Singers sparkle at Merryall
by Carol Ann Wilcock
The New Milford Times
July 19, 1990


"With a program featuring the best of Broadway, Marci and Michael Ficocelli created an entertaining night out for a standing room only audience at Merryall Center for the Arts in New Milford Saturday."

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Marci and Michael Ficocelli hit high notes
by Doug Lang

"M stands for Marci, Michael and music. The husband and wife singing-songwriting team of Marci and Michael Ficocelli is a musical dynamo."

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Hitting the stage in Atlantic City
Rockland Review
1985


"The couple, who met while studying music at the University of Bridgeport, will combine their talents in singing, composing and keyboard work in four daily performances at the hotel's Casino Lounge."

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On People
by Hope Noah
Spotlight Magazine
June 1989


"Marci and Michael Ficocelli's romance began the day they met. The year was 1980..."

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Musical Commemoration From Death to Hope
Was Focal Point of Yom HaShoah Observance

Center News
Center for Holocaust @ Genocide Studies at Ramapo College
Summer 2000


"Conceived and created by Michael Ficocelli From Death to Hope, uses a unique combination of words..."

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Interfaith couple makes beautiful music together
by Richard Gutwillig
Rockland Journal-News
April 26, 1998


"Michael's outstanding talent as he collaborates with his wife is a remarkable gift to everyone who loves music."

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Ficocelli's musical tribute commemorates the Holocaust
Community life

"In words and music, "From Death To Hope" by Pomona resident Michael Ficocelli, explores the meaning and legacy of the Holocaust using selected quotes and thoughts from the Austrian psychiatrist and Auschwitz survivor, Viktor Frankl."

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A Peak into 'Issac's Window'
Chanukah play pulls good out of an ugly event
by Paula Saha
The Star-Ledger, Essex County
December 8, 2000


"I didn't want this to just be for a Jewish audience," Ficocelli said. After all, he said, the lesson of the story was a universal one."

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Bickford's 'Singing Lessons' were lessons well learned - and taught
by Allen Crosset
Out & About
December 24, 1998


"Like a sparkling snowflake on a puppy's nose, "Singing Lessons" didn't last long bit it was sweet while it lasted."

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Pomona composer strikes an emotional chord with Holocaust service creation
by Richard Gutwillig
People & Places
April 26, 1997


"When Marci Ficocelli finished singing "My Mamalah," the sound of silent tears filled the room with a resonance befitting the song's subject - the Holocaust."

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The song man of Glen Rock elementary schools
by Peggy Quinlan
Ridgewood News/The Review
March 19, 1992


"Michael Ficocelli, an elementary teacher in Glen Rock, is making a name for himself in the music industry, and nobody could be prouder of him than his students.."

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They come out at night

"By day, they are teachers of music. But by night, they trade their classroom arena for the show business limelight."

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An entertaining teacher
by Peggy Quinlan
Steppin' Out


"When Cole Porter wrote "Night and Day," he could have been describing the dual career of Michael Ficocelli..."

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