MusicDish e-Journal - October 22, 2016
MusicDish Advertising Network
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

MTA Arts for Transit Chooses 23 Groups and Individuals to Join Music Under New York Program
Performers Chosen From 60 Acts That Auditioned Before Panel of Judges
By Mi2N
(more articles from this author)
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Arts for Transit & Urban Design today announced that 23 performers and groups have been accepted into the Music Under New York program. The musicians were chosen from approximately 60 acts that performed before judges at the program's 27th annual auditions on May 13 in Grand Central Terminal, where Arts for Transit also unveiled a new logo and brand identity for the program by the design firm Pentagram.

A panel of musicians, music professionals and transit representatives judged the performers based on quality, variety, and appropriateness for the mass transit environment. The musicians that auditioned this year represented the diversity of music and its genres, including Aboriginal didgeridoo, bluegrass, Brazilian jazz, traditional Chinese orchestral music, soul, and klezmer.

Based on their scores, the following acts were selected to join Music Under New York:
12 HR - pop/R&B duo
Asylum Quartet - saxophonists
Brown Rice Family - world roots music ensemble
CBA - traditional Chinese ensemble
Daylight Savings - bebop and jazz quartet
Allan Goodman - ukulele
Mike Groisman - 1980's rock guitarist
Tara Hack - singer/songwriter
Kevin Herbert - solo finger-style guitar
IgoGna - Moroccan Gnawa musicians
Jasmeen - opera, jazz and gospel singer
Mehman Jonson - singer-songwriter duo
Lucky Chops Brass Band - brass ensemble
Marcus Miller & Wave Music - jazz, folk, soul and pop musicians
Ricky K - clarinet and bass jazz duo
Anthony Riley - singer
Street Rags - ragtime xylophone
The Good Morning Nags - roots bard trio
The Side Project - saxophone quartet and drum
Train'd Singers - classical and seasonal music
Gabe Valle Trio - gypsy trio
Catherine Wynder - classical viola
Yut & the Hot Four - dancing string quartet and percussion

Music Under New York's roster includes more than 350 individuals and groups who give approximately 7,500 performances in 30 locations around the MTA system each year. To audition, musicians must submit a completed application form and a performance sample on CD by March. Music Under New York is one of many visual and performing arts programs administered by Arts for Transit to enhance the station environment for customers.

Related News from Mi2N:
» MTA Arts For Transit Chooses 23 Groups And Individuals To Join Music Under New York Program

Home » Music Spotlight » MTA Arts for Transit Chooses 23 Groups and Individuals to Join Music Under New York Program
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top

MusicDish Advertising Network

Music Spotlight

» Nielsen Release Music 360 China Report

» New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza at Santos Party House

» Toyota 'Feeling the Street' Global Street Music Campaign

» Students, Musicians and Filmmakers Unite for the 'Take Me To The River' Education Initiative Launch

» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?

Music Spotlight Directory

» [2016-10-20] MusicDish*China Presents The Jessica Stuart Few "The Passage" 2016 China Tour; MusicDish*China Presents The Canadian Indie Jazz-folk Trio's Second Tour Of Mainland China In Support Of Her Latest Album

» [2016-10-17] Monk & Keys At Beijing's Underground Hotspot Dada Bar ; Montreal-based DJ Duo Eagle I Stallian Present Their Tribal Techno Alter-ego Monk & Keys At Beijing's Legendary Dada Bar On October 25th

» [2016-10-16] Electric Zoo To Debut In China; "Electric Zoo: Countdown Shanghai" Scheduled For November 12th, 2016

» [2016-10-09] Enping Sends Largest Group Ever Of Exhibitors To Prolight+Sound Shanghai; Chinese Audio Equipment Manufacturers From Enping Will Have Their Own Outdoor Stage, Combining Stage Performances With Product Showcases

» [2016-10-08] Add A Little Sweetness To Your Night With Sugar Bro...; Hong Kong Live Music Showcase Returns With Headlining Winner!

» [2016-09-21] New York Media Festival Returns To Manhattan; Digital Media Wire's Annual Event Connects Innovators & Influencers In Music, Games, Television And Advertising With 20+ Events And 200+ Speakers

» [2016-09-17] The Humanistic Museum Rock And Roll Art Journey; Phillip Jarrell's "Rock And Roll Art Journey" Will Be On Exhibition At The Humanistic Museum, In Zhujiajiao Water Village, Shanghai

» [2016-09-17] French Music Legends Magma Release DVD Of First Tour Of China "Nihao Hamtaï - Magma In China"; In May 2015, Coralie Van Rietschoten Traveled With The Band On Their First Chinese Tour

» [2016-09-17] Nasty Wizard Recordings Release: Thug Mills (AUS) & Chinese Football (CHN); Nasty Wizard Recordings Are Over The Moon About Their Latest Tape Release - A Split Between Australia's Thug Mills And China's Chinese Football

» [2016-09-11] BandLab Acquires MONO; Leading Music Collaboration Mobile App Adds New Tools For Mobile Musicians

» [2016-09-07] Canadian Rock Band Ménage "Lost In China" Tour; Canadian-Portuguese Rock Band Ménage Opened Their

» [2016-09-07] British Electro-pop Trio Ooberfuse "The Globetrotters" China Tour; Ooberfuse Kicked Off Their Debut China Tour At MTA Festival To Introduce Their "Greater Love" Album Release
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

MusicDish*China Presents The Jessica Stuart Few "The Passage" 2016 China Tour

Philadelphia Jazz Band DriveTime Releases New Single

Longoria Releases The Journey Album

Swedish Musical Phenomenon ANTON Takes His Already Platinum Rewarded Career Into A Whole New Level With Self-written Song DEVIL

MusicDish*China Present Monk & Keys At Beijing's Underground Hotspot Dada Bar

Indie Rocker Albert Bevia To Release His Debut EP "You." On October 15, 2016

Kiss Me - Sexy, Cool And Dirty By Brandon Jarod

Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships