Join the Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir, Hofstra Jazz and the Hofstra Collegium Musicum in the coming days for spring concerts.
The Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir
The Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir returns to the stunning Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City on at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, for “Sure on this Shining Night,” a program celebrating the wonder of life. Directed by David Fryling, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies, the concert features Jonathan Dove’s The Passing of the Year and Morten Lauridsen’s “Sure on this shining night” as well as his expansive Midwinter Songs. Works by Eric William Barnum, Jake Runestad, and Annie Lennox round out the program.
The Cathedral of the Incarnation is located at 50 Cathedral Avenue. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for senior citizens. Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. For tickets and information, please call Dr. Fryling 516-463-5497. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Hofstra Jazz Concert
“Dig This” is the catchy,cool title of the Hofstra Jazz Concert at The Helene Fortunoff Theater at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. The evening includes performances by the Hofstra Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Professor of Music David Lalama, The Hofstra Sax-tet directed by Jacob Fruchtl, and special guests the Hofstra Vocal Jazz Quartet and Dr. Leon Petruzzi on lead trumpet.
Free concerts at The Helene Fortunoff Theater
Hofstra Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble and the Brass Ensemble Concert
1 p.m., Saturday, April 21
Michael Salzman directs “A Celebration in Brass”
7 p.m., Saturday, April 21
David Pennise Senior Recital
2 p.m., Sunday, April 22
Rachel Beauregard/Richard Kihm Junior Recital
A sampling of the songs on the program is: “This I Dig of You” by Hank Mobley; “The Waltz You ‘Swang’ for Me” by Thad Jones; “I Got Rhythm” by George Gershwin; “500 Miles High” by Chick Corea; “Billie’s Bounce” by Charlie Parker; and “Take the ‘A’ Train” by Billy Strayhorn.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for senior citizens. Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets may be purchased through the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, online or at the door. (Please note, free tickets for Hofstra community members cannot be reserved online. They may be picked up at the Box Office.)
As part of the Cathedral of the Incarnation’s second annual Long Island Early Music Festival, The Hofstra Collegium Musicum, directed by Dr. Christopher Morrongiello, will perform a program titled “Love Is Your Master” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25.
The Hofstra Collegium Musicum, is an organization of students, alumni, and community members dedicated to the performance of repertoire from the heritage of early music. This concert features Renaissance & Early Baroque songs, madrigals, & instrumental music on the power of love by John Dowland, John Danyel, Claudin de Sermisy, Jacques Arcadelt, Thomas Campion, Michael Cavendish, & Claudio Monteverdi.
Tickets are $10. Admission is free for students under the age of 18 with ID. Tickets to the concert will be sold at the door. More information on the performance