The American Chamber Ensemble Presents Spring Concert on April 2 at
Hofstra University with Music by Amy Beach, Bernard Hermann and Ernest
The American Chamber Ensemble's 'It's Spring!' concert will take place
on Sunday, April 2, 2006 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 celebration.
Repertoire for this concert will be legendary film composer Bernard
Hermann's Quintet for clarinet and string quartet, 19th and early 20th
century American composer Amy Beach's Quintet for piano and string quartet
and Songs by Amy Beach and French composer Ernest Chausson.
Tickets for the April 2 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
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, violinist Eriko Sato, violist
Lois Martin, and cellist Chris Finckel. Special guest artists will be
violinist Annalisa Place 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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