Performances

Summer 2017 Release of “Room to Breathe,” Mary Lou Newmark’s third CD

June 11, 2017 Concert and Lecture, MPE-LA sponsored House Concert, Los Angeles, California

April 20, 2017 Release of “Renew Regrow Repair,”  Single and Music Video, words and music by Mary Lou Newmark, with singers, Tricia Tahara and Blake Howard

October 3 – 25, 2015 World Theatrical Premiere of “Breathing Room” at the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, California. Featuring Charles Reese, Eileen T’Kaye and Mary Lou Newmark, directed by Dan Berkowitz.

April 9, 2015 Lecture and Demonstration of Compositional Methods, MPE-LA sponsored House Concert, Los Angeles, CaliforniaMLevents2-small

March 12-16, 2015 Mary Lou Newmark was selected to attend the “Extended Now” Workshop with Ian Winters at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program in Woodside California. Working with artists, filmmakers and composers from across the United States, and culminating in a performance of a new work on March 15, 2015

November 13, 2014 Mary Lou Newmark’s “Shattered” performed by Andrea Cheeseman, clarinet, at Electroacoustic Barn Dance Festival of Electronic Music and Art, University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia

November 10, 2014 Premiere of “Nameless” a song cycle by Valerie Crescenz with lyrics by Mary Lou Newmark performed by soprano Emily Bullock and baritone Randall Scarlata, Philips Autograph Library at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania

September 23, 2014 Performance of “Breathing Room” at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, California. Featuring Joshua Wolf Coleman, Eileen T’Kaye and Mary Lou Newmark. Directed by Dan Berkowitz.

September 20, 2014 Premiere of “Breathing Room” at the “Living Room” on the campus of Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, California. Special presentation for Yoga Day. Featuring Joshua Wolf Coleman, Eileen T’Kaye and Mary Lou Newmark. Directed by Dan Berkowitz.

July 30, 2014 Radio Broadcast of “Prayer and Meditation” on WFCF, Flagler College Radio, St. Augustine, Florida

June 27, 2014 Pennington Dance Group performs “Overlay” with music by Mary Lou Newmark at El Camino College, Torrance, California

September 29, 2013 Reading of “Breathing Room, a Chamber Symphony for Two Actors and a Musician in Four Acts”
Mary Lou performs on electric violin and sound design with actors, Eileen T’Kaye and Joshua Wolf Coleman at the LA Stage Alliance Space, Atwater California

May 16, 2013 SHINE – Bright Stories of Positive Change, Mary Lou
performs on electric violin both solo and in collaboration with
storyteller Jen Bloom at YWCA Santa Monica/Westside, Santa Monica
California.

May 5, 2013 MPE-LA Community Concert, Mary Lou performs her solo
electric violin works as part of this free concert at 2:00 p.m. Mt.
Olive Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, California. Co-Sponsored by the
Westside Music Foundation.

March 30, 2013 Mary Lou’s “I dreamt of birds” presented as part of the
first 60X60 Environmental Mix 2012 at Black Box Theatre, Soka
University, Aliso Viejo, California.

March 16 and 21, 2013 “Across Connections” Yorke Dance Project and Pennington Dance Group perform in London, England at the Merlin Theatre, Frome and artsdepot, Barnet. Mary Lou’s “Six Stones” will be performed as part of the collaborative dance composition “Overlay”.

March 9, 2013 Women Composers Festival of Hartford, Mary Lou’s “I dreamt of birds” presented as part of the 60X60 Athena Mix 2012 at Wilde Auditorium, University of Hartford, Connecticut.

March 8, 2013 Mary Lou’s “I dreamt of birds” presented as part of the 60X60 Athena Mix 2012 at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm, Market Square, Lancashire, England.

February 27, 2013 “Electroacoustic Music by Mary Lou Newmark” Mary Lou performs and explains her compositional methods on the lecture/ performance series, “Wednesday@Noon” UC Riverside, Department of Music, Riverside, California.

December 7-9 and 14-16, 2012 Pennington Dance Group presents, “Traversing Time/s” a winter concert including “Overlay” with Mary Lou’s composition “Six Stones” at ARC Pasadena, California.

November 10, 2012 “Live at the Promenade Playhouse” Video shown at Mu Phi Epsilon Pacific Southwest District Conference, California State University Dominguez Hills.

October 31, 2012 “Natural Love” poem published online by Van Gogh’s Ear Anthology.

August 24, 2012 Radio Broadcast of “I dreamt of birds” 60X60 Radio Extravaganza, WGDR Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont.

July 10, 2012 Radio Broadcast of “Canto de Luz – Song of Light” on Tarde transfigurada, Radio Nacional Clasica, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

May 10, 2012 Mary Lou performs a solo version of “Breath of Trees” for Mu Phi Epsilon Los Angeles Chapter, Los Angeles California.

December 13, 2011 Radio Broadcast of “These are the Street Angels” and“The Wind and the Rain” on The Latest Score, WOMR, Provincetown, Massachusetts.

December 3,10,11, 2011 The Pennington Dance Group and the Yorke Dance Project join forces to present a premiere work “Overlay” including Mary Lou’s “Six and Seven Stones” from “Seven Sacred Stones” at CSU Long Beach and ARC Pasadena, California.

November 12, 13, 2011 Workshop Theatrical Premiere of Mary Lou Newmark’s “Breath of Trees” at ARC Pasadena. Doug Tompos directs Mary Lou’s exploration of modern man’s relationship with the natural world. Presented by Green Angel Music Productions.

September 16, 2011 IAWM Congress 2011 In Beauty We Walk: Changing Women and the New Musical Landscape Mary Lou performs “Restless Tiger,” “La Loba Wolf Woman” and “Ready to Run,” Ashurst Hall, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.

July 23, 2011 World Premiere of “Five Birds Alighting for Electric Violin and Soundscape on the Fly” performed by Mary Lou at the NACUSA Summer Concert Series, Culver City, California.

June 24, 2011 South Haven Performance Series Clarinetist Andrea Cheeseman performs Mary Lou’s “Shattered for Clarinet and Soundscape” United Methodist Church, South Haven, Michigan.

March 15, 2011 World Premiere of “Shattered for Clarinet and Soundscape” performed by faculty clarinetist, Andrea L. Cheeseman at Rosen Concert Hall, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

March 7, 2011 Sound is Art Mary Lou’s “Way of the Witness” was featured on the blog by Margaret Noble.

January 22, 2011 Alive by Her Own Hand: Women Composer/Performers Mary Lou performs “The Tiger is Awake” at the “Living Artists Concert” for this weekend festival and conference at Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts.

November 16, 2010 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival Mary Lou performed ten of her compositions and spoke about her compositional methods as the Special Guest Artist at Palomar College, San Marcos, California.

June 26, 2010 West Coast Premiere of “Canto de Luz – Song of Light” Mary Lou Newmark’s “Canto de Luz, – Song of Light, a Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra” premiered by the Culver City Chamber Orchestra with Mary Lou as soloist on Saturday, June 26th at 4:00 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, California. This three movement work, which was originally commissioned and premiered to standing room only audiences in Vermont by the Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, has been completely revised with a new cadenza added.

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