Concerts Calendar

Concerts Calendar — 2017-2018 Season

Sunday, October 22, at 3 PM

South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 228 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY

General Admission $10, Students $5

LICA in collaboration with the LI Arts Council

Presents:

“Love, Life and the Hereafter”

an afternoon of songs featuring:

Tammy Hensrud and Donna Breitzer

With pianists Jane Leslie and Nancy Deutsch

Music by Brooks, Deutsch, Dresner, Leslie, Mandel, Retzel, Richter, Tibbetts

Sunday, November 5 at 2 p.m.

Oceanside School #8, Fulton and Moore Aves. Oceanside

LICA, The Maldeb Foundation, and The Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation Present:

A program in honor of Herbert Rothgarber, who taught music in the Oceanside Schools from 1957-1986, A highly-respected private teacher and a long-time LICA officer.

An afternoon of instrumental, choral, opera excerpts and vocal music composed by Rothgarber featuring;

Pianists: Michael Brown, Ellen Johansen, Leonard Lehrman

With performers Natalya Simone, Helene Williams, Michael Brown, Anne Yarrow, Gregory Mercer, Ellen Johansen, Terry Keevil, The Dakule Trio, and The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus, accompanied & conducted by Leonard Lehrman.

 

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2 p.m.

2 PM at the Bryant Library, Roslyn, NY
A Program of music for
Oboe, Clarinet, Piano and Cello
As a full quartet and in combinations of ensembles
Including music in honor of William Cullen Bryant
Composers TBA

Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

2:30 PM at the Oyster Bay- East Norwich Public Library
The final program closing a three-concert Event Honoring The Centennial of Willard Roosevelt.
A concert of music for voice, piano, violin, cello and oboe
With Helene Williams, Leonard Lehrman and The Dakule Trio
Composers:  Willard Roosevelt, and LICA composers Leonard Lehrman, Joel Mandelbaum, Jennifer Tibbetts, Albert Tepper, Adele Berk, Harold Gilmore

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9 p.m.

Concert with Ensemble Vibraharp at Palazzo del Popolo, Todi, Italy, 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 5 p.m.

April 29 at 5 p.m. at Chiesa di Sant’Antonio, Perugia, Italy, Corso Bersaglieri, 176, 06122

Performers: Ensemble Vibraharp with Maria Chiara Fiorucci, Michele Fabrizi, Fabrizio D’Antonio and Ermanno Vallini

Composers: Dana Richardson, George Cork Maul, Marga Richter, Hidden City Orchestra and others to be announced.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 10, 2018
2 PM  at the Helene Fortunoff Hall, Hofstra University
The forty-fifth annual MUSIC BY AND FOR STUDENTS CONCERT
A Duo- Event Featuring
(1) Music  by LICA composer members written for, and performed by students
(2) Original compositions by young Long Island student composers. The
student compositions are judged and evaluated by LICA members for annual Arline Diamond Awards

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Friday, June 15, 2018
7 PM at the South Huntington Public Library
The forty-seventh Long Island Composers Alliance ANNIVERSARY  CONCERT
“A Guru for the Removal of Darkness”
This is a concert featuring music for clarinet, cello and piano.
New music by LICA composers Murray Cohen, Herbert Deutsch, Jay Gach, Hubert Howe, Sunny Knabl, Jane Leslie, Julie Mandel, Marga Richter.
The concert will also feature music by the winning student composers from the Music By and For Concert of the previous week!

Concerts Calendar — 2016-2017 Season

October 23, 2016 — A special LICA Birthday Concert

Concert: A program featuring works by Murray Cohen, Marga Richter and Avraham Sternklar to honor their birthdays: October 21!

When: Sunday October 23, 2 PM

Where: Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn, NY

Info: The artists are Andrea Lodge, piano, Phuc Phan, cello and Sara Parr, soprano

Composers: One work by each of the birthday composers and a new work by Herbert Deutsch.

