Performances

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April 24, 2019 Music@Mimoda, Mary Lou presents a concert of her original music and poetry, featuring her latest works.  Special Guest, actor, Deborah Ramaglia.  Free Admission, 8:00 p.m. MiMoDa Studio 5772 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles 90019 Event Facebook Page

March 2, 2019 Radio Broadcast of “Five Birds Alighting” and “Oceanica” broadcast on April 22, 2019 on WUOG, Athens, Georgia

February 24, 2019 100th Anniversary Concert Los Angeles Alumni Mu Phi Epsilon, Mary Lou performs the World Premiere of her composition, “Three Rivers,” which was commissioned to honor this event.  4:00 pm, Free Admission, Free Parking, Moss Theater, 3131 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, California

February 9, 2019 Radio Broadcast of “Restlesss Tiger” on WNUR, Chicago, Illinois

February 1, 2019 Musical Mosaic, Fundraiser Concert to Support Music in Our Schools, Mary Lou performs her “Prayer” and the World Premiere of “Further North” on this concert sponsored by the Palos Verdes/South Bay Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon. 7:30 pm. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates, California

January 8, 2019 “Room to Breathe” returns to the Top 30 NACC Chart, after three weeks on the station’s Top 30 in 2018, on Glacier City Radio, KEUL 88.9 FM, Girdwood, Alaska

December 5, 2018 TRADING STORMS: Mary Lou Newmark and Brendan Constantine in Concert, Mary Lou is joined on stage by Poet/Author Brendan Constantine in an encore performance of their signature blend of original music and poetry, including several works in collaboration.  7:30 p.m. at Art Share LA, https://artsharela.org/visit/ General Admission $10, Students 18 years and under get in free, Tickets at Eventbrite or at the door, Seating is limited, Los Angeles California

October 30 – December 4, 2018 “Room to Breathe” appeared on Weekly Top 30 Charts at KGNU (Boulder/Denver) including 4 weeks at #1 on Top 10 Jazz Chart

December 2, 2018 Radio Interview on a Special Edition of Poet’s Cafe, Mary Lou and Brendan discuss the collaborative process and their work together on “Trading Storms” with Host Julia Ingalls, 4:30 p.m. KPFK Radio Los Angeles, California – kpfk.org

December 1, 2018 Review of “Room to Breathe” in Midwest Record by Chris Spector – read here

November 17, 2018 Keynote Speaker/Performer Pacific Southwest District Conference, Mu Phi Epsilon at the Morgan Theater, University of La Verne, La Verne, California

October 16, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Room to Breathe” (all 10 tracks) on KDNK, Carbondale, Colorado

July 15, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Restless Tiger” on WERU RADIO in East Orland, Maine

June 1, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Bed, Bath and Bird” on KTRU Rice University in Houston, Texas Mary Lou’s CD “Room to Breathe” was on the KTRU Top 35 List every week in March with the peak at #17 on March 11, 2018

May 19, 2018 TRADING STORMS: Mary Lou Newmark and Brendan Constantine in Concert, Mary Lou is joined on stage by Poet/Author Brendan Constantine in a performance of original music and poetry including several works in collaboration.  8:00 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr Auditorium, in Santa Monica, California

April 15, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Oceanica” on WERU RADIO in East Orland, Maine

March 18, 2018 Solo Concert for Women’s History Month, Mary Lou performs her compositions at the Interfaith Center at the Presidio, San Francisco, California

March 1, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Bossa Coyote” on FOLDOVER hosted by Tom Lopez, on WOBC 91.5 FM Oberlin, Ohio

January 21, 2018 NACUSA Concert in honor of Dr. Beverly Grigsby, Mary Lou performs “Oceanica” and “Restless Tiger” at Cal State University Northridge Recital Hall, Northridge, California

January 14, 2018 European Premiere Radio Broadcast of “Five Birds Alighting, Restless Tiger, Bossa Coyote, Oceanica, Bed, Bath and Bird” on Radio Mona Lisa, Patricia Werner Leanse host, the Netherlands http://radiomonalisa.nl/ondemand.html (second half of “Room to Breathe” CD played on January 21st)

January 1, 2018 Radio Broadcast of “Bossa Coyote” “Oceanica” and “Bed, Bath and Bird” on Alley Stoughton’s show “Not Brahms and Liszt,” WMBR, (MIT) in Boston, Massachusetts

December 14, 2017 Kath Fraser interviews Mary Lou live and broadcasts “Bossa Coyote” “Bed, Bath and Bird” and “Oceanica” on ERC Radio,  www.eburgradio.org in Ellensburg, Washington

November 9, 2017 “Five Birds Alighting” “Restless Tiger” and “Renew Regrow Repair” broadcast on “Gathering Her Notes,” Kath Fraser host, on ERC Radio, www.eburgradio.org in Ellensburg, Washington

November 8, 2017 “Five Birds Alighting” broadcast on “Music of Our Mothers,” Ellen Grolman host, on WFCF 88.5 FM in St. Augustine, Florida and iheartradio.com

October 10, 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, California

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

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