Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Glass on Water

Beautiful music in a beautiful setting.

Glass on Water  Pier i, West 70th Street and Riverside Park Starting at 5:00 PM Come enjoy a lovely evening at Pier i (West 70th and Riverside Park) and experience two complete performances of Glass’ Etudes for piano, performed on a grand piano placed out on the pier. The composer himself will play an etude as part of the first performance. The other 40+ performers are all students under the age of 18, from public and private schools around NYC. This concert forms part of the Summer on the Hudson series at Riverside Park. Featuring the talents of these 42 NYC-area middle and high school students:
Jason Applebaum Michael Audi Andrew Barreras Emanuelle Bernard Caleb Carman Mia Cheung Olivia D’Amato Curtis Decker Maxim Dybal-Denysenko Jasper Feldschuh Sam Finard Thomas Flynn Ayako Gatheral Luca Gierlinger Asia Hickman Sonam Jhalani Liam Kaplan Nicholas Kaponyas Azalea Kelley Emily Kim Charles Koder Ella Kronman Liam Kronman Lawrence Lan Annora Lee Hepsiba Lee Lian Levine Ethan Liang Kara Lu Sabina Marra Thomas Nickell Teddy Rockas Gideon Small Bethany Stafford Brooklyn Stafford Oliver Steinman Griffin Strout Emily Tong Connor Tsui Renee Wang Peter Vanderslice
Thanks to the teachers who helped prepare the students: Walter Aparicio, Eileen Buck, Rafael Cortés, Marcia Eckert, Joan Forsyth, Donna Weng Friedman, Mira Gill, Adrienne Kim, Yvonne Lau, Elena Leonova, Marcia Lewis, Thomas Osuga, Gena Raps, Emily White. And special thanks to Mannes Prep in providing organizational and rehearsal assistance for this project, and to Piano Piano for providing the piano!

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