Events and Performances

Point Arena Third Thursday Poetry Series 

June 21, 2012


“This event is supported by Ling-Yen Jones, our generous community, and Poets & Writers, Inc., through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation."

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Point Arena, CA

Publication Reading and Premier Performance:

Waters of the Afternoon: A Song in Three Voices

September 13, 2010

A complete reading of the book Waters of the Afternoon: A Song in Three Voices (Browser Books Publishing) followed by the premier performance of “Sushila's Canticles" (songs completing the work), with Lori Hedrick Helfand, mezzo soprano; Claudia Jensen Dudley, piano

First Unitarian Universalist Church, San Francisco

Publication Reading:

In the Scale of Worlds

September 14 & 21, 2003


Premier reading of selections from In The Scale of Worlds (2003), Rasa Publications. Storytelling with harp accompaniment.

Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

Poetry Reading, Storytelling, Recital

September 17, 1999


Poetry reading from unpublished works. Storytelling with harp accompaniment.

Premier: Three Songs from the Voices of Children.

Lyrics from children's poetry, set to music by Claudia Jensen Dudley.
Ann Mia Haning, soprano; Juliana Kohl, piano and additional voice.

Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco, CA

Publication Reading and Premier Performance: 

The Fragrant Fire

April 13, 1996

Selected readings by the author from The Fragrant Fire (Rasa Publications). Premier recital of “Four Songs on the Essence of Beauty,” with Ann Mia Haning, soprano, and Michael Orland, piano. Music by Claudia Jensen Dudley; all song lyrics but those of “Red Flowers” taken from The Fragrant Fire poems.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA