Due to coronavirus concerns LIU Post String Celebration Day has been cancelled. Here is more information

Participating Schools

Plainview-Old Bethpage – JFK High School String Orchestra – Dustin Bartley, Conductor
Elwood – John Glenn H.S. Chamber Strings – Karen Gellert, Conductor

Collaboration piece with LIU Post String Ensemble and guestsSt. Paul’s Suite – Gustav Holst (Jig, Intermezzo and Finale)

Individuals who would like to participate in the Collaboration piece should read the Registration page.

String Celebration Day Schedule

2:45-3:00 Participating groups arrive at Tilles Center
3-4:00 Adjudication on Tilles Stage by LIU Post String Faculty
Plainview-Old Bethpage – Brahms Academic Festival Overture (arr. Bob McCashin)
Elwood – Bach Double Concerto in D Minor - Allegro
4:15-5:15 Sectional rehearsals on joint piece – Gustav Holst
Violins – Tilles Stage with Dr. Dale Stuckenbruck
Violas – Patrons Lounge with Dr. Veronica Salas
Cellos – Atrium with Professor Maureen Hynes
Basses – Krasnoff Theater with Professor Karen Gellert
(All students should bring folding music stands)
5:15-6:00 Dinner break – Students can bring food or purchase food in the Hillwood Commons Cafeteria
6:15-7:30 Joint rehearsal on Tilles Stage of Holst conducted by Professor Maureen Hynes
8:00 Concert at Tilles Center – each group performs their individual selection with their own Conductor and the Final piece is the collaboration of all groups with the LIU Post String Ensemble and guests conducted by Professor Maureen Hynes
There is no fee to participate but admission will be charged to the concert.

Admission to Concert at Tilles – Adults $10.00 Students and Seniors $8.00

The LIU Post String Faculty

For more information please contact Maureen.Hynes@liu.edu.