Composers Now Festival – Sponsored Events

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Ibeam Brooklyn is a Presenting Partner for Composers Now in the month of February.  They are sponsoring a few events at Ibeam this month of February. The Festival brings together performances presented by venues, ensembles, orchestra, opera, musical theater and dance companies as well as many other innovative events through New York City. Composers are in attendance at all events which are open to the public.


Upcoming Events

Maryanne de Prophetis TRIO + Ron Horton SEXTET

Saturday, March 7th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation








Maryanne de Prophetis TRIO
Maryanne de Prophetis, voice/composition
Ron Horton, trumpet/flugelhorn
Frank Kimbrough, piano
Dean Johnson, Bass (Special Guest)

Ron Horton SEXTET
Ron Horton, trumpet/flugelhorn, compositions
John O’Gallagher, alto sax
Marc Mommaas, tenor sax
Frank Kimbrough, piano
Dean Johnson, bass
Tim Horner, drums
Special guest: Maryanne de Prophetis, voice

Franz Hautsinger + Friends

Friday, March 13th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Franz Hautsinger/Isabelle Dutoit (8:30 pm)
Franz Hautsinger/Isabelle Dutoit/Peter Evans/Brandon Lopez (10 pm)


Saturday, March 14th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Brad Linde - Raptor Billy









RAPTOR BILLY is a collective of international musicians performing new composed and improvised music.  The musicians were introduced at the 2013 Banff International Jazz and Creative Music Workshop directed by Vijay Iyer and have worked together in various ensembles and performances throughout Canada and the United States.  This group marks the first time the ensemble has come together to create music inspired by each other and to blend and highlight the diverse backgrounds and experiences of each artist.

Tara Kannangara (Toronto) – trumpet/flugelhorn/vocals
Brad Linde (Washington DC)- tenor saxophone
Erika Dohi (Osaka/NYC) – piano, Rhodes
Jules Bows (Toronto) – bass
Jonathan Taylor (Ann Arbor) – drums and cymbals

Jermyn/Sabbagh/Black + Webber/Johnson/Hopkins/Burk

Monday, March 16th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

8:30pm: Jermyn/Sabbagh/Black

Simon Jermyn – bass
Jerome Sabbagh – tenor sax
Jim Black – drums

10:00pm: Webber/Johnson/Hopkins/Burk

Anna Webber – flute, tenor sax
Edward Johnson – piano
Adam Hopkins – bass
John Burk – drums

Sebastien Ammann ‘s Color Wheel (Night 1)

Thursday, March 19th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation






Two sets 8:30 and 10 pm

Michael Attias (alto saxophone)
Sebastien Ammann (piano, composition)
Noah Garabedian (bass)
Nathan Ellmann-Bell (drums)