William Walton – Old Sir Faulk

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The critically-acclaimed American Chamber Ensemble, celebrating its 54th Anniversary, has announced its Gala Annual Music Party and dates for the 2019-2020 concert season. These concerts will be multi-media presentations, including art, video and other media, making for an immersive experience, introducing the concertgoer to a different way to experience the performances.

ACE's concert season is made possible 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.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 // 3:00 p.m.

The American Chamber Ensemble will present its Annual Music Party concert and fundraiser on the 10th floor of Hofstra University’s Joan & Donald E Axinn Library, located at 123 Hofstra Blvd in Hempstead, New York.

Guest soprano Karen Lehman DiMartino will join ACE Director, pianist Marilyn Lehman, along with pianist and founding Director Blanche Abram, clarinetist and ACE Assistant Director Mindy Dragovich, violinists Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel and the ACE clarinet ensemble in a program of informal music making that will preview the upcoming 54th season.

Location: 10th floor of Hofstra University’s Joan & Donald E Axinn Library, located at 123 Hofstra Blvd in Hempstead, New York.

Tickets: Admission to the Gala Annual Music Party concert is $20. Admission to the Party fundraiser is by contribution only. For category information, benefits and fundraiser reservations, please visit americanchamberensemble.com/support or call 631-242-5684 or 516-586-3433.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 // 3:00 p.m.

The Music Department of Hofstra University presents ACE at the University’s Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue, Hempstead.

Music of the Americas: Part I will present the first part of ACE’s season-long exploration of the music of North and South America, as well as those who emigrated to this country. Works by American-born Dana Wilson, William Bolcom and Edward MacDowell, Swiss-American Ernest Bloch, Argentina’s Astor Piazzola and Cuban-American Paquito d’Rivera.
This concert will honor Founding Director Blanche Abram with special presentations and a reception after the performance.

Performers will include ACE members, pianist Marilyn Lehman, clarinetist Mindy Dragovich, violinist Eriko Sato, violist Lois Martin and cellist Chris Finckel.

Location: University’s Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue, Hempstead

Tickets:  Hofstra University Box Office – $20 general admission; $15 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. For ticket information, call 516-463-6644 or visit here.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 // 3:00 p.m.

The Music Department of Hofstra University presents ACE at the University’s Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue, Hempstead
 
Music of the Americas, Part II will feature ACE commissioned work by contemporary composer Andres Maldonado (Hofstra faculty) and Edward Thomas, also, works by  Canada’s Christos Hatzis, and American-born John Harbison and Dana Wilson.

Performers will include ACE members, pianist Marilyn Lehman, clarinetist Mindy Dragovich, violinists Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois Martin and cellist Chris Finckel. Very special guests will be the East End Women’s Choir. Visit them at http://www.eastendwomenschoir.com/.

Location: Hofstra University’s Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue, Hempstead

Tickets: Hofstra University Box Office – $20 general admission; $15 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. For ticket information, call 516-463-6644 or visit here.