Derrick Baskin, Andrew Kober, Lilli Cooper, Michael Winther and More Take Part in Free NYC Holiday Concerts Dec. 9-10

By Andrew Gans
December 9, 2012

Broadway's Future Songbook Series — presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul — continues with free holiday concerts Dec. 9-10. The concerts, each with a unique program of new holiday songs, take place in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.



Produced, directed and hosted by John Znidarsic and co-produced by Erica Ruff, the concerts spotlight the songs of up-and-coming composers.

The Dec. 9 performance, which begins at 2:30 PM, features the songs of Becca Anderson & Julian Blackmore, Glenn Bassett & Adam Cohen, Sara Cooper & Zach Redler, Beth Falcone, Mary Feinsinger & Michael Colby, Drew Fornarola, Jonathon Lynch & Danielle Trzcinski, Dan Marshall & Joel Waggonner, Shubert Alley, Mary Liz McNamara, Bill Nelson, Brad Ross, Omri Schein & James Olmstead, Steven Silverstein & Andrew Zachary Cohen, Katya Stanislavskaya, Paul Stephan & Sue Matsuki, Nadav Wiesel and Jay Alan Zimmerman.

Performers include Mary Ellen Ashley, Leslie Becker, Edd Clark, Carey-Erin Clark, Sarah Corey, Eamon Foley, Kevin B. McGlynn, Kristen Mengelkoch, Brittney Morello, Katie Murphey, Shubert Alley, Maureen Taylor, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Kevin Massey, Patrick Massey, Jamison Scott, Kristen Hahn, Adam Hill, Schuyler Beeman, Doug Shapiro, Tony Ramos and Michael Winther.

The Dec. 10 concert, which begins at 6 PM, will feature the songs of Landon Braverman & Derek P. Hassler, Sam Carner & Derek Gregor, Will Van Dyke, Andrew Gerle, Michael R. Jackson, Steven Jamail, Michael Kooman & Chris Dimond, Max Mamon & Liz Suggs, Annie & Jenna Pasqua, Will Reynolds, Charlie Sohne & Tim Rosser, Mark Sonnenblick & Ben Wexler, Christopher Staskel & Lisa Whitson Burns, Katie Thompson, and Micah Young.

Performers will include Preston Sadleir, Derrick Baskin, Andrew Kober, Lilli Cooper, Phoenix Gonzalez, Katie Thompson, Amanda Savan, Brian Justin Crum, Kersti Bryan, Jed Resnick, Jeremy Morse, Liam Forde, Natalie Ellis, Devin Lewis, Jose Sepulveda, Brooke Wilson, Jeff Ostermueller, David R. Gordon and Rocio Del Mar Valles.

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.