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From: Jeffrey James <>
Subj: [kl] The American Chamber Ensemble Presents Music Old And New Concert On
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 17:58:54 -0400

October 9, 2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
(516) 586-3433 or


The American Chamber Ensemble's “Music Old and New” 2008-2009
season-opening concert will take place on Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m.
when the Music Department of Hofstra University presents them at the
University's Monroe Lecture Center Theater on California Avenue in
Hempstead, New York.

Featured pieces will include Vally Weigl’s New England Suite for
clarinet, cello and piano, the World Premieres of Julie Mandel’s Central
Park for clarinet, viola and piano and Edward Thomas’s Reflections for
violin and piano, as well as Elliott Carter’s Pastorale for clarinet and
piano (in honor of the composer’s 100th Birthday) and Gabriel Faurè’s
Quartet for piano, violin, viola and cello No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15.

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 other members of ACE.

This performance is part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days, an annual
global concert affirming the ideals of tolerance, friendship and our
shared humanity. World Music Days is inspired by the life and work of
journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, who would have celebrated his
birthday on October 10th.

Tickets for the October 12 concert are available at the Hofstra
University Box Office for $15 ($12 senior citizens 65+ and non-Hofstra
students). One free ticket with current Hofstra Card. For ticket
information, call (516) 463-6644.

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

For press inquiries or more information about the American Chamber
Ensemble, please call Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or
email them at jamesarts@-----.


Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
45 Grant Avenue
Farmingdale, NY 11735 USA
Tel: 516-586-3433


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