Photo Coverage: Evening with Brian Feinstein
On Thursday, March 15th, composer Brian Feinstein, with special guest stars Melissa Errico and Malcolm Gets, and with 11-year-old rising star Bridget Clark, Peri Lyons and pop-singer Allison Veltz from the Veltz Family Band, took to the Laurie Beechman Theatre Stage to present some of his newest music, as well as some of his most beloved compositions. The concert took place at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, located within the West Bank Cafe.
Special material was by Eric Garcia. The B-Fein Band was under the Musical Direction of Chris Fenwick, with Billy Miller on drums; Suzanne Chaplin, violin, and Jeff Link on bass and guitar. Arrangements were by Alden Terry.
Feinstein's composing credits include: Mimi le Duck (Off-Bway, book and lyrics, Diana Hansen-Young) an original Off-Broadway musical starring Eartha Kitt and Annie Golden, By the Numbers (book and lyrics Amanda Yesnowitz) for the TRU Producing Series and a reading for the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop conducted by Stephen Schwartz; the one-act musical Daphne and Apollo (book and lyrics Robin Chung) for the Mondo Publishing company; and The Circus is Coming to Town (book and lyrics, Lloyd Schwartz) produced by Theatre West in Los Angeles, which was awarded the "Best Children's Musical" in Southern California. He has received 2 ASCAP Plus Awards for songwriting in the popular music division and is a recipient of a Jonathan Larson Memorial Fellowship award.
Photos by Ken Kleiber
Bridget Clark, lyricist Amanda Yesnowitz and Brian Feinstein
Allison Veltz and Brian Feinstein
Chris Fenwick and Brian Feinstein