Thursday, March 08, 2007

SOUNDS IN BLOOM: Saxophone And Poetry Performed Like You've Never Seen! Paris Soirees Dinner Sun 11 March At 18h30

Paris Soirees Next Monthly SINGLES APERITIF. Saturday 10 March from 17h00 to 19h00. 15 euros. Reserve with Patricia

This Sunday 11 March At 18h30


Our Guests of Honor:

Dennis Shafer

D. Norma Szokolyai
Writer and Performance Poet

Sounds in Bloom: Saxophone And Poetry Performed Like You've Never Seen!

The core performers of the Sounds in Bloom Project will present a sample of their recent pieces. The open project collaborative combines the original texts of performance poet Norma Szokolyai and the contemporary music of Dennis Shafer.

Dennis Shafer is a saxophonist of many styles. Founder of the Back Bay Saxophone Quartet and the Skyline Quintet in Boston, Dennis has spent the last two years diversifying and perfecting his musical interests in Paris. Studying with Jean-Michel Goury at the National
Regional Conservatory of Boulogne-Billancourt, he has expanded his knowledge and practice of contemporary techniques of the saxophone, while also cultivating new experiences with Egyptian musicians and dancers in Paris.

Dennis teaches all levels of the saxophone as well as beginner flute.

D. Norma Szokolyai is a Hungarian and American writer and performance poet currently living in Paris. She received her first degree in French and Human Rights (magna cum laude) from the University of Connecticut and will have her Masters in French in June 2007. She iscurrently studying with writer/poet Kathleen Spivack, former student of Robert Lowell.


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