GatherNYC’s “Mindful Minutes” Online Series to Present World Premiere Video Performances

All performances take place at 11am EST on GatherNYC’s Facebook page.

GatherNYC's “Mindful Minutes” Online Series to Present World Premiere Video Performances

“Mindful Minutes,” the online venture of the popular Sunday morning New York concert series GatherNYC, will release a series of brief video premieres by noted musical artists throughout October.

All performances take place at 11am EST on GatherNYC’s Facebook page, and are designed to provide audiences with a mindful respite from these otherwise difficult days, and to give artists a platform to create impactful work in the absence of in-person performance opportunities.

• Tuesday, October 6 @ 11am ESTInternational violin soloist Lara St. John presents world premiere videos of solo violin works by Melissa Dunphy and Adah Kaplan (Dunphy’s 14-year old former student).
• Thursday, October 8 @ 11am ESTBrooklyn-based percussion quartet Sandbox Percussion presents the public premiere of “Bell Patterns” by ensemble member Victor Caccese.
• Tuesday, October 13 @ 11am ESTInventive brass quartet The Westerlies performs its own arrangement of “Moondreams” by Miles Davis, in tribute to Lee Konitz, a frequent collaborator of Mr. Davis who passed away from Covid-19 earlier this year.
• Friday, October 16 @ 11am ESTThe acclaimed Boston-based Neave Trio performs the second movement “ziemlich langsam” from Robert Schumann’s Trio in G minor for violin, cello and piano.
• Monday, October 19 @ 11am ESTViolist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova, as the Carr-Petrova Duo, perform “Morpheus” by Rebecca Clarke.
• Thursday, October 22 @ 11am ESTThe Overlook, a new string quartet formed in Upper Manhattan during the pandemic by GatherNYC Co-Artistic Director, cellist Laura Metcalf, and three accomplished string colleagues, performs “Juba” by Trevor Weston.

The performances are free for all to view, but GatherNYC encourages donations to support future programming:


Not tax-deductible via Facebook:
View all past Mindful Minutes performances here:

Announcements of further “Mindful Minutes” presentations including dates and artists will be made on GatherNYC’s social media channels:

For more information, visit:

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