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Press Releases from Adelphi University (204 total)

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Concert on March 23 at 7:30 p.m.

The talented students and faculty comprising Adelphi University’s Symphony Orchestra return to the stage for an evening of the music of Antonio Vivaldi under the direction of multiple Grammy-award nominee Christopher Lyndon-Gee on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Antonio Vivaldi is a household name through his vastly famous

Larson Legacy Concert: Ty Defoe and Tidtaya Sinutoke on March 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Encounter the unique sonic blend of shape-shifting between stories, vocal melodies, and percussive rhythms in the contemporary musical style of Ty Defoe and Tidtaya Sinutoke, recipients of the Larson Legacy Grant. Ty Defoe and Tidtaya Sinutoke will showcase their music on Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Team Defoe-Sinutoke write about

New Music XIII: Ensemble Pi at Adelphi University on February 17 at 8:00 p.m.

Ensemble Pi is a socially conscious new music group that has collaborated with numerous artists, writers, actors and journalists over the years to premiere over 50 works by American composers. As part of the New Music concert series, Ensemble Pi will perform on Saturday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (Adelphi PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New

Taylor 2 Dance Company at Adelphi University on February 3 at 8:00 p.m.

The Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company returns to the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center to showcase the athleticism, humor and range of emotions found in Paul Taylor’s work. The company will perform on Saturday, February 3 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dance Theatre in the Adelphi Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This program will feature the comedic hit Funny Papers, The Uncommitted and the

Mandy Gonzalez at Adelphi University on February 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Mandy Gonzalez takes the night off from her role as Angelica Schuyler in the hit musical phenomenon Hamilton to kick off the second half of the Adelphi University Performing Art Center’s (Adelphi PAC) 10th Anniversary season. Mandy Gonzalez will perform on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi PAC, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, New York. One of the most powerful and

Adelphi Jazz Ensemble at Adelphi University on December 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Join the Adelphi Jazz Ensemble for an exciting tribute to jazz legend Al Jarreau and the one and only Stevie Wonder under the direction of Cilla Owens. The Adelphi Jazz Ensemble will perform on Friday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. The Adelphi Jazz Ensemble, featuring the students of the

Holiday Celebrations at Adelphi University on December 15 and 16

Celebrate the holiday season at the Adelphi Performing Arts Center (PAC) with two fun-filled events for the whole family: the student-directed Holiday Showcase and the annual staged reading of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. Both events are free and open to the public. The Holiday Showcase features students from across campus performing holiday classics and more, with music ranging from Israeli folk songs to Mariah Carey’s Christmas hit All

Adelphi Chorale and Vocal Ensemble at Adelphi University on December 9

GARDEN CITY, NY, November 2017— The Adelphi choral ensembles return for a holiday celebration bringing the joy, hope and wonder of the season to life under the baton of Karen Faust Bauer. The Adelphi Chorale and the Adelphi Vocal Ensemble will perform on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York.

Dance Adelphi: Encounters at Adelphi University from November 29 – December 3

The Adelphi University Department of Dance brings the fall edition of its biannual dance showcase back to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) featuring student dancers and choreography from faculty. Dance Adelphi: Encounters will run from November 29 to December 3 in the Olmsted Theatre in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, New York. Department of Dance alum Jessie Ryan returns to Adelphi to create Encounters,

Adelphi University Introduces New First-Year Living-Learning Community in Eddy H …

It has been the mission of Adelphi University's Office of Residential Life and Housing to provide students with safe, inclusive communities that support their learning and development by encouraging a commitment to leadership, diversity and global citizenship. Using living-learning opportunities, they hope to further that mission. The First-Year Living-Learning Community is designed to promote personal and professional development, in addition to encouraging students to get involved in their campus and global

Trio Solisti at Adelphi University on November 18 at 8:00 p.m.

Trio Solisti, Adelphi’s ensemble-in-residence, returns to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) with another exhilarating performance. Trio Solisti will perform their fall concert on Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Trio Solisti has forged a reputation as “the most exciting piano trio in America” (The New Yorker), with a passionate performance

Theatreworks USA’s Click, Clack, Moo at Adelphi University on November 18 at 2 …

The popular picture book Click, Clack, Moo comes to life in this fun-filled musical from Theatreworks USA. Click, Clack, Moo will be performed on Saturday, November 18 on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This production is recommended for children in grades K-4 and their families. “Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such

Adelphi Ruth S. Ammon Students Learn How Nature Can Be Used in the Classroom Fro …

Adelphi University has a strong bond with the Greentree Foundation Teachers’ Ecology Workshop (GTFEW), a program designed to provide knowledge to teachers about Long Island ecology and natural history in partnership with Seatuck Environmental Association. Since 2013, GTFEW has held two week-long sessions, one for elementary school teachers and one for secondary school teachers. This summer, from July 6-July 21, Adelphi professors, Mary Jean McCarthy, Emily Kang Ph.D., Scott McMullen

Lucie Arnaz at Adelphi University on November 11 at 2:00 p.m.