 

November 2, 2016 — LICA in Moscow

Concert: LICA in Moscow

When: November 2, time TBD

Where: Skryabin Museum, Moscow

Info: Leonard Lehrman, piano; Helene Williams, soprano

Composers: Music by LICA members Leonard Lehrman, Joel Mandelbaum, Alla Pavlova, Nataliya Medvedovskaya and Ellie Siegmeister, along with Alexander Skryabin and Sergei Slonimsky.

 

November 13, 2016 — Hofstra University

Concert: A program combining the American Chamber Ensemble and the L.I. Composers Alliance. A very special program featuring the combination of “live” art and music.

When: November 13, 2016 3 PM

Where: Monroe Lecture Center Theater, Hofstra University

Info: This program is a special collaboration with the American Chamber Ensemble and the artist Alan Bull.

Composers: Herbert Deutsch, Laurence Dresner, Meyer Kupferman, Leonard Lehrman, Nataliya Medvedovskaya, George Cork Maul, Julie Mandel, Herbert Rothgarber, Dana Richardson

 

December 3, 2016 — LICA in Perugia, Italy

Concert: Enchanted Cities

When: December 3, 9 p.m.

Where: School of Sacred Music, Corso Cavour, Perugia, Italy

Info: Performers are Fabrizio D’Antonio on vibraphone, Maria Chiara Fiorucci on harp, Ermanno Vallini on cello, Michele Fiorucci on piano, Terry Keevil on oboe.

Composers: Works by Marga Richter, Dana Richardson, Jay Anthony Gach, Jennifer Tibbetts and George Cork Maul

 

March 21, 2017 — LICA Jazz with texts by African-American Poets at John Birks Gillespie Theater

When:             Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Concert:          Jazz from LICA composers on Texts by African-American poets

Where:           The John Birks Gillespie Theater, Bahai Center, East 11th Street, Manhattan

Info:               Performers include Tara Nova, Cecilia Tenconi, Debbie Stevens, Paul Hefner

Composers:     jay Anthony Gach, Paul Hefner, Henry Martin, Hale Smith

 

June 11, 2017 – LICA Music By and For Students, Hofstra University

Concert: LICA Music By and For Students

When: June 11, 2 p.m.

Where: Monroe Concert Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, Tel – 516-799-8815

Info: Works to be performed are chosen by composer members of L.I.C.A. This concert also includes students performing the music of LICA composers. In addition to the performance, there will be prizes for outstanding compositions. A $50 CASH AWARD will be presented to the student composers in three age categories. These categories will be (1) a composer 11 or under, (2) a composer between 12 and 14, and (3) a composer above 15. The works will be judged by the L.I.C.A. Program Committee and the most outstanding AWARD WINNERS WILL ALSO PERFORM THEIR WORKS AT THE LONG ISLAND COMPOSERS ALLIANCE PROFESSIONAL ANNIVERSARY CONCERT ON JUNE 6, 2017.

June 16, 2017 – LICA 45th Anniversary Concert

Concert: A program featuring the music of Long Island Composers

When: Friday June 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Where: The South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hll Road, South Huntington.

Info: The concert will feature the gifted young composers who have been awarded the Arline Diamond Memorial Award for their performances at the annual “Music By and For Students Concert” earlier this month.

Composers: Richard Brooks, Herbert Deutsch, Jane Leslie, Marga Richter, Frank Retzel, Herbert Rothgarber

 

July 22, 2017 – LICA Concert in Assisi, Italy

When: At Assisi Suono Sacro Festival, July 20-22. Details TBA

Info: Concert managers Jay Anthony Gach and George Cork Maul

2015/10/3 — Concert at the Cradle of Aviation

Concert: Works of LICA composers and the artists in the planetarium in a Salute to Astronomy at the Cradle of Aviation Museum

When: October 3, 2015

Where: Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 572-4111

Info: Concert managers Murray Cohen and Herb Deutsch

Composers: TBA

2015/05/31 – Long Island Composers Alliance 43rd Anniversary Concert

Concert: A program featuring the music of Long Island Composers

When: Sunday May 31, 2015, 2 PM

Where: The South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hll Road, South Huntington.

