Fefferman, Lainie: composer, performer.
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HARP residency at HERE Arts Center

HARP residency at HERE Arts Center



I am SO excited to have been chosen to join the other HARPers (HERE Arts Residency Program) at the HERE Arts Center! The magic that Kim Whitener and Kristin Marting make over there is unbelieveable.  I just had a meeting with them where they essentially said that HERE Arts was...
Alexandra Gardner posts profile video & article on Lainie-thoughts and tunes for New Music Box

Alexandra Gardner posts profile video & article on Lainie-thoughts and tunes for New Music Box



I’m so thrilled and flattered that fabulous composer, writer, videographer, and human Alexandra Gardner of New Music Box (or I guess I should now say formerly of New Music Box) did a piece on my composer thoughts and work.  New Music Box is such an essential sounding board of and...
Time Out NY features The Gaits with cover art!

Time Out NY features The Gaits with cover art!



The Gaits, the sound walk that I composed along with Jascha Narveson, Dan Iglesia, and Cameron Britt, (read all about it in this previous post), was depicted as a drawing, complete with polar bears and penguins, on the cover of Time Out Magazine!  Thanks to this adorable TONY love and...
ETHEL Homebaked Commission!

ETHEL Homebaked Commission!



This is one of those things where I’ve loved ETHEL since being a composer was just a twinkle in my heart’s eye, so getting a Homebaked commission from them was pretty much a dream come true. They’re been playing it around in different venues (for the National Sawdust show it...
Here I Am is up on Vimeo!

Here I Am is up on Vimeo!



A couple of years ago, I started an epically long project to write an epically long piece about an epically huge subject: The Hebrew Bible.  Specifically, I wanted to write songs that showcased the wonkier bits of the bible – the ones I’ve been thinking about over and over again...
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Saltarelling

Saltarelling

In the fall of 2008, Princeton gave the four of us (me, Jascha Narveson, Sean Friar, and Cameron Britt) the traditional second-year assignment: pick a piece or a body of music and react to it with a new composition.  What’d we do?  We banded together to hire a medieval dance band and reacted to the...
Selected Works List

Selected Works List

  Want to play an original Lainie?  Take a look at a list of some of my favorite pieces I’ve written over the years, and give me a shout if you’d be interested in playing / hearing any of them and we’ll get the ball rolling!   FeffermanWorksList2013