You have seen her on Broadway in They’re Playing Our Song, Pippin, Lost In Yonkers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, first national tours of Seesaw, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Social Security, My One and Only or perhaps in London's West End in The Witches of Eastwick. You’ve seen her on television in The Black Dahlia, The Mating Season, The Lucie Arnaz Show, Sons and Daughters, on Here’s Lucy opposite her mother,

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Concert on October 27 at 7:30 p.m.

The talented students and faculty of the Adelphi University Department of Music present a remarkable concert under the direction of multiple Grammy nominee Christopher Lyndon-Gee. The concert will take place on Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. The most important and fascinating post-modernist composer in the world today, Valentin Silvestrov (Ukraine,

WindSync at Adelphi University on October 20

WindSync is a fresh and energetic wind quintet internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music. WindSync will perform on Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians,” Gold Medalist in the National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and winner of

An Afternoon with Bruce Hornsby at Adelphi University on October 22

Bruce Hornsby brings his distinct creativity to the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center in an exciting solo performance. Bruce Hornsby will perform on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Multiple Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that has been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade

Adelphi University Presents Its First Adelphi Legends Dinner Headlined by Actres …

Adelphi University is excited to announce the first ever Adelphi Legends Dinner that will be held during Spirit Weekend, Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Ruth S. Harley University Center Atrium and Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom. The event will recognize three Adelphi faculty, staff and alumni legends including Richard Garner. Ph.D., Nicholas Petron ’70, M.A., and Carmen de Lavallade ’03 (Honorary) while attendees enjoy

Adelphi University’s Best of Broadway on October 14 and 15

GARDEN CITY, NY, September 2017— Adelphi’s popular Best of Broadway series is back, once again featuring Adelphi’s talented students as they celebrate the music of Broadway. Best of Broadway will be performed on Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. To celebrate the

Silent Sky at Adelphi University from October 3 - 8

Adelphi University’s talented theatre students will perform Silent Sky, a play examining the life and work of Henrietta Leavitt written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Marlee Koenigsberg. Silent Sky will run from Tuesday, October 3 through Sunday, October 8 in the Black Box Theatre in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. When Henrietta Leavitt begins to work at the Harvard observatory

Journey West at Adelphi University on September 29 at 7:30 p.m.

GARDEN CITY, NY, September 2017— Join the Journey West as they chronicle the migration of melody through an interactive aural and visual performance. This musical trek tracks melodies and changing instrumentation beginning in the Middle East, traveling through Eastern and Western Europe, and finally arriving in the United States. The Journey West will take place on Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the

Student Rachel Foley ’19 Accounts On Her Impressive Internship Experiences at …

For student Rachel Foley ’19, she wasn’t going to wait until her junior or senior year to secure an internship in the accounting sector. At the end of her first year at Adelphi University’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Foley was able to join Nassau County’s Department of Human Services as an auditing intern where she worked alongside the fiscal director to analyze and confirm audit claims. “The most exciting

Larson Legacy Concert: Michael R. Jackson at Adelphi University on September 24 …

GARDEN CITY, NY, September 2017— The latest Larson Legacy Concert at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) is a work-in-progress concert reading of the musical White Girl in Danger, written by 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Michael R. Jackson. The production will take place on Sunday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre in the Adelphi PAC, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. White Girl In

Adelphi University Names James Perrino as the New Executive Vice President of Fi …

Adelphi University has appointed James (Jim) Perrino as executive vice president of finance and administration — a newly created position. Perrino will officially start September 14, 2017. In making the appointment, Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D., president of Adelphi University said, “Jim is recognized as a top financial leader with outstanding fiscal management and asset management skills. He will serve Adelphi University well, as we continue to grow our academic offerings, operation

Danielle Hyatt ’16: Interning Her Way To IBM With Adelphi University

For Adelphi University alumna Danielle Hyatt ’16 from Wantagh, New York, finding the right internship as a marketing major in the Adelphi University Robert B. Willumstad School of Business was key to securing her current position as a designer in training at IBM (International Business Machines Corporation). “I have designed and helped develop chatbots, apps, and websites. Along with design, I participate in market research as well as

