Unless otherwise noted, two free tickets for members of the Hofstra community who present a current HofstraCard.


Admission to the Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir concert at St. Peter’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Bay Shore, NY, is $10; $8 for adults 65+ or non-Hofstra students with ID. Hofstra students and faculty receive one free ticket upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets are available at the door.


Admission to the Eurasia Consort and student recitals is free. 


ALL GUESTS who attend a Hofstra University-sponsored indoor event should be vaccinated and be prepared to show proof of vaccination and an ID. Masks must be worn at ALL indoors events on campus.

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

American Chamber Ensemble

ACE presents its Annual Music Party concert and fundraiser. Guest soprano Karen Lehman DiMartino will join pianist and ACE Director Marilyn Lehman, and violinists Deborah Wong, and Eriko Sato, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel, and clarinetist Mindy Dragovich in a program of informal music-making. More information.

  • Sunday, September 12, 3 p.m.

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Sounds From the Silk Road with Eurasia Consort

This concert connects classical music traditions from Europe, the Middle East, and Eastern Asia in a fascinating journey that educates the audience about cultural diversity.

More information.

  • Thursday, October 28, at 7 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Hofstra Collegium Musicum

Christopher Morrongiello, director

Part of the 73rd Annual Shakespeare Festival, performed on the Hofstra Globe Stage. Renaissance & Early Baroque Songs, Madrigals, & Instrumental Music. 

More information.

  • Saturday, November 6, 2 p.m. 

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

American Chamber Ensemble

ACE performs Diversity Through Music – Part 1. Composers include Germaine Tailleferre, Iman Habibi, Dana Wilson, Brian Raphael Nabors and Nathaniel Dett. Featuring violinists Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois Martin, cellist Chris Finckel, pianist Marilyn Lehman, clarinetist Mindy Dragovich and guest percussionist James Dragovich.

More information.

  • Sunday, November 7, 3 p.m. 

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Hofstra Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra

Adam Glaser, Director

Featuring Symphonic Dances

More information.

  • Friday, November 12, 8 p.m.

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

The Hofstra Music Department presents the Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band with David Soto, director, performing a program of traditional and contemporary works for wind band.

More information.

  • Saturday, November 20, 8 p.m.

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Hofstra Jazz Ensemble

Featuring the Hofstra University Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Quartet performing original student arrangements and tradition Jazz repertoire.

More information.

  • Sunday, November 21, at 7 p.m.

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

University Choir & Chamber Orchestra

Cindy Bell and Adam Glaser, directors

An evening of traditional and contemporary music performed by chamber orchestra and choir.

More information.

  • Tuesday, December 7, 8 p.m.

St. Peter’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Bay Shore, NY

Chorale and Chamber Choir

David Fryling, director

After over two years of silence, the Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir return to the concert stage in a new venue in Bay Shore, NY. Celebrating the power of singing together, the program features an eclectic mix of works for choir that were inspired by the text of the final piece on the program, Aaron Copland’s “The Promise of Living” from The Promised Land. 

Tickets available exclusively at the door. Hofstra students and faculty receive one free ticket upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets for the general public are $10; $8 for adults 65+ or non-Hofstra students with ID.

*For more information, please call Dr. Fryling at 516-463-5497. 

  • Saturday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.

Student Recitals

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Symphony Orchestra Concert

Levin Honors Recital
Saturday, September 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Featuring

Frank Buffolino, piano

The annual Rhoda Pinsley Levin Endowed Award for Excellence in Musical Performance was established in memory of the celebrated pianist, teacher and music patron Rhoda Pinsley Levin, who was active in the Hofstra community. It honors accomplished senior undergraduate performing musicians, provides financial assistance for related scholarly or vocational pursuits, and presents recitals featuring the award recipients each year. The award was created as a memorial by Mrs. Levin’s husband, the late Harvey J. Levin, a longtime Hofstra economics and research professor.

Free and open to the public.

Hoag Honors Recital
Sunday, November 14, 3 p.m.
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Featuring: 

Gabriel Cordero, baroque trumpet
Vanessa DeRosso, recorder
Annalisa Emmett, mezzo-soprano
Shayna Trachten, piano​

A cherished friend and benefactor of Hofstra University, Dorothy Hoag supported a number of special projects at Hofstra to ensure continued quality musical performances and rehearsal space for future generations of students. She established a scholarship in her name, which has benefited countless students pursuing the field of music. Ms. Hoag also provided additional scholarship funds through a generous bequest to the University in her will. 

Free and open to the public.

Lawrence Honors Recital
Friday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Featuring:

Anthony Malizia, trumpet
Nathaniel Huff, trumpet
Kathryn Rogers, piano
John Paul West, piano

William H. Lawrence was an internationally acclaimed African-American pianist and composer.  Mr. Lawrence provided financial support for the Music Department through a bequest in his will.  His gift, which included two pianos, helped support renovations in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse and the establishment of an endowed scholarship in his name to support students majoring in the field of music.

Free and open to the public.

ALL GUESTS who attend a Hofstra University-sponsored indoor event should be vaccinated and be prepared to show proof of vaccination and an ID. Masks must be worn at ALL indoors events on campus.