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Pianist Luke Gentil of the Half Hollow Hills CSD, who is studying music at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), was a featured performer at the Grace Music School’s official kickoff event for their Island-wide piano competition. The winner of the competition will earn $1,000 and perform at Carnegie Hall. At […]

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Open Mic Precedes Featured Artists Steven Pelland and Aly Tadros
 
Steven Pelland and Aly Tadros, two of the singer-songwriters who showcased their talents during last summer’s Huntington Folk Festival, are the featured artists during the monthly Hard Luck Café series at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) on Thursday, Dec. 15. The 8:30 p.m. […]

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String students perform at local film festival
 
            The Elwood-John H. Glenn High School Chamber Strings recently participated in a special “Music of Hope” concert in conjunction with the Gold Coast International Film Festival. The festival was held at the Post Campus at Long Island University.
              In preparation for the event, the Chamber Strings, under the […]

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Michael Kornfeld of Huntington was elected as president of the board of directors of the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) during its annual conference at the Crowne Plaza in Stamford, CT, Nov. 10-13, 2016. Kornfeld had previously served as the nonprofit organization’s vice president. NERFA is the largest regional affiliate of Folk Alliance International, a […]

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This retrospective explores the life and music career of one of America’s most original and celebrated figures. George Gershwin started, in his youth, as a song-plugger on Tin Pan Alley. While he continued to gain success writing popular music for the stage and Hollywood, he also strived to make his mark as a serious composer. […]

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Costello’s Flying Circus pays tribute to Elvis Costello, Grammy Award winner, Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer, and one of the greatest songwriters of his generation. Costello’s intelligent lyrics, clever arrangements, and catchy melodies propelled him onto the world stage in 1977. His prolific musical recordings include work with his band, the Attractions, as well as with […]

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Kalinec & Kj, a singer-songwriter duo with roots in Texas and Pennsylvania, is the featured act during the monthly Hard Luck Café series at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. The 8:30 p.m. concert in the Cinema’s Sky Room will be preceded by an open mic at 7:30 p.m. […]

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American Acoustic Artists are Renowned for “Ashokan Farewell”
 
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, best known for their performance of Jay’s haunting composition “Ashokan Farewell,” are the featured artists in the Folk Music Society of Huntington’s First Saturday Concerts series on November 5, 2016.  The 8:30 p.m. concert at the Congregational Church of Huntington (30 Washington Drive, […]

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Northport High School music teacher Frank Doyle was recently presented with the 2016 Music Educator of Note Award for his outstanding achievement in Long Island music education by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF).
The LIMHoF celebrates individuals who allow young people to explore their talents. The Music Educator of Note Award is presented […]

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Features LI-Based Artists The Folk Goddesses and Tom Griffith
 
The Folk Goddesses and Tom Griffith are the featured performers on Thursday, Oct. 20, when the Folk Music Society of Huntington’s monthly Hard Luck Café series resumes at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington). The 8:30 p.m. concert in the Cinema’s Sky Room will be […]

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