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Aug 2016 - Recycling Art

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October 21, 2016 - Arty Party 2016, A Masked Ball

Arty Party 2016, A Masked Ball

 Friday, October 21st The Freeport Yacht Club

 

Marc Courtade, The Arts Recognition Tribute (ARTY) Award

Peter Lerangis, Literary Award

Laura Curran, Citizen of the Year

Gregg Vitello, Business Person of the Year

Alnoe Paler, Alexander Schanzer Memorial Smart with Art Award




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November 6, 2016 - A r t S h o w

A r t   S h o w

Freeport Memorial Library

Opening Reception Sunday, November 6, 2016

2pm - 4pm




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2015


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35 t h  Annual  Juried  Photography  Show

June 2 - June 28, 2015

Reception and Award Ceremony June 4, 2015 7 - 8:30 PM




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2014


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A R T Y   P A R T Y   2 0 1 4

Fabulous at 40

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6pm

Coral House, Baldwin, NY




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34th Annual Juried Photography Show

Freeport Memorial Library

June 1, 2014 through June 26, 2014

Co-Sponsored by:

Astoria Federal Savings and Freeport Chamber of Commerce

Juror: June Bateman

Reception:

Reception          Reception More         Reception More 2




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Jazz Brunch




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14th ANNUAL SUNSET CONCERT

SERIES ON THE NAUTICAL MILE ESPLANADE

Schedule is subject to change. Please check back here for any updates before attending the concert. Guests are requested to bring chairs since seating is limited. Rain location is the Freeport Recreation Center 130 E. Merrick Rd. Thanks. Metered municipal parking.

ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE THURSDAY NIGHTS 7:30PM - 9:30PM

 

 https://www.teachersfcu.org

Hosted by the Village of Freeport

Sponsored by Long Island Arts Council at Freeport


July 3, 2014

CLASSICAL STRINGS

Baroque, Classical, Romantic


July 10, 2014

FREEPORT COMMUNITY BAND

Patriotic


JULY 17, 2014

FEINBERG BROTHERS

Bluegrass


July 24, 2014

STEEL IMPRESSIONS

Caribbean


July 31, 2014

BANJO RASCALS   

Dixie, Ragtime, Swing


August 7, 2014

BLACK AND TAN   

Great American Songbook


August 14, 2014

EBONIQUE AND COMPANY  

Modern and Traditional Gospel


August 21, 2014

SLANG   

Jazz, R&B, Funk


August 28, 2014

EAST END TRIO   

Rock Classics


Our Other Sponsors:

of Merrick

Freeport Memorial Library

 https://seaporttitle.com/

http://www.bernejewelers.com/

Mayfair Power Systems http://www.mayfairpower.com/

Rachel's Waterside Grill http://www.rachelswatersidegrill.com/about_us

 

 http://www.freeportwatertaxi.com/

 http://milro.com/


 

                  

 




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2013


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SUNSET CONCERT SERIES
SUNSET CONCERT SERIES

2013 Sunset Concert Series
Sponsored by the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport
Hosted by the Village of Freeport

Nautical Mile Esplanade
Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport
Rain Location: Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Road

Free!!

Photo caption: The Tribunes perform on July 18, 2013 at the Nautical Mile Esplanade.


Thursday, July 11, 7:30pm

Freeport Community Band
Music from the Movies directed by Sandra A. Vigliotti

Thursday, July 18, 7:30pm
The Tribunes
Partially Sponsored by Rachel’s Waterside Grill
New York’s Favorite Doo Wop A Cappella Group

Thursday, July 25, 7:30pm
Classical Strings - This concert will be held in the Freeport Recreation Center due to the inclement weather.
Sponsored by Mayfair Power Systems
Alla Sherbakov and Laura Mole, violins, Jody Ratner, viola, Susan Lehr, cello, and Kageki Nagao, bass, perform music from the Classical, Baroque, Romantic and modern periods

Thursday, August 1, 7:30pm
Banjo Rascals - This concert will be held in the Freeport Recreation Center due to the inclement weather.
Partially Sponsored by the Freeport Memorial Library
The Banjo Rascals delights audiences of all ages with a variety of distinctive toe-tapping music ranging from 1890s Ragtime to 1950s, 60s and 70s rock-n-roll. 

