For Immediate Release – November 20, 2013
Media Contact: Alicia Steger
The Nassau Community College Music Department
Garden City, NY – The Nassau Community College Music Department presents its fall 2013 concert, featuring a number of musical performances, including Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed.... with the NCC orchestra, under the direction of conductor Harry Marenstein. Also included in the program is the world premiere of Beginnings, by composer Beata Moon. NCC's vocal ensemble and percussion ensemble will perform as well. The concert will take place on Tuesday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m. in the Music Center in Building Q on the NCC campus.
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed... commemorates the bicentenary of the births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner with performances of Verdi's Prelude to Act I of La Traviata and Wagner's Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin. This part of the concert also features the NCC vocal ensemble, under the direction of Benjamin Arendsen. The ensemble will also perform Annatol Liadov's Eight Russian Folk Songs. The program opens with a selection of works presented by the NCC percussion ensemble, under the direction of Michael Osrowitz.
The suggested donation for attending the concert is $4.00 per person, payable at the door. For more information about the concert, please contact the Nassau Community College Music Department at 516.572.7446.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 23,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.