Find your way to the new intimate performance space ARTS NEST every Saturday for an entertaining evening of original music. Our Winter Concert Series features the incredible talents of local singer-songwriters in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere where the music can really reach you. Come out and find out what we mean. Doors open at 6pm, cover $20.
Kathy Geary | Elizabeth Rose
December 9, 7-9pm.
Doors open at 6pm, performance starts at 7pm.
Kathy Geary released an EP of original Folk Rock music in 2022 Sky High, recording with her band named Cloud Cover. She produces a live weekly public-radio program on Radio Catskill on Saturdays at 3pm called Now & Then since 2013, focusing on singer songwriters, their history and the latest music they've released. She's performed operatically in Europe and the US and with the Delaware Valley Opera since 2012, when she premiered the company's production of Verdi's Otello as Desdemona. Kathy performs locally on a regular basis and is thrilled to live among the inspiring musicians who bring our community to life, with a serious commitment to music.
Elizabeth Rose released two singles on 2/21/23: "Maya Angelou (Songbird)" and "Burning The Candle At Both Ends." Several more releases are planned for late spring & summer '23 including songs from her Happiness Project, inspired by the need for uplifting during the pandemic. The first song in this project, The Set Aside Song, features musical luminaries like Steve Gadd (drums), Tony Levin (bass), brother Bob Rose (guitar), husband Don Castellow (baritone sax), Michael Blake (tenor/soprano sax), Chris Anderson (trumpet/flugelhorn) & Rusty Cloud (co-producer, arranger & keyboards). The song and accompanying music video is projected to be released in the summer of '23.
Born into a musical family with professional connections that stretch from Name That Tune to David Letterman, Rose learned early on that singing and playing guitar wouldn’t just happen around the campfire. Blessed with a voice big enough to deliver the National Anthem for the NY Mets, the six string and keyboard skills requisite to compose and do voices for TV (Nikelodeon, PBS Kids, Discovery), film (Sex and The Other Man, starring Stanley Tucci) and theatre, she’s equipped to provide musical messages to the world. Her one-woman musical comedy, Relative Pitch, was produced Off Broadway by NY’s renowned Cherry Lane Theatre’s Mentor Project. Past lives include touring with the Broadway cast of Beatlemania on keyboards. On the blues scene, she led her fiery guitar trio, played and recorded with blues legend, Pinetop Perkins. Her song, I’m Too Beau’ful (For You) was featured in Elmore Magazine’s list of “Top 20 Women Empowerment Songs – Ever!” She produced and hosted Mosaic, an arts show on educational TV in the Midwest. Her hilarious music video Leave Me Alone, was honored by Emblem Health’s Caregivers Organization and distributed to hundreds of its members. It starred her 96-year-old mother, Gerry Rose, who did comedy bits on Letterman. /p>
She is the composer of a new stage musical in development and she’s finishing the edits on a documentary of a holocaust survivor, Saba’s Story, that she wrote and shot. A member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, she continues to create programs and musical collaborations that highlight women in music and foster diversity. As Co-Chair of the SCL SongArts Committee, she created and led the SCL’s Global SongDemic, a songwriting collaboration to energize members at the outset of the pandemic. This collaboration, which paired songwriters from 4 continents, has developed into bi-annual SCL Global Songwriting Collaborations – a highly popular and fun project.
Arts Nest offers a large variety of entertainment year-round in a comfortable, friendly setting – a fun place for serious artists. Come with your friends, take a table, have a few drinks and small plates, while enjoying the performances.