RENT in Concert at Adelphi University on September 16 and 17

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT, created by Adelphi graduate Jonathan Larson (’82), has become a pop culture phenomenon. The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) opened its doors in the fall of 2008 with the first college production of this beloved musical. We are honored to kick off our 10th anniversary season in a similar fashion with a concert version

Adelphi University Inspires High School Students to Become Nurses

High school students entering their first year, sophomore, junior or senior years were able to get a taste of the college experience at Adelphi University through one of their flagship Pre- College Summer Programs — Introduction to Nursing, where students experienced the state-of-the-art Clinical Education and Simulation Labs, visited a local hospital where they observed an open-heart surgery and had memorable interactions with faculty and staff. “We got to see actual

Adelphi University Announces New Healthcare Programs in High Needs Areas

Adelphi University continues to be at the forefront of launching new programs for high needs areas of healthcare. New programs approved for the 2018 spring semester include an M.S. in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master’s Certificate and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (D.N.P.). The M.S. in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program is designed to educate nurses prepared at

Adelphi University Professor Wins 2017 Independent Press Award

After publishing her first novel, The Ropes That Bind, Tracy Stopler submitted hard copies in two categories to the Independent Press Awards Competition: Women’s Issues and Women’s Fiction, the latter for which she was selected as the “Distinguished Favorite” winner. However, Stopler, who is a registered dietician in private practice for 30 years, an adjunct professor at Adelphi University for 20 years, and who recently took on a new role

Professionals from the New York Theatre Workshop Give Adelphi Students Insight o …

Leading national theater organization, New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW), has a long history of fruitful collaboration with the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC). This summer, Adelphi hosted the workshop’s sixth summer residency from June 5-18, where 11 students from the Department of Theater gained a significant edge in the world of theatrical project development. Founded in 1979, NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted

Adelphi University Students Win Second Place At MobileMonday NYC API-First Hacka …

You probably know supercomputer Watson as the master answering machine from Jeopardy, but did you know that it’s also the perfect gift finder? For Adelphi University computer science students Sarthak Arora ‘18 from Brooklyn, Prasanth Venigalla ‘18 from Glen Head, Jai Punjwani ‘18 from Bellmore and Harmit Minhas ‘18 from Queens Village, coming in second place winning $1,500 at MobileMonday NYC API-First Hackathon judged by IBM’s employees was just another

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Awards Adelphi University Professors Nea …

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Adelphi University Associate Professors Brian Stockman, Ph.D. and Melissa VanAlstine-Parris, Ph.D., both in the Department of Chemistry, a federal grant for $310,934. One of the main goals of the project is to immerse undergraduate students into cutting-edge scientific research including hands-on use of NMR spectroscopy instrumentation, medicinal chemistry and Trichomonas vaginalis cell biology. The award became active on June 1, 2017 and

Adelphi University Associate Professor Rita Verma, Ph.D., Wins 2017 Global Confe …

Adelphi University’s Rita Verma, Ph.D., associate professor in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, has been awarded a top prize—the ANAHEI Research Leadership Award: Global Issues, from the 2017 Global Conference on Education and Research (GLOCER) for her book Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship: Narratives From the Unofficial Curriculum (Routledge, 2017). The book was inspired by Dr. Verma’s work in the community and in the classroom and her

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Adelphi University from April 25-30

Love and magic run amok at Adelphi University as the students of the Department of Theatre perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream under the direction of Professor Brian Rose. A Midsummer Night’s Dream will run from April 25-30 in the Black Box Theatre at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. A Midsummer Night’s Dream may be Shakespeare’s most popular play, but it isn’t

24-Hour Challenge: Adelphi University Students Give Back With First Annual Givin …

Adelphi University students, faculty, alumni and friends will be showing their panther pride for 24 hours with a full day of giving back to the institution and rallying around causes they love with the first annual Giving Day 2017 scheduled for Wednesday, April 19. “The theme of the day is celebrating Adelphi and giving back,” said Jennifer Walsh, director of annual giving in the Office of University Advancement. This new style of

Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul at Adelphi University on April 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Ebullient triple threat and Tony and Drama Desk Award winner for Kinky Boots, Billy Porter is a New York City theater success story. Here the versatile and altogether irresistible Kinky Boots star appears where his talents shine brightest—center stage, performing a heartfelt selection of songs, including his own, drawing on a wide spectrum of styles and emotions. Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul will take place on Friday, April 21, at

