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Previous Shows

Sue’s Garage and Loren Daniels Trio

The Phoenicia Festival of The Voice is Thrilled to host our very own Jim Rauter’s Band: Sue’s Garage. They play rock, blues, country with their own spin!
. Members of our band are: Tom Fetterman, Bonne MacSaveny/lead vocals, Tim Mukherjee/lead guitar, Maggie Parent/violin, Jim Rauter/guitar, vocals, harmonica, Ed Scudder/bass, and TJ Turgeon, keyboard and vocals.
Loren Daniels, one of the festival jazz star, will perform jazz infused Beatles music that will be on an upcoming album release, with Rich Mollin and Joe Damone, and the exceptional participation of Andy Cahill.

Jim Harwood
Presents Broadway Holiday!

Phoenicia Festival of the Voice Foundation is proud to host a special event presented by Jim Harwood:
A Broadway Holiday, featuring Broadway Stars: Daryl Kojak ( piano), Fred Redd, Emilie Bienne, Aaron Burt, Maddie Allen, Charlie Kniceley.

An accomplished and widely diverse composer, Daryl Kojak has created and scored music for film, television, stage, artist’s recordings and video games.  Among feature films that include Daryl’s work are “True Love,” “Nola,” “Warrior Class” and “Reunion, The Movie. “Daryl is a recipient of Backstage’s Bistro Award for Outstanding Musical Director, The Caribbean Gospel Music Award for Top Gospel Arranger, and The Daryl Kojak Trio received the MAC Award for Best Jazz Group (The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs).  Laurie Krauz and Daryl share a Bistro Award for Outstanding Theme Show for “Tapestry Rewoven.”  Daryl arranged Anthony Cochran’s “Lives,” (Music Of Elvis Presley,) which also received a Bistro Award.  Daryl has been nominated numerous times for a MAC Award for Best Musical Director. Daryl has worked on the New York music scene for more than thirty years as a pianist, producer, composer, songwriter, arranger and musical director. The musical genres and styles of his extensive recording experience include jazz, blues, gospel, rock, R&B, pop, classical, new age and musical theater.

Emilie Bienne is an actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, and multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for comedy. Emilie was the lead and vocal captain for the international tour of In The Mood. Emilie first began writing music with her Japanese rock band Red Clay & Wattage while still working and performing in Tokyo Disney’s Big Band Beat. Emilie received her B.F.A.  in music theater at the Boston Conservatory with an emphasis in dance and acting. She continued acting training through the Flea theater and the Looking Glass Theater. After having expanded to singing metal Emilie has Melissa Cross to thank for her technique. Before the pandemic, Emilie ran off to New Orleans to learn more about New Orleans jazz music while supporting herself by singing on Frenchman Street with a reggae band and singing and playing harmonica with a blues band. New Orleans opened up a whole new world of ballroom dance, and Emilie has a new love for Zouk. Emilie has also been taking percussion lessons with Tommy Campbell.    Most recently, Emilie has had the opportunity to continue performing regularly with F*Bomb, a monthly tribute to rock music at Arlene’s Grocery in NYC. You can also find her recently produced music video “The House is Haunted.” Emilie is in the midst of writing and creating a one woman show with music. Emilie graced the zoom stage with Planet Connections, creating new characters known for their inability to leave the couch or magically turn into a seal. Emilie is in a Boston cover band as the lead singer, playing synth/keys and singing in an 80’s cover band, and can also be found singing jazz all over NYC with master guitarist Mark Whitfield. She is currently working as an actor on a film with award winning director/photographer/painter Bill Hayward.    When Emilie is not playing with words or music, you can find her chatting up her family’s chickens on their horse farm in Michigan, sometimes in French…but usually in English.

Aaron Richard Burt made his regional theater debut at White Plains Performing Arts Center as a soloist in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Masquerade.  “Jesus Christ Superstar…and a powerful Gethsamane from Aaron Burt” Broadway World 10/12/21.  He recently graduated with a BFA in Musical Theater and has worked on multiple different productions in the NJ/PA/NY area. His last appearance was at Algonquin Arts Theater where he played Mark in Rent. Aaron’s performed in several different productions including Jesus Christ Superstar, Amèlie, Murderpass: A New Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others. He would love to thank his family, friends, and mentors who have made him the person he is today. Special shoutout to his mother, father, brother, and sister for always believing in him. He also would love to thank the audience and to personally welcome everyone back into live theater. Welcome home, everyone! Instagram-@aaronburt

Fred Redd has over 300 performances in concert, opera, musical theatre, radio, and television nationally and internationally.  As soloist, he’s graced the main stages of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center on numerous occasions including a Live from Lincoln Center telecast. Fred returned to New York City Opera in 2019 as a featured artist in the world premiere Stonewall in Lincoln Center. Last month, in another world premiere, Fred created James, a central character in Martinsville 7 with Trilogy Opera.  London’s Opera Now magazine described Fred as “a compelling vocal actor” and in the Eugene O’Neill review as having “an excellent voice”.  Fred is a board member with William Warfield and Concert Artist Guild organizations. In addition to his music studies, Fred has earned engineering and MBA degrees and is a Manhattan business executive. He’s also an athlete having completed over 20 triathlons, 4 marathons and recently a 2-time Ironman finisher.

HR Artists Management manages the careers of Musical Theater Performers in:

Broadway, Off-Broadway, Touring Productions, Pops Concerts, Cruise Ships, International Engagements, Recordings, Commercials, T.V. and Film, Cross-Over/Opera as well as Music and Stage Directors for all of the aforementioned venues. In addition this corporation serves as Artistic Consultants, Artistic Administrators and Producers for Performing Arts Festivals, Music Series, Musical Shows, Chamber Music Groups, and Individual Musical Artists.

Caroling In Town

For 12 years the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice has led carolers in Phoenicia!

A tradition bonding us to the community we cherish!

Lots of healing joy and great spirit!
It was so wonderful sharing the fun of Tree Lighting and The Festival of the Lights with our neighbors and surrounding community!
If you missed it, please join us next year!