The Adelphi choral ensembles return for a holiday celebration bringing the joy, hope and wonder of the season to life under the baton of Karen Faust Baer. The Adelphi Chorale and the Adelphi Vocal Ensemble will perform on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Join the Adelphi Chorale and Adelphi Vocal Ensemble for an evening of music featuring music by Handel and King’s Singers and celebrating the centennial of Leonard Bernstein. At the close of the program, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to join the ensembles on stage for the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah. Enjoying a diverse career in solo performance, conducting, accompanying and pedagogy, pianist Karen Faust Baer maintains a vital musical presence. Presently, she is the new conductor of the Adelphi choral ensembles and teaches in Adelphi’s Department of Music Education. Baer has been heard in recital at Lincoln Center, Town Hall, BAM, Israeli Cultural Foundation, the Tanglewood Music Institute, Princeton, college campuses and WQXR and WNYC radio stations. In recent years, Baer has appeared as piano soloist with the South Shore Symphony performing works by Beethoven, Gershwin and Chopin. The Adelphi PAC is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets are currently on sale for $30 with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. Information is available at the Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at 516-877-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1-6pm. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances. About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning. Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success. Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves over 7,900 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world beyond.
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