ES Plus You
Based on the poem of the same name by US Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo, this piece will be premiered on December 2, 2023, 3:45 pm, at the 2023 NYSSMA Convention by Eastern Standard and the Fairport High School Band, under the direction of Bill Tiberio. The group then hopes to visit communities and perform the work with ensembles in a variety of settings. A GRAND DAY OUT, by Robert Litton Our first iteration of ES Plus You was premiered on November 15, 2022 with Katelynn Bedell and her students at P.S. duPont Middle School in Wilmington, Delaware. The work was written by Robert Litton and entitled "A Grand Day Out". Crafted in a "story-telling" style, the work features narration and sections for the audience to contribute their own improvised and creative input (sounds, movements, images, words, etc) in the performance.