Margaret Collins Stoop is a versatile musician, bringing passion to each aspect of her musical endeavors.
An award winning composer of choral and chamber works, Meg's music has been performed throughout the United States and Europe. She is president of the non-profit composers guild, Connecticut Composers, Inc.
A lifelong chorister, Meg founded and directs the Adesso Choral Society
, a select chamber chorus dedicated to performing works by living composers. Adesso just celebrated ten years of performing new music with a Ten Year Anniversary Concert on June 8, 2014. In addition to works by seminal composers Poulenc, Fauré, Casals, Thompson, Adesso performed works by contemporary composers Allen brings and Ronald Perera. A significant portion of the program was dedicated to Meg and Her Music,
and seven of Meg's own compositions were performed.
New CD release!
On August 12, 2014, Navona Records will release
The CD features the work of six members of Connecticut Composers, Inc., and includes Time Pieces, Meg's five movement suite for solo piano, performed by pianist/composer Allen Brings.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 3 p.m.
109 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019
In a concert of new music for piano, organized by
Meg's work for flute and piano, For me and Allen, will be performed by Meg and Allen Brings.