2018-2019 Concerts Calendar

Music for Flute, Oboe and Piano at East Meadow Public Library

Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 2 PM

East Meadow Public Library,1886 Front Street, East Meadow, NY

Free Admission

LICA in collaboration with Huntington Arts Council Present:

Music for Flute, Oboe and Piano

Performers  TBA

Music by Larry Dresner and others TBA

An Evening of Chamber Music for Harp, Piano and Two Clarinets at South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7 PM

South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation

228 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY   

Admission TBA

LICA in collaboration with Huntington Arts Council present:

An Evening of Chamber music for Harp, Piano and two Clarinets

with Italian Performers from Perugia, Italy

Concert Managers: Jay Anthony Gach and George Cork Maul

Performers:  Maria Chiara Fiorucci, Harp. Michele Fabrizi, Piano. Guido Arbonelli and Natalia Benedetti, Clarinetists.

Music by Hubert Howe, Jay Anthony Gach, Marga Richter, George Cork Maul, Dana Richardson, Herb Deutsch, Jane Leslie and others.

LICA in Collaboration with The Cobalt Saxophone Quartet at The Church-in-the-Gardens

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Suggested Donation $20

LICA in collaboration with TBA:

The Cobalt Saxophone Quartet

Concert Managers Sunny Knable and George Cork Maul

Performers:  Raymond Kelly, Soprano. Anthony Izzo, Alto. Ryan Mantell, Tenor. Josh Lang, Baritone.

Music by Sunny Knable, Jay Anthony Gach, Edward Smaldone, Joe Landi, Larry Dresner & Richard Brooks.

“Americana,” Songs For Tenor and Soprano with or without Piano at The Bryant Library

Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 2 PM

The Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn NY, 11576

Free Admission

LICA and the Bryant Library Present:

“Americana,” Songs For Tenor and Soprano with or without Piano

Concert Managers Murray Cohen and Herb Deutsch

Performers: Pianist Laura Davey, Soprano Tammy Hensrud, Tenor Tom Riley

Music by Murray Cohen, Herb Deutsch, Julie Mandel, Paul Hefner, Marga Richter, Suny Knable, Michael Cook, Laurence Dresner, Jennifer Tibbets and Joel Mandelbaum.

A Collection of Works Performed by LICA Composers at the South Country Library

Friday, April 12, 2019, at 7 PM

The South Country Library, 22 Station Rd. Bellport, NY 11713

Free Admission

LICA and the South Country Library Present:

A Collection of Works Performed by LICA Composers

Featuring Herb Deutsch, Co-Inventor of the MOOG Synthesizer

With Improvisations and Works by Long Island Composers: Allen Brings, Herb Deutsch, Hubert Howe, Joe Landi, George Cork Maul and Marga Richter

Douglas Moore Organ Concert

Join accomplished young organists for this concert in memory of Long Island composer Douglas Moore.

Donations accepted at the door.

Music for and By Students at Monroe Hall, Hofstra University

Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 2 PM

The Helene Fortunoff Theater at Monroe Hall, Hofstra University

779 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY 11550

Free Admission

Spring in New York

June 11, 2019; 8pm and 9:30pm

Gillespie Auditorium at the NYC Bahai’l Center

53 East 11th Street

Original works by: Paul Hefner, Hale Smith, Henry Martin, Jay Anthony Gach

Piano, vocalists, sax/flutist, bass, percussion

Co- Directors: Paul Hefner and Larry Dresner

LICA Student Concert 2019 Guidelines

LICA and TBA present:

Music for and By Students

Concert Managers Herb Deutsch and Jane Leslie

Performers TBA

Music TBA

LICA Concert for Flute & Guests at SNUUC

September 9th 7pmSouth Nassau Unitarian Universalist Church, Freeport NYAndrea Ceccomori, Flute and guestsComposers TBAconcert Managers, Jay Anthony Gach and George Cork Maul

Concerts Calendar — 2015-2016 Season

October 3, 2015 — 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


October 18, 2015 – BRYANT LIBRARY, Roslyn

Concert: A program of new music for piano and violin

When: October 18, 2015 at 2 PM

Info: Violinist Elizabeth Maceorquondale; Pianist Andrea Lodge

Composers: TBA


November 15, 2015 — Church of the Redeemer, Mattituck

Concert: A program of piano works by LICA and classical composers, performed by Paolo Bartolani.

