2014: WHAT A YEAR!!! 

JAN: E.A ROBINSON celebration at Cornelia Street Cafe: World Premiere of Mandel's three new songs to Robinson's poems sung by extraordinary DANIEL NEER!!

MANDEL and JESSICA CRANDALL perform Mandel songs at Andrea Clearfield Salon, Philadelphia

APRIL: DANIEL NEER and ELLEN MANDEL concert at Roe-Jan Library, Hillsdale NY----WONDERFUL!!!!!

APRIL: at Cornelia St Cafe, ELLEN and JESSICA CRANDALL perform Mandel's Shakespeare songs and jam with Sonnet Man rapper Devon Glover!

MAY: SEAMUS HEANEY Celebration at Cornelia St Cafe: ELEANOR TAYLOR sang Mandel settings!!!

AUG-SEPT: A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE: was a monster hit AT THE PETERBOROUGH PLAYERS!!! Bridget Beirne as Patsy, and I was musical director/pianist of a great band!!!

Sept 16: WORLD PREMIERE OF HAIKU NYC: my song cycle to Daniel Neer's Haiku!!    

OCT 6: PAMELA BOB at 54 Below sang music of Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon!!

NOV: KAREN RICH sang my four brand new settings of poems by Charlotte Mew at Cornelia Street Cafe

DEC: ELLEN MANDEL AND THREE SWINGING SIRENS amazing great show at Cornelia Street Cafe. All music by Mandel, trios, duets, lyrics by Glyn Maxwell, WB Yeats, e.e. cummings, and Mandel herself! A SMASH HIT!!!

DEC: UNDER MILK WOOD with songs by Ellen Mandel presented by Phoenix Theatre Ensemble!!! ******************************************************************************************************************************


DON JUAN IN HELL, with music by Ellen Mandel, gets RAVE REVIEW in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, NYITA BEST REVIVAL!!!! *******************************************************************************************************************************

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