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Shelf Life: New York Public Library Performance Project

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

The New School’s College of Performing Arts partners with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to present an evening of performances created by students from Mannes School of Music and the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

As the culmination of an intensive semester of research and creative experimentation led by acclaimed saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom, the students will create and perform original music and theater works, inspired by and incorporating materials from the library's archives.

Jane Ira Bloom and Evan Leslie, artistic directors

Compositions by Nick Dunston, Kalun Leung, Blake Opper, Michael Sheelar, Zophia Warpeha, Steve Williams

Sponsored by the College of Performing Arts at The New School.

Event Type

Music Performances


General Public


Performing Arts


Mannes School of Music, College of Performing Arts, College of Performing Arts, School of Jazz


Music, Classical Music


Free general admission seats: please click red button above to register.

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