Melville, NY - November 17, 2017 - Four outstanding Long Island music programs have been selected to perform at a special holiday concert presented by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF). Students from Great Neck Orchestra and Chorus, Oyster Bay Wind Ensemble, Herricks Jazz Ensemble, and Uniondale Show Choir will perform with LIMHoF inductees and surprise guests. This festive afternoon filled with holiday classics will benefit music education and scholarships on Long Island.
“Long Island Music Hall of Fame is honored to have the opportunity to assist in supporting the education of the up-and-coming music talent on Long Island,” said Tom Needham, LIMHoF Education Chairman. “We’re proud to have these students share the stage with some of our favorite local acts to kick off the holiday season.”
Students will share the stage with local talents that include saxophonist Richie Cannata (an original member of the Billy Joel band), drummer Albert Bouchard (an original/founding member of the Blue Oyster Cult), and other exciting surprise guests! Together, they will perform songs of the season as well as music made famous by LIMHoF inductees and other guests.
This can’t-miss event is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and will surely be a day to remember for students, parents, and community members alike.
The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Holiday Concert will take place on Sunday, November 19 at 2 p.m. at NYCB Theatre at Westbury (960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury, NY). Tickets are available for purchase by calling 516-427-5211 or by visiting LiveNation.com.
ABOUT THE LONG ISLAND MUSIC HALL OF FAME
The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is a is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to recognizing the significant achievements of musicians who were either born or have spent a significant part of their careers on Long Island, including Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Brooklyn. Beyond the recognition of famed composers, musicians and artists, LIMHoF has made significant inroads in support of music education on Long Island, including Educator of Note recognitions, scholarships for music students, and a new mobile music museum designed for school visits. For more information on the LI Music Hall of Fame, visit their website at http://www..limusichalloffame.org/.