Dear March - Come In American Women Poets in Song
(in celebration of both Women’s History Month and Poetry Month )
March 28, 2014 at 7:30PM at Bryn Mawr College, in The Music Room of Goodhart Hall
March 30, 2014, at 3PM at The Academy of Vocal Arts
CAST: Kiera Duffy, Joseph Gaines, Randall Scarlata and Elizabeth Shammash with Laura Ward at the piano.
Lyric Fest will present a program dedicated to American women poets. In addition to well appreciated chestnuts and little known gems in the repertoire, Lyric Fest is very excited to be initiating a commission project that will be premiered at this concert. We are delighted to have seven well respected and some nationally recognized composers participating in this project They are: Daron Hagen, Abby Betinis, Michael Cuomo, Maurice Wright, James Primosch, Benjamin Boyle and Michael Djupstrom. There will be a composers forum following the concert, and most composers will be in attendance.
In addition, LF is hosting a competition associated with this concert for young song composers in the Philadelphia area. A cash award will be presented and the winning song will receive a LF premiere. The judges will be Kile Smith and Donald Nally.