Tapestry performs Duan Amhairghine February 18, 19 & 21

The Boston-based vocal ensemble Tapestry will include my Duan Amhairghine (Song of Amergin), a setting in Irish Gaelic of an Ancient Irish Druidic text for women’s voices, violin, and bohdran on their program entitled American Dreams at:

Albright College Center for the Arts, Roop Hall, in Reading, Pennsylvania
Thursday, February 18, at 7:30PM

The Coolidge Auditorium of The Library of Congress, Jefferson Bldg., 101 Independence Ave. SE, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Friday, February 19 at 8PM

The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY
Sunday, February 21 at 5PM

Other composers on the program include Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Billie Holiday, Alan Hovhaness, Malvina Reynolds, Joan Szymko, and Patricia Van Ness. The performers are Laurie Monahan, mezzo-soprano; Crist Cati, soprano; Daniela Tosic, alto, Diana Brewer, mezzo, fiddle; Shira Kammen, mezzo, fiddle, vielle; and Taki Masuko, percussion.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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