Info: The concert will also feature the three gifted young composers who have been Awarded the Arline Diamond Memorial Award for their performances at the annual “Music By and For Students Concert” in May.

Composers: TBA

2015/05/22 – LICA “Music By and For Students”

Concert: LICA Music By and For Students

When: Friday, May 22, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Helene Fortunoff Concert Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, Tel – 516-799-8815

Info: Works to be performed are chosen by composer members of L.I.C.A. In addition to the performance, there will be prizes for outstanding compositions. A $50 CASH AWARD will be presented to the student composers in three age categories. These categories will be (1) a composer 11 or under, (2) a composer between 12 and 14, and (3) a composer above 15. The works will be judged by the L.I.C.A. Program Committee and the most outstanding AWARD WINNERS WILL ALSO PERFORM THEIR WORKS AT THE LONG ISLAND COMPOSERS ALLIANCE PROFESSIONAL ANNIVERSARY CONCERT ON JUNE 7, 2015.

2014/10/19 — Music at the Bryant Library

Concert: Tenth Anniversary LICA Concert, featuring works by Herb Deutsch, Murray Cohen, Herb Feldman, Matthew Koraus, Marga Richter and Margaret Stoop will be featured in this concert at the Bryant Library in Roslyn.

When: October 19, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Where: Bryant Library,  2 Papermill Rd, Roslyn, NY 1157

Info: Concert managers Murray Cohen and Herb Deutsch. Program TBA.

There is an excellent high-quality audio and image DVD available. If interested contact the Concert Managers

2014/07/16 Long Island Composers at the Southold Gazebo

Concert: The Poetica Ensemble plays the music of Long Island composers

When: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Silversmith’s Corner, at Youngs Avenue and Main Street in Southold

Info: A fine string quartet made up of Selden volinist Song-A Cho, violinist Christina Perro-Willis, violist Christopher Shaughnessy and cellist Stephanie Iovine.

Composers: Works by LICA members George Cork Maul, Marga Richter and others TBA

2014/06/08 – Long Island Composers Alliance 42nd Anniversary Concert

Concert: A program featuring percussion, piano, flute and saxophone

When: Sunday June 8, 2014, 2 PM

Where: The South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hll Road, South Huntington.

Info: The concert will also feature the three gifted young composers who have been Awarded the Arline Diamond Memorial Award for their performances at the annual “Music By and For Students Concert” in May.

Composers: Richard Brooks, Herbert Deutsch, Jane Leslie, Julie Mandel, George Cork Maul, Marga Richter, Dana Richrdson, Herb Rothgarber.

2014/05/23 – LICA “Music By and For Students”

Concert: LICA Music By and For Students
When: Friday, May 23, 2014, 7:30PM
Where: Helene Fortunoff Concert Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, Tel – 516-799-8815
Info: Works to be performed are chosen by composer members of L.I.C.A. In addition to the performance, there will be prizes for outstanding compositions. A $50 CASH AWARD will be presented to the student composers in three age categories. These categories will be (1) a composer 11 or under, (2) a composer between 12 and 14, and (3) a composer above 15. The works will be judged by the L.I.C.A. Program Committee and the most outstanding AWARD WINNERS WILL ALSO PERFORM THEIR WORKS AT THE LONG ISLAND COMPOSERS ALLIANCE PROFESSIONAL ANNIVERSARY CONCERT ON JUNE 8, 2014.

