“awarded to Molly Joyce to complete ‘Breaking and Entering,’ a full-length album that draws upon experience and education as a composer, practice as a performer, and pursuit of a comprehensive artistic practice grounded in reimagining disability.”
Honored to have participated with Michael Hammond, Marco Grosse, Lucy Dhegrae, Nathaniel LaNasa, Christopher Dylan Herbert, and more 🙏
“Joyce’s ethereal vocals, vintage toy organ, and electronic soundscapes created an exquisite expansiveness…other performances also focused on women, particularly Molly Joyce’s YousaidShesaidHesaid, a set of songs that traced the same timeline as Schubert’s song cycle Die Schone Mullerin, but from the perspective of the “girl of the mill” herself. Dhegrae sang the part of the mill girl in Joyce’s dreamy indie-pop songs and showcased her ability to seamlessly move from wispy ethereal to focused power. Between Joyce’s songs, baritone Christopher Dylan Herbert sang the original Schubert with ultimate clarity and intimacy. Though the two distinct styles of music and text occasionally took away from the narrative coherence, the work as a whole was quite effective.”
Very excited for Albany Symphony’s American Music Festival, May – June in New York!
Presenting new narrator/chamber work with text by Marco Grosse, new songs with vocalist Lucy Dhegrae and pianist Nathaniel LaNasa with text by Christopher Oscar Peña, as well as voice/toy organ set with sound by Michael Hammond, alongside many more composers performers and premieres!
A dream show of mine coming true, featuring artists I have admired for much of my musical life – Lea Bertucci, Carla Canales, Margaret Davis, Liz Faure, Sarah Goldfeather, Anna Meadors, Angélica Negrón, and Emily Wells.