THE DC CABARET NETWORK 
Website: www.DCCabaretNetwork.org 
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Email: Info@dccabaretnetwork.org 

DC Cabaret Network
October 2014 Newsletter

Publicizing the cabaret and music-related events of the members of the DC Cabaret Network
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Look for in this Issue:

2014 - 2015 Membership Dues

DCCN Open Mic – Oct. 13 at Warehouse Theater in Washington DC
Cabaret Showcase - "Getting Your Act Together and Putting it On Stage" - Nov. 2 at the Theatre Lab in Washington DC
"Love Stinks!" Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Cabaret featuring DCCN members Lonny Smith and Justin Ritchie - Nov. 8 and 13 in Washington DC
Maris Wicker - "A Light in the Window" - November 14 at Sitar Arts Center in Washington DC
Maggie's Cabaret - Sandy Bainum in "S'Wonderful!"  - November 14th at St. Margaret's Church in Washington DC

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It’s time to join the DC Cabaret Network.  Send in your dues!
Our year begins October 1, 2014 and runs through September 30, 2014.
Please send your dues to:
DC Cabaret Network
P.O. Box 6259
Washington, DC 20015
Membership Dues:
$45 for the entire year
$35 for students

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DC Cabaret Network and Member Cabaret Events

DC CABARET NETWORK OPEN MIC
Monday, October 13 - Open Mic
Musical Director: George Fulginiti-Shakar
Warehouse Theatre (enter through the Passenger Bar)
1021 7th St. NW
Washington, DC
8 PM

Donation requested:
Cover charge: $10
Singers: plus $5.00

CABARET SHOWCASE - "GETTING YOUR ACT TOGETHER AND PUTTING IT ON STAGE" - NOV. 2 AT THE THEATRE LAB IN WASHINGTON DC

A cabaret showcase featuring 6 fresh, new cabaret artists. This showcase is the culmination of a course called "Getting Your Act Together and Putting it on the Stage," taught by DC Cabaret Network board members George Fulginiti-Shakar and Steven Cupo. The course helps to guide singers into the world of cabaret and not only informs students how to choose material, but how to present songs through choice of key, mood, tempo and utilizing their own life experiences.

This cabaret showcase will be on Sunday, November 2nd at 7:00pm at the Theatre Lab, 733 8th Street NW in the 2nd floor chapel. A $5.00 DONATION will be asked for at the door.

Please join George, Steven and their wonderful students as they create an evening of song,
discovery and inspiration.

"LOVE STINKS!" GAY MEN'S CHORUS OF WASHINGTON CABARET FEATURING DCCN MEMBERS LONNY SMITH AND JUSTIN RITCHIE - NOV. 8 AND 13 in WASHINGTON DC

Ever been so burned by love that you just have to shout about it? Laugh about it? So let’s sing about it and poke fun at all the lovers that have done us wrong! Select soloists from the Chorus will share stories and songs in a cabaret setting about the funny, touching and downright frustrating experiences with love, using songs culled from The Great American Songbook, Broadway, pop music and more!

VIP "Home Cooked Cabaret" Performance, featuring Will Gartshore. Nov. 8, 2014 at 1.30 p.m. at the Hamilton Live at 600 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005. Tickets are $125.00 and include a hosted dinner at a private residence.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 5:00pm (ASL) & 8:00pm
Atlas Performing Arts Center – The Lang Theatre 1333 H Street NE - tickets $35.00
available at http://atlasarts.org/events/2011/07/love-stinks/
See www.gmcw.org for additional information.

MARIS WICKER - A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW - NOV. 14 AT SITAR ARTS CENTER

Maris Wicker sings - "A Light in the Window"    -  Friday, November 14, 7:30 pm, at Sitar Arts Center, 1700 Kalorama Road, NW, Washington DC (Adams Morgan).  Songs from Irving Berlin, Judy Collins,  Amanda McBroom, and many more, with a few insights along the way.  With Rick Jensen, musical director, and directed by Lina Koutrakos.

