David Homan's ambitious 11 movement album - The Book of Esther, is a two-part work based on Jewish history. Originally scored as a ballet for the Ariel Rivka Dance company, the piece lyrically depicts the Biblical story of Purim, as seen through the lens of feminism, women's empowerment and two brave, strong female characters.
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Ariel Rivka Dance celebrates their 12th anniversary at Baruch Performing Arts Center / BroadwayWorld
Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, in New York City. In four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30, the two ARD works in premiere, Mos...
ARD set for Battery Dance Festival / NY Blueprint
Ariel Rivka Dance (ARD) joins the 7-9pm lineup at Battery Dance Festival, the longest running dance festival in New York City. ARD is a critically acclaimed all-female contemporary dance company led by a married choreographer/composer team, Ariel Grossman (Artistic Director/Choreographer) and David Homan (Executive Director/Composer) that often explores Jewish issues. The company's most recent family...
Ballet Vero Beach brings Ariel Rivka Dance Company to the Riverside Theatre / TCPalm
This weekend the Treasure Coast will offer the Northeast's standout contemporary dance company - Ballet Vero Beach, who will bring the contemporary - Ariel Rivka Dance Company to The Riverside Theatre on Friday and Saturday, August 4th & 5th. The all-female company, led by the husband and wife duo of Artistic Director Ariel Grossman and Composer David Homan, has been described as powerfully engag...
Jersey City composer and dancer make their mark / Hudson Reporter
Ariel Grossman grew up in New York City. David Homan grew up in Gainesville, Fla. She is a dancer; he is a composer. As a compromise between urban and suburban, the artistic couple ended up in Jersey City, where they are raising a family while pursing their careers. Scheduled to take part in a series of performances from Thursday to Saturday, May 28-30 New York Live Arts Theater, they are among several d...
David Homan - The Book of Esther / KDFC 'Download Of the Week'
Each KDFC - San Francisco can download a free mp3 from some of the biggest releases in the world of Classical music. This week's pick comes from David Homan, a New York City-based contemporary composer/pianist, releases an ambitious 11 movement CD/DVD entitled - The Book of Esther - a two-part work based on Jewish history. Originally scored as a ballet for the Ariel Rivka Dance company, the Book...
David Homan - The Book Of Esther feature on Classical Guitar Alive
This week's edition of SYND - CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features New York-based composer David Homan's ballet score "the Book of Esther," The rest of this program titled - Bach, Premieres by Goss, Homan includes world premier Guitar Concerto recording by British composer Stephen Goss as well as new recordings by the G8 Guitar Ensemble, Vanguard University's guitar ensemble, and M...
David Homan releases The Book of Esther / BroadwayWorld.com feature
David Homan releases an ambitious 11 movement CD/DVD entitled The Book of Esther. Originally scored as a ballet, this a two-part work lyrically depicts the Biblical story of Purim, as seen through the lens of feminism, women's empowerment and two brave, strong female characters. READ THE FULL BroadwayWorld.com ARTICLE HERE...
David Homan's Water Rocks showcases multi-genre performers
David Homan's new CD: Water Rocks features nine engaging works which utilize some of the world's most creative multi-genre performers. This New York City based composer who specializes in compositions for live dance and theatre, has created an album of accessible music which takes the listener on an highly engaging narrative journey. Homan who studied under Joan Tower, Kyle Gann, an...