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The American Chamber Ensemble is directed by
Blanche Abram, Marilyn Lehman and Naomi Drucker

Save the Date

for our American Chamber Ensemble June 8 Fundraiser at Hofstra University
Honoring Our Founders Blanche Abram and Naomi Drucker
Blanche Abram and Naomi Drucker
2:00 PM in the New Academic Building on the University's South Campus

Repertoire will include Kodaly’s Duo, Brahms’ Sonata in d minor for violin and piano, Debussy’s L'isle Joyeuse, Mendelssohn’s Concert Pieces for 2 clarinets and piano, Herbert Deutsch’s Soliloquy for clarinet, Bernstein’s Glitter and Be Gay and surprise musical presentations for Blanche Abram and Naomi Drucker.
The afternoon will also include a raffle and fudge tasting.

Performers will be co-Directors pianist Blanche Abram, clarinetist Naomi Drucker and pianist Marilyn Lehman, with violinist Eriko Sato, cellist Chris Finckel, soprano Karen Lehman DiMartino. baritone Andrew DiMartino and special surprise guests.
Very special guest will be legendary New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist Stanley Drucker.
Admission to the Gala Spring Music Party fundraiser is by contribution only, with a suggested donation of $40. Students free when accompanied by a paying adult. For contribution information, please visit or call 631-242-5684 or 516-586-3433.

Classic Quartet and Quintets
Sunday, March 30 at 3:00 PM
Fortunoff Theater of Monroe Lecture Center, California Ave.
on Hofstra University’s south campus in Hempstead
Mozart’s Quintet for clarinet and strings
Peter Schickele’s Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello and piano
Dvorak’s Piano Quintet

Tickets available at Hofstra University Box Office -
$15 ($12 senior citizens 65+ and non-Hofstra students) - 516-463-6644 or click here

American Chamber Ensemble

"Like thirsty travelers at a well, a full house was ready to drink some cool and wonderful music at Carnegie's Weill Concert Hall. The afternoon's concert was of magnificent quality and the audience was drinking it all in."  Epoch Times

Internet ad campaign is made possible with funds from the JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program.
In Nassau & Suffolk Counties, the JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program is administered by
the Huntington Arts Council, Inc.

  • The American Chamber Ensemble featured in "The Clarinet": Page 1, Page 2, Page 3. (Article reprinted with permission of "The Clarinet" Magazine.)
  • Ensemble-in-residence - Hofstra University
  • CDs on Leonarda, Elysium, Soundspells, Dionysian, Gasparo and 4Tay


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ACE concerts are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by private contributions.