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Fishing for Singers, Hook, Wine, and Thinker.

It’s September, and in line with our December concerts’ fishing/drinking theme, The Art Mob is trawling for new singers (especially tenors).

You who receive this message: You already know how much fun you’ll have, so come on and join us. And if you know someone else who’d be interested, forward this message, or slip us his or her name and email address, and we’ll be right over with our nets.

The rest of you: visit www.artmob.org and sample our audio clips, read all about us, write to Brent (he really wants to hear from you; see below) and get on board.

Here’s how we describe our unpatented Art Mob process and program: Our song selections, which are made by consensus, are notoriously quirky and eclectic.If you like  gospel, Victoriana, children’s ditties, jazz, and country songs along with who knows what other styles, you’ll feel right at home in The Art Mob. We rehearse every Monday evening. If you want to join in the fun, get in touch with our musical director, Brent Frederick. His email address: brent@brentfrederickmusic.com.


Want to Sing with The Art Mob?

The Art Mob needs more singers, especially in the bass and alto sections. If you are are interested in joining us, or if you know someone else who might be, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Our song selections, which are made by consensus, are notoriously quirky and eclectic. If you enjoy a program that includes gospel, Victoriana, children’s ditties, jazz, and country songs along with who knows what other styles, you might feel right at home with The Art Mob. We rehearse every Monday evening, with a break between the May concerts and Labor Day. If you want to join in the fun, get in touch with our musical director, Brent Frederick. His email address: brent@brentfrederickmusic.com.

Our next performances are December 16, 17, and 18 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 31 Mercer Street, NYC. The singing starts at 8 PM Friday and Saturday, and on Sunday it starts at 3 PM.

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Two New Voices and a Deep Need

The Art Mob is over the moon about our two newest members: Emilia Mahaffey (soprano) and Ray Narva (alto). We hope you will come to one of the concerts in our next series, The Best Laid Planets, May 20, 21, and 22, to hear them and welcome them yourself. 
 
We still need male singers, especially in the bass section. If you want to audition, email our music director, Brent Frederick: brent@brentfrederickmusic.com. And please spread the word to any men you know who might like to join us.

We Need Singers

The Art Mob is auditioning for all voice parts for our next concerts, which will be May 20-22. A reasonable ability to sight-sing and an outstanding ability to blend in a small ensemble are the qualities we seek. We rehearse on Monday evenings in Greenwich Village.

If you’d like to sing with us, please contact our music director, Brent Frederick, brent@brentfrederickmusic.org, to arrange an audition.


Another Chance to Have Your Boat Rocked!

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is celebrating its 160th anniversary tomorrow with an open house that will include a performance by The Art Mob. We will sing most of the songs from our recent Rockin’ the Boat concert series, starting at 3 PM. St. John’s is at 81 Christopher Street. The open house, from 1-6 PM, is free and open to all, come as you are. The church, which has a tradition of supporting local arts groups, has been generously providing The Art Mob with rehearsal space.


We love our fans!

Thanks to all who attended our Rockin’ the Boat concerts in December.

We had a record crowd for the Friday performance!

On Saturday we got a standing ovation!

We are still feeling the love, and we’re sending it right back to you.

Our next concert series is May 20-22. Watch for more news as those dates approach.


It’s On Record!

The Art Mob has a new CD, called Hope is the Sing with Feathers. That was the theme of our May 15 concert series, and the CD contains all the songs from it.

You can buy HopeFeathersCDone at our next concert series, Rockin’ the Boat, which we will perform at the Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A W. 13th Street in Greenwich Village on the first weekend in December:

  • Friday, Dec. 4, 8 PM
  • Saturday, Dec. 5, 8 PM
  • Sunday, Dec. 6, 3 PM

Rockin’ the Boat, December 4, 5, and 6

RockBoat1The Art Mob will be Rockin’ the Boat in three a cappella concerts at the Tenri Cultural Institute the first weekend in December. Drift along on a sea of musical pleasure, with songs that will bring waves of nostalgia, gales of laughter, and more.

Tenri is at 43A W. 13th Street, New York, NY.

Performance times:

Friday, December 4, 8 PM
Saturday, December 5, 8 PM
Sunday, December 6, 3 PM


The Art Mob Will Be Rockin’ the Boat in December

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The theme for The Art Mob’s December 2015 concert series is “Rockin’ the Boat,” and we’ve chosen a raft of wonderful songs about … well, use your imagination.

As usual, we’ve chosen songs from a range of genres and eras for a program that we hope will make you laugh, sigh, maybe shed a tear or two, and yell for an encore.

Rehearsals are underway. Stay tuned for information about when and where the concerts will be.