Soothe your nerves from finals, term papers and holiday shopping with the melodic sounds of the student ensembles in the Hofstra Music Department. Tickets for the following concerts are $10, $8 for senior citizens (over 65) and matriculated non-Hofstra students with ID. Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets for each concert upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.
Saturday, December 6, 8 p.m.
Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
Peter Loel Boonshaft, director
Also featuring conductor James P. McCrann. This is a program of traditional and contemporary works for wind band.
Tuesday, December 9, 8 p.m.
Hofstra University Choir and Hofstra String Orchestra
Adam Glaser, director (Hofstra String Orchestra)
Cindy Bell, music director, and Doreen Fryling, guest conductor (Hofstra University Choir)
An evening of traditional and contemporary music performed by string orchestra and choir. Featuring works by Tartini, Mozart, Still, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Gill, Dilworth, U2 and Caldwell/Ivory.
Saturday, December 13, 8 p.m.
Hofstra Symphony Orchestra
Adam Glaser, director
Overture to Tancredi: Gioachino Rossini
Three Songs of Chopin Arranged by Norman Dello Joio
Matinées Musicales (Second Suite of Five Movements from Rossini): Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 101 in D Major (“The Clock”): Joseph Haydn
For tickets and more information, please call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door (cash or check only), starting 90 minutes prior to show time.