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


SUN. JAN. 13, 2008 10:30 AM
The Choir of United Methodist Church
of Huntington & Cold Spring Harbor,
180 West Neck Ave., Huntington,
will sing the Offertory Anthem:
"Hold Fast to Dreams" by Leonard Lehrman & Langston Hughes
in honor of departing choir member Bette Jack

SUN. JAN. 20, 2008 10:30 AM
The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus, together with
The Choir of United Methodist Church
of Huntington & Cold Spring Harbor,
180 West Neck Ave., Huntington,
will sing the Offertory Anthem:
"Conscience" by Leonard Lehrman & Abel Meeropol
in memory of Susan Blake, "the Social Conscience of Long Island"

Also SUN. JAN. 20, 2008 2:00 PM
at the Celebration of the Life of Susan Blake,
videos will be shown of her performing
Joel Mandelbaum's "The Causes Are Waiting for You"
at New York Green Fest, Ithaca Commons, Aug. 12, 2007
and excerpts from The Booby Trap or Off Our Chests
by Leonard Lehrman & Sydney Ross Singer
at Empire Haven, Moravia NY Aug. 10, 2007

Leonard's setting of Abraham Lincoln's "Second Inaugural"
will be sung MON. JAN. 21
at the American Guild of Organists Mini-Convention in Brooklyn
and SUN. FEB. 10 10:30AM at United Methodist Church, Huntington

Five Centuries of Great Duets*
with Helene Williams, Kathryn Wieckhorst & Leonard Lehrman
from Purcell thru Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky,
Humperdinck, Strauss, Prokofiev, Bernstein, Blitzstein, and featuring
a duet from Hannah by Lehrman & Orel Odinov Protopopescu
plus the world premiere of Lehrman's setting of
Euripides' "What Is God?: An End to War" -- in Greek!

SUN. MAR. 2, 2008 3:00 PM
Syosset Public Library
225 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Syosset NY 11791
Tel. 516-921-7161 ext. 240 FREE

SAT. MAR. 15, 2008 8:00 PM
Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library
999 Old Country Rd., Plainview NY 11803
Tel. 516-938-0077 ext. 1253 FREE

SUN. APR. 13, 2008 2:00 PM
Wantagh Public Library
3285 Park Ave., Wantagh NY 11793
Tel. 516-221-1200 FREE

THU. MAY 8, 2008 2:00 PM
Bethpage Public Library
47 Powell Ave., Bethpage NY 11714
Tel. 516-931-3907 FREE

THU. JUL. 17 12:30 PM
East Meadow Public Library
1886 Front St., East Meadow NY 11554
Tel. 516-794-2570 FREE

SUN. NOV. 9 2:00 PM - canceled, with apologies, by library
Port Washington Public Library
1 Library Dr., Port Washington NY 11050
Tel. 516-883-4400 ext. 123 FREE
We hope to be performing there next year...

SUN. NOV. 16 2:00 PM
North Merrick Public Library
1691 Meadowbrook Rd.
North Merrick NY 11566
Tel. 516-378-7474 ext. 22 FREE

SAT. NOV. 29 2:00 PM
Freeport Memorial Library
144 W. Merrick Rd., Freeport NY 11520
Tel. 516-379-3274 ext. 224 FREE

SAT. DEC. 6 2:00 PM
Long Beach Public Library
111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach, NY
Info: 516-432-7201 FREE

SUN. MAR. 2 5:30 PM
Suffolk Peace Concert at Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington
Ijeoma Merenini sings Elie Siegmeister's & Langston Hughes's
"Chalk Marks on the Sidewalk," and the world premieres of
Leonard Lehrman's setting of Marcia McNair's
"Long Island Is Just Not Long Enough"
and several of her own songs

SUN. APR. 27 12:30 PM
Concert at Jan Hus Playhouse, 351 E. 74 St., Manhattan
Tel. 212-288-6743
Helene & Leonard perform Leonard's
"fairytale" and "No More Boomerang"
--from his song cycle, An Australian Odyssey
as part of program co-sponsored by Vox Novus
and The Remarkable Theatre Brigade