Admission is free for Sitar students, alumni, and families.  For all others - $15, payable at the door.  All proceeds benefit Sitar Arts Center and its mission of providing DC's underserved children and youth with a high quality arts education and a nurturing community.  www.sitarartscenter.org

MAGGIE'S CABARET - SANDY BAINUM in "S'Wonderful!"  - November 14th at St. Margaret's , Washington DC

Maggie's Cabaret begins its 12th season on Friday evening, November 14th at 8:00 pm, when talented singer/actress, Sandy Bainum, presents her show,
'S Wonderful! Sandy Sings Ira Gershwin.  Sandy will be joined by the top notch musical duo of Lanny Meyers on piano and Jay Leonhart
on bass in paying tribute to the brilliance of lyricist, Ira Gershwin. The evening will include songs Ira wrote with George Gershwin, as well as some of his collaborations with other composers such as Harold Arlen, Kurt Weill, and Jerome Kern.  Maggie's Cabaret is located at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1830 Connecticut Avenue, NW,Washington, DC, just 3 blocks from the Dupont Circle metro. The admission of $20 (a donation to the church) includes a beverage and light snacks. Doors open at 7:15. No advance reservations.

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Classes, Workshops and Instruction

COACHING WITH GEORGE FULGINITI-SHAKAR
George Fulginiti-Shakar offers private vocal coaching sessions and is also teaching a performance class at Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory. George has worked with many singers helping them to develop vocal technique, audition material, cabaret acts, piano arrangements and transpositions of songs in the "right" key. Daytime and evening times are available.
Email to GeoFulShak@aol.com or call 202-332-7570.

ALL YOUR PIANO AND COACHING NEEDS FROM JONATHAN TUZMAN
Jonathan Tuzman is a pianist, musical director, and arranger originally from the NY area. He can create exciting piano arrangements, quick lead sheets, and professional-quality transpositions of YOUR song in YOUR key. Vocal coaching, recording, and many other musical services are also available.  Studio on Connecticut Ave NW (just steps from the Metro Bus, easy parking) or he can come to you!  Contact: 862-202-3623, tuzmusic@gmail.com, more information at www.tuzmusic.com

VOCAL & PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUE WITH CINDY HUTCHINS
Cindy Hutchins is currently offering private lessons in vocal & performance technique for teens and adults.
Learn the basics of healthy singing; increase your knowledge of music theory/sightsinging, and discover new song repertoire for auditions, cabaret shows, or just for fun.  Cindy is an experienced performer, teacher, and producer.
Afternoon and evening times are available.  Dupont Circle location accessible to metro.  Email:  cindy711@verizon.net or call 301-717-4665 for more information.

VOICE INSTRUCTION & VOCAL COACHING WITH JAMES K. McCULLY
James K. McCully is a music director, voice instructor, & vocal coach/accompanist who studied in New York City with Grammy Winner & Broadway Masterworks artist Jerry Hadley's teacher. He has taught Voice at Catholic University & National Conservatory. His students sing for AGMA Houses, AEA Theatres, International/National Tours, PBS, The White House Presidents & The Queen. James specializes in voice development, audition techniques, repertory selection, singer acting training, performance, recordings & vocal reconstruction. DC Eastern Market & NOVA Pentagon Metro Studios.
Email:   Maestro@JamesKMcCully.com       Voice Mail:   202- 683-7874  or  703-354-8623
www.JamesKMcCully.com        http://about.me/JamesKMcCully

VOICE LESSONS WITH AIMEE BARNES
Aimee Barnes is an established voice teacher to students of all ages and levels.  She recently relocated to Alexandria, VA from New York City.  She has teaching, directing, and performance credits in New York and around the country.  Each lesson incorporates technique, music theory, and song study.  Please feel free to check out www.aimeebee.com for more information.  Contact:  aimieebarnes@gmail.com or 917-450-7130