Water, Water Everywhere: Songs About Climate Change



Nora York performing “It Rained for One Thousand Years” at Joe’s Pub in New York, November 10, 2013. Part of the song cycle Water Water Everywhere, composed by Jamie Lawrence and Nora York.

Nora York has performed and written her own music for theater, film, television, concert and cabaret. She has four CDs in release, been awarded a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation grant, two New York State Council on the Arts Composers Commissions and her work has been commissioned by The Public Theater in New York, The Brooklyn Academy of Music and BRIC Arts Media. She has performed at concert venues, universities and festivals in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Europe. (Ted, Newport Jazz Festival, Ottawa Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz festival, Lincoln Center, and Merkin Hall and Lincoln Center Out of Doors.) She is on the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music at New York University, teaching performance and musicianship.