2013/06/25 – A Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History

Concert: Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History, African-American Music Appreciation Month Jazz musics in honor of the memory of Hale Smith, Distinguished African-American composer and long-time Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA) member, and music by living LICA members written specifically for Tara Nova, internationally acclaimed vocalist. Performances by the Paul Hefner Jazz Ensemble featuring Cecilia Tenconi – Flute/Saxophones, Wilbur Bascomb – Bass, and Victor Jones – Drums, plus Grammy-Award winner, Pianist Rob Schwimmer and special guest artist, Brasilian Composer/Guitarist Joao Luiz!
Tickets: $10 ,students $5. Tickets at the door on event day, cash only, please.
For more information call 516-775-4307.
When: Tuesday, June 25th. Concert at 7:30PM
Where: Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 106 E 86th St, New York, NY, 10028, Tel-212-427-5421
Info: Composers: LICA members Paul Hefner (Mgr.), Henry Martin, Hale Smith, Rob Schwimmer, Cecilia Tenconi, Tara Nova, and Joao Luiz

LINK TO OUR 2012 EVENT VIDEO COLLAGE:http://http://youtu.be/nUPN5dcR8lM

2013/06/09 – LICA 41st Anniversary Concert

Concert: LICA 41st Anniversary Concert
When: Sunday June 9, 2013, 2PM
Where: The South Huntington Public Library Concert Hall, Pidgeon Hill Road, South Huntington. Admission Free
Info: In 1972, The Long Island Composers Alliance, formed by Marga Richter and Herbert Deutsch, held it’s first of hundreds of concerts presenting close to 2,000 new compositions by composers from Long Island for Long Island audiences. That program was held at the South Huntington Library. Although our concerts have now been held in many states and internationally, we proudly return to the South Huntington Library for our 41st Anniversary Concert. As a special honor to The American Chamber Ensemble, which is now in its 43nd year, the brilliant artists of ACE will be our primary performers. All of the music on this concert will be selected works by our founders, Herb Deutsch and Marga Richter. But a special honor will be given to the three winning student composers whose music will have been chosen after a performance on our May 25, Music By and For Students Concert,
Composers: Herb Deutsch, Marga Richter, Dana Richardson, Julie Mandel, and George Cork Maul

2013/09/20 – Vanderbilt Planetarium – Centerport, NY

Concert: Words, Waves and Skies with the Monmouth Woodwind Quintet
When: Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Rd Centerport, NY 11721 Tel: (631) 854-5555
Composers:Vincent Persichetti and Gary Schocker, LICA composers: Herbert Deutsch, Laurence Dresner, Mgr., Leonard Lehrman, Jane Leslie, Cork Maul, Dana Richardson, Marga Richter.

2014/02/02 – A Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month

Concert: A Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month
When: February 2, 2014 at 7PM
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743, 631-351-3250, www.hecksher.org
Info: Jazz Oriented Musics composed specifically for Tara Nova and Paul Hefner for the continuing series of Multi-Cultural Salutes to Black History Month begun in 2009, featuring original music by:
Composers: Laurence Dresner, (Co-Mgr.),Paul Hefner (Co-Mgr.), Henry Martin, Tara Nova, Hale Smith, Rob Schwimmer, others TBA
Poets: Hale Smith, Paul Dunbar, Nicholas Guillen, Langston Hughes, Frances Parker, Tara Nova, others TBA
Admission: Free of Charge

2013/08/02 – “Under an August Moon”

Concert: “Under an August Moon”
When: Friday, August 2, 2013 from 7PM-8PM sharp!
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743, 631-351-3250, www.hecksher.org
Info: Jazz Oriented Musics composed specifically for Tara Nova and Paul Hefner. Admission: Free of Charge
Composers: Laurence Dresner, (Co-Mgr.),Paul Hefner (Co-Mgr.), Henry Martin, Tara Nova, Hale Smith, Rob Schwimmer, others TBA
Poets: Hale Smith, Paul Dunbar, Nicholas Guillen, Langston Hughes, Frances Parker,Tara Nova, others TBA

2013/12/15 – Pictures at an Exhibition: Music written to the paintings of Milton Mazur

Concert: Pictures at an Exhibition: Music written to the paintings of Milton Mazur
When: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 3 PM
Where: The Bryant Library, 2 Papermill Road, Roslyn, NY 11576. Tel: 516-621-2542
Info: New and previous compositions written as musical interpretations of paintings to be shown during the concert.
Composers: Murray Cohen, Herbert Deutsch, Co-Managers; Marga Richter, Jane Leslie, Leo Kraft and others

