Ann McDermott

Ann McDermott

2024 performer

Ann McDermott has been a licensed tour guide since 2019 but she’s been a music fan since the mid-1960s. She bought her first 45, “Going to the Chapel” by the Dixie … Read More

Gail Merrifield Papp

Gail Merrifield Papp

2024 performer

Gail Merrifield Papp was born in San Francisco into a family with a deep theater lineage. After joining Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival in 1965, she became Director of … Read More

John di Martino

John di Martino

2024 performer

John di Martino was born in Philadelphia and studied with Jimmy Amadie, Lennie Tristano, and Don Sebesky. A composer, arranger, jazz pianist, record producer and educator based in New York … Read More

Marc Kehoe

Marc Kehoe

2024 performer

Marc Kehoe studied painting and sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art and filmmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design. An exhibiting New York City painter, he created … Read More

Joan Forsyth

Joan Forsyth

2024 performer

Joan Forsyth is contributing to numerous Classical & New Music events throughout the festival. Follow the link to see a full listing.

Katie Finn

Katie Finn

2024 performer

Katie Finn is a Jersey City-based stand-up comedian who is clean in both her material and hygiene. The second of seven kids, 15 years sober, and married to a man … Read More

Daniel Carlton

Daniel Carlton

2024 performer

Daniel Carlton is a multiple award-winning Harlem-based actor, storyteller, playwright, poet, director, and teaching artist who has appeared on New York, national, and international stages. His work has also been … Read More

Victoria Bond

Victoria Bond

2024 performer

Victoria Bond leads a multifaceted career as composer, conductor, lecturer, and artistic director of Cutting Edge Concerts. Her compositions have been praised by the New York Times as “powerful, stylistically … Read More

BETTY

BETTY

2024 performer

BETTY is the award-winning indie rock trio of Alyson Palmer, Elizabeth Ziff and Amy Ziff known for soaring harmonies, upbeat live shows and non-stop activism. Since forming in 1986, the … Read More

Lindsey Barnes

Lindsey Barnes

2024 performer

Lindsey Barnes is a stand-up comic, comedy writer, producer, store owner, wife, and mother. She has performed stand-up all around the east coast, and London, UK. She has written and … Read More

Yaron Gershovsky

Yaron Gershovsky

2024 performer

Yaron Gershovsky is an internationally acclaimed pianist and keyboardist, and arranger, composer and producer. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston following a successful early … Read More