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American Chamber Ensemble Hanukkah Celebration Concert on December 9

December 6, 2012
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or

The American Chamber Ensemble will present a special Hanukkah Celebration Concert on Sunday, December 9 - 5:30 PM at Faust Harrison Pianos Recital Hall, 277 Walt Whitman Road (Route 110) in Huntington Station, N.Y.

This program will feature music of Gershwin, Bernstein, Bellison, Weinberg, Rodgers and Hammerstein and others. Performers will be ACE Directors, clarinetist Naomi Drucker and pianists Blanche Abram and Marilyn Lehman. Guest Artists will be Stanley Drucker, clarinet and Karen Lehman DiMartino, soprano.

Tickets are $20 general admission, and will be available at the door. For reservations, call 631-242-5684 or email For directions, visit Public transit information at

At the conclusion of the 2008-2009 season, New York Philharmonic Principal Clarinet Stanley Drucker celebrated 60 years as a member of the Orchestra and announced his retirement. He was named Musical America's 1998 Instrumentalist of the Year. He made approximately 190 solo appearances with the Philharmonic since joining it at age 19. The Philharmonic estimates that he performed in 10,200 concerts, which is approximately 70% of the total number of their concerts since 1842, and performed in 60 countries on tour. Visit him at

The American Chamber Ensemble explores the great chamber music literature for clarinet and piano in combination with strings, woodwinds and voice and presents performances featuring world-class artists. ACE consists of the finest freelance musicians in the New York area and has been cited by critics for their superb presentations of chamber masterworks. Their latest CDs on Elysium are American Clarinet Treasures, with Guest Artist Stanley Drucker and The American Chamber Ensemble Plays Peter Schickele, which features five of this modern masters chamber works. For the latest ACE concert listings, updates and information, logon to their new website - Join their Facebook page at

ACE concerts are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by private contributions.

For press inquiries, photos or more information about the American Chamber Ensemble, please call Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or email them at





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