Marcia Pelletiere
Selected Memories - Music
August 2015 session with composer/music director David Mansfield,  the First Lutheran Church Choir and special guests Nikki Gregoroff, Rosie Vallese, Jim Vincent, and Chris Pelletiere. Recording songs for director Maggie Greenwald's upcoming film, "Sophie and the Rising Sun."

The Charles St. Singers' debut performance at Oxford U. Press, Dec. 2014. Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols. (L to R, Front row: Janie Barnett, Margaret Dorn. Back row: Catherine Russell, Laura Pearson, Tracy Stark, Patti Wyss, Marcia Pelletiere.)

Christmas memory from long ago: excerpt of NY Times review with 
mention of The Accidentals in the Downtown Messiah.
Onstage in the BAM Opera House, the women of The Accidentals get ready to sing with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra at BAM's Next Wave Festival, back when Robert Spano was still the BPO's "new conductor."
Joining in with vocals for the first Afro-Jersey CD.
At the "Little Noises" CD release party (L to R: me, Deborah Berg McCarthy,Joy Askew, Catherine Russell, Libby McLaren, Terre Roche).
At the "Little Noises" CD release party, here with Richard Barone and The Accidentals singing "Welcome." (L to R: Margaret Dorn, Marcia Pelletiere, Richard Barone, Jim Vincent, Stewart Gregory)

Joy Askew sings "Lake Calhoun" at the "Little Noises" CD release (backing vocals by Libby McLaren, Catherine Russell, and The Accidentals).
Friar's Club, NYC
And of course there's the yearly sing with writers (who are musicians, too). (L to R: Sara Rivara, me, Judy French, Michael Jarmer).
And so we are
The Accidentals, caroling (as we did for many years) at The Winter Garden, World Financial Center, NYC
A typical holiday season lineup
Downtown Messiah Christmas Show at the Bottom Line, NYC

The 2002 Downtown Messiah, during Richard Barone's solo "The Trumpets Shall Sound."
Celebrating after a Downtown Messiah show at the Winter Garden, NYC. 
With Homer Simpson in Bryant Park, NYC, celebrating the release of The Simpson's movie.
Marcia, Rosie, and Christine Lavin at the CD release for "Just One Angel," NYC.
Folk City, with Mary Breckman, 1970s.

Early publicity photo, The Accidentals.

At Westbeth, pre-Accidentals, late 1970s.

Village Voice "Voice Choices" -- a nice little blurb for one of our many shows at Don't Tell Mama. 
With Vin Scelsa for his radio show, NYC
The Accidentals, early days. 
At the U.N., singing for Dr. Emoto's "Imagine: Water for Peace" show.
Hanging out with Santa