March 12, 2013
Nick Ziobro, 16, of Manlius, sings at an event at the Fayetteville Free Library earlier this month
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F-M’s Nick Ziobro and CBA alumna Marissa Mulder impress audience with Van Heusen tunes
Sunday’s concert celebrated the work of the late, great melody man Jimmy Van Heusen, but it also heralded the talents of two young vocalists who share the composer’s Syracuse roots and fully appreciate his musical genius. In fact, the shimmering vocals turned in by Nick Ziobro and Marissa Mulder stand as a welcome assurance that the future of American pop music in in good hands. A crowd of more than 300 filled the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel Ballroom at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10, for the Van Heusen 100th Birthday Bash presented by CNY Jazz Central.