When: November 15, 2015 at 3 PM

Info: Church of the Redeemer is located on Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck, NY.




November 21, 2015 — Concert in Perugia, Italy

When: November 21, 2015 at 9 p.m. at the Sala dei Notari on the Piazza Quattro Novembre in Perugia, Italy

Info: Original music composed by LICA members for cello, vibraphone and harp.

Composers: Dana Richardson, Jay Anthony Gach, Steven Rosenhaus and George Cork Maul


February 16, 2016 — 7th Annual Multi-Cultural Salute to Black History Month

When: Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m.

Where: The John Birks Gillespie Theatre, located in the Baha’i Center
53 E. 11th Street, New York, NY 10003
(between University Place and Broadway)

Info: Concert Managers Paul Hefner and Larry Dresner

Composers: Henry Martin, Hale Smith, Paul Hefner


March 20, 2016 — Great Neck House

When: March 20 at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave, Great Neck, NY 11024, phone (516) 482-0355

Info: Co-sponsored by Murray Cohen and Julie Mandel

Composers: Margaret Stoop, Richard Brooks, Allen Brings, Julie Mandel, Jay Gach and
Herbert Feldman.


May 22, 2016 – Hewlett-Woodmere Library, Lawrence

Concert: Solo piano Concert by Michael Brown

When: May 22, 2016 at 2 PM

Info: Performance by young international L.I. Artist Michael Brown, concert manager Herb Rothgarber

Composers: Michael Brown and LICA Composers TBA


May 27, 2016 – LICA Music By and For Students, Hofstra University

Concert: LICA Music By and For Students

When: Friday, May 27, 2016, 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 5, 2016.


June 5, 2016 – LICA 44th Anniversary Concert with Pianist Paolo Bartolani at South Huntington Library

Concert: A program featuring the music of Long Island Composers

When: Sunday June 5, 2016, 2 PM

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

Info: Internationally renowned pianist Paolo Bartolani and master oboist Terry Keevil will perform the works of LICA composers. 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: Julie Mandel, Marga Richter, Herbert Deutsch, Joel Mandelbaum, Leonard Lehrman and George Cork Maul


July 20, 2016 – LICA Concert in Assisi, Italy


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

Info: Concert manager Jay Anthony Gach


Sisters, op. 100

3 monologues based on first-person stories of Biblical women

(1989) 16’11” for Female Voice & Piano or 9 instruments

recorded by Helene Williams & composer at piano

on “Songs of Conscience” (1990):

1) Lot’s Wife

2) Miriam

3) Zelophehad’s Daughters

prem. 6/14/89 Weill Recital Hall

prem. with dancers: Cadmon Hill-Clinton Dance Choir,

Paulina Kent Dennis, dir.; Temple Sinai, Roslyn 8/20/89;

prem. of complete solo version: Golden Fleece Ltd.,

Theater 22, 3/31/90

prem. of complete solo version w/cl.-bc.-alto sax, vc, pno,

perc. & synth: LICA, Bryant Library 3/21/93

War Song, op. 120 #2

#2 of Three Completions of Songs Begun by Marc Blitzstein

completion of musical sketch for voice & piano, 7/95

begun by Marc Blitzstein, 194?

premiere, Salle Nadia Boulanger, Fontainebleau France

7/11/96 by Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman,

recorded by them on Original Cast Records OC 6127

The Marc Blitzstein Centennial Concert CD

published in The Marc Blitzstein Songbook, v.3

(Boosey & Hawkes, 2003)