Music by American composer Beth Anderson will be presented at two New York City concerts during the first week of January 2007.

Tuesday, January 2 – 7:30 PM, the Jade String Trio will perform the composer’s Jasmine Swale and other works written for them based on Chinese Folk Tunes from different regions, including pieces by Victoria Bond and Joelle Wallach, at Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street in New York City. This concert is sponsored by New York Women Composers.

Tickets to the January 2 concert are $20, $10 for student/senior. For reservations or more information, contact the Jade String Trio at (212) 666-5708. Visit them online at http://www.jadestringtrio.com/.

Saturday, January 6 – 8 PM, the composer will perform several of her text-sound works, including If I Were A Poet, Country Time, The People Rumble Louder, Yes Sir Ree, I Can’t Stand It, I Wish I Were Single Again and Ocean Motion Mildew Mind from her Pogus CD Peachy-Keen-O as part of the month-long Independents Festival at the Issue Project Room, 400 Carroll Street, between Bond and Nevins in Brooklyn, New York. Presented by Front Porch Productions, Pogus Records and the Issue Project Room, this program will also include performances by Monique Buzzarte, LMB (Katherine Liberovskaya/Al Margolis/Monique Buzzarte) and Nick Didkovsky with the Sirius String Quartet. For more about the Independents Festival and more about the Issue Project Room, visit http://www.issueprojectroom.org/events.html.

Tickets to the January 6 concert are $15. For more information, contact the Issue Project Room at 718-330-0313.

For more information about composer Beth Anderson, including a bio, list of works, discography and much more, please visit http://www.beand.com.

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