CCA Homecoming Series: LOVE: Made in America, Susan Davies, soprano with Jim Barkovic, piano
Join us for a celebration of American music inspired by four facets of lovehope, strength, time, and humanity. This program highlights the artistry and passion of American composers, from Stephen Foster to George Gershwin, and explores various styles representative of America’s eclectic musical and cultural history. Enjoy folk songs, art songs, musical theater, and favorites from the Great American Songbook by over a dozen composers.
Tickets $15 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students Purchase On-Line HERE or at the CCA.
Susan Davies, soprano, graduated Summa cum laude from Ithaca College with a BM in Vocal Performance and a Writing minor. Upon graduation, she moved to Vienna, Austria, where she taught early childhood music at an English-speaking music school. Currently, Susan teaches early childhood music and conducts a community chorus at the North End Music and Performing Arts Center in Boston, as well as teaches private voice and piano to musicians of all ages and ability levels.
At Ithaca College, she sang with the Women’s Chorale and Chorus for four years under the direction of Janet Galván. Major works include alto in Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Haydn’s Creation. Previously, she studied piano for five years with Marilyn Roth, Piano Chair of the New England Conservatory.
In 2012 Susan spent a semester studying in Vienna, where she was invited to join the IES Music Performance Workshop. She performed several chamber works and sang the role of Annio in a scene from La Clemenza di Tito. Later that year, she sang Adele in a scene from Die Fledermaus with the Classical Voice Intensive workshop at Patel Conservatory. In the past five years alone, she has performed two solo recitals and sung in master classes with Johanna Meier, Zach James, and Gregory Ruffer.
Join host vocalist Wendee Glick and the O.G.D. Trio, Wendee Glick, Vocals/Host
Steve Esposito, Piano; Michael Caruso, Bass/Guitar; Joe Lis, Drums, in the CCA Cabaret Café for a convivial evening of jazz. Bring your own instrument and play, or your music to sing, or just come to listen.
WELCOMING SINGERS, SONGWRITERS, INSTRUMENTALISTS, POETS, AND STORYTELLERS
All ages and abilities are warmly welcome. Perform or come and enjoy our performers and features in this intimate café style performance space in the CCA Cabaret Café. Sign up at 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm start. $5 at the door. Coffee, Tea, Refreshments available.
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