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Out June 22, 2018 on New Focus Recordings.

Featuring premiere recordings of music by women composers: GRAMMY-nominee Clarice Assad, Courtney Bryan, ECM Artist Golfam Khayam, Mary Kouyoumdian, Gity Razaz & Gabriella Smith. 

Available digitally on iTunes and Bandcamp. Available physically on Amazon.


July 29/30 - New Mexico with Alicia Hall Moran,
Jason Moran, and Brandon Ross.
Opera Southwest and the New Mexcio Jazz Festival.
Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  

Recent Highlights:

6/16-6/17 - Kindred Spirits Series, Milford PA.
Duo Noire performs two concerts.

@ the Grey Tower National Historic Site. 

6/5 - Diller Quaile School of Music
NYC - Private Performance.  


5/22/18 - Black Wall Street, Oklahoma City, OK
Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Brandon Ross,
Thomas Flippin, and Gene Peters perform music
relating to the 1921 race riots in Tulsa OK.

5/24/18 - Black Wall Street, Tulsa OK
Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Brandon Ross,
Thomas Flippin, and Gene Peters perform music
relating to the 1921 race riots in Tulsa OK.

5/1/18 - Private Performance, New York City. 
With Alicia Hall Moran & Kaoru Watanabe

3/26-3/29 - Utica, NY
Outreach tour with Bridge Arts Ensemble

2/5-2/9 - Greenwich, NY
Outreach Tour w/ Bridge Arts Ensemble

12/1/17 - Faculty Recital
Diller Quaile School of Music
New York City, 7pm. Free admission. 

11/12-11/16 - Upstate New York
Outreach Tour with the Bridge Arts Ensemble.

10/29-11/3 - Upstate New York
Outreach tour with the Bridge Arts Ensemble. 

September 29, 2017
Duo Noire @ Georgetown
Performing new music by women composers. 


7/5-7/7- Omaha Under the Radar Festival
Duo Noire Recital of new works, TBA.

6/25-6/30 - Recording Sessions
Duo Noire records a new album of commissioned works. 
Santa Cruz, CA. 

5/24/17 - New York City Classical Guitar Society
Duo Noire recital of works by female composers.
Diller Quaile School of Music, 7:30pm

5/8-5/11 - Bridge Arts Ensemble Tour
School outreach performances in upstate NY. 

4/29/17 - 92 St Y
Assad Brothers pre-concert talk with Ben Verdery, Joao Luiz, and Simon Powis. @ 7pm. 

4/28/17 - April in Santa Cruz Festival
Duo Noire premieres newly commissioned works.

Works by Mary Kouyoumdjian, Gity Razaz,  & Gabriella Smith
Santa Cruz, California @ 7:30pm - Free Admission
More Info: http://arts.ucsc.edu/series/april-in-santa-cruz-2017

3/20/17 - Princeton University
Private Performance.

Performance w/ Alicia Hall Moran (soprano)
"Religion In A Changing America," panel
Gavin Brown's Enterprise Gallery in Harlem @ 6:30pm

1/17/17 - Philadelphia
The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own
Televised (C-SPAN) performance w/ soprano Alicia Hall Moran
Panel Discussion featuring: Veronica Chambers, Benilde Little, Alicia Moran and Damon Young
Free Library of Philadelphia: Parkway Central, 7:30 pm. 

1/24-1/29- St Louis Classical Guitar Society
Duo Noire returns for their 4th Artist Residency.
Providing workshops in schools, giving a masterclass,
performing a recital on the Great Artists Series 1/28 & 
World premieres of new pieces by Clarice Assad & Courtney Bryan.
TV performance and interview on Late Night with Pascal on ABC 30. 

10/21 - Charleston, South Carolina
Colour of Music Festival
Flippin plays solos and duets w/ violinist Romuald Grimbert-Barré
Avery Research Center - McKinley Washington Auditorium 6pm.

11/12-11/17 - Upstate New York
Bridge Arts Ensemble Outreach Tour

10/2 - Bronxville NY
Art of War Exhibit
Music of Bogdanovich, Koshkin & Dowland
w/ Soprano Sun Young Chang & Violinist Emily Kalish
OSilas Gallery, Bronxville NY.

7/25-7-31 - Avaloch Farm Music Institute
Duo Noire awarded a summer residency
Working on the new music of Raymond Lustig,
Courtney Bryan, and Clarice Assad.