2013/06/16 – Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History, African-American Music Appreciation Month & “Hale Smith Day” in the Village of Freeport, LI

Concert: Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History, African-American Music Appreciation Month & the 4th annual “Hale Smith Day” in the Village of Freeport, LI. Jazz musics in honor of the memory of Hale Smith, Distinguished African-American composer and long-time Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA) member, and music by living LICA members written specifically for Tara Nova, internationally acclaimed vocalist. Performances by the all female African drum ensemble: The DrUUmatics, and music by the Paul Hefner Jazz Ensemble featuring Jon Burr, Bass and Victor Jones, Drums
It’s Father’s Day…treat your dad to an afternoon concert!
Tickets: $10 ,students $5. Tickets at the door on event day, cash only, please.
For more information call 516-623-1204 or 516-775-4307.
When: Sunday, June 16th. Concert at 2PM, Reception and Art Exhibit following concert
Where: South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation (SNUUC), 228 South Ocean Ave., Freeport, NY 11520
Info: Composers: LICA members Paul Hefner (Mgr.), Henry Martin, Hale Smith, Rob Schwimmer, Cecilia Tenconi, Laurence Dresner, Julie Mandel, and Tara Nova.

LINK TO OUR 2012 EVENT VIDEO COLLAGE: http://http://youtu.be/nUPN5dcR8lM

2013/05/31 – LICA Music By and For Students

Concert: LICA Music By and For Students
When: Friday, May 31, 2013, 7:30PM
Where: Helene Fortunoff Concert Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, Tel – 516-799-8815
Info: Works to be performed are selected by composer members of L.I.C.A. In addition to the performance, there will be prizes for outstanding compositions. A $50 CASH AWARD will be presented to the student composers in three age categories. These categories will be approximately (1) a composer 11 or under, (2) a composer between 12 and 14, and (3) a composer above 15. The works will be judged by the L.I.C.A. Program Committee and the most outstanding AWARD WINNERS WILL ALSO PERFORM THEIR WORKS AT THE LONG ISLAND COMPOSERS ALLIANCE PROFESSIONAL ANNIVERSARY CONCERT ON JUNE 9, 2013.

These awards are given in memory of Arline Diamond, whose compositions and students had been a part of music on Long Island for many years and whose work with the Long Island Composers Alliance and many other musical organizations was so vital.

2013/03/18 – Music Involving Wind Instruments

Concert: Music Involving Wind Instruments
When: Monday, March 18 at 12:15 P.M.
Where: Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Info: Joel Mandelbaum, concert manager. Flute, oboe, clariner, bassoon, horn, in various combinations and with some additional performers.
Composers: Allen Brings, Martin Halpern, Jay Gach, Dana Richardson, Herb Rothgarber, Gregory Menillo, Joel Mandelbaum, Herb Deutsch and Don-David Lusterman

2013/02/01- Heckscher Museum of Art Concert Series

Concert: A Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month – A Vocal Recital by Tara Nova
When: Friday, February 1, 2013 at 7PM
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743, 631-351-3250, www.hecksher.org
Info: Jazz Oriented Musics composed specifically for Tara Nova for the continuing series of Multi-Cultural Salutes to Black History Month begun in 2009, featuring original music by:
Composers: Laurence Dresner, (Co-Mgr.),Paul Hefner (Co-Mgr.), Henry Martin, Tara Nova, Hale Smith, Rob Schwimmer, and Cecilia Tenconi, based on texts by:
Poets: Emil Boyd, Paul Dunbar, Nicholas Guillen, Langston Hughes, Tara Nova
Admission: Free of Charge

