Free Poetry and Music Event, featuring:
Miles David Moore (poetry)
Miles David Moore is a Washington reporter for Crain Communications Inc. He is founder and host of the IOTA poetry reading series, which has been based at IOTA Club and Café in Arlington, Va., since 1994. Since 2006, Miles has also been film reviewer for the online arts magazine Scene4. From 2002 to 2009, Miles was a member of the Board of Directors of The Word Works, and from 1995 to 2008 he was also administrator of its annual Washington Prize. His poetry and prose has won awards from Poet Lore, Potomac Review, WordWrights!, and the National Press Club. His books of poetry are The Bears of Paris (Word Works, 1995); Buddha Isn’t Laughing (Argonne House Press, 1999); and Rollercoaster (Word Works, 2004).
Bob Wysong (guitar)
Bob Wysong received his Bachelors degree in Classical Guitar performance from Catholic University. An accomplished classical guitarist, arranger and teacher, Bob performs regularly at public and private events and functions. He has performed at a reception for the Washington Bach Consort and at the afternoon teas at the Mansion at Strathmore Hall. Bob performs weekly at church services and has participated in ensembles including the Potowmak Trio, the Vivaldi Trio and the Joyful Sound folk group. As an active member of the Washington Guitar Society, Bob organized meetings, edited the newsletter and performed for the open stage.
Noreen Friedman (flute)
Noreen Friedman received her BA, with a major in music from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she studied with Sheridon Stokes. Actively involved with chamber music, Noreen has participated in flute-guitar duos in Los Angeles and Atlanta, where she also performed with the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony and Azalea Trio (flute-oboe-cello). She currently performs with the Olney Concert Band and Flutes on the Brink. Noreen plays flute on “Sand Castle”, a recently released CD of children’s music by Maryland composer Sasha Bondarev.