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Concert in the Quad - D’Addario Community Music Appreciation Concert Comments

The D’Addario Community Music Appreciation Initiative and the Hofstra University Music Department are presenting a free outdoor community concert on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Hofstra’s South Campus. Admission is free. This concert features Hofstra students, faculty and alumni. This D’Addario Community Music Appreciation Concert, now in its second year, is scheduled the day before Hofstra’s annual Dutch Festival. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of music while Hofstra’s South Campus is blooming with thousands of flowers.

The concert will feature an eclectic mix of jazz, classical music and new compositions by Hofstra students and alumni. There will be performances by:

The Vocal Jazz Quartet ~ Natalie Fabian, soprano; Douglas Fabian, tenor; Melody Hall, alto; Garrett Fujarski, bass

The Songwriters ~ works by Michael Tedesco and Zack Smith 

Two String Quartets ~ directed by Alexander Sharpe

The Chorale ~ directed by David Fryling

The Hofstra Jazz Ensemble ~ directed by David Lalama


The D’Addario Community Music Appreciation Initiative is a multi-faceted program designed to increase knowledge and appreciation for all types of music among a broad range of young people. The initiative addresses several needs at Hofstra and in the local community, to promote music appreciation, showcase the Hofstra Music Department and to allow Hofstra’s Music Ensembles to visit and perform in local schools and inspire children. 

Date/Time: Saturday, May 4, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: South Campus

Admission: Free  

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Music Department at 516-463-5490.



Saturday, May 04, 2013


Free and open to the public



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Hofstra Music Department
Phone: 516-463-5490

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