April 2024 NYWC Spotlight Elizabeth Bell

NYWC April 2024 Spotlight: Elizabeth Bell

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers (NYWC). This month, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of NYWC, we present a piece by the organization’s co-founder and special angel, Elizabeth Bell (1928–2016). Bio (from the American Composers Alliance website): Elizabeth Bell was born in 1928;

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NYWC Spotlight March 2024

NYWC March 2024 Spotlight: Nika Leoni

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Nika Leoni. Bio (extracted from Nika Leoni’s website): Nika Leoni, a renowned Russian-American composer and soprano, is acclaimed for her ability to extract profound musical expression from dramatic contexts. Her versatile compositions

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NYWC Spotlight Camille De Beus im'm going round in circles for cello and violin

NYWC February 2024 Spotlight: Camille De Beus

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Camille De Beus. Bio (abridged from Camille De Beus’s website): Brooklyn-based composer and performer Camille De Beus’ works range from “choral-like pieces with complicated harmonic structures to more upbeat, jazzy numbers,” and

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NYWC Spotlight Stefania de Kenessey MICROVIDS for cello and piano

NYWC January 2024 Spotlight: Stefania de Kenessey

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Stefania de Kenessey. Bio (abridged from Stefania de Kenessey’s website): Stefania de Kenessey’s music has been heard throughout New York City, from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to Joe’s Pub and LaMama;

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Sarah Meneely-Kyder NYWC December 2023

NYWC December 2023 Spotlight: Sarah Meneely-Kyder

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Sarah Meneely-Kyder. Bio (adapted from Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s website): Composer/pianist Sarah Meneely-Kyder (b. 1945) is a graduate of Goucher College, Peabody Conservatory, and Yale University. Her composition teachers include Robert Hall Lewis, Earle

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Judith Lang Zaimont NYWC Spotlight

NYWC November 2023 Spotlight: Judith Lang Zaimont

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Judith Lang Zaimont.   “For for a dramatic, expressive cellist.” – Judith Lang Zaimont Bio (from Judith Lang Zaimont’s website): Judith Lang Zaimont is internationally recognized for her music’s distinctive style, characterized

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Margarita Zelenia NYWC Spotlight Oct 2023

NYWC October 2023 Spotlight: Margarita Zelenaia

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Margarita Zelenaia. “For me, the cello is a universal instrument with almost unlimited possibilities, through the sound of which everything can be expressed.” – Margarita Zelenaia Bio (adapted from Margarita Zelenaia’s website):

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NYWC September 2023 Jane Leslie - October for Cello and Piano

NYWC September 2023 Spotlight: Jane Leslie

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Jane Leslie. Bio (provided by Jane Leslie): “New York pianist-composer Jane Leslie creates music in a blend of classical and popular styles, with beautiful melodies that convey a sense of peace to

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Kim Sherman NYWC Spotlight “The Laodamiad”

NYWC August 2023 Spotlight: Kim Sherman

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Kim Sherman. Bio (from Kim Sherman’s website): “Kim D. Sherman composes for the theater, opera, the concert stage, and film. Her music has been described as “rhapsodic and lush” as well as “craggy

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NYWC July 2023 Spotlight Beata Moon

NYWC July 2023 Spotlight: Beata Moon

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Beata Moon. Bio: “A versatile musician acclaimed for her expressivity and sincerity, Beata Moon continues to reach audiences through her many-faceted roles as composer, pianist, educator, impresario and activist. An American of

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