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The Band of Long Island, conducted by Michael Flamhaft, begins the eighth season of its Sunday Series with a concert at the Landmark on Main Street (232 Main Street) in Port Washington, on Sunday, October 27th at 2 PM.
The program includes marches, music from Broadway and the classics, including pieces from Bernstein’s “Westside Story,” Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” and works by Filmore, Elgar, Shostakovich, and Rimsky-Korsakov.
For tickets call 516-829-8709. General admission is $20 / $15 for seniors/students. Children 8 years old and under admitted free with an adult. Tickets available at the door, can also be purchased in advance online at www.bandoflongisland.org.
A highlight of the program will be a French Horn solo played by 14-year old James Decker. A student at Chaminade High School in Mineola, Decker will be presented with the first Band of Long Island Scholarship Award. He will be French Horn soloist with the Band in Camille Saint-Saëns’ charming “Morceau de Concert.”
The Band of Long Island Scholarship Award provides an exceptional music student with a special performance opportunity outside of their school-related activites, as well as a financial award of $250 towards continuing their music studies. The winner is selected by competitive audition.