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Notes from the Studios

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December 2009 Issue:

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year!

Congratulations to Susan Graham and Jennifer Higdon on their GRAMMY Nominations

Our Conference Appearances in the New Year

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year!

As 2009 comes to a close, we want to send our very best wishes to all of you - our clients, colleagues, and friends for a wonderful holiday season and new year!

In this issue we congratulate our clients, Susan Graham and Jennifer Higdon, on their recent GRAMMY nominations. The awards will be announced January 31, 2010. We will also be in New York in January for the the Arts Presenters and Chamber Music America Conferences - if you are at either conference, come by our exhibit booth and say hello - we would love to see you! Check below for details.

Very best wishes to you all for 2010,

Kathy Canfield Shepard, President
Canfield Design Studios, Inc.

Congratulations to Susan Graham and Jennifer Higdon on their GRAMMY Nominations

Susan Graham website Susan Graham has received two different GRAMMY nominations. She got the nod in the Best Classical Vocal Performance category for her new CD Un Frisson Français and again in Best Orchestral Performance for her recording of Berlioz's La mort de Cléopâtre, with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle. In their review of Un Frisson Français, Opera News wrote that "Susan Graham brings her sumptuous voice and sensuous feel for the French language to an appealing assortment of songs..."

Susan previously won a Grammy award in 2004 for Best Classical Vocal Performance her recording of Ives songs with pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

Visit Susan's website, designed by Canfield Design Studios >>>

Jennifer Higdon website Jennifer Higdon's Percussion Concerto, a 25-minute work for solo percussion and orchestra, has been nominated for a GRAMMY in the category of Best Contemporary Composition. The recording is performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conducting. Colin Currie is the soloist.

Canfield Design Studios designed Jennifer's new website in 2009 >>>

See more of our web design projects >>>

Our Conference Appearances in the New Year

Canfield Design Studios will once again be exhibiting at these New York City performing arts conferences in January. Come see us and sign up for a

Association of Performing Arts Presenters
January 9-11 • BOOTH NO. 13
Hilton New York • 1335 Avenue of the Americas
Click here for more information >>>

Chamber Music America
January 15-17 • Exhibit Hall
Westin New York at Times Square
43rd Street & Eighth Avenue
Click here for more information >>>

Free Consultation Offer

Do you have a new project that you need help promoting for the new year? Contact us for a FREE consultation to see how Canfield Design Studios can help you launch your next marketing initiative. To learn more and see some of our other projects, please click here.

About Us

Canfield Design Studios works with those in the arts and nonprofit communities who need business support in promoting their projects, and with businesses and entrepreneurs who need help in marketing their businesses in a more creative way.

We Offer:
  • Website Design & Development
  • Print, Logo & Identity Design
  • Illustration
  • Consulting & Training
Click here to learn more and see our portfolio >>>