2013/04/27 – Lincoln Poetry & Music by Long Islanders

Concert: Lincoln Poetry & Music by Long Islanders
When: Saturday, April 27, 2013 3:00 pm
Where: Hillwood Recital Hall, Long Island University, Post Campus, Brookville NY
Info: Poetry & Music in conjunction with the traveling American Library Association exhibit on Abraham Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Civil War
Composers: Herbert Feldman, Patricia King, Leonard Lehrman, Jane Leslie, Julie Mandel, Angelo Musolino, Marga Richter, Herbert Rothgarber, George Selbst, Elie Siegmeister; and (in transcriptions/arrangements by Leonard Lehrman): Earl Robinson, Thomas Smith, and Victor Ziskin
Poets: Jud Newborn, George Wallace, Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr.
Performers: Helene Williams, Pamela Jusino, Charles Samuel Brown, Leonard Lehrman, piano/conductor, The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus; also Herbert Feldman as violinist/conductor, Herbert Rothgarber as conductor, Patricia King, Jane Leslie and Marga Richter as pianists

Admission Free

2012/9/30 – The Northport Library Series

Concert: A Concert in Honor of Northport’s Walter Schneider
When: Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2 PM
Where: The Northport-East Northport Public Library
Info: An Afternoon of chamber music and piano music composed by Walter Schneider with guest LICA composer-pianist Jane Leslie.

2013/04/14 – “A Young Person’s Adventure in New Music” – Freeport Memorial Library – Freeport, NY

Concert: “A Young Person’s Adventure in New Music” – Student musicians perform music composed by members of LICA.
When: Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY 11520 Tel: 516-379-3274
Info: Composers: Jane Leslie (Mgr.), Pat King, Julie Mandel, Dana Richardson, Leonard Lehrman, Herb Deutsch, Herb Feldman, Herb Rothgarber, Margaret Collins Stoop.

2012/10/21 – Freeport Memorial Library – Freeport, NY

Concert: “I Hear a Melody” – Music with pleasing melodies, composed by members of LICA
When: Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY 11520 Tel: 516-379-3274
Info: Composers: Jane Leslie (Mgr.), Julie Mandel, Herbert Rothgarber, and Mira Spektor. Compositions for voice, strings, and piano

2012/06/03 – Fortieth Anniversary Concert of Long Island Composers Alliance

Concert: South Huntington Library Series
When: Sunday June 3, 2012, 2PM
Where: The South Huntington Public Library Concert Hall, Pidgeon Hill Road, South Huntington. Admission Free
Info: In 1972, The Long Island Composers Alliance, formed by Marga Richter and Herbert Deutsch, held it’s first of hundreds of concerts presenting close to 2,000 new compositions by composers from Long Island for Long Island audiences. That program was held at the South Huntington Library. Although our concerts have now been held in many states and internationally, we proudly return to the South Huntington Library for our 40th Anniversary Concert. As a special honor to The American Chamber Ensemble, which is now in its 42nd year, the brilliant artists of ACE will be our primary performers. All of the music on this concert will be selected works by our founders, Herb Deutsch and Marga Richter. But a special honor will be given to the three winning student composers whose music will have been chosen after a performance on our May 25, Music By and For Students Concert,

2012/10/14 – Bryant Library Series – Roslyn, NY

Concert: Bryant Library Series
When: Sunday October 14, 2012, 2PM
Where: Bryant Library, 2 Papermill Road, Roslyn, NY 11576, Tel-516-621-2542
Info: Composers: Murray Cohen (Co-Mgr.), Herbert A. Deutsch Co-Mgr.), Dana Richardson, Joel Mandelbaum, George Cork Maul and Leo Kraft. Compositions for combinations of oboe, clarinet, cello and piano

2012/05/25 – Music by and for Students

Concert: Music by and for Students
When: Friday, May 25, 2012, 7:30PM
Where: Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Hall, Hofstra University
Info: The 39th Annual concert featuring original compositions by students of Long Island ranging in age from 10 to 19 years old. This concert, one of the most popular events of LICA, has become the model for student composition concerts both state-wide and nationally. Herbert Deutsch, Concert Manager.

