New York Piano Society to Hold Summer Gala Concert

 The New York Piano Society will hold a Summer Gala Concert on Sunday, June 6, featuring outstanding amateur artists who are members of the New York Piano Society. The 2 p.m. concert will be held in Hennessy Hall on Fairleigh Dickinson Universityís College at Florham, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J. Works by Brahms, Chopin, Rachmaninoff will be featured.

A donation of $15, or $10 for senior citizens, is suggested.

The reception following the concert will allow the audience to meet the artists and to enjoy the beautiful historical grounds of the former Vanderbilt-Twombly estate on which the campus is located.

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The New York Piano Society is dedicated to discovering and nurturing talented performers whose primary professions lie outside the field of music performance. By providing a nourishing environment through recitals, special social events with concert artists and workshops, the relationships between non-professional and professional pianists serve to inspire each other.

The concert is a part of the ongoing second season series of concerts presented by the New York Piano Society and FDUís Becton College of Arts and Sciences.

Based in New York City, The New York Piano Society, Inc. (NYPS) is a non-profit corporation founded in 2005 by pianist Elena Leonova, its founder and artistic director. She is currently on the faculty of Mannes College of Music.

New York Piano Society presents numerous exciting concerts and special events with guest-artists at the Carnegie Hall/ Weill Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center, the Concert Hall of the German Consulate, Hunter College, Steinway Hall, Liederkranz Hall and Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. 

For Immediate Release

FDU Public Relations
   (Metropolitan Campus Office)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Dina Schipper
Director, University Public Relations

Melissa Payton

FDU Public Relations
   (College at Florham Office)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

Scott Giglio
Assistant Director, Public Relations

Lillian Lukac