June 7th: Modern Music Gala featuring music composed by Steve Peisch

Composer Steve Peisch

2:00 pm Tickets $20 General, $10 Students HERE or at the CCA

The CCA is topping off its season by presenting a gala concert of modern music, featuring the work of composer, Steve Peisch. 

In this concert, Peisch will first present a variety of vocal music, featuring soloists, vocal trios, a children’s choir, and the Westford Chorus. Peisch has set to music a number of poems by Langston Hughes, one of America’s best-known and well-loved poets. Peisch recently celebrated the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela by writing the song, “I Believe the Sun is Gonna Shine Like a Great New Day.” The second half of the concert will feature music composed for the piano, and will culminate in an anthem for flute, cello, and piano, which was commissioned especially for this event. 

Featured artists include: 

DAVID PIHL, piano

MARIA FERRANTE, soprano

THE WESTFORD CHORUS, directed by Jim Barkovic

KENJI KIKUCHI, flute

JENNY TANG, piano

TIM TERRANELLA, cello

SUZANNE BUELL, alto

STEVE SUSSMAN, accompanist

ANTHONY DANNA, drums, percussion

STEPHEN SAVAGE, organ, percussion

HARMONIA CHORUS, directed by Kathy McMinn of Indian Hill Music Youth Choruses.

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