Lehman College Community Band to Present Free Holiday Concert Dec. 17

BRONX, NY—The Léhman College Community Band will celebrate the holiday season with a concert on Sunday, December 17, at 2 p.m., in the Lovinger Theatre. The band will perform a variety of traditional holiday favorites, including Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Festival and Sleigh Ride. The public is invited to attend this free concert.

Directed by Professor Alan Hollander, the performance will also feature Philip Sparke’s Shalom Suite of Israeli folk songs, including the newly published works Symphonic Fanfare, Hymn to the Infinite Sky and Divinum Mysterium, an arrangement of a thirteenth century plainsong by Tom Wallace. Rounding out the program will be Huckleberry Finn, a suite of programmatic scenes inspired by Mark Twain’s classic, Leonard Bernstein’s Slava and Charles Duble’s march Old Glory Triumphant. The community band includes students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members.

A senior college within the City University of New York, Lehman is located at Goulden Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard in the northwest Bronx and is accessible by bus as well as the #4 and “D” subway lines. Free attended parking is also available. For more information, please contact the College’s Music Department at 718-960-8247.


Contact: Yeara Milton/ 718-960-8109