The American Chamber Ensemble Presents Concert Honoring Long Island
Composer Irwin Swack - November 6 at Hofstra University - Concert
Features Music by Swack, Brahms and Ludwig Spohr
The American Chamber Ensemble's "Honoring Long Island Composer Irwin
Swack" concert will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2005, at 3 p.m.
when the Music Department of Hofstra University presents ACE at the
University's Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue in
Hempstead. This concert will continue the Ensemble's 40th Anniversary
Repertoire for this concert will be Irwin Swack's Allegro for four
clarinets and Profiles for violin, clarinet and cello, along with Ludwig
Spohr's Six Songs for soprano, clarinet and piano and Brahms' Sonata in
e minor for cello and piano and Quartet No. 1 in g minor for piano and
strings. The Irwin Swack performances will celebrate the 2005 Festival
of Long Island Composers.
Tickets for the November 6 concert are available at the Hofstra
University Box Office for $10 ($8 senior citizens 65+ and non-Hofstra
students). One free ticket with current Hofstra Card. For ticket
information, call (516) 463-6644.
Performers for this concert will be the Directors of the American
Chamber Ensemble, pianist Blanche Abram and clarinetist Naomi Drucker,
who will be joined by pianist Marilyn Sherman Lehman, violinists Eriko
Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois Martin, and cellist Chris Finckel.
Special guest artists will be clarinetists Mindy Dragovich and Amy
Shapiro, bass clarinetist Jess Gross and soprano Tammy Hensrud.
The American Chamber Ensemble explores the great chamber music
literature for clarinet and piano in combination with strings, woodwinds
and voice and presents performances featuring world-class artists. ACE
consists of the finest freelance musicians in the New York area and has
been cited by critics for their superb presentations of chamber
masterworks. Their latest CDs on Elysium are - American Clarinet
Treasures - featuring core members of ACE performing works by George
Kleinsinger, Virgil Thomson, Daniel Gregory Mason, Elliott Carter,
Douglas Moore and Gary Schocker, with Guest Artist Stanley Drucker and
The American Chamber Ensemble Plays Peter Schickele - which features
five of this modern master's most important chamber works.
ACE concerts are supported by the Hofstra Music Department, and assisted
with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state
agency, and private contributions.
For the latest American Chamber Ensemble concert listings, updates and
information, log on to http://www.jamesarts.com/ace.htm.
For more information about the American Chamber Ensemble, please call
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or email them at
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