DC Cabaret Network
NEWSLETTER


THE DC CABARET NETWORK 
Website: www.DCCabaretNetwork.org 
Blog: www.SongSpeak.wordpress.com 
Email: Newsletter@DCCabaretNetwork.org 
Info:  Info@dccabaretnetwork.org 

DC Cabaret Network 
November 2013 Newsletter 

Publicizing the cabaret and music-related events of the members of the DC Cabaret Network

Look for in this Issue: 

DCCN Open Mic – Nov. 13 with Reenie Codleka, musical director 
DC Cabaret Network – Fall Events 
American Voices Festival at the Kennedy Center - November 22 - 24
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DC Cabaret Network and Member Cabaret Events

DC Cabaret Network Open Mic 
November 13, 2013    Musical Director:  Reenie Codelka
Black Fox Lounge 
1723 Connecticut Avenue, NW.     Washington, DC 
8 PM 
www.blackfoxlounge.com 
Street parking.  1 block north from the Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red line) 


AMERICAN VOICES @ THE KENNEDY CENTER NOVEMBER 22-24
American Voices is a 3 day festival exploring the past, present and future of American 
singing through master sessions, symposium and all-star concert.
More Information:
http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/festivals/13-14/voices/



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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 



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DC Cabaret Network Calendar 2013 – 2014 
Here are some of the events that are planned: 
12 Open Mics (We host an open mic every month with extraordinary musical directors who play American standards, contemporary cabaret and more. Hear       your friends sing, learn new repertoire and connect with your community.) 
Salon – Tin Pan Ladies!  The women who wrote songs you didn't know they wrote!  Joanne Schmoll reveals behind the scenes stories about developing her show The Ladies of Tin Pan Alley and talks about some of her favorite songwriters from this era.  (Fall 2013)
Salon – Musical Theatre or Cabaret?  What makes a great cabaret performance?  Michael Miyazaki offers his take on the difference between musical theatre and cabaret. (Fall 2013) 
Showcase – Shelly Markham:  Things I’ve Learned Along the Way.  Award-winning composer/conductor and musical director for Andrea Marcovicci --  Shelly Markham, performs songs from his new CD celebrating age, wisdom and romance. Local singers from the Network will also perform his material.  Sunday, Sept. 29, 4 PM.  Arts Club of Washington, DC 
Annual Party (with a Halloween twist.) Costumes encouraged.  October 2013.  
Member Showcase (March 2014) – Annual showcase of DC Cabaret Network member singers.  An annual tradition.  
More workshops! (Under consideration:  Working with Your Musical Director.)  


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It’s time to join the DC Cabaret Network.  Send in your dues! 
Our year begins September 1, 2013 and runs through August 31, 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