By Andrew Gans
14 Dec 2013
Both concerts, each with a unique program, will be held in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Produced, directed and hosted by John Znidarsic and co-produced by Erica Ruff, the free concerts spotlight the songs of up-and-coming composers and lyricists.
The Dec. 14 concert features the songs of Landon Braverman and Derek P. Hassler, Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, Drew Fornarola, Joe Iconis, Max Mamon and Laura Kleinbaum, Annie and Jenna Pasqua, Brad Ross, Charlie Sohne and Tim Rosser, Andrew David Sotomayor, Katie Thompson, Jeff Thomson and Jordan Mann, Niko Tsakalakos, Micah Young, Jay Alan Zimmeran and Eli Zoller.
Those interpreting the new holiday songs include Sarah Stiles, Alicia Sable, Lianne Marie Dobbs, Derrick Davis, Santino Tomisetti, John Gerosimo, Angela Travino, Mary Kate Morrissey, Brian Cavanagh-Strong, Madeline Trumble, Laura Kleinbaum, Emily Walton, Chris Blacker, Emily Borromeo, Lauren Marcus, Olli Haaskivi, Bruce Winant, and Karl Michael Johnson, Victoria Huston-Elem, Traci Bair, Chris Critelli, Laurie Wells, Amanda Savan, Jenna Pasqua , Jason "SweetTooth" Williams, Daniel Everidge, Andrew David Sotomayor, Katie Ferber, Sam Ludwig, Morgan Assane, Hannah Elless, Alyssa McGuigan and Christina Little.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.