Name 2 Chemist-Composers of Georgian Extraction’

    Composers Concordance’ Third Concert as part of their

    10th Annual CompCord Festival – ‘Science’

    Name 2 Chemist-Composers of Georgian Extraction’

    Saturday, May 21

    Gallery MC 549 W 52nd St


    $20 in advance, $30 at the door

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    From May 1st to June 4th, Composers Concordance presents its 10th annual festival, entitled Science. Five concert programs feature new music compositions inspired by science’s method, modes of inquiry, and breakthrough discoveries in various fields, as well as its celebrated researchers and objects of study. At an array of NYC venues, numerous fun premieres, virtuoso performances, and an eclectic range of styles, presented in quick tandem, remain empirically observable phenomena within the universe of the Composers Concordance series.

    Name 2 Chemist-Composers of Georgian Extraction, Cooper’s music trivia question is the basis the third concert of the festival, featuring music inspired by Alexander Borodin, Fletcher Henderson, and humorous and/or science-inspired poetry. Performed by the CompCord ensemble on Saturday, May 21st at Gallery MC in NYC.

    Featured compositions include Gene Pritsker’s ‘Science Poems’ on poetry of Roger Aplon, Robert C. Ford and Erik T. Johnson, Debra Kaye’s ‘At Liberty’ and a new arrangement of Fletcher Henderson’s ‘The Gin House Blues’.


    Bruce Arnold, Alexander Borodin, Dan Cooper, Fletcher Henderson, Brad Hubbard,

    Peter Jarvis, Debra Kaye, Peri Mauer, Max Pollak, Gene Pritsker, Daniel Schnyder,

    P.Kellach Waddle.


    Roger Aplon, Robert C. Ford, Erik T. Johnson, Jim Kempner, Paul Mills (Poez)

    CompCord Ensemble

    Arkady Leytush – conductor
    Daniel Schnyder – soprano sax
    Brad Hubbard – bari sax
    Bruce Arnold – guitar
    Gene Pritsker – guitar
    Jai Jeffryes – piano
    Max Pollak – tap dancer/body percussion
    Adriana Valdés – soprano
    Funda Cizmecioglu – violin 1
    Sarah Franklin – violin 2
    Olga Terlitsky – viola
    Rocío Díaz de Cossío – cello