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 Journey, Peri Mauer’s new piece for oboe, will be premiered April 21, 2015 at 7:30PM

St. Peter’s Church (619 Lexington Avenue at 54th St.) NYC

Virginia Chang Chien, oboe.

This is a New York Composers Circle concert, which includes music by Richard Brooks, Max Giteck Duykers, Susan J. Fisher, David  Picton, Gayther Myers, Eugene Marlow, Orlando Legname. Performers include Margaret Lancaster, Stephen Gosling, Keve Wilson, Oren  Fader, Esther Noh, John Popham.

Suggested Donation $20, Students FREE

Reception following concert.

Hailed as an “irrepressibly tuneful composer” by New York Music Daily/Lucid Culture (October 2014), Peri Mauer is delighted to recently have had several world premieres of her music. Topping the  list is THOUGHT’S TORSION for flute, viola, cello by Eight Strings & a Whistle at Tenri Cultural Institute, RED SKY for concert band, commissioned by Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and performed by the LaGuardia Junior Band in the school’s 2014 Spring Musicale, A LITTLE NEW YEAR’S FLAIR for piano, by Blair McMillen in Bargemusic’s Here and Now Winter Festival 2014, ILLUMINATIONS OF THE NIGHT for orchestra, commissioned and performed by the New York Repertory Orchestra at St. Mary’s Church, AT HOME WITH ALLEN GINSBERG: Five Songs for Baritone & Piano, by Daniel Neer and Christopher Berg in last winter’s NYCC concert at St. Peter’s Church, and LIFE ON EARTH for chamber ensemble in Music With a View at the Flea Theater, for which she also served as conductor. A recent recipient of an ASCAP Plus Award, she has been awarded grants for her music by New Music USA, Meet the Composer, National Federation of Music Clubs, and Composers Guild of Utah. Also a professional cellist, Ms. Mauer has performed with such groups as American Symphony Orchestra, Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, Encompass New Opera Theatre, Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, The Chelsea Symphony, American Chamber Opera, among many others, and can be seen playing her cello in the critically acclaimed new Amazon TV series Mozart in the Jungle.

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APRIL 21, 2015   7:30pm

St. Peter’s Church 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St., NYC

Richard Brooks, Into the Twilight for flute, violin, viola, bassoon, and piano
Peri Mauer, Journey for oboe
Max Giteck Duykers, Dark Body for flute, violin, cello, and piano
Susan J. Fischer, Intermezzo for oboe, violin, cello, and piano
Orlando Legname, Vortici D’etere for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Eugene Marlow, Trois Chansons Pour une Poetesse for flute and alto flute
Gayther Myers, The Workday for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and piano
David Picton, Turning Leaves for Sandy for oboe and guitar

Performers include Margaret Lancaster and Roberta Michel, flute; Christa Van Alstine, clarinet; Christa Robinson, Keve Wilson, and Virginia Chang Chien, oboe; Nanci Belmont, bassoon; Matt Marks, horn; Esther Noh, violin; Hannah Levinson, viola; John Popham, cello; Oren Fader, guitar; Stephen Gosling, piano; and Tamara Cashour, conductor.

$20 suggested donation payable at the door; students FREE

For more information, call 212-787-8309

All NYCC concerts are ADA- accessible.


The New York Composers Circle is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt artistic and educational organization dedicated to new music — its creation, its performance, and the development of new audiences. Its members and supporters are composers, performers, and music lovers. Its activities include concerts of new music (currently six each season), monthly salons at which composers play and discuss new works and works in progress for fellow members and guests and hear talks by various members of the new-music community, an annual competition open only to nonmembers, and a program of outreach concerts designed to benefit the broader community and to attract new concert audiences. 


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Come see the premier of Conrad Kehn’s Playgrosso, a concerto for Playground and Orchestra. World Premier!!
First Presbyterian Church
1820 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302

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