Saturday, April 15, 2017

Sarah Bonsignore, pianist, singer, songwriter on Sat. April 29th

Sarah Bonsignore is a South African American singer/songwriter who teaches music full time at the Trinity School in Manhattan. She received her Bachelor’s in piano performance from the University of Natal, South Africa, and her Masters in vocal performance from Mannes College of Music, New York. Sarah is a member of NSAI, and visits Nashville at every opportunity to co-write, perform, workshop and record. Sarah has performed her music at multiple venues including The Bitter End, Rockwood, The Duplex and Sidewalk CafĂ© in New York, and Belcourt Taps and The Country in Nashville. Sarah has two albums on itunes, “New Sky, New Day” and “Catch The Light”, and will be working on her third album this summer. She lives in Tappan with her husband, Steve, and their three young boys.

Lauren Riley Rigby is a cellist living in New York City. A longtime freelancer, she continues to perform in a wide variety of groups while teaching full time. Shortly after finishing her PhD at NYU in 2010, she began directing the orchestra and chamber music program at the Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY. Lauren loves many different genres of music, citing Steve Reich and Tori Amos as two of her biggest influences. She lives in upper Manhattan with her jazz musician husband, their two year-old son, a pug, and two cats.

Nick Depuy, having just graduated from American University majoring in music and literary studies, is an evocative and haunting singer-songwriter-guitarist. Nick boasts a unique sound that is rooted in old time folk, jazz, rock and blues. But his influences do not define him, as he puts his own stamp on rock, pop, and hip-hop in the songs that he writes and sings. Nick was first mentored by the late Paul Leka, the songwriter who co-wrote Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye and discovered Harry Chapin and Dan Fogelberg. Nick has since opened for hall of fame songwriter Jimmy Webb, Neil Finn of Crowded House, acclaimed trumpet player Kermit Ruffins, Procol Harum, and ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Nick also has his first EP "Right on Time" available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. His new album, "Don't Be Sorry," will be released in May of this year. 

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