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Clare Burson Returns to Her Roots

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Join Cohort I Fellow Clare Burson for a very special performance of her Six Points Project, the song cycle Silver and Ash. Songs will be performed in English, with stories in German, and the performance will take place at the opening of Clare’s mother’s art exhibit, ‘HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT,’ in her grandmother’s hometown of Leipzig, Germany. Don’t miss this meta-exploration of ancestry, spirituality, and cultural tradition! For more details, click here or here.

7:00PM (19.00 Uhr)
Free! Eintritt Frei!

Clare Burson Named 2012-2013 LABA Artist Fellow!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

LABA: House of Study, a beit midrash for culture-makers at the 14th Street Y in New York City, has selected Cohort I Fellow Clare Burson as one of their 2012-2013 Artist Fellows! Every year, the LABA staff selects a group of 10 fellows to partake in a yearlong study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme. The fellows then interpret these texts in their work which is featured in the bi-monthly online journal and annual year-end festival.

For more info, click here!

Two Fellows Join Forces in DUMBO

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

To bid farewell to their much-loved loft, Moishe House DUMBO is putting on a huge concert, featuring a double-bill with two of our rockingest fellows, Clare Burson and Alicia Jo Rabins!

On September 20th, Clare and Alicia’s band Girls In Trouble will be sharing the stage for the first time ever, so celebrate the New Year, and help Moishe House say farewell at this fantastic concert! Click for more details.

September 20, 2012 @ 8PM
Tickets are $5, and include a free drink!

Moishe House DUMBO is located in a loft on the waterfront, right under the Manhattan bridge in Brooklyn, New York. To find out exactly where, and to attend, please RSVP by emailing .

Clare Burson at Washington College

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Cohort I Fellow Clare Burson will join novelist Anna Solomon at Washing College for “Jewish Voices,” an evening of words & music. Presented by the Rose O’Neill Literary House, Anna and Clare will discuss their collaboration, A LITTLE SUITE for THE LITTLE BRIDE, a song cycle inspired by Anna’s novel, that weaves together story and song in a seamless performance.  Expect an exploration of memory, loss, love, immigration, and the creative process itself.

Contact Kathryn Bursick, , if you’re interested!

November 13, 2012
4:30-5:30 PM
Free and open to the public

Clare Burson Rocks in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Cohort I Fellow Clare Burson will perform with fellow musician Steve Mayone on June 28th! Clare’s melodic minimalism combines with evocative imagery and subtle metaphor to create a sound rife with nostalgia and longing. Hear it for yourself at The Rock Shop in Brooklyn. Click here for more info.

Thursday, June 28th
8:00 PM
Tickets are $10

Clare Burson in Brooklyn

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Cohort I Fellow Clare Burson will be the first local singer-songwriter featured in the Brooklyn Songwriter Series! Curated by songwriter Steve Mayone, the monthly series features the best of local songwriting talent, with an aim to bring writers together for inspiration and possible collaboration. For more details, click here!

April 21, 2012
Music from 8-11pm

Clare Burson performs at the Living Room

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Clare will be performing a set at the release show for Amelia White. More details soon.

Clare Burson at the JCC Manhattan

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Weaving together story and song in a seamless performance, writer Anna Solomon and musician Clare Burson present a song cycle inspired by Solomon’s debut novel, The Little Bride. This unique collaboration explores memory, loss, love, immigration, and the creative process itself. Join the artists for a post-performance Q & A.

Click here for tickets and additional information.

Clare Burson performs in Beacon, NY

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

-->The Emek Project -->, a growing Jewish community in the Hudson Valley, is excited to welcome Clare Burson, performing Silver and Ash, her song cycle exploring and re-imagining her grandmother’s escape from Germany in 1938. Clare has performed Silver and Ash all over the country, including sold out shows at Joe’s Pub and an appearance on Last Call with Carson Daly.

For more information about this performance, visit the -->Emek Project’s website -->.
Tickets are $10, and available online.

Clare Burson comes to Amherst, MA!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Indie songstress and former Yiddish Book Center intern, Clare Burson performs her Six Points project, Silver & Ash, an original concert which imagines Burson’s maternal grandmother’s life in Europe from before her birth in 1919 to her escape from Germany in 1938. The music also explores Burson’s own struggles with rupture, silence, guilt, empathy, and continuity and have garnered praise from the likes of NPR, The New York Times, and Billboard magazine.

2:00 PM
Cost: $18/member; $22/nonmember; $11/student
More info here.