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Saturday
05
MAY

Coffeehouse: Brianne Chasanoff and Mary Gardner

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Brianne Chasanoff and Mary Gardner will be performing at the Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society (MUUS) on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
See www.briannechasanoff.com

Admission is $10 at the door. Refreshments will be for sale at the break. MUUS is located at 214 Main Street South in Woodbury. It shares space with the First Church of Woodbury. Parking is behind the church in the LaBonne’s lot. The historic sanctuary is a lovely acoustic venue. The phone number is (203) 266-4810 or visit www.muusct.org.

Brianne Chasanoff and Mary Gardner make the perfect duo as their sensitivity and depth of emotional expression blend seamlessly. They have performed at various venues including Infinity Hall (Norfolk, CT), Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Emerging Artists Showcase), Merryall Center for the Arts (New Milford, CT), The Towne Crier Cafe, The Mews (Provincetown, MA) and various locations in New York City. Brianne has shared the stage with national touring acts including Mary Fahl of the October Project, Susan Werner, and two-time grammy award winner Bill Miller.

Brianne’s angelic voice captures listeners and takes them on a personal journey through life's experiences. She has a unique way of expressing herself through her passionate vocals, accompanied by her own piano skills and creative arrangements. Brianne has released two albums which can be purchased on CDBaby.com or iTunes, and have been aired on various local radio stations, Pandora Radio, and Spotify. Aside from her performing career, Brianne teaches music in the Pawling Public School District helping children discover the gift of music.

Mary Gardner is a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, and conductor who specializes in world music, marimba, and orchestral percussion. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Performance from Ithaca College and her Master’s degree in Percussion Performance at the University of Connecticut. Mary has received acclaim for her fluency in a wide variety of styles on several different instruments. She has performed with the New Haven Symphony, Hartford Pops, and has appeared on stage at such notable venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the Goodspeed Opera House, and NYU’s Skirball Center for the Arts. She is the Director of Percussion Studies and teaches beginning band in Westport Public Schools.