Thursday, August 8, 7:30pm
The East End Trio - This concert will be held in the Freeport Recreation Center due to the inclement weather.
Partially Sponsored by the Freeport-Merrick Rotary Club
Music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s performed with Style, Grace, and Originality

Thursday, August 15, 7:30pm
The Phonzetta V. Ladson Ensemble of Bethel AME Church
Sponsored by Raquel and Bob Pachas
Contemporary and Traditional Gospel 

Thursday, August 22, 7:30pm
Steel Impressions
Sponsored by Raquel and Bob Pachas
Steel Impressions is Long Island's very own family steel band performing in the tri-state area for over 20 years.  

Thursday, August 29, 7:30pm
Train of Thought
This five-piece band performs your favorite rock and soul.

Guests are asked to please bring chairs as available seating is limited. Please e-mail LarryLIACF@gmail.com if you are interested in sponsoring a concert and helping the Nautical Mile come back to life after Hurricane Sandy.




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EXHIBIT IN THE ART ALCOVE - WEST END ARTS
EXHIBIT IN THE ART ALCOVE - WEST END ARTS

Exhibit by West End Arts

The Art Alcove, Freeport Recreation Center Lobby
Through Thursday, September 19, 2013

Photo caption: Joel Rossin, Arts Council Exhibit Coordinator, in front of The Art Alcove featuring work by West End Arts




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DISPLAY CABINETS - WEST END ARTS

Exhibit by West End Arts

Display Cabinets, Freeport Recreation Center Lobby
Through Thursday, September 19, 2013




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WE NEED YOU!! 2013 FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
WE NEED YOU!! 2013 FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
Please assist us in our fundraising efforts by joining the fundraising committee!

Meetings are held in the Freeport Recreation Center.

For further information, e-mail logo.away@yahoo.com or cpar302409@aol.com.



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THE ART ANNEX
THE ART ANNEX
Featuring work by Andrea Baum, Jason Gorbel, and Olegi Osepaishvili.

The Art Annex, Freeport Recreation Center Program Wing



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RICH RIVKIN’S 2013 SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL SERIES
RICH RIVKIN’S 2013 SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL SERIES

The Arts Council is among this year's sponsors of Rich Rivkin's 2013 Summer Arts Festival Series.

Visit http://limusicfestivals.com


Artists are welcome to paint live at all events and will be admitted free if carrying in an easel and art supplies.



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SCULPTURE GARDEN
SCULPTURE GARDEN
If you are interested in displaying in the Sculpture Garden, located in the rear lobby of the Freeport Recreation Center, please e-mail infoLIACF@gmail.com

Photo caption: Sheldon Aptekar with his sculptures in the Sculpture Garden.



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BACH TO CUBA PERFORMED BY MARIANELA SANTURIO & MIGUEL SANTURIO
BACH TO CUBA PERFORMED BY MARIANELA SANTURIO & MIGUEL SANTURIO
Pianist Marianela Santurio will play a repertoire of popular music written by Cuban composers.

In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, pianist Marianela Santurio, along with drummer/ percussionist Miguel Santurio, will play a repertoire of popular music written by an array of talented Cuban composers.

This musical brother-and-sister team will combine a lively blend of Spanish and French melodies and harmonies with African rhythmical concepts to present a colorful array of sound.

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road
2:30-4:00pm

Donations accepted at the door.



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CALLING ALL PRINCESSES! PRINCESS TEA PARTY!
CALLING ALL PRINCESSES! PRINCESS TEA PARTY!
On Sunday, September 29, 2013 the Arts Council is hosting a “Mother/Daughter Princess Tea Party” fundraiser. The Tea Party will take place at the Freeport Recreation Center’s Restaurant Lounge from 1pm until 4pm.

Elaine Sanzone, Girl Scout Leader and PTA Volunteer, will be honored with the "Making A Difference Award."

Come dressed like a princess! Activities will include “Make Your Own Tiara,” “Make Your Own Wand,” “Make a Candy Tea Cup," and “Story Time.” We will be serving refreshments and light tea party treats.

The goal of this fundraiser is to introduce young families to the Arts Council, raise funds for programs throughout the year, inquire what programs you would like to see, and of course enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon with your princess!

The cost of the event is $25 per mother/daughter. There is a cost of $10 per additional child/guest.

RSVP at infoLIACF@gmail.com or call 516-223-2522 x11.

