Saturday, November 8, 2008 5:28 PM

Now we know we are deep into our 2008-09 season: 

Our first concert is just a few short weeks away! Just so you have it in your calendar: December 6 at 8 pm at the beautiful Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch College. We have a special guest ensemble, the Sylvan Winds, who will perform all the music on the evening’s program. 

This program will include the music of the prolific, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning centenarian, and NYCC 2008-2009 Honorary Member, ELLIOTT CARTER (his 1948 work “Woodwind Quintet”) along with: 


DON HAGAR‘s Little Suite for woodwind quintet

FEDOR KABALIN‘s Divertimento for woodwind septet 

EUGENE MARLOW‘s Playtime for woodwind quartet and piano

JOSEPH PEHRSON‘s Windjammer for woodwind quintetCESAR VUKSIC‘s Dialogues for woodwind quintet and piano

The Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch College is located at 55 Lexington Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets). 

Tickets are a $20 suggested donation, payable at the door 


The November Sunday Salon will be held Sunday November 16 from 2-5pm at the Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza, 400 West 43 on the second floor. All are invited.


DEBRA KAYE is offering for sale: Sibelius 5.2 (the latest version) for $225, complete with original packaging and manual.

Contact Debra Kaye at 


On Sunday November 16th at 4pm CESAR VUKSIC will perform a piano recital of Tangos at the Brooklyn Public Library. The Program includes compositions by Piazzolla, Salgan, Troilo, Cobian, Gardel and Belisario Perez. 

The concert is at 4pm ant the Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture Central Library1 Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. 

For more info, call 718.230.2100 


NANCY GARNIEZ is presenting a lecture “Alberti Bass is Boring: True or False?” this Wednesday November 12, 2008 noon to 2 pm at Mannes College of Music’s Goldmark Hall. All are welcome, particularly those who wonder why you have to play (or listen to) Alberti Bass. Mannes is at 150 West 85th St. and Goldmark Hall is on the third floor. 

For more info, email Nancy at