MP3 Stephen C. Josephs - Fireworks
Rhythm section and virtuoso flutes accompany patriotic classics and original songs.
10 MP3 Songs in this album (24:36) !
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CD''s On Sale
Dance Party $7.00 Original Music Stephen C. Josephs (c) 2005
Natural Selection $12.00 Original Music Stephen C. Josephs (c) 2006
Fireworks $15.00 Original Songs Stephen C. Josephs, Music & Secured Arrangements (c) 2007
Post Graduate Studies Aaron Copland School of Music Queens College (2000- 01);
New York University MM (1988); Warrant Officer Technical Certification- Army Navy School of Music (1992); Mannes College of Music BM (1984); SUNY-Cortland BA
Resume as Musical Director/Conductor
1992 Queensboro Public Libraries (Orchestra); Columbus Quincentennial, St. Patrick''s Cathedral NYC (televised); Ellis Island re-opening (televised); NY Historical Society, (Orchestra and Chorus)
1993 Premiered Composition of Willard Roosevelt (https://www.tradebit.comsevelt''s nephew) NY
Times; Queens Theatre in the Park (Orchestra); Queens Botanical Gardens (Orchestra); City Hall (NYC) Band and Chorus (televised)
1994 Queens Museum (Orchestra); NYC Marathon (televised); NY Hall of Science (Orchestra); Lexington Ave. Festival N Y C (Band)
1995 Parade of Ships N Y C (televised); United Nations 50th Anniversary N Y C (televised); Rites of Spring Festival- Queens Farm Museum (Orchestra)
1996 Vivaldi''s, Gloria for Orchestra and Chorus; Intrepid Museum Concert for General Colin Powell, N Y C (Band)
1997 Haydn''s D Major Piano Concerto, St Gregory Church, N Y C (Orchestra); Concert for President George Bush, Intrepid Museum (Band)
1998 Music Maestro Festival for String Orchestra (awarded); Video tape with Russian film star Irena Allegrova (Orchestra); String Orchestra with members of the N.Y. Chamber Symphony and Children''s'' Chorus in the World Premier of Bright Sheng''s "Mountain Echo and Happy Sunny Day"
1999 Panama Canal Transfer Concert with the National Conservatory of Panama (Band); Performing Arts Consultant Directors Club and Music Maestro Festival (Strings)
2000 Turn of the Century (20th Century Music) Queens Museum / West Side Community Gardens (Orchestra); 50th Anniversary Commemorative Korean Chosin Few (Band and Chorus); Music Maestro (Strings)
2001 Meet The Composer String Orchestra with soloists at the Mazer Theatre NYC (three world premiers) (New York String Society) "Dance into Spring" Queens Museum of Art (Queens Strings); "Summer Dance of the Flowers" (New York String Society Orchestra) Queens Botanical Gardens; "September Steps"(NYSSO) West Side Community Garden
2002 Meet the Composer(String Orchestra)with vocal,wind and piano soloists (Sirovich Center Concert Hall reopening) NY String Society Queens Museum
2004 Kansas State University (Band); Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island reopening (televised)
2005 Playbill-Times Square " 100 Years of Broadway" Revue- "overwhelming applause for their rendition"
2007 departure ceremony for Pope Benedict XVI at Kennedy Airport (televised)
Resume as Flute Performer
Flute performances Japan, Korea, China, Philippines, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands; Recordings of Solo Flute performances available at the Library of Congress, Library Museum of Performing Arts and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Recording of nine original compositions for Flute and Guitar on CD; CD of solo flute with slides "Carnival of the Animals"; Performed Mozart Flute Concertos Nos.1&2, Vivaldi Concerto P.79 and Bach Orchestral Suite #2 with the Quantz Chamber Orchestra; Brandenburg Concerto #5, Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto and Mozart Flute Concerto #2 with Forest Hills Symphony. Live Performances on WQXR, WNYC; Recordings Aired on WKC, WNYU and WNYE; Flute Performance on German and Korean National Television; Live Solo Performances at Syracuse University, Cortland College, Ithaca College, Utica College, Dutchess College, Marist College, Sienna College, Skidmore College,Alfred University, Mannes College, Aaron Copland School of Music, New York University. Orchestral flutist and piccoloist with Flushing Chamber Orchestra, Five Town Symphony, Belleville Philharmonic, Doctor''s Orchestral Society Orchestra, Manila Symphony, Webster Symphony, Trinity Orchestra, Forest Hills Symphony, Cortland Symphony, Great Neck Philharmonic, Centre Symphony. Flutist and founder of The Lexington Woodwind Quintet, Quantz Chamber Orchestra, The Partnership Theatre Flute and "Eart''Acte" Performers/ Composer Ensemble; Flute Studies with Janice Smith, Andrew Lolya, John Oberbrunner, Alan Braun, Gerado Levy, Bernard Birnbaum, Harold Jones, Karl Kraber, Herbert Barwarsher, Julius Baker; additional wind studies with David Glazer and Charles Neidich
Resume as Composer
Flute Quartet for Jamaica (1969); Incidental Music for "Abattior"(1970) NY State Theatre Award; Puck © 1970; Barnito © 1971;Roving © 1973;With Only Dreams © 1974;Century Waltz © 1975; Earth © 1976; America 200 (1976) Concerto for Forced Air (1976); Sextet for strings and winds (1976); Polar © 1977; PanBo Mambo © 1980; Band Strike © 1986; Army Jones © 1994; Do It © 1996;Tambourine (flute and strings) © 1998 Factory 2001; ChaChaChrom 2001 Numerous grants from Meet the Composer and Queens Council on the Arts
"The Parternership" (recital for music, theatre and dance); "Carnival of the Animals" (music and projected art); "The Patriotic Piper" with period costumes, "Eart''Acte" (performer/ composer ensemble); "The New York String Society Orchestra", "The Quantz Chamber Orchestra" (soloist conducted); "The Lexington Woodwind Quintet", "Vivaldi Winds"
Movie and TelevisionCredits
The New York Experience Trans-Luxs Pictures (ran for twelve years, seven days a week) McGraw Hill Building Avenue of the Americas NYC. Bill Evans Today Show, New York Stock Exchange Cable Network, WPIX TV