Freeport Recreation Center
130 East Merrick Road
Freeport, NY

We look forward to seeing you!!!
The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport



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FALL FESTIVAL AND CRAFT FAIR
FALL FESTIVAL AND CRAFT FAIR

3rd Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Freeport Memorial Library
11am-3pm


The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport is pleased to sponsor a Craft Fair as part of the Freeport Memorial Library's Fall Festival. A variety of hand-crafted items will be available for sale. Also enjoy a petting zoo, carnival games, inflatable bouncy house obstacle course, refreshments, and more.

Vendors! Please contact the Arts Council for registration information.



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2013 ARTY PARTY
2013 ARTY PARTY

You're invited...
to join us in support of
the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport's


2013 Arty Party

Falling into Art

Thursday, October 24, 6 to 10 p.m.
Coral House
70 Milburn Avenue, Baldwin, New York

honoring

MARNIE KATZMAN: Arts Recognition Tribute (ARTY) Award
BRADY RYMER: Alexander Schanzer Memorial Art Smart Award - for professional artists who share the arts through performance and education
Legislator DAVE DENENBERG: Citizen of the Year Award
BUTCH YAMALI: Business Person of the Year Award
TOM PHELAN: Literary Award

Please see the attached invitation for information about tickets, advertisements, and sponsorships.


Download:   invitation_2013.pdf  


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ARTFLOCK.ORG
ARTFLOCK.ORG
www.artflock.org is a new website listing professional development opportunities, workshops, and lectures for artists in the New York City area.

The website features a comprehensive calendar of professional development events searchable by organization, topic, or date.

Artflock is a core project of the Alliance for Sustainable Arts Professional Practices (ASAPP).
ASAPP is a coalition of not-for-profit arts organizations and arts-related businesses dedicated to sharing professional development opportunities and best practice resources with artists in the New York City area.

ASAPP members include A.I.R. Gallery, ALJIRA, apexart, ARTISIN, LLC, Bronx Council on the Arts, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn Arts Council, Center for Book Arts, Creative Capital, Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island, CUE Art Foundation, Culture Push, Dieu Donné, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Harlem Arts Alliance, Laundromat Project, Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York Foundation for the Arts, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, NURTUREart, Parsons - The New School for Design, Pratt Institute, Queens Council on the Arts, the Urban Artists Initiative, Utrecht Art Supplies. Major funding for ASAPP and artflock is provided by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, with additional support from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.




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AFFILIATED DANCE PROGRAMMING
AFFILIATED DANCE PROGRAMMING
The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport is affiliated with the Long Island Ballet Competition and Long Island Dance Consortium.

Long Island Ballet Competition:
www.liballetcompetition.com

Long Island Dance Consortium:
www.dancelongisland.org

Photo caption: The Long Island Dance Company performs an avant-garde contemporary piece entitled "THE DOLLHOUSE."




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33RD ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AND AWARDS RECEPTION
33RD ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AND AWARDS RECEPTION

33rd Annual Juried Photography Show Co-Sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings. Freeport Memorial Library


