

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Benjamin Louis Brody,

Dan Cooper, Rachel Drehmann, Bernhard Eder, Kirin McElwain, Machiko Ozawa, Zachary Paul,

Gene Pritsker, David Taylor

Performers:

Benjamin Louis Brody,

Rachel Drehmann - horns,
Zachary Paul - violin

Kirin McElwain - cello

Others TBA

Saturday, February 17th

7pm Time

Gallery MC
549 W 52nd St, NYC

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Silent Films @ Westbeth

 

 

New Silent Films

with Live Music

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Seth Boustead, Lynn Bechtold

Carlos Castro, Dan Cooper,

Gene Pritsker

Films by:

Imelda O'Reilly,

Others TBA

 

 

Performers:

TBA

Saturday, March 2nd

7pm

Westbeth

55 Bethune St, NYC
 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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New Ballets

 

Contemporary Choreography with

Live Music for String Trio

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Composers:

Natasha Bogojevich,

Dan Cooper, Max Pollak,

Gene Pritsker

Performers:

TBA

Librettist:

Robert Shannon Fields

Others TBA

Dancers:

Max Pollak,  

Bianca Delli Priscoli

Others TBA

Sunday, March 17th
4pm

St. Mark's Church

in-the-Bowery
131 E 10th St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door

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Our Four-Concert 

12th Annual Festival 

I.

1984

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40 Ounce

14th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon

III.

Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves

Electronic Music Event

IV.

Album Release of CompCord@ 40 Anniversary CD Party

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Art by Rose Hackl

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Various Dates & Venues in April



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Imitations

 

 

Composers Writing New Fugues,Canons,Inventions and Other Imitative Compositions

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Composers:

Marshall Coid, Dan Cooper,

Debra Kaye, Joe Deninzon,

Dino Koncelik, Lisa Neher,

Daniel Palkowski, David Post,

Gene Pritsker, Anton Rovner,

Bill Schimmel, Aleksandra Vrebalov

Performers:

Marshall Coid - violim

Daniel Palkowski - piano

Bill Schimmel - accordion

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Others TBA

May TBA

Time

Venue
Address

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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A Knack for Anachronism

 

 

Composers Rewriting Musical History

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Lynn Bechtold, Charles Coleman,

Dan Cooper, Sophie Dunér,

Jay Elfenbein, Peter Jarvis,

Joshua Mirman, Gene Pritsker, Clemens Rofner, David Rothenberg, Ann Warren,

Performers:

TBA

June TBA

Time

Venue
Address

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Electric Circus

8 Electric Guitars

Part of The Village Trip Festival

 

Co-Presented with Marsyas Productions

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

William Anderson,

Bruce Arnold, Dan Cooper,

Jane Getter, Patrick Grant,

Kyle Miller,  Gene Pritsker,

Mel Powell, Dave Soldier

Performers:

Bodies Electric

&

My Guitar Wants

To Kill Your Mama

Guitar Quartets

Sunday, Sept. 24th
4pm

St. Mark's Church

in-the-Bowery
131 E 10th St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door

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Gene Pritsker

&

Bruce Arnold

Featuring

Judi Silvano

 

Double Album Release

concert for  ‘ImproVisitations’ and Sonic Twist®

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Composer:

Gene Pritsker, Bruce Arnold,

Judi Silvano

 

Performers:

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Bruce Arnold - guitar

Judi Silvano - voice

Melissa Slocum- bass

David Cossin - drums

 

Sunday, Oct. 8th
7pm

Silvana
300 W 116th St

FREE event


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Sound Liberation

Trio



 

Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation performs a set of Music for the trio instrumentation combined with modern poetry.

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Composers:

Adam Holzman, Jan Hammer,

, Gene Pritsker

Sound Liberation Trio:

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Adam Holzman - moog

David Cossin - drums

Feat, Poets

 Robert C. Ford,

Kelsea Brunner and

John Pietaro

 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 17th
8pm

Silvana
300 W 116th St

FREE event


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Charts & Graphics

 

 

Music Featuring Graphics and Lead Sheets

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Dan Cooper, Jay Elfenbein,

Jason Hwang, Ginka Mizuki,

Michael Poast, Gene Pritsker

 

Performers:

CompCord Ensemble:

Jason Hwang - violin

Michiyo Suzuki - clarinet

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Jay Elfenbein - bass

Damien Bassman - drums

Saturday, Nov. 4th

5:30pm

The Delancey
168 Delancey St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$10 at the door
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Sound Liberation

Setting Free

The Funk

 

New Funk Inspired Music
 

 

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Composers:

Gene Pritsker, Jai Jeffryes, Dan Cooper,

Performers:

Amira B - vocals

Franz Hackl - trumpet

Todd Rewwoldt - sax

Gene Pritsker  -guitar

Jai Jeffryes - keys

Jose Mouro - bass

Lee Jeffryes - drums

Thursday, Nov. 16th
10pm

Silvana
300 W 116th St

FREE event


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Art Of The

Art Song

 

Soprano Ljiljana Winkler Joins CompCord Ensemble in a Performance of 21st Century

Art Songs

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Composers:

Aaron Alter, Dennis Bathory-Kitsz,

Seth Boustead, Vicky Cheng,

Dan Cooper, Melanie Mitrano,

Amy X Neuburg, Gene Pritsker,

Emiliano Revert,  Marina Vesic,

Joseph Waters

Performers:

Ljiljana Winkler - soprano

CompCord Ensemble:

