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Broadway Sings 2014

February 8, 2014
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Broadway Sings 2014, hosted by John Mooney, will be held Feb. 9 at the PS 166 Auditorium. Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt and Julia Murney are among the evening’s performers. Read more…

“Waiting For Wings” Flies at the Pops

April 23, 2013
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Music In Cincinnati | By Mary Ellyn Hutton

“Entitled “Waiting for Wings,” the concert had a featured insect, the butterfly, and a specially commissioned work, “Waiting for Wings,” in its world premiere. Composers Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt, who attended the concert, were inspired by the children’s book of the same name by Lois Ehlert.  Brown and Stitt’s work came across as big and splashy, with lots of cinematic appeal. Scored for large orchestra, it is highly picturesque and makes inventive use of instrumental colors and textures. One could see the newly hatched butterflies coasting across the pages of Ehlert’s book in more ways than one.” Read More…

Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown Will Debut Orchestral Children’s Piece, Waiting For Wings, In Cincinnati

April 19, 2013
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Playbill | By Michael Gioia

“I’d say it’s lush and energetic with many robust melodies,” Stitt explained to via email. “We knew the audience was going to be made up of kids and their parents, so we wanted to give them musical ideas they could remember. The text of the book is spoken throughout the piece; we have the fantastic Thane Maynard (director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden) narrating, so it lives somewhere in the world of ‘A Lincoln Portrait’ meets ‘Peter And The Wolf.” Read More…

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