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“A Rescue Cat and the Elusive Monarch Butterfly” — January 22, 2014

“A Rescue Cat and the Elusive Monarch Butterfly”

“A new film that features my Rescue Cat,Mr. Kal, and his love for the Monarch Butterfly to help raise awareness of its plight.” kl

“A Rescue Cat and the Elusive Monarch Butterfly” with music by American composer, Eric Ewazen and performed by Laura Leon.

http://youtu.be/frpfE8P6ewA

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Waltzing Matilda Variations a film by Karen Leon — January 25, 2013
Dance of Uncertain National Origin from Three Uncharacteristic Pieces for B flat Trumpet and Piano — March 30, 2012

Dance of Uncertain National Origin from Three Uncharacteristic Pieces for B flat Trumpet and Piano

“Composer, musician, author, satirist—Peter Schickele is internationally recognized as one of the most versatile artists in the field of music.  His works, now well in excess of 100 for symphony orchestras, choral groups, chamber ensembles, voice, movies and television, have given him “a leading role in the ever-more-prominent school of American composers who unselfconsciously blend all levels of American music.” (John Rockwell, The New York Times)”

“Pianist Laura Leon is heralded for the special touch she brings to both her solo and collaborative performances of American music at the piano. Broadening the spectrum of where American music can experienced, she is bringing an ever-expanding roster of composers and their works to audiences beyond traditional concert venues to new settings and special events, and through unique recordings.”

“Trumpeter Caleb Hudson is a 2012 graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Raymond Mase, Mark Gould and John Thiessen.  He has distinguished himself as a soloist on both modern and baroque trumpet.  Hailed by The New York Times as “brilliantly stylish”,…”

Film footage, photographs, and artwork by Karen Leon

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