The Booby Trap or Off Our Chests**
by Leonard Lehrman & Sydney Ross Singer, based on Singer's
A Little Breast Play with new songs based on his The Doctor Is Out
starring Helene Williams, Kathryn Wieckhorst,
Cary Bair, & Leonard Lehrman
in memory of Susan Blake (June 18, 1953-Oct. 2, 2007)

SAT. MAY 17, 2008 2:00PM
Womanspace, at Great Neck Senior Center
80 Grace Ave., Great Neck NY
Info: Gladys Thompson Roth 516-466-3916
Suggested Donation: $5-8
as part of "Prevention Is the Cure" Week
featured speaker: LIU Prof. Scott Carlin

and as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

TUE. SEPT. 2 11:00 AM telecast scheduled for Channel 20, Woodbury area

SUN. OCT. 19, 2008 4:00PM
Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 E. Oakdene Ave., Teaneck NJ
Info: 201-836-8923 Suggested Donation: $5
featured speaker: Dr. Jeff Kopelson,
Schachter Center for Complementary Medicine, Nyack NY

SAT. JUNE 7, 2008 3:00 PM
Annual Court Street Music Recital
Performances by voice, piano, and composition students
of Helene & Leonard,
including the world premiere of Leonard's song cycle:
Long Island Songs of Seasoned Women
in memory of Susan Blake.
Reservations required: 516-825-2939

THU. JUNE 19, 2008 6:00 PM
Annual meeting of the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case
at Tamiment Library (8th floor), New York University
70 Washington Square South.
Helene sings Edith Segal's "My Loved One" and "Underneath the Spanish Stars"
in memory of Moe Fishman and Muriel Goldring
and an excerpt from the Leonard Lehrman-Kim Rich opera in progress, ALGER.
In memory of Susan Blake,
members of the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus perform
"Conscience" and "Lost Forever" by Abel Meeropol & Leonard Lehrman.
and "The House I Live In" by Abel Meeropol & Earl Robinson
Speakers: Morton Sobell, Miriam Moskowitz,
Margaret Ratner Kunstler, and Carol Jochnowitz.
Info: 718-667-4740

SUN. JUNE 22, 2008 3PM Shakespeare & Song
Helene & Leonard perform Shakespeare settings
by Leonard & by Joel Mandelbaum (incl. 2 world premieres)
St. Marks in the Bowery 10th St & 2nd Ave.
produced by Downtown Music, Mimi-Stern-Wolfe, Dir.
Donation requested: $10

SUN. AUG. 3, 2008 3PM Boatwright & Lehrman Songs
sung by Helene & Helen Boatwright, accompanied by Leonard
at Helen Boatwright's home in Fayetteville (near Syracuse), NY
--by invitation only
Donation requested

FRI. AUG. 8, 2008 7:00PM Northeast Naturist Festival
Celebrating 2 Nudecades of Great Performances
with special guest star Cary Bair
Empire Haven, Moravia NY
in music by Styne, Siegmeister, Porter, Mozart,
Marks, Lehrman, Bronner, Berlin, Bair

SAT. AUG. 16, 2008 7:30PM Songs for a Summer's Night
with The Aviva Players at Montauk Library
featuring music by Jeanne Singer, Alma Mahler, Lili Boulanger,
Clara Schumann, Lou Rodgers & Mira J. Spektor

FRI., SEP. 5, 8:00 PM at Galapagos, 16 Main St., in Brooklyn
Leonard Lehrman's Prelude: Bloody Kansas
will be part of Rob Voisey's 60x60 program

THU. OCT. 23, 2008 7:30PM Sally Martin sings Leonard's
The Anchor of My Heart as part of her show
"Another Time, Another Place"
at Germano's, 300 S. High St., Baltimore, MD
For reservations, call 410-752-4515

SUN. OCT. 26, 2008 10:30AM The choir at First Congregational Church,
40 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair NJ, conducted by Julie Morgan
will perform, as part of their service, Leonard's
"Blessed Be He" from his opera Hannah

WED. OCT 29, 2008 3:00 PM --
(postponed from 2007) - re-postponed to Feb. 27, 2009
Bernstein & Blitzstein: The Jewish Connection
at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, University Center, Majestic Palm Room
Info: (561) 461-2332


--Performances 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.
**Co-sponsored by Maldeb Foundation.

photo of Susan & Cary
by Helene Williams 7/21/07