Felix Gonzalez, Isabella Sirota, Bay Ridge Voice
A group of artists from various theaters and schools have joined forces to create Bay Ridge Voice, a new vocal studio featuring private lessons and intimate classes designed to help you become the singer you've always wanted to be.
After an absence of more than a decade, Brooklyn-born musician Felix Gonzalez, returns to live theater on Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. in Bay Ridge Voice's inaugural concert. Hailed for his musical style, Felix has plied his musical talents since age 11. High school culminated in a Carnegie Hall performance with the All-City High School Music Program. From there, he was invited to join The Nuyorican Salsa Band (Nuyorican = New Yorkers of Puerto Rican descent) on alto saxophone and trumpet. He moved on to the renowned Latin jazz ensemble, Tropical Heat, returning to the clarinet, and adding tenor sax and trumpet. Vocally, Felix sang with numerous groups. As part of Bay Ridge Voice, Felix ventures into true solo territory.
Child-actress, Isabella Sirota, is now branching into serious acting roles and plotting life as a recording artist. After years of playing Alice (in Wonderland) and Tinkerbelle (in Peter Pan) and all the leading young roles in musicals lIke Oliver (The Dodger), Joseph…, and The Music Man, Isabella is now working on the professional stage, in Equity showcase productions of Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream and – on the Bay Ridge Voice stage – will debut as a pop singer. Isabella is the daughter of celebrated cinematographer, Christopher Sirota, whose latest film, Earthmen, begins filming in early 2013. Isabella studies with Broadway staffer and Bay Ridge Voice founder, Mary Elizabeth MiCari.
The concert takes place on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. at The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY.