Live Music: Ann Teed, Wednesday, 7/26, 5-6pmThe Everett Cafe Music Program sponsors performances by TC student and affiliated musicians. Come enjoy a variety of genres and styles!
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The Wadsworth Strings Ensemble features music for classical strings, from the symphonies of Mozart and Haydn, to well known arias from the operas of Puccini and Bizet. You may hear a selection of continental Viennese waltzes and French cabaret. Musicians of The Claremont Strings Ensemble have performed collectively at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and throughout the Northeast, playing a diverse range of symphonic and chamber music, eclectic jazz, and gypsy swing. Wadsworth Strings, emanating from the Washington Heights area, is a division of Claremont Strings, founded by Vivian Penham, a graduate of the Juilliard School and Columbia University.
Shane Bordeau, guitarist, is an EdM candidate in the music department at Teachers College and has been teaching and performing music for the past 15 years. He has been involved with many performing groups, most recently as a member of the Chicago-based rock/pop band Berry and can be heard on their 2010 album “blue sky, raging sun”,released by Joyful Noise Records. As a composer, some of his works include the musical “he Manson Family Follies”, which debuted with the Bergen County Players in Bergen County, NJ, June 2007, and pieces for modern dance “the body electric” and “5 suites for Stacey”, which were choreographed and performed by the Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD, November 2007.
Bassist George Nicholson was born in Ridgewood, NJ and grew up studying music in the Ridgewood public school system, as well as in the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory program. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, FL and his master’s degree from the University of Georgia. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in music education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he is a Florence K. Geffen fellow. George is an orchestra teacher, with wide experience at the middle and high school levels in Georgia and New York. In addition to being a bassist for the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, he has produced a number of award-winning performances.
Randolph M. Scott-McLaughlin II is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He was trained to play jazz saxophone at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, and further honed his craft while attending Carnegie Mellon University where he also recorded his first album. While Randolph's style of music is rooted in the improvisational nature of the jazz tradition, he does not limit himself to any one approach to playing music.
Ann Teed is a doctoral student in Visual Art Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. As a songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist, Ann has played at the American Museum of Natural History, Emelin Theater, Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Albany Tulip Festival, First Night Troy, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts, and hundreds more festivals, community events, and music venues.
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