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I have been commissioned to write a new work for the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music New Music Ensemble, to be premiered on April 17, 2014. The new work will be for the full ensemble, with an instrumentation of 1-1-1-1, 1-1-1-1, 2 perc., harp, piano, 2-1-1-1. 

nicky nicastro

Considering forming New Sound Pianograss ("NSPG"), an enlightened bluegrass quartet, replicating banjo with piano/keyboard. Seeking dedicated mandolinist, acoustic guitarist, & fiddler, preferaby in the Phoenix, AZ, area.


nicky nicastro

Attending the Sedona Bluegrass Festival, June 5-9, 2013 in AZ.  Available to play or jam while there.



Featuring Special Guest Osmany Paredes
An Evening of Brazilian Argentinean Jazz

Saturday, June 15, 9:00 PM
Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge, MA

EL ECO, featuring Osmany Paredes and Kim Nazarian, will present an evening of Brazilian Argentinean Jazz.

Mallarme Chamber Players

Hear a radio interview (WUNC-Chapel HIll, NC) with bassoonists Rachael Elliott and Michael Burns about the April 21, 2013 How Low Can You Go? concert, music for multiple bassoons. Listen to excerpts by members of the bassoon band.


Todd Sickafoose was awarded a 2011 New Jazz Work commissioning grant from Chamber Music America. He will premiere the new music with his band Tiny Resistors in Spring 2014.

Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival

We invite you to Vermont for the 5th Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival. Throughout the week we will explore the concept of virtuosity in music.  We will be joined by the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, composer Steven Stucky, violinist Philip Setzer, guitarist Jason Vieaux and more.


The Mason Arts roster includes:

The Mana Saxophone Quartet

Michael Hernandez, soprano saxophone

Avguste Antonov, piano

Leonardo Colafelice, piano


CMS has purchased the Solzhenitsyn Steinway Concert Grand Piano and is instituting a "Buy-A-Key" program to help pay for the piano & its climate controlled cabinet. For only $500 you can claim your very own key on this magnificent instrument and become a leader in the Cultural History of Sedona.


“2” is featured in the title track of a new Navona CD, Kleemation and Other Works by Elizabeth Vercoe (“outstanding in every respect, an artistic masterwork” – Dr. Laura G. Kafka, IAWM Journal).