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Friday, February 22, 2019

David Holzman


Romanticism still lives!


The Music Department of Long Island University CW Post presents Grammy Award nominated pianist David Holzman in recital on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 8:15 PM.  The concert will be held at The Great Hall of Long Island University, CW Post Center at 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY.  

A pre-concert lecture by the artist will take place at 7 PM titled, "A Pianist Confronts Hearing Loss and Epilepsy"

Holzman's performance will feature premiere's by four American composers:  John McDonald, William Bland, James Ricci, and Jeffrey Hall as well as classics by Arnold Schoenberg and Frederic Chopin.

For more information about David Holzman, see battlemuse.com/


---- new work for strings ----

Monday, February 4, 2019

This is a nice live recording of a short woodwind quintet that I composed in 2004. The performance was on May 11th, 2007 by The Solar Winds.