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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Children's Orchestra Faculty present classical chamber music and Filipino Songs

Manhasset, NY, Jan. 18, 2011 - Chamber music to be performed by the Children's Orchestra Society faculty at its Masterworks Concert on Friday, March 4, 2011, at Christ & St. Stephen's Church in NYC includes ...

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Masterworks Concert is an annual faculty recital by the professionally trained music instructors of the Children's Orchestra Society (COS). The audience this year will be treated to familiar classics, such as a Mozart horn quintet, a Beethoven string quartet, a Mendelssohn piano trio, and Albeniz for solo guitar, while songs from the Visaya region of the Philippines will highlight the experience. "Our faculty is devoted to developing young talent," explains Executive Director Yeou-Cheng Ma, "yet they hunger to express themselves through their art. The COS Masterworks Concert is an opportunity to showcase our faculty while bringing lively music to the community."

The Masterworks Concert begins at 7:30 PM, and tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door; a discount is offered for groups of four and can be purchased at the Children's Orchestra Society website:

Families in New York city, Long Island and the tri-state area have been involved with Children's Orchestra Society since it was founded in 1962 by Dr. H.T. Ma. Today, COS provides music programs for the youngest learner through advanced students interested in high caliber performance opportunities. Executive Director Yeou-Cheng Ma is a Developmental pediatrician, and Artistic Director Michael Dadap is well-known by guitarists and in the music community for his compositions and cultural contributions. Contact Children's Orchestra Society to learn more about the COS youth symphony programs and upcoming events: