Schedule

UPCOMING

  • October 1, 2022, 11:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm 
    • Symmetrical Lives:  a site-specific music and movement installation of an innovative production of J. S. Bach’s beloved Orchestral Suite in B Minor. The music is performed by flute soloist Zara Lawler and violin soloist Maja Cerar who both dance and play at the same time, accompanied by string trio (Rebecca Fischer, violin; Colin Brookes, viola; Alexis Gerlach, cello). The dance was created with choreographer C. Neil Parsons, and is an adaptation of the group’s 2021 short film, Symmetrical Lives, which premiered as part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Balcony Bar from Home series.
    • Abby’s Lawn at Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY
    • FREE
    • Symmetrical Lives is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, a regrant program supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC. 

RECENT

  • August 11-14, 2022
    • The National Flute Association’s Annual Convention, Chicago, IL
    • Zara performed Julia Wolfe’s Oxygen in an ensemble of 140 flutists (!!!), a memorial concert in honor of New York flutist extraordinaire Paul Dunkel, and lead events in the Flute Olympics and a flute flash mob playing her arrangement of Music Alone on Youth Flute Day.
  • June 18, 2022, 3pm
    • Lawler + Fadoul perform Let’s Dance! for children and family audiences
    • Rockland Conservatory of Music, 45 S. Main St., Pearl River, New York
  • May 10, 2022, 7-10pm
    • English Country Dancing:  come and hear Zara play and DANCE ALONG!
    • Country Dance New York, all info is here.
    • Church of the Village, 201 W 13th St. NYC
  • October 29, 2021, 5pm Eastern
    • Symmetrical Lives on the Metropolitan Museum’s Balcony Bar from Home Series:  featuring Zara Lawler, violinist Maja Cerar, and choreographer C. Neil Parsons  in their innovative new video production of J. S. Bach’s Suite in B Minor, filmed in New York City and Western Massachusetts.  Also featuring the playing of Rebecca Fischer, violin, Colin Brookes, viola, and Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello.
    • Watch on Facebook Live, no login required:  here
  • October 20, 2021, 8pm Eastern
    • Talking of Michelangelo: composer Jonathan Howard Katz hosts a LIVE IN-PERSON concert of his music, featuring many guests including Periapsis Music and Dance.  It will also be the world premiere of his Facade No. 1, with choreography by Zara Lawler, created for flutist Annie Nikunen.
    • This program was made possible by the New York City Artist Corps. Attendance is free, but registration is required, and COVID protocols will be in place. Proof of vaccination is necessary for entrance to the building.
  • October 12, 2021, 7pm Eastern
    • Symmetrical Lives Virtual Premiere Party:  join Zara Lawler, violinist Maja Cerar, and choreographer C. Neil Parsons  for the public premiere of their innovative new video production of J. S. Bach’s Suite in B Minor, filmed in New York City and Western Massachusetts.  Also featuring the playing of Rebecca Fischer, violin, Colin Brookes, viola, and Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello.
  • June 5, 2021, 2pm Eastern
    • International Flute Readiness Day:  join Zara Lawler and her flute teacher colleagues Mary Shemon and Nancy Wood to explore the flute in this fun, interactive session.  No flute needed!  Perfect for students and parents who are curious about the flute and are thinking about or have just started lessons.
  • May 23, 2021, 4pm Eastern
    • Music Story Time at Silver Music: an 30 minutes of music and story, featuring Zara Lawler on flute and Molly Goldman on violin/viola
  • April 29, 2021, 7:30pm Eastern
    • I’ll Meet You There:  interactive open zoom rehearsal for Bach Suite in B minor
    • Zara Lawler, with violinist Maja Cerar and choreographer C. Neil Parsons show and discuss their work-in-progress, with opportunities for the audience to participate in the creative process in real time 
  • April 25, 2021, 4pm Eastern
    • Masterclass/Group Class at Suzuki Music Schools in Westport, CT
  • April 25, 2021, 3pm Eastern
    • Children’s Pillow Concert at Suzuki Music Schools in Westport, CT
    • Cozy up with a pillow at home for this family-friendly interactive online concert, featuring music and stories, including The Pied Piper of Harlem by Adolphus Hailstork, Homeland by Allison Loggins-Hull, Feathers and Wax by Amanda Harberg, Tiny Efforts by Alice Jones, and a set of lullabies including All is Found from Frozen 2!
  • April 11, 2021, 4-4:30pm Eastern
    • Flute Story Time at Silver Music: an interactive 30 minutes of music and story
    • Register here. $10.
  • March 25, 2021, 7:30pm Eastern
    • Zara Lawler, featured guest on CDNY Live Flute Fest with Dominique Gange and Hellen White, hosted by Cynthia Shaw and Friends…an interactive hour of fun, beautiful music and conversation.
    • Watch live on Facebook here
    • Watch via Zoom here
  • March 16, 2021, 8pm Eastern
    • Parent Talk at Suzuki Music Schools in Westport, CT
    • An Elephant on your Head, and other adventures in Suzuki Parenting:  Suzuki flute teacher and cello parent Zara Lawler shares what has worked (and what hasn’t!) in her home practice with her young daughter and with her students of all ages…and why sometimes things go best with an elephant on your head.
    • More info here
  • February 25, 2021, 7:30pm Eastern
    • I’ll Meet You There:  interactive open zoom rehearsal for Bach Suite in B minor
    • Zara Lawler, with violinist Maja Cerar and choreographer C. Neil Parsons show and discuss their work-in-progress, with opportunities for the audience to participate in the creative process in real time 
  • February 20, 2021, 3:30pm Eastern
  • February 7, 2021, 1:30pm Eastern
    • Masterclass at Suzuki Music Schools in Westport, CT
    • More info here
  • January 28, 2021 7:30pm Eastern
    • Lawler + Fadoul featured guests on CDNY Live with Cynthia Shaw and Friends
    • Watch live on Facebook here
    • Watch via Zoom here