Recent News

We are now accepting submissions for the 4th UnCaged Toy Piano Composition Competition. The theme for this year is Toy Toy Toy! Music for Toy Piano and Toy Instruments. The winning selections will be performed at our 1st  UnCaged Toy Piano FESTIVAL.  Deadline is July 15th.

My 2nd mini-album  mesmers, was recently reviewed in Time Out Chicago. To order CD’s, please email me at phyllis@iceorg.org with the subject title “CD Order.”

Rob and I just finished our residency at CUNY’s Entertainment Technology Program for Looking Glass ReWondered, an evening length concert for toy pianos, videos, puppets, and media inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories. We were recently featured in Tom Tom Magazine and Vinyl District. Our last performance will be at the Cinema Arts Centre (Huntington, NY) on May 20th.

First night of tech

Last night was our first night of tech for Looking Glass ReWondered opening on April 14th at Voorhees Theater (186 Jay St, Dumbo.) Here is a picture that was taken during The Memoirist. Chip Scott did the scenic design and I’m totally in love with the egg-shaped platforms for the three sections of The Memoirist. There’s still more to see in the actual show, so please come out to see it!

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CUNY’s Entertainment Technology program

People should know more about CUNY’s Entertainment Technology program. They are the only undergraduate program that trains students for  backstage careers at concerts, cruise ships, amusement parks, and many other events that require tech support. Each year they develop several concerts/productions  that becomes part of their course load for the semester. I have also heard a good deal about their Hanuted Hotel, an elaborate October-long haunted house that the faculty and students put together to showcase their talents and energies.

I am extremely grateful for their help and collaboration!