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Musical Direction provided by
Jasmine Bloch-Krempels

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Lish Lindsey, ryūteki/flute and Thomas Piercy, hichiriki/clarinet Alicia “Lish” Lindsey is the principal piccoloist with the Capital Philharmonic Orchestra of NJ and Sinfonietta Nova, principal flutist with the Eastern Wind Symphony, resident flutist with the NYC contemporary music ensemble Random Access Music and Endless Mountain Music Festival, contrabass flute player with Centre Park Flute Ensemble, and is the director and ryūteki (dragon flute) performer with the Columbia Instrumental Gagaku Ensemble of NY. She also performs/has performed with the Harrisburg, Lancaster, and Reading Symphonies, Riverside Symphonia, Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Strauss Symphony of America, Fresh Squeezed Opera, and New York Opera Exchange. Lish has performed with Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman, Sarah McLachlan, Hanson, violinist Lindsey Stirling, Evanescence, Il Volo, Celtic Thunder, Il Divo, and was a regular flute substitute with the Broadway musical Finding Neverland. Thomas Piercy, based in NYC and Tokyo, is a critically acclaimed musician with orchestral, concerto, recital and chamber music appearances throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. He has been described by The New York Times as “Brilliant...playing with refinement and flair…evoking a panache in the contemporary works.” A versatile artist defying categorization – performing on the Emmy Award-winning Juno Baby CDs and DVDs; performing with pianist Earl Wild and Frederica von Stade; working with Leonard Bernstein; appearing in a KRS-ONE rap music video; playing hichiriki in Japan; recording with members of Maroon 5 and other pop groups; premiering many works composed for him; performing on Broadway and Off-Broadway, television, radio, and commercial recordings. Piercy's repertoire ranges from music from the Classical period to over 300 premieres of compositions written for him by some of the most outstanding composers of today, including Ned Rorem, Jennifer Higdon, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Fernando Otero, and Shoichi Yabuta. Studied at the Juilliard School and Mannes School of Music. Clarinet studies with Gervase De Peyer, Dr. Stephen Johnston, Leon Russianoff, and Kalmen Opperman; hichiriki studies with Hitomi Nakamura. Recordings for Albany, Capstone, DGI, Changing Tones, NJST, Tonada Records and more. More information:

We would also like to thank:
Black River Roasters
Mazur Cafe & Chocolate Lab
Sweet Cheeks Farm & Apiary
The Lone Pilgrim

Dawn Pogosaew - Steward of Whittemore Property
Emily McCollum/Wild Hill Flowers - Floral Arrangements
Sandy Ross - Sandy Ross Photography
David Horowitz - Curator, Whittemore Sculpture Gardens


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