The critically-acclaimed American Chamber Ensemble, celebrating its 55th Anniversary, will present Music for Resilience, its third online concert of the 2020-21 season on Sunday, March 7 @ 3:00 PM - on its YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrAgGA-WR002ZOd_Ss_w4_g.
Pianist and ACE Director Marilyn Lehman will be joined by Assistant Director and clarinetist Mindy Dragovich, violinists Deborah Wong, and Eriko Sato, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel, and very special guests, clarinetist Stanley Drucker, soprano Karen DiMartino, pianist David Oei and dancer/choreographer Jessica Levin in a program that includes music of Bach, Mozart, Hummel and Michel Block, whose music will be interpreted by Ms. Levin. It will also include works by American composers George Gershwin, Ned Rorem, William Bolcom and arrangements of songs by Charlie Chaplin and Harry Chapin.
The virtual event will be a benefit for Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank’s current food drive.
The online program will be free, but donations will be gratefully accepted. For information, please visit americanchamberensemble.com/support or call 631-242-5684 or 516-586-3433.