2012/02/12 – Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres

Concert: Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres – Jazz, Concert and Jazz-Influenced Concert Musics (Series Event #3) Musics by Nine LiCA members and guest composer Joao Luiz Rezende Lopes. (Works by Fourteen LICA member/composers are represented in this 4 event series.) This concert will feature performances by vocalists Tara Nova, Natalya Simone and TOMOKO, pianists Paul Hefner, Rob Schwimmer and Jay Anthony Gach, flutist Alice Jones, bassist Wilbur Bascomb, drummer Victor Jones, guitarist/vocalist Richard Boukas, The Brasil Guitar Duo (courtesy of Concert Artists Guild), and the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation African Drum Ensemble “The DrUUmatics.” Immediately following the concert there will be a themed exhibit featuring Living Black Artists, coinciding with a meet the musicians and artists reception. Tickets:$20, seniors and LICA members, $15. Tickets at the door on event day, cash only, please. For more information call 516-775-4307. For more information about this 4 event series and a link to youtube, please visit Park Avenue Presenters on facebook at “pap concerts”.
When: Sunday, Feb. 12th. Concert at 2PM, Reception and Art Exhibit from 4-5PM
Where: The Art Gallery in the Adam Clayton Powell State Building, 125th Street, Harlem, NY
Info: Composers: LICA members Paul Hefner (Co-Mgr.), Jay Anthony Gach (Co-Mgr.), Henry Martin, Rob Schwimmer, Cecilia Tenconi, Hale Smith, Herbert Rothgarber, Laurence Dresner, Tara Nova, Richard Boukas. Also, Negro Spirituals, an excerpt from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” and works by guest composer/arranger Joao Luiz Rezende Lopes.

2012/02/10 – Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres

Concert: Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres – A Vocal Recital featuring “The Three Divas: Tara Nova, Natalya Simone and Mellissa Abrahams.”(Series Event #2) Jazz, Concert and Jazz-Influenced Concert Musics by Eleven LiCA members to be performed. (Works by Fourteen LICA member/composers are represented in this 4 event series.) Immediately following the concert the Hecksher Museum of Art will open a themed exhibit featuring Living Black Artists, coinciding with a meet the musicians and artists reception. Tickets: $20, $15 for Seniors, Museum members and LICA members. Tickets at the door, cash only, please. For more information call 631-351-3250. For more information about this 4 event series and a link to youtube, please visit Park Avenue Presenters on facebook at “pap concerts”.
When: Friday, Feb.10th at 7:30PM
Where: Hecksher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, NY 11743
Info: Composers: LICA members Laurence Dresner (Co-Mgr.), Paul Hefner(Co-Mgr.), Hale Smith, Herbert Rothgarber, Jane Leslie, Julie Mandel, Meg Stoop, Rob Schwimmer, Jay Anthony Gach, Tara Nova and Herbert A. Deutsch. Also, Negro Spirituals and an excerpt from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.”

2012/02/05 – Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres

Concert: Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month: An Afternoon of World Premieres – Jazz, Concert and Jazz-Influenced Concert Musics (Series Event #1), Music by Eight LiCA members to be performed. (Works by Fourteen LICA member/composers are represented in this 4 event series). This concert will feature performances by vocalists Tara Nova, Natalya Simone and TOMOKO, pianists Paul Hefner, Rob Schwimmer and Jay Anthony Gach, saxophonist/flutist/vocalist Cecilia Tenconi, bassist Wilbur Bascomb, drummer Victor Jones, and the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation African Drum Ensemble “The DrUUmatics.” Immediately following the concert the SNUUC Art Committee will open a themed exhibit featuring Young Black Artists, coinciding with a meet the musicians and artists reception. Tickets: $15,seniors and LICA members, $10,and high school students $5. (Advance sale at SNUUC. Tickets at the door on event day cash only, please). For more information call 516-623-1204 or 516-775-4307. For more information about this 4 event series and a link to youtube, please visit Park Avenue Presenters on facebook at “pap concerts”.
When: Sunday, Feb. 5th. Concert at 1PM, Reception and Art Exhibit from 3-4PM
Where: South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation (SNUUC), 228 South Ocean Ave., Freeport, NY 11520
Info: Composers: LICA members Paul Hefner (Co-Mgr.), Jay Anthony Gach (Co-Mgr.), Rob Schwimmer, Cecilia Tenconi, Hale Smith, Herbert Rothgarber, Laurence Dresner, Tara Nova and Henry Martin. Also, Negro Spirituals and an excerpt from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.”

