CROSS ISLAND

 

Want to see CROSS ISLAND, as well as hear us? Then check out these performance videos :

Trios

Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Waltzes [scroll down to view the videos]- 15 World Premier 1-minute waltzes written for CROSS ISLAND and clarinetist  Thomas Piercy, performed April 13 ,2013 at the Plainview-Old Westbury Library on our Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series. Thanks to Composer's Voice for making this possible, to the composers for their wonderful music, and to Douglas DaSilva for prepping the video for viewing. 

Mark McCarron's "The Big Picture - CROSS ISLAND, 01/23/11 - Our first performance of this lovely jazz waltz, which appears on Quiet Strength.

Mark McCarron's "The Touch" - Another jazz waltz. Available on our first CD, Explorations.

Nature Awakes, by Andreas van Haren - CROSS ISLAND, 11-14-10 - A lovely, peaceful, evocative work,On Explorations.

CROSS ISLAND Trio Free Improv - A spontaneous work never heard before and never performed again, on Explorations.

Cello/Piano

Jeff Harrington's "Nocturne in D Minor," 11-14-2010 - a roiling, arcing work, on Quiet Strength.

John Falcone's Jabberwock Jam - Performed by CROSS ISLAND - a duo setting of Lewis Carroll's verse

 

Clarinet/Cello - with Thomas Piercy, clarinet

Douglas DaSilva's Vignette 1: Getting the Children Ready for School - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

Leopold Mozart: Gigue - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

J.S. Bach: Praeludium - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

Clarinet/Cello -- Joseph Rutkowski, Jr., clarinet

James Grant's To Become Worlda musical portrait of the beginning of a marriage based on text by Rilke, on Quiet Strength. Clarinetist: Joseph Rutkowski, Jr.


Clarinet/Piano
  - Joseph Rutkowski, Jr., clarinet

Schumann Fantasy Piece No. 2 ("Lebhaft, Leicht") A beloved classic.

Solo Piano

Chopin Nocturne in C# Minor, Op. 27; Nr. 1


Solo Cello

William Walton's Tema per Variazioni- A 1 minute, fluid work written to be played by the Prince of Wales for a concert on his birthday. Performed on the July 22, 2012Sunday Afternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

Douglas DaSilva's Funeral for a Ball - Performed on the September 18 Composer's Voice Concert, Celebrating Our Children, Jan Hus Church, New York, September 18, 2011.

John Falcone's Jabberwock Jam- Performed on the September 18 Composer's Voice Concert, Celebrating Our Children, Jan Hus Church, New York, September 18, 2011.