Posted on 17 February 2015
Each year for Make Music New York, dozens of community groups have put together musical block parties, bringing their neighbors […]
Amateur and professional string players disperse to each of the Brooklyn-bound G train subway platforms. Over the course of an hour, every time a train arrives, musicians will step in and out of the front car to give subway riders a continuous, tag-team performance of the famous Prelude from J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G major. Conceived and produced by James Holt. More details from the creator here.
James Holt is a composer, podcaster, and arts administrator. His music has been performed across the country and internationally, including recent performances in New York, Boston, St. Paul, and San Francisco. His podcast, My Ears Are Open, is dedicated to contemporary composers and performers. This ever-growing library of interviews features contemporary music’s most important advocates from around the world. James lives and works in Seattle.
Participating Musicians To Include:
Amber Officer-Narvsa violin, Amelia Krinke viola, Andie Springer Tanning violin, Brian Krinke violin, Daniel Keene guitar, Dan Strumpf violin, Desiree Joy Frias doumbek, Domenica Fossati flute, Evan Runyon double bass, Farzaneh Sarafraz violin, Katie Cox flute, Mary Kouyoumdjian accordion, Meredith Krinke violin, Nicole Camacho flute, Nobuko Miyazaki flute, Stephanie Stattel violin and Face The Music Students Alma McKinnon, Boubacar Diallo, Jonah Murphy, Kyle Blessing and Paris Lavidis.