Peter Oswald -  trumpet
Dennis Brandner - tenor sax
Jai Jeffryes  - piano
Troy Rinker, Jr. - contra bass
Lee Jeffryes  - drums

November 29th
9pm

DROM
85 Avenue A

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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Adam Holzman

"Drones

&

Pulses"

 

Legendary Pianist

Adam Holzman

Presents a Concert of

New Compositions Written for Him

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Composers:

Adam Holzman,

Anthony Branker, Dan Cooper, Gene Pritsker, David Taylor, Others TBA

Performers:

Adam Holzman - piano

Others TBA

Sunday, Dec. 10

6pm

Kostabi World
225 W 22nd St, NYC



 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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Guitars & Poems

 

Low Key Chamber Concert

#29


 

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Composers:

Gene Pritsker, Mark Kostabi,

Dan Cooper, Others TBA

Performers:

Sean Satin, Matt Panayides,
Gene Pritsker - guitars;
Erik T. Johnson, Imelda O'Reilly,
Robert C. Ford - poets

Mark Kostabi - piano

Thursday, Dec. 21st

7pm

Greenwich House
46 Barrow St. NYC


 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door


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Steps Trio

Featuring New Music

for Flute, Viola, & Cello

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Composers:

William Anderson,

Dennis Bathory-Kitsz,

Dan Cooper, Yejune Kim,

Lukas Ligeti, Lee McCLure,

Peri Mauer, Audrey Morse,

Gene Pritsker, David See,

Mark Zaki

 

Performers:

Carmen Isabel Delgado - flute

Samuel Marchan - viola

Mara Navas - cello

Saturday, January 13th

7pm

Gallery MC
549 W 52nd St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door

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Violins & Poems 'War'

Violinists & Poets meet to explore the subject of 'War'

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Composers:

Lynn Bechtold, Dan Cooper,

Gene Pritkser, Michelle Shocked, Mark Zaki.

 

Performers:

Lynn Bechtold - violin

Funda Cizmecioglu - violin

Mark Zaki - violin

Tassos Papastanou - violin

Michelle Shocked - voice

Robert C. Ford - poet

Erik T. Johnson - poet

imelda O'Reilly - poet

Saturday, February 3rd

630pm

The Delancey
168 Delancey St, NYC

 

TICKETS

$10 at the door
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The Jazz Influence With Strings

 

Jazz-Inspired Compositions for Soloists with String Quintet and Drum Set

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Ruben Blades, John Clark,

Dan Cooper, Sophie Dunér,

Craig Harris, Lee Odom,

Gene Pritsker, Edin Solis,

Franz Hackl, Steve Swell

 

Performers:

CompCord String Quintet

John Clark - horn

Sophie Dunér - voice

Craig Harris - trombone

Lee Odom - saxophone

Franz Hackl - trumpet

Steve Swell - trombone

February TBA
8pm

Mount Morris Ascension
Presbyterian Church
15 Mt Morris Park W,

NYC

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Vivaldi’s

Hot House


Sound Liberation
Feat.

Lara St. John

 

Gene Pritsker's composition 'Vivaldi's Hot House' is a starting point for this eclectic event inspired by the old master

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Performers:

Lara St. John - violin

Sound Liberation:

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Franz Hackl - trumpet

others TBA

March TBA
 

Venue TBA

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Caballito Negro Duo

 

 

New Music for

Flute and Percussion

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Composers:

Tessa Brinckman, Dan Cooper,

Gilbert Galindo, Wally Gunn,

Terry Longshore, mackxswell,

Gene Pritsker, Will Rowe,

Samuel Torres, Randall Woolf

Performers:

Tessa Brinckman - flute

Terry Longshore - percussion

Saturday, March 23rd

6pm

The Delancey
168 Delancey St, NYC

TICKETS

$10 at the door



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Flautas

&

Flautists

 

 

New Music for Flute Ensemble

& Flautas Provided by  Grandaisy Bakery

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Composers:

Aaron Alter, Kitty Brazelton,

Dennis Bathory-Kitsz, John Clark,

Dan Cooper, Shanan Estreicher, Peter Jarvis, David Mastikosa,

Joseph Pehrson, Gene Pritsker,

Carolyn Steinberg

Performers:

Karen Bogardus,
Mindy Kaufman,
Margaret L
ancaster,

Tessa Brinckman
Zara Lawler

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Others TBA

May TBA

Time

Venue
Address

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Charles Neidich

Clarinet

  Eclectic Virtuoso Series

 

 

Clarinetist Charles Neidich Performs New Compositions as Part of Our Eclectic Virtuoso Series

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Composers:

William Anderson, Dan Cooper,  Shanan Estreicher, Debra Kaye, Ginka Mizuki, Alon Nechushtan, Charles Neidich, Gene Pritsker, Eugene McBride, others TBA



 

Performers:

Charles Neidich - clarinet

Others TBA

May TBA

Time

Venue
Address

 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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Howland Cultural Center

 

 

CompCord Ensemble Performs Its Annual Concert in Beacon, NY

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Art by Rose Hackl

Composers:

Charles Coleman, Dan Cooper,

Shanan Estreicher, Brad Hubbard,

Peter Jarvis, Debra Kaye,

Gene Pritsker, Zachary Seely,

Others TBA

Performers:

Gene Pritsker - guitar

Debra Kaye - piano

Charles Coleman - voice

Peter Jarvis - percussion

Franz Hackl - trumpet

Brad Hubbard - baritone saxophone

Sunday, June 23rd

5pm

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St, Beacon, NY


 

TICKETS

$20 in advance 

$30 at the door



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