William Walton – Old Sir Faulk

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The critically-acclaimed American Chamber Ensemble, celebrating its 56th Anniversary, has announced its Gala Music Party and 2021-2022 concert season. Please note that proof of vaccination will be required for admission to all concerts and events. 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.

Sunday, September 12, 2021 // 3:00 p.m.

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ACE will present its Annual Music Party concert and fundraiser, live at Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Theater in Monroe Lecture Center on California Avenue in Hempstead, NY and on YouTube at this link.

Guest soprano Karen Lehman DiMartino will join pianist and ACE Director Marilyn Lehman, along with violinists Deborah Wong, and Eriko Sato, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel, and clarinetist Mindy Dragovich in a program of informal music-making that previews the upcoming season.

Tickets:Admission to the event is by contribution as an Angel, Benefactor, Sponsor or Friend. For category information, benefits and fundraiser reservations, please visit americanchamberensemble.com/support or call 631-242-5684 or 516-586-3433. Make your tax-deductible donation here.

Sunday, November 7, 2021 // 3:00 p.m.

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The Music Department of Hofstra University presents ACE performing Diversity Through Music – Part 1 at Helene Fortunoff Theater in Monroe Lecture Center on California Avenue in Hempstead, NY.

Composers to be performed include Germaine Tailleferre, Iman Habibi, Dana Wilson, Brian Raphael Nabors and Nathaniel Dett.

Performers will include violinists Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel, pianist Marilyn Lehman, clarinetist Mindy Dragovich and special guest percussionist James Dragovich.

Tickets: Tickets at 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.

 

Sunday, March 6, 2022 // 3:00 p.m.

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The Music Department of Hofstra University again presents ACE performing Diversity Through Music – Part 2 at the Fortunoff Theater in Monroe Lecture Center on California Ave. in Hempstead.

The program will include works by Andres Maldonado, Dana Wilson, Pauline Viardot, Natalie Hunt and Hofstra faculty member composer/bassist Martin Wind, who will participate in the World Premiere of his new, ACE commissioned song cycle, inspired by his father’s paintings.

Special guests will be soprano Tammy Hensrud, composer/bassist Martin Wind, Hofstra/ACE Award winner Michael Valente and the ACE Clarinet Ensemble.

ACE performers will be Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violinists, Lois Martin, viola, Chris Finckel, cello, Marilyn Lehman, piano and Mindy Dragovich, clarinet.

Tickets: Tickets at 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.

 

Additional concerts may be announced during the season.

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.
New York Council on the Arts