At the Boulanger family grave that includes Nadia and Lili. Montmartre cemetery in Paris.
Hangin' with Charlie Chaplin in Vevey, Switzerland.
2004 Nadia Boulanger Symposium with Emile Naoumoff
90th Anniversary of the Fine Arts Program of the Ecoles d’Art Américaines. I'm in good company with Copland and Piazzolla!
Blast from the past:
Les Ecoles d’Art Américaines de Fontainebleau 1978
with Carl (Fritz) Schurtz, Louise Talma, Joe Baker
with Emile Naoumoff
Singing Bach! Chris Zimmerman, Joe Kerr, Joe Baker, Carl (Fritz) Schurtz
Joe Kerr, Ignatio Yepes, Carl (Fritz) Schurtz, Bob Opatrny, Emile Naoumoff, Annette Dieudonne
Jenna Orkin, Laura Karpman, Donna Weng, Ignacio Yepes, Emile Naoumoff, me, Annette Dieudonne.
Martha stops to "play" on the boardwalk in Montreux, Switzerland.
Martha at the grave of Igor Stravinsky in Venice, Italy.
Les Maisonnettes, Boulanger home in Gargenville 2008
Bar that Nadia Boulanger had built for Stravinsky's vodka when he would visit. Les Maisonettes, Gargenville 2008
with Joe Baker, New York City
with Joe Kerr, Jonathan, Fontainebleau
90th Anniversary of the Fine Arts Program of the Ecoles d’Art Américaines.
with Debra Takakjian, Emile Naoumoff, Fontainebleau 2011
Grave of Francis Poulenc. Yes, I like cemeteries! Montmartre cemetery.
Gargenville with Emile Naoumoff 2008
Gargenville 2008 with Emile Naoumoff
Hangin' with Freddie Mercury. Montreux, Switzerland.
2016 Source Song Festival with Jake Endres at the premiere of Ship of Death.
with Debra Takakjian, Amy Blake, Fontainebleau 2011
Amy Blake, Debra Takakjian, Fontainebleau 2011 for premiere of I open and fill with love
2018 Source Song Festival with Tracey Engleman at the premiere of Lonely.
2016 Source Song Festival MNSong Composer participants. From left, Mark Hoffeditz, Scott Senko, Jessica Rudman, William Kenlon, me, Lyudmilla German
Source Song Festival 2018 with Joseph Hubbard and Nicholas Phillips at the premiere of Three Sonnets.
with Debra Takakjian, Paris 2011
2018 Source Song Festival with Mark Bilyeu
2018 Source Song Festival MNSong Composer participants with Libby Larsen. From left, Libby, Steven Serpa, me, Jason Squinobal, Griffin Candey, Seamus Hubbard Flynn, Joseph Stutzman
2020 Song Slam Minneapolis with Krista Kostin and Ann DuHamel
Song Slam 2020, Minneapolis
2018 Source Song Festival MNSong composers with Libby Larsen and John Nuechterlein at the American Composers Forum
2018 Vancouver Art Song Lab with Barbara Black
with Jamie Schmidt and Clara Osowski at the premiere of Permanently.
With Joe Kerr -
post-concert/dinner jocularity. Joe was probably playing his famous Bessie the Cow song. Fontainebleau 2019
with Joe Kerr, Fontainebleau 2019
2018 Vancouver Art Song Lab with Rachel Iwaasa, Barbara Black and Dorothea Hayley at the premiere of Too much light.
2020 Music by Women Festival with Ben Harris and Matthew Hoch for performance of Ship of Death.
2020 Music by Women Festival composers
Mississippi University for Women
May 2022 With Ryan Hugh-Ross at the premiere of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death in Minneapolis. Loft Literary Center.
Martha Helen Schmidt, Linda Young, Joe Baker, Joe Kerr. Fontainebleau Schools 100th Anniversary fete at the Harvard Club in NYC. May 2022
May 2022 Ryan Hugh-Ross, Martha Helen Schmidt, Dr. Daniel Rieppel, Barton Sutton at the Marshall preview concert of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death based on the poetry of Bill Holm. SMSU Religious Center.
May 2022 With Dr. Daniel Rieppel at the premiere of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death in Minneapolis. Loft Literary Center.
May 2022 With Barton Sutton, Marcy Brekken, Dr. Daniel Rieppel, and Ryan-Hugh Ross at the premiere of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death in Minneapolis. Loft Literary Center.
October 2022 Ryan Hugh Ross, Martha Helen Schmidt, Dr. Daniel Rieppel. Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death concert in Reykjavik at Frikirkjan i Reykjavik Church.
October 2022 Anna Sigriður Helgadóttir, Ryan Hugh Ross, Dr. Daniel Rieppel, Martha Helen Schmidt, Wincie Jóhannsdóttir, Marcella Brekken Holm. Concert in Reykjavik at Frikirkjan i Reykjavik church.
Pioneer PBS made a documentary about "Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death." That production won a Emmy Award! Congrats to Dana Conroy and her fabulous team! A huge thank you to the performers and commissioners of the song cycle, Dr. Daniel Rieppel and Dr. Ryan Hugh Ross.