We look forward to seeing you!
Please contact us AFTER 10 a.m.
at 516 256-4209 or 516 626-0238
Helene: helenespierman@optonline.net
Leonard: ljlehrman@gmail.com

FRI., JAN. 9.
early evening
Naturist Cabaret Part II
including world premiere of Leonard's setting of Yeats's "A Coat"
at Sunsport Gardens, Loxahatchee, Florida

Music Library Association Convention
at theCrystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
THU. FEB. 12. 3:30 p.m.
Jewish Music Roundtable lecture/performance:
"The Jewish Social Conscience in Music,
from Sacco and Vanzetti to the Rosenbergs"
FRI. FEB. 13. 3:30 p.m. Composers/Performers Roundtable
lecture/performance including works by
Gerhard Bronner, Marc Blitzstein, Elie Siegmeister, and Leonard
along with Alan Mandel performing his own and Siegmeister's piano works
and Randye Jones sing Negro spirituals, accompanied by Leonard

SUN., MAR. 14 2:30 p.m.
Recital Honoring Women's History Month
Songs & Settings of Poems
By & About Women
co-sponsored by The Aviva Players
Nassau Grants for the Arts*
and the Elie Siegmeister Society
including works by Mira J. Spektor,
Adele Berk, Mary Howe, Clara Schumann,
Lili Boulanger, Alma Mahler, Elie Siegmeister
and world premieres of settings by Leonard
of poems by Rosalie Calabrese, Grace Herman,
and Suffolk County Poet Laureate George Wallace
at Great Neck House
14 Arrandale Ave., Great Neck, NY
Information: (516) 482-0355 FREE

SUN., MAR. 28 2:00 p.m.
repeat of MAR. 14 program at
Long Beach Public Library
111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach, NY
Information: (516) 432-7201 FREE

SUN., APR. 18 2:00 p.m.
Leonard conducts the Workmen's Circle Chorus
at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. at 34th St., Manhattan
in a memorial to the Warsaw Ghetto uprising
with Helene as soloist in his setting of Alena Synkova's
"I'd Like to Go Away Alone"

FRI., APR. 23 5:00 p.m.
Explorations in Jewish Music
Music on the theme of Yom Hashoah
Congregation Kol Ami, 252 Soundview Ave.,
White Plains, NY
Information: (914) 777-1660

SAT., MAY 1 7:00 p.m.
An American Labor Songbook II
including songs by Blitzstein, Meeropol, Brecht,
Lehrer, Rome, Segal & Leonard
--also on the program: Anne Feeney & Chris Chandler(!)--
at The American Labor Museum,
Botto House National Landmark
83 Norwood Street, Haledon, NJ 07508
presented by
Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council
and Meet The Composer**
Info: (973) 595-7953
Admission FREE

THU., MAY 27 8:00 p.m.
Composers Concordance Concert at N.Y.U. 35 W. 4th St. NYC
Paul Sperry, tenor, accompanied by Leonard, sings
5 Theodore Chanler Songs and, with Helene,
5 Lehrman Duets, incl. world premiere of
"I Went Looking for My Soul" (text: Charles Bernstein)
Info: (212) 564-4899

WED., JUN. 9 7:30 p.m.
Aviva Players Concert
at Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 E. 65th St., NYC
including Helene & Leonard in songs by Adele Berk, Lili Boulanger,
Mary Howe, Alma Mahler, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann
and Mira J. Spektor Info: (212) 362-2277

SUN., JUN. 13 3:00 p.m.
Second Annual Court Street Music
Recital of Our Students
at our home, 33 Court Street, Valley Stream, NY
Ijeoma Merenini, Jasmine Choi, Rachel Ling,
Cesar Colchado, and David Weber

THU., JUN. 17 6:00 p.m.
National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case Annual Meeting
Helene & The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus
and members of the Workmen's Circle Chorus sing
Music of Edith Segal
arranged, accompanied & conducted by Leonard
at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68 St., NYC FREE

SUN., JUN. 27 7:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Church of Madison, Wisconsin
A Marc Blitzstein Cabaret
honoring the 135th birthday of Emma Goldman
Produced by Meg Skinner, co-sponsored by WORT
Info: (608) 233-9774 or 238-6950 or 798-4291
Suggested donation: $10