Juror: Jeff Harris www.jeffharrisphoto.com Awards Reception: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7-8:30pm Awards Presentation: 8pm Click the "more" button to the right for a list of exhibitors and important information. April 25, 2013 Photographers, Thank you for entering the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport’s 33rd Annual Juried Photography Show, co-sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings! We are pleased to be able to announce this year’s exhibitors ahead of schedule. Our juror – Jeff Harris - selected the following photographs from 312 submissions. If you were accepted, please read the bottom of this e-mail for important information. You are all invited to attend the Awards Reception on Thursday, June 6 at the Freeport Memorial Library from 7-8:30pm. It is free and open to the public. The awards presentation begins at 8pm. Best In Show: Nancy Garner – Leaning Brahmin Second Place: Jack McCoy – Sandy Third Place: Carolyn Karsten – Valley Fog Honorable Mentions: LisaMarie Castranuovo – White Sands Desert William Grabowski – Castaways Kathy Leistner – Age 5 Fabian (Larry) Adler Memorial Award: Susan Kozodoy Silkowitz – Sad Eyed Girl At The Market High 5 Long Island (Teen Category) First Place: Peter Costanzo – Bird Silhouette High 5 Long Island Exhibitors: John Aveni – The Willowing Tree Allison Myar – Just a day of Fun Exhibitors: Terry Amburgey – Pink Andrea Baum – Catching the Wave Jo-Anne Bodkin – Your Move Frank Bradford – Fox & Hound Pat D’Aversa – Mirror Image Dahlia Mike DiRenzo – Desert Daybreak Geraldine Geannikis-Hoffman – Dark Path Gloria Golden – Argentinian Social Club Jason Gorbel – Boy and His Dog Dan Hittleman – Tide is Out Marc Josloff – Chair Factory Signage Herb Knopp – The Longest Hall George Lisk - Window – Buffalo, NY Marzena Grabczynska Lorenc – Inside Cuba John Micheals – Whately Woods Elizabeth Milward – Beached & Broken Neil J. Murphy – The Yawn Terri Pakula – Cormorant David Quinn – Reaching Out Dawn Reilly – Folded Weston Trudy Runyan – Breakfast With Grandma Ellery Samuels – Abandoned British Police Station in Israel Frank Sposato – Wide Open Spaces Michael Tucciarone – Farm Lands #1 Carole Witkover – Lucky One Richard Witkover – Wash Day – Iceland Congratulations! Accepted photographs must be hand-delivered to the Freeport Memorial Library, located at 144 West Merrick Road in Freeport. All work must be framed and wired for hanging. NEW! Please note that there is a minimum photo size of 11x14 excluding the mat. There is no maximum photo size. Don’t forget to label your photograph with your name and title of the work on the back. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Arts Council. Once again, congratulations! Arts Council




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NEW! ARTS ACADEMY - SPRING YOUTH ART CLASSES
NEW! ARTS ACADEMY - SPRING YOUTH ART CLASSES

Arts Academy
After-school art classes were offered for students at Atkinson Intermediate School and Dodd Middle School
April and May 2013


Funded by the Freeport Community Development Agency
Hosted by the Freeport Public Schools
Endorsed by the Freeport Youth Services Coalition

Click the link below for the class schedule.

Photo caption: Student artwork on exhibit at the Atkinson Festival of the Arts.

Download:   art_classes_spring_2013.doc  


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2013 ADVOCATES FOR THE ARTS RECEPTION
2013 ADVOCATES FOR THE ARTS RECEPTION

The Arts Council honored 18 of Long Island's Outstanding Advocates for the Arts!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 6pm - 8pm
Adelphi University's Performing Arts Center, Garden City


List of honorees.
Guy Brogna, Owner, All Music, Inc.
Frederic De Feis, Founder, The Arena Players Repertory Theatre Company
Ryan Donnelly, President, The Donnelly Group
Mara Esposito, Education Director for Art & Science Programs, Not Just Art
Angelo Fraboni, Artistic Director, Madison Theatre at Molloy College
Stacy Garcia, General Manager, Carle Place, Blick Art
Carol Hoenig, Publishing Consultant
Judah Mahay, Founder, Electric eMedia
Francesco Marasco, Owner, Zicana Gallery
Nada Marjanovich, Publisher and Editor, LI Pulse Magazine
Marie Marsina, President, National Art League (NAL) in Douglaston
Arlene McLouglhin, Mural painter
Kathleen Mucciolo, Founder, Music and Theatre Legacy Foundation
Yvan Peralta, President, YDESIGNZ Company of Westbury
Rich Rivkin, Producer, 2013 LI Sound & Art Festival
Gary Rodolitz, President, David Lauren Associates
Thomas Simonetti, Owner, Authentic Arts Tattoo & Gallery
Dylan Skolnick, Executive Director, Cinema Arts Centre



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2012 ARTY PARTY
2012 ARTY PARTY
America! Vote for the ARTY Party!
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Cherry Valley Club, Garden City

We honored...
John Appelt, Citizen of the Year (President of Enertelplus, Inc. and Partner at Senior Network Solutions, Ltd.)
Ray Maguire, Outstanding Community Service Award (Executive Director of the Freeport Fire Department)
Robert T. Spiotto, Arts Recognition Tribute Award (ARTY) (Executive Director of the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead)

Photo caption: Left to right: James Caracciolo, representing Mayor Andrew Hardwick; Arts Council Executive Director Marnie Katzman; Citizen of the Year award recipient John E. Appelt; Outstanding Community Service award recipient Raymond Maguire; and Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg.