6/27-7/1 Diller Quaile Summer Music Institute

6/19-6/20 - River to River Festival
Alicia Hall Moran's: Black Wall Street
Federal Hall, Wall St. NYC 7pm

6/8 - Center for Constitutional Rights
The Dream Unfinished Chamber Concert

6/1-6/3- Upstate New York
On tour with the Bridge Arts Ensemble. 

5/19 - National Sawdust
Alicia Hall Moran's: The Five Fans part III
The Ice Project
Brooklyn, 7pm

5/11- National Sawdust
Spring Gala
Honoring Alicia Hall Moran & David Lang.
Featuring Renee Fleming

5/1-5/5 - Upstate New York
On Tour with the Bridge Arts Ensemble.

3/31 - Juilliard
Duo Noire class lecture.  

3/21 - Schomburg Center
Alicia Hall Moran presents: Black Wall Street
Featuring Brandon Ross, Shalini Lakshmi, Prasanna,
Jason Moran, & Tony Scherr. 
Women's Jazz Festival, directed by Toshi Reagon.
Harlem NYC, 7pm

3/3 - Art Institute of Chicago
Histories Remixed:  Performance and Discussion
w/ Alicia Hall Moran and Brandon Ross.
Fullerton Hall, 6pm. 

1/18-1-22 - Bridge Arts Ensemble Tour
Upstate New York/Pennsylvania

1/11/16 National Sawdust
Alicia Hall Moran presents: Black Wall Street
w/ Jason Moran (piano), Kaoru Watanabe (taiko),
Brandon Ross (guitar), Prasanna (guitar) & Shalini Lakshmi (vocals). 
Brooklyn, 8pm.

December 2015
12/6/15 National Sawdust
"Heavy Blue" album feature.
w/ Alicia Hall Moran, Brandon Ross, Mary Halvorson, Jason Moran,
Marika Hughes & Tony Scherr. 

November 2015
11/7/15 Hoch Chamber Series - A Night in London
Featuring Lawrence Dutton of the Emerson String Quartet.
Works of Purcell w/ sopranos Sheri Hammerstrom & Sun Young Chang.
Concordia College, Bronxville 7pm. Get Tickets:

11/13/15 Faculty Recital
Diller Quaile School of Music
New York CIty, 7:30PM

October 2015

10/19/15 - National Sawdust
w/ Alicia Hall Moran (soprano), Brandon Ross (electric guitar), et al.
80 North 6th St, Brooklyn, 8pm. Get Tickets. 

10/28/15 Solo Recital
Downtown at Grace Concert Series. 12pm.
33 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10601

September 2015
Flippin has joined the roster of the new Bridge Arts Ensemble. 
Touring in upstate New York throughout the year. 

June 2015
H. Lawrence Freeman's "Voodoo" Opera
First revival performance since 1928
Featured in the New York Times
Miller Theater at Columbia University 

6/12/15 Blue Note Jazz Festival
w/ Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran & Steven Herring. 
Produced by Jill Newman. 
Highline Ballroom, NYC
431 West 16th Street bxn 9th & 10th. 

May 2015
5/21-5/25: Duo Noire China Tour
5/21- 19:30, The Bookworm, Beijing
5/22- 19:00, Peking University, Beijing
5/23- 19:30, Inside-Out Theatre, Beijing
5/24: 15:30, The Clubhouse, Chateau Regalia, Beijing

April 2015
 Flippin's new composition is published. 
Beyond Ferguson: Based on a Melody by Michael Brown 
is featured in the newest issue of Soundboard by the Guitar Foundation of America. 

4/17/2015 Diller-Quaile Spring Gala
Honoring the President of Juilliard
University Club, 1 West 54th St
New York City.

March 2015
3/6/2015 - Flippin interviewed on CLASSICAL GUITAR INSIDER w/ Bret Williams.
Podcast available on iTunes here

February 2015
2/1-2/7 - Duo Noire Residency
St Louis Classical Guitar Society. Nine Outreach concerts.
A world premiere performance of Beyond Ferguson at the 10th St. Gallery.
A recital at the Tavern of Fine Arts.

January 2015
1/24/15 Duo Noire on the Cover of Soundboard.
Published quarterly by the Guitar Foundation of America.