Lehman College Music Department to Present Two Free Concerts April 18

BRONX, NY—The Department of Music at Lehman College will present two concerts on Thursday, April 18: the Lehman Brass Quintet at 11 a.m. and “Saxophones & Swaras” at 4 p.m. in the Music Building’s Recital Hall. Both events are free and open to the community.

brass-instThe Brass Quintet performance will feature music from the Baroque period to the present. The group will perform works by Georg Philipp Telemann, Victor Ewald, Alec Wilder, Lew Pollack and others. Led by Professor Jack Hyatt, the Quintet includes two trumpets, French horn, trombone, and tuba.

“Saxophones & Swaras” will showcase music from or influenced by South India. The program will include classical music from that region, as well as works by Lehman Professor David Claman, and contemporary saxophone music by Alex Mincek and Gregory Wanamaker.

A senior college of 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.  Attended parking is also available for a $5 fee.

For more information, contact the Lehman Music Department at 718-960-8247, e-mail music.department@lehman.cuny.edu, or visit lehman.edu/music.



Media Contact: Yeara Milton/ 718-960-7963/ yeara.milton@lehman.cuny.edu