2012/04/01 – Songs by Long Island Jewish Composers

Concert: Songs by Long Island Jewish Composers in conjunction with the American Library Association traveling exhibit, based around David Lehman’s book “A Fine Romance”
When: Sun. Apr. 1, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
Where: Hillwood Lecture Hall, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY, Tel. 516-299-2895
Info: Composers:
Ralph Alan Dale, Herbert A. Deutsch, Tom Lehrer, Leonard Lehrman,
Jane Leslie, Julie Mandel, Joel Mandelbaum, Steven L. Rosenhaus,
Herbert Rothgarber, Elie Siegmeister, Mira J. Spektor, Avaraham
Sternklar, and Albert Tepper.
Performers:
Soprano Helene Williams, contralto Nicole Mitchell, Cantor Albert
Barouch: composer/pianist/cabarettist Leonard Lehrman; Metropolitan Opera baritone Roger Andrews; violinist Marilyn Reynolds; and composer/pianists Joel Mandelbaum and Herbert Rothgarber. The concert will open with Herbert A. Deutsch performing on
synthesizer, in his Electronic Collage on Jewish themes, specially composed for this occasion.
The concert is made possible in by part with public funds from the NY
State Council on the Arts and in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in
partnership with the Huntington Arts Council, and is co-sponsored by
the Maldeb Foundation, the Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation, Long Island University, and RACH-C.

2011/09/02 – Jazz & Jazz Influenced Concert Music – Sozopol, Bulgaria

Concert: Paul Hefner/Tara Nova Jazz Ensemble, w/ special guest artist – Bulgarian concert pianist Elitza Harbova
When: September 2nd, 2011, Friday Evening
Where: Apollina Festival of Arts (www.apollonia.bg) – Sozopol, Bulgaria AKA: “The Black Sea International Music Festival”
Info: Jazz & Jazz Influenced Concert Music Featuring compositions by members of The Long Island Composers Alliance, NY, USA
Composers: Jay Anthony Gach, Paul Hefner(mgr.), Henry Martin, Tara Nova and Hale Smith (Much of the music composed specifically for Tara, Paul, and Elitza)
Additional Info: Concert to be recorded and broadcast by the Bulgarian TV Station, including LICA mention and website address in multiple languages

2011/11/09 – Music for String Quartet in Commemoration of Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 1938)

Concert: Music for String Quartet in Commemoration of Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 1938)
When: Wednesday, November 9, 2011; Time: TBA
Where: Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West 4th St., Manhattan. Contact Info: 212-674-5300 Jeanie Rosensaft, Allison Glazer, Admission Free
Info: Composers: Herbert Rothgarber, Leonard Lehrman (Mgr.)(world premiere), Laurence Dresner, Hans Gal (1890-1987), George Cork Maul, Joel Mandelbaum (world premiere), Julie Mandel

Performed by the Motyl String Quartet: Julie Artzt Becker, vln 1; Aleeza Wadler, vln 2; Anoush Simonian, vla; Ellen Rose Silver, vc

Co-Sponsors: Puffin Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Maldeb Foundation, Professor Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation for Ethics, Religion, Science & the Arts

2011/04/04 – A Program of New Music for flute and piano, featuring Alice Jones, flute and Konstantza Chernov, piano

Concert: A program of New Music for flute and piano, featuring Alice Jones, flute, Konstantza Chernov, piano, & Siri Howard
Soprano.
When: April 4, 2011, 12:30pm
Where:Lefrak Concert Hall, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, 6530 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354 Tel-718-793-8080
Composers: Herbert Deutsch, Martin Halpern, Leo Kraft (Mgr.), Joel Mandelbaum, Dana Richardson, David Schober and Edward Smaldone