Broadway’s Future Songbook Series, presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow, will continue December 18 with an evening featuring new holiday songs in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street).
Produced, directed, and hosted by John Znidarsic, the free concert will feature the songs of Alanya Bridge, Jenn Grinels, Hyeyoung Kim, Dina Gregory, Julia Meinwald, Gordon Leary, Janet Noh, Ilene Reid, Michael Heitzman, Rona Siddiqui, Danielle Trzcinski, Steven Silverstein, Jenna and Annie Pasqua, Marella Martin Koch, Minhui Lee, Manda Leigh Blunt, Divya Maus, Daniel Weidlein, Bill Nelson, Julie Foldesi, Jonathon Lynch, Rafael Rodriguez, Tidtaya Sinutoke, Ty Defoe, Jay Alan Zimmerman, Peter Brash, and Alexander Sage Oyen. Show time is 6 PM.
Bringing these new songs to life will be Nancy Opel, John McGinty, Leslie McDonel, Ayesu Lartey, Erik Sisco, Jenn Grinels, Jasper Grant, Charlie Levy, Yoonmi Lee, Ally Bonino, Rich Silverstein, Shannon Tyo, Loclan McKenzie, Futaba Shioda, Ziye Hu, January Punwattana, Pacharakamol Chantri, Zhailon Levingston, Craig Fogel, Grant Wenaus, Yoonmi Lee, Janet Noh, Louis Cabanilla, Zeno Medias, Danielle Trzcinski, Jenna Pasqua, Manda Leigh Blunt, Michael Moritz, Locian McKenzie, Julie Foldesi, Jonathon Lynch, and Rafael Rodriguez.
Arts and Artists of Tomorrow will also present another free holiday concert December 16 at 2:30 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. Also produced and hosted by Znidarsic, the afternoon will feature classic holiday tunes arranged and played by acclaimed trumpeter Jonathan Dely and his band.
The band comprises Holger Marjamaa on piano, Ben Munson on guitar, Raphael Pannier on percussion, Nicolas Hetko on keyboards, and Josh Allen on bass. Julia Biedry is the guest vocalist.