We stand ready to bring the Project to new venues and audiences. Here's the list of where we've been, from Pittsburgh to Paris!


Thursday, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
WDCB Jazz Salon at the Mayslake Peabody Estate
Co-produced by the PianoForte Foundation and 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio
Singers Claudia Hommel, Sean Harris & pianist Bobby Schiff headline the Jazz Fauré Project, an evening of cabaret where French Impressionism meets American Jazz.

Sunday JANUARY 29, 2012
Claudia's interview with Paul Abella on WDCB 90.9 FM

BTRB Monday, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Jazz Showcase,
806 S Plymouth Court, Chicago
Launching the new recording of By the Riverbank: The Jazz Faure Theatre Project!
Faure's classic love songs now swinging in English, performed by Jeny Wasilewski, Sean Effinger-Dean, KT McCammond,John Eskola, Sean Harris and Claudia Hommel
With Bobby Schiff at the piano, Jerry DiMuzio on winds, Tim Davis on drums, Jim Cox on bass
Thursday, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 noon hour
Fashion, Impressionism and Modernity
520 N. Michigan Avenue, Atrium
The Shops at North Bridge present an exclusive sneak peek at the future Art Institute of Chicago blockbuster exhibition, Fashion, Impressionism, and Modernity, with a fall fashion showcase that mixes contemporary styles with some of Impressionism's most noteworthy works of art. Claudia Hommel, Sean Harris and jazz trio complete this one-of-a-kind event by performing songs from The Jazz Fauré Project.

Monday and Tuesday, AUGUST 2 and 3, 2010
Theatre Building, Chicago, IL
The Jazz Fauré THEATRE Project makes its début with a set of staged readings of Amanda Hartley's Summer on the Seine.

Tuesday, APRIL 14, 2009
Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh
In conjunction with the exhibit: “The Road to French Impressionism”.
Performed by ClaudiaHommel, Sean Harris, Bobby Schiff, Jerry DiMuzio, Jim Cox, Tim Davis. The house is packed. The response is electric. Discussion is animated at the after-show reception. The after-glow continues elsewhere when the maintenance crew closes up the museum.

Wednesday, APRIL 1, 2009
SPACE—Evanston, IL,
The first Chicago-area concert since the Project's grand tour to Paris last May. Sean Harris and Claudia on vocals; Bobby Schiff at the keyboard; Jim Cox on bass; Jerry DiMuzio on sax/clarinet/flute; Tim Davis on drums.

APRIL 22-28, 2008 IN PARIS!
For the University of Chicago Paris Center
Our project inspires a scholarly conference on “Jazz Encounters: Musical Spaces In-between the Visual and the Aural” and concerts at the Musée de Montmartre, La Halle St. Pierre, and a soiré for the Paris–Chicago Sister City Committee.

Our tour was a wonderful success, thanks to the generosity of 36 individuals who donated a total of $3540, a substantial grant from the Illinois Arts Council (a state agency) and with support by the University of Chicago’s France Chicago Center, T. Parker Hall and the Music Department, and the U of C Paris Center. The report of concerts, musicians we met and played with, and more is attached as a PDF file here.The video report is on YouTube here.

Sunday, NOVEMBER 18, 2007
For Global Voices Performing Arts series of the International House at the University of Chicago,
co-presented by the Alliance Française de Chicago, the France Chicago Center of the University of Chicago, and the Smart Museum of Art, with special guest appearance by the French Consul General of Chicago Jean-Baptiste Main de Boissière (baritone) and George Lepauw (pianist), at the International House Assembly Hall, 1414 East 59th Street in Chicago. Click here for a copy of the concert flyer.

Wednesday, MARCH 21, 2007
The CD release concert-celebration
Sold out and fabulously successful at the Hothouse International Center for Performance and Exhibition, 31 E. Balbo in Chicago with Bobby Schiff at the piano, Sean Harris, Claudia Hommel, TimMcNamara, Tim Davis, and Jim Cox.
Special guest performer, French Consul Jean-Baptiste Main de Boissière

Saturday, OCTOBER 21, 2006
Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor,
with Dennis Luxion at the piano, Sean Harris, Claudia Hommel, Tim McNamara, Tim Davis, and Hyosub Kim.

Saturday, JULY 22, 2006
Green Lake Festival of Music in Wisconsin, Thrasher Opera House
with Bobby Schiff at the piano, singers Sean Harris and Claudia Hommel, Jerry DiMuzio on winds, Tim Davis on drums, and Jim Cox on bass.

Friday, JULY 7, 2006
Concert for the AATF American Association of Teachers of French convention at Milwaukee’s Hyatt Regency.
with Bobby Schiff at the piano, Sean Harris, Claudia Hommel, Jerry DiMuzio, Tim Davis, and Jim Cox.

Sunday, OCTOBER 16, 2005
The Detour Jazz Room
349 East 13th Street in New York’s East Village. Dennis Luxion at the piano and singers Claudia Hommel and Daniel Neer are backed by Tim McNamara on winds, Jim Cox on bass and Tim Davis on drums.

Thursday, OCTOBER 13, 2005
The Triad Theatre
at 158 West 72nd Street in New York City: Singers Claudia Hommel and Daniel Neer with Dennis Luxion, Tim McNamara, Jim Cox and Tim Davis.

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 28, 2005
The Hothouse in Chicago.
Dennis Luxion at the piano and singer Claudia Hommel are joined by singer Wayland Rogers, saxophonist Tim McNamara, bassist Jim Cox and drummer Tim Davis.

Sunday, SEPTEMBER 25, 2005
At the Gorton Center in Lake Forest
Pianist Dennis Luxion and singer Claudia Hommel are joined by singer Wayland Rogers, Jim Cox on bass, Tim Davis on drums, Tim McNamara on winds.

Thursday, SEPTEMBER 22, 2005
At the Alliance Française de Chicago.
Dennis Luxion at the piano, singer Claudia Hommel, Hyosub Kim on bass, Tim McNamara on sax, flute, and clarinet.

Thursday, AUGUST 25, 2005
Jazz in the Garden at the Art Institute of Chicago,
Dennis Luxion at the piano and singer Claudia Hommel are joined by singer Daniel Neer, saxophonist Tim McNamara and bassist Jim Cox.