2006 CONCERTS

March 5, 2006 – The Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Washington -performance ofSonata No. 1 for violin and piano (1994)by the Kobayashi/Gray Duo .

March 8, 2006, at 12:30 PM – Utica College Lunch Hour Series, Library Concourse, Utica College, Society for New Music Concert Series (Syracuse, New York) – performance of Moments of Change (2004) by Soprano Eileen Strempel accompanied and pianist Sylvie Beaudette.

March 9, 2006 – 2006 ASTA/NSOA National Conference in Kansas City, MO – Kobayashi/Gray Duo performed one movement from Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (1994)

April 10, 2006 – University of Tulsa, School of Music– performance of Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (1994) by the Kobayashi/Gray Duo .

May 13, 2006 – 2006 International Alliance for Women in Music Congress in Miami, Florida – performance of Moments of Change (2004) based on poetry by Margaret Atwood by soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette.

May 17, 2006 – Composition masterclass at ESMUC (Escola Nacional de Musique de Catalunya) in Barcelona.

May 19, 2006 – Composition masterclass at Conservatori de Terrassa in Terrassa, Barcelona. Read interview with the Terrassa Newspaper (Diari de Terrassa).

June 5, 2006 – Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College of Rider University, New Jersey – performance of Andante appassionato for flute solo by Barbara Highton Williams.

July 4, 2006 – 2006 National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Conference in Minneapolis, MN – performance of Moments of Change (2004) based on poetry by Margaret Atwood by soprano Eileen Strempel and the composer at the piano. Performance will be part of the Lyrica Society program.

August 17, 2006 – Chautauqua Institute, Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall Chautauqua New York, performance of Moments of Change (2004) based on poetry by Margaret Atwood by soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette.

September 15 &16, 2006 – Society of Composers Inc., Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas:

Friday, September 15, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. – San Antonio Ballroom (Crowne Plaza), performance of one movement of Sonata #1 for Violin & piano (1994) as part of the Lecture/Recital titled “A Century of New and Renewed Music by Women Composers” presented by the Kobayashi/Gray Duo.

Saturday, September 16, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. – Recital Hall UTSA, lecture-recital by the Kobayashi/Gray Duo with complete violin sonata.

Saturday, September 16, 2006, at 2:30 p.m. – Recital Hall, Recorded performance ofHommage Mozart for piano at Kathryn Mishell’s presentation of her radio program “Into the light”.
September 16, 2006 at 8:00 PM – Travis Park United Methodist Church, San Antonio, TX – performance of three songs (Silencio, La mano imposible, and Clamor) from Five Songs (1986) based on poetry by Garcia Lorca performed by Colleen Neubert, soprano and Nanette Solomon-Kaplan, pianist. Concert part of National Conference The College Music Society, Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Conference presentation entitled “Green Wind, Black Moon: The Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca in Works for Soprano and Piano.”

October 13, 2006 – CelloherbstGermany, premiere of Colores Andaluces (2006) for cello and piano by cellist Franoise Groben, member of the Meininger-Trio.

November 18, 2006, at 7:30 PM – Performance of Sonata for flute & piano (1996) by Tallon Sterling Perkes and Kristin Roach at Ruth Taylor Concert Hall at Trinity University. Concert organized by the Composers Alliance of San Antonio. 

Eric,Elisenda_DSC8214HOMMAGE A MOZART, a solo piano piece written for concert pianist Eric Himyin honor of the 250th Anniversary of Mozart’s birth in 2006, will be performed by Eric Himy at the concert halls below. A few of these concerts are sponsored by American Composers Forum through its Encore Program, supporting repeat performances of new works. Eric recordedHommage Mozart for the Centaur label in June of 2006. See CD Review. He is featured in the May/June 2006 issue ofClavier.

May 5, 2006 – KWCMS Chamber Music Series; Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada.
Mat 7, 2006 – Buffalo, NY – Temple Beth Zion.
May 21, 2006 – Marseille, France – Les Moments Musicaux de Notre Dame
May 23, 2006 – Evrons Conservatory, Lemans, France.
May 24, 2006 – Formal world premiere in Paris, France – La Salle Cortot with Radio-France interview w/ Jean Michel Damian.
May 26, 2006 – Prague, Czech Republic.
June 11, 2006 –Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida
June 13-14, 2006- Recording of Homage to Mozart CD
July 8, 2006 – Brigehampton, NY – –The 2006 Lukas Foss Music Festival in the Hamptons.
September 18, 2006 – Rome, GA – Shorter College
October 3, 2006 – Midland Hich School, Midland, TX
October 26, 2006- Vert Auditorium, Pendleton, OR.
October 28, 2006 – Norris Arts Center (Chicago) interview with WFMT-FM radio, Chicago’s fine arts station.
October 30, 2006 – Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts, Muskegon, Michigan.
November 3 , 2006 – Austrian Embassy Series in Washington D.C. Washington magazine.
November 9, 2006 – First Baptist Church, Hickory, NC
November 16, 2006 – High School, Franklin, PA
November 18, 2006 – High School, Culpeper, VA
December 2, 2006 – Soirees Musicales in Dayton, OH