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Workshop 12 at the Bronx Charter School for the Arts

June 19, 2013

On June 19th the Young Composers & Improvisors Workshop at LREI in collaboration with the Bronx Charter School for the Arts held a young composers concert featuring 22 4th and 5th grade pieces!  Our artists-in-residence the Metropolis Ensemble under the direction of Andrew Cyr performed for the entire Bronx Arts school community.  The young composers were beaming with pride as the audience enjoyed each piece! We spoke with the students about how hearing their pieces can be used as a point of reflection to help inform future musical explorations and compositions.  Congratulations to Bronx Arts music teacher Jon Panikkar for doing a wonderful job with his students!  We look forward to running the workshop again next year.

Coming soon will be recordings and videos of every piece…

Read about the first workshop visit with Bronx Arts students


Lance Suzuki, flute
Carlos Cordeiro, clarinet
Emily Smith, violin
Paul Murphy, trumpet
Adrian Morejon, bassoon
Hiro Matsuo, cello
Andrew Cyr, conductor

Special Thanks To:

Eve Stuart, Jesse Terry, Kara Turmel, Debora Kuan, Jeremy Wang-Iverson, Eric Miller, Kelcey Edwards, Beth Hart, Nicole Zdeb, Sarah Balisteri, Rachel Wood, Ken Christianson, Michael Keirnan, Noteflight LLC, Leslie Jordan, A Buchanan, Matthew Duane, Ursula Liang, Robert T. Bettendorf, Nacole Palmer, Robinson McClellan, Phil Kassan, Mark Silberberg, Brooke Gadasi, Brooklynzfinest, Danielle Fusco, Lloyd Lynford, Dan Rasay, Blythe and Mario, Heather W. Reichgott, Constance Tsai, Sandi Macleod, Nelson Colon, Meg Sturiano, Yuka Lawrence, Nguyen/Rael Family, Sarah Yannaccone, Robert French, Maureen Reyes, Elizabeth Daniel, Kirk Schillinger, Timothy Pelletreau, Michael Johnson, Frances Foreman, Kevin Pease, Jon Panikkar, Ken Yagoda, Lizette Pagan, Trifon Dimitriov, Rhoda Kanaaneh, Zebedee, Aidan Ostermaier, Fran Engoron, Robert Marbury, Lea Danon, David Klein, Marybeth James-O’Conor, Susan Geisenheimer, Andrew Cyr, Tom  Truslow, Julia Neiman-Klagsburn, Steve Volkman, Elzabeth Park, Nancy Kushner, Theresa Liu, Leah Worrell.