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HAT AND ARTIST LUNCHEON
HAT AND ARTIST LUNCHEON

The Arts Council's 2012 Hat & Artist Luncheon was held on June 14 at The Mansion at the Woodlands, Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course, in Woodbury.


The event featured a vintage & designer hat exhibition, silent auction, raffles, an exhibit, a performance, wonderful honorees, and great company!

Photo caption: From left are Marnie L. Katzman Executive Director of the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Linda Mangano Luncheon Chairperson, the Honorable Thomas S. Gulotta who received the Distinguished Community Service Award, Robin and Irwin Krasnow who received the Outstanding Citizens of the Year Award, Robbie Rosen who received the Emerging Artist of the Year Award, and Nassau County Executive the Honorable Edward P. Mangano.



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FREEPORT’S NEW NAUTICAL MILE HEALTH WALK
FREEPORT’S NEW NAUTICAL MILE HEALTH WALK

A Kick-Off Celebration for Freeport's new Nautical Mile Health Walk was held on Saturday, May 14, 2011
at Sea Breeze Park


This program is jointly sponsored by the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Freeport Public Schools, and Village of Freeport.

Fitness instructor and Freeport resident Carol Madigan led us on a walk to view the distance markers.

Marker Design by award-winning Freeport artist Marc Josloff
Marker Paintings by Freeport Public School Students

Special thanks to the following businesses for their participation:
Modell's Sporting Goods
Blue 42, 42 Woodcleft Avenue
Bonito Sushi, 301 Woodcleft Avenue
Bracco's Clam & Oyster Bar, 319 Woodcleft Avenue
E.B. Elliot's, 23 Woodcleft Avenue
JC Cove Restaurant, 229 Woodcleft Avenue
Landshark Tiki Bar and Grille, 39 Woodcleft Avenue
Otto's Sea Grill, 271 Woodcleft Avenue
Rachel's Waterside Grill, 281 Woodcleft Avenue
River House Grille, 195A Woodcleft Avenue
The Schooner, 435 Woodcleft Avenue
Woodcleft Crab Shack, 150 Woodcleft Avenue
Crow’s Nest Mini Golf
Crow's Nest Cove and Ahab's Attic Gift Shops

Photo caption: (left to right) Freeport Village Trustee Jorge Martinez, School Board Member Ron Ellerbe, Hempstead Town Councilwoman Angie Cullin, School Board Vice President Debra Mule, Freeport High School Student and Artist Aleya, Mayor Andrew Hardwick, Arts Council Executive Director Marnie Katzman, Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, and Freeport Superintendent of Schools Kishore Kincham, Ed.D. attend the Kick-Off Celebration.

Click the link below to view the distance markers.



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THE ART ALCOVE RIBBON CUTTING AND RECEPTION
THE ART ALCOVE RIBBON CUTTING AND RECEPTION
A reception was held on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 to celebrate the renovation of The Art Alcove Gallery located in the Freeport Recreation Center.

This project was funded by Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg. The enclosure will ensure the safety of the artwork and provide a more accessible viewing space for the public.

Special thanks to Compare Foods, Love and Quiches, T & L Beer and Soda Distributors, King Kullen, and Terranova Florist for their donations for the reception.

Photo caption: (left to right) Executive Director Marnie Katzman, Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, and artist Muriel Herring in front of the new entrance to The Art Alcove.



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SIXTH INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL COMPOSITION CONTEST
SIXTH INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL COMPOSITION CONTEST
Supported by Sam Ash Music Stores
Contest Chair: Herb Rothgarber
Judges: Jay Anthony Gach and Dana Richardson

Fifty-nine entries were received from all over the world, including England, Australia, Canada, Italy, Belgium, New Zealand, and the United States. The winning composition was performed at the Long Island Composers Alliance Music for Students program on Sunday, March 21, 2010 at the Freeport Memorial Library.

FIRST PRIZE: Amanda Jacobs of Rochester, NY for Garden Verses (voice and piano) SECOND PRIZE: Sang Mi Ahn of Bloomington, IN for Two Pieces for Violin and Piano



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HOLIDAY DISPLAY IN THE FREEPORT RECREATION CENTER
HOLIDAY DISPLAY IN THE FREEPORT RECREATION CENTER
A festive holiday display is on exhibit through the beginning of January 2010 in the lobby of the Freeport Recreation Center. Photograph by Alan Richartz.
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