The Sunday, April 28th Composer’s Voice concert, 1:00 PM, at  Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, 351 East 74th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) will kick off with a reprise by clarinetist Thomas Piercy  and cellist Suzanne Mueller of their “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” segment  premiered  last July on Mueller’s concert series at Old Westbury Gardens on LI.

Suzanne Mueller, cello; Thomas Piercy, clarinet

Suzanne Mueller, cello and
Thomas Piercy, clarinet

These 15 1-minute duets were written by 15 composers responding to artist Raisy Derzie’s beautiful painting, Giverny Revisited:


Waltz of the Dragonflies  – Joel R. Hobbs

Giverny Revisited – Oliver Cameron

A Moment’s Impression – RainWorthington

Revisiting Giverny – Gordon Francis Blaney, Jr.

Return to Giverny~Revisiting a Familiar Place of Memories  – Greg Bartholomew

Garden Piece – Dagmar Feyen

Clémental’s Stereoscope – Jim Fox

Prelude – Douglas Townsend

Ripples in the Pond – Masatora Goya

Afterimages – James SOE NYUN

Giverny Revisited~Pastorale – Sean O’Boyle

You Say Giverny? I Say Gevalt! – Steve Cohen

micro-fantasy – Daniel J. Thompson

Stone Dance  – Brian Schober

Riffin’ – Bob Siebert

The rest of the program , curated by Mueller, offers an incredible variety of performers, composers and styles:

Prelude 12 – Lera Auerbach
Christopher James, cello
Lynelle James, piano

apanese Dedications (excerpts)
– Steve Holtje
Nikolett Pankovits, soprano
Steve Holtje, piano

The Garden, from The King of the Mask – Paul Joseph
Susan Mitchell, violin
Paul Joseph, piano

Native Dream – Pamela Sklar
Pamela Sklar, flute

Neblina Pasajera – Barry Kornhauser & Tomas Rodriguez
Barry Kornhauser, cello
Tomas Rodriguez, guitar

Time and Tide – David Wolfson
Christopher James, cello
Barry Kornhauser, cello
Susan Mitchell, cello
Suzanne Mueller, cello

Admission is free for this wonderful hour of music, but donations of clohing and/or non-perishable food for the church’s comprehensive homeless outreach program would be greatly appreciated.

For more information on Composer’s Voice and Fifteen Minutes of Fame, go to

Contact: Suzanne Mueller

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