WED. JULY 14 8:00 p.m. ---Sorry! Cancelled! :<(
Music Festival of the Hamptons
Lukas Foss, Director
featuring world premiere of Leonard's setting
of Suffolk County poet laureate George Wallace's
Song of Long Island
performed by the Oceanside Chorale

FRI., JULY 23 7:30 p.m.
Northport Library Concert
151 Laurel Ave., Northport, Long Island
Tel. (631) 261-6930
part of the Northport Arts Coalition
Do-ing Music concert series
featuring the world premieres of
Leonard's setting of poems by George Wallace,
Fay Slavin, Edna St. Vincent Millay and other settings of great poems
(Bryant, Dehmel, Dickinson, Goethe, Heine, Shakespeare, and Teasdale)
by Brahms, Schubert, Wolf, Mendelssohn, Mahler, Strauss
and L.I. composers Adele Berk, Mira J. Spektor, and J. Willard Roosevelt
Admission FREE

FRI., AUG. 7 7:00 p.m.
More Songs for Naturists
at Empire Haven, Moravia NY
featuring the world premiere of Leonard's "Brando Credo"
[on words by Marlon Brando]
Go to OMTSIGofTNS'History.html for a history of
The Naturist Society's
Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group

MON., AUG. 16 7:00 p.m.
Kerry Cabaret
A Night of Singing and Dancing that Just Might Change the World
Helene & Len will perform Len's & Joel Shatzky "Glorious War"
and Lou & Peter Berryman's "Acme Forgetting Service"
at Jeanne Rimsky Theatre, 232 Main Street, Port Washington, NY
Adm. $50, $80 per couple
checks payable to Kerry Victory 2004
For further info call John Stillwaggon at (516) 242-0785

SUN., SEP. 12 2:00 p.m.
Morris Schappes Memorial
1199 Hall, 310 West 43rd St., Manhattan
Helene sings "El Molei Rachamim"
Admission FREE

SUN., OCT. 3 2:30 p.m.
Nadia Boulanger Memorial Concert
at theBryant Library
2 Paper Mill Rd., Roslyn, L.I.
Tel. (516) 621-2240
Concert of music by Boulanger students:
Blitzstein, Diamond, Husa, Robertson, Siegmeister, Lehrman
Admission FREE

SAT., OCT. 9 4:15 p.m.
Nadia Boulanger Memorial Symposium
at The American Music Research Center,
University of Colorado at Boulder
Concert of music by Boulanger students:
Blitzstein, Diamond, Husa, Robertson, Siegmeister, Lehrman

TUE., NOV. 9 7:00 p.m.
Marc Blitzstein--Rallying With A Note
in series, "Jewish Composers for the Musical Stage,"
with Robert Sherman, Helene Williams, and Leonard Lehrman,
and special guest Bill Castleman
hosted by Sidney Gluck
for the American Jewish Historical Society
and the Sholom Aleichem Memorial Foundation
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th St., Manhattan
The performance will include suites composed for the occasion
based on themes from The Cradle Will Rock and Sacco and Vanzetti
along with excerpts from those works and others
by Marc Blitzstein (1905-1964), edited & completed by Leonard Lehrman
Adm. $8/$4 free to AJHS members Info: Tel. 212-255-4774


--Performances [except Aug. 16] are co-sponsored by The
Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation
for Ethics, Religion, Science, and the Arts, Inc.--

*This program is made possible in part
with public funds from the N.Y. State Council
on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered
by the L.I. Arts Council at Freeport.

Similar funds have co-sponsored the Oceanside Chorale,
which Leonard conducts in concert
June 5 at the Merle Avenue School
and December 11 at the Fortesque Avenue School
at 8:00 p.m. in Oceanside, L.I.
The programs will include a number of
Lehrman compositions & arrangements.

**Funding from Meet The Composer, Inc.
is provided with the support of the N.Y. State
Council on the Arts, ASCAP,
the Virgil Thomson Foundation,
the Eleanor Naylor Dana Charitable Trust,
and the National Endowment for the Arts.