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Songs of Beth Anderson to Be Performed on March 27

March 24, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net

Songs of Beth Anderson will be performed as part of the Hartt Community Division Vocal Faculty Concert on Sunday, March 27 – 5:00 PM at Berkman Auditorium of the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue in West Hartford, Connecticut. This will be part of the Women Composers Festival of Hartford and is co-sponsored by The Hartt School Community Division and the Women's Education and Leadership Fund.

Soprano Susan Mardinly will perform Ms. Anderson’s Nightsong, Lullaby, Hey Diddle Diddle, Kilkenny Cats and Tyger, Tyger from Cat Songs, along with Wynken Blinken and Nod and The Duel, from the composer’s Dreaming Fields cycle.

Beth Anderson is a 2011 Festival Vocal Score Call winner, along with Dale Trumbore, whose music will also be presented. Other composers on the program include Sarah Meneely-Kyder, Libby Larsen, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Clara Schumann and Hartt alumna Gwyneth Walker.

Other performers include Hartt Community Division Voice Faculty Nancy Anderson, Adrienne Milics, Sarah Comfort- Reed, Jason Stammen and Jack Pott.

The March 27 performance is free and open to the public. For more information about the concert and the Women Composers Festival, visit http://www.womencomposersfestivalhar tford.com/festivals/2011_festival.html.

Susan Mardinly teaches voice at the Hartt School Community Division of the University of Hartford, and has been a faculty member since 2005. Visit her at http://hcd.h artford.edu/faculty/Mardinly.htm.

Beth Anderson’s music has been described as having “a refreshing simplicity without naiveté” and as “deeply felt, direct, and yes, beautiful” and “charming and deeply felt to the point of romanticism.” Her latest CDs are recordings by Nancy Boston of September Swale as part of American Women: Modern Voices in Piano Music and Aleksandra Maslovaric’s recordings of Belgian Tango and Tales #1 & #3 for violin and piano on Feminae in Musica. For more information about Ms. Anderson, including a bio, videos, list of works, discography and much more, please visit http://www.beand.com.

You can also contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516- 586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.




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