48-hour musical image

Yes, you heard right! The writing of the music and lyrics and performance of a new musical comedy “Identity Crisis” will all be done within 48-HOURS!

The show will be performed LIVE on:

Saturday, Aug 15 at 7pm 


The Laurie Beechman Theatre

407 West 42nd Street, NYC

Tickets are on sale now!

This musical marathon is a collaboration between 11 composers of the Composers Collective and 11 lyricists.

We are featured in PLAYBILL!

The purpose is a fundraiser to support the Composers Collective Fall Orchestra Concert, to be held Nov 14, 2015. Our most ambitious (and expensive) project yet.

If you love musical theater, new music, or are a supporter of the arts than join us Sat, Aug 15!

48-Hour Musical Flyer

Thank you !

Neural Networks for Solo Piano: Written and Performed (Live) by Derek Simon


The Composers Collective prepared solo piano compositions for our Spring 2015 Concert. Performed live at the National Opera Center in New York, New York on Friday May 29, 2015.


Composers and Musicians-Musical Dialogues of New York: 2015 Winter Showcase in Review

Folie à Deux perform at the Composers Collective 2015 Winter Concert (Photography by Dawen Huang.  www.dawenhuang.com)

Folie à Deux perform at the Composers Collective 2015 Winter Concert (Photography by Dawen Huang. http://www.dawenhuang.com)

The Composers Collective had a phenomenal 2015 Winter Concert featuring violists Folie à Deux.

Read my review of the concert, check out photos, and hear some of the music.

For convenience, here’s just the playlist:

New Music: Shadow Dance, for Two Violas

Winter Showcase Postcard

New Music from the 2015 Winter Showcase  of the Composers Collective! Links to my piece and a playlist of pieces by the other composers in our group.

Shadow Dance, for Two Violas

Playlist from the 2015 Winter Showcase

Composers’ Collective Winter 2015 Concert: 12 Original Works for Viola Duo. FREE

Compoers Collective Folie A Deux

The Composer’s Collective in collaboration with the viola duo Folie a Deux will present 12 original works for Viola Duo this Friday, Feb 13 at 8pm at the Flushing Town Hall in Queens, NYC. FREE. No tickets required. Please see our website


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