October 14, 2021 - 12:30-2pm
Dwayne Beach spent the bulk of 2019 creating original compositions that explore movement with sound. He has been working with Yamini Kalluri, an acclaimed Kuchipudi Indian classical dance expert, together they have been touring with their composition titled “East Meets West.” stateside and abroad. “Shoo False Love, I Fear Not!” 2018 was his first solo EP project consisting of 5 songs for voice and strings that he composed,self produced and choreographed. As a co-founder of duo called The F-Tones they released their first album called “Sketches,” 2018 a fusion album of classical, Gypsy jazz, and pop originals scores for guitar and violin. In Addition he played with international ensembles like Asian Cultural Symphony of New York ’15-18, One World Symphony ‘11-13 and Sarajevska Filharmonija ‘17-20 as Principal Violist at various points in their seasons. He also worked locally as a conductor for Noel Pointer String Players ‘18-20 performing through the Tri-state region of NYC. As a violist, he made his Jazz at Lincoln Center debut in April 2010 as a viola soloist.
Dwayne Beach holds a Master Degree from Brooklyn College Conservatory in Viola Performance. He also graduated with his Baccalaureate in Music from Hunter College in viola and a second discipline in Italian Linguistics. He’s an Alda Fellowship Scholar who has studied under the tutelage of Artistic Faculty Masao Kawasaki at Brooklyn College, and formally under Dr. Reuben Blundell.
HSBID has partnered with IAH Studio to bring young musicians of color to our streets on Thursday evenings. Dwayne Beach is part of the Reconnect series. The series features music and an outdoor art gallery/studio on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30pm-2pm on Little 6th Avenue, and Wednesdays from 12:30-2pm on King Street between Hudson and Greenwich Streets.
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