Spring Dance Adelphi from April 19 - 23

The Adelphi University Department of Dance returns with its biannual showcase of its students’ talent. Spring Dance Adelphi will take place from April 19 – 23 in the Olmsted Theatre at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This Spring Dance Adelphi highlights a mixed program of dance including classical ballet as well as modern and contemporary dance. Featured works include pieces from

Cilla Owens at Adelphi University on April 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Cilla Owens has been called "as smooth as Nancy Wilson, as authoritative as Sarah Vaughan, and as informed as Carmen McRae" - JazzTimes. Join Cilla and her Smooth Sailing Jazz Ensemble for a celebration inspired by Ella Fitzgerald's centennial year and the birthday of Billie Holiday, as well as the music of Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, and other jazz icons. Cilla will perform on Friday, April 7

Theaterworks USA’s The Lightning Thief at Adelphi University on April 2 at 3:0 …

Rick Riordan’s popular novel The Lightning Thief is now an exciting musical! The Lightning Thief will be performed on Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This production is recommended for children in grade 3 and up. Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief tells the story of Percy Jackson, a misfit

Brighton Beach Memoirs at Adelphi University from March 28 – April 2

GARDEN CITY, NY, March 2017— Adelphi University’s talented theatre students will perform Brighton Beach Memoirs, a semi-autobiographical comedy by Neil Simon, under the direction of JJ O’Neil. Brighton Beach Memoirs runs from March 28 – April 2 in the Olmsted Theatre at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This production of Brighton Beach Memoirs is generously sponsored by Jack Levande. Eugene Jerome, standing

The HillBenders Present The Who’s TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry at Adelphi Universit …

Forty-five years after its original release, The Who’s TOMMY has been reimagined as a bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri's The HillBenders. The HillBenders Present…The Who’s TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry will be performed on Friday, March 24 at 8:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. This Bluegrass Opry brings a new perspective to Tommy while paying respect

The Habana Boys at Adelphi University on March 12 at 3:00 p.m.

GARDEN CITY, NY, March 2017— Direct from Havana on their North American debut tour, the Habana Boys deliver an afternoon of high-energy international music on Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. The Habana Boys is a group of four classically-trained singers and their band who are best described as a mix

2017 Adelphi President’s Gala Honors Outstanding Individuals

Adelphi University is proud to announce its 17th annual President’s Gala to be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at The Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, NY. This year, we will recognize several outstanding honorees: Adelphi alumnus Marc S. Strachan ’81, Shorelight Education and The Adelphi Women’s Giving Circle, with a cocktail reception followed by dinner and dancing. Adelphi alumnus and sports commentator for the Knicks and

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Concert on March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Experience the remarkable depth of talent in Adelphi’s Department of Music at the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra spring concert. The concert will take place on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Under the direction of the Department of Music’s internationally active, multiple Grammy-nominated conductor Christopher Lyndon-Gee, the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra will perform Brandenburg

New Music XII: The Parhelion Trio at Adelphi University on March 4 at 8:00 p.m.

The latest installment in Adelphi’s New Music series features The Parhelion Trio, a flute-clarinet-piano ensemble with a dedication to contemporary music. The Parhelion Trio will perform on Saturday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. The Parhelion Trio—Sarah Carrier (flute), Ashleé Miller (clarinet), and Andrea Christie (piano)—is a New York City based, all-female

Lovers and Other Strangers at Adelphi University from February 28 – March 5

Adelphi University’s talented theatre students will perform Lovers and Other Strangers, a classic show that was a hit both on Broadway and on film, under the direction of Nicholas Petron, chair of the Department of Theatre. Lovers and Other Strangers runs from February 28 – March 5 at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), Black Box Theatre, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Lovers and Other Strangers, written

Adelphi University’s Best of Broadway on February 25 and 26

Adelphi’s popular Best of Broadway series is back, once again featuring Adelphi’s talented students as they celebrate the music of Broadway. Best of Broadway: One Enchanted Evening will be performed on Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Taking inspiration from a wide

Larson Legacy Concert: César Alvarez at Adelphi University on February 19 at 3: …

GARDEN CITY, NY, February 2017— The latest Larson Legacy Concert at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is an exciting workshop production of César Alvarez’s new musical, NOISE. The concert will take place on Sunday, February 19 at 3:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre in the AUPAC, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. NOISE, a new musical, is inspired by a strange little piece of critical theory, which

Trio Solisti at Adelphi University on February 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Trio Solisti marks their 12th year as ensemble-in-residence at Adelphi University with their spring concert. The concert will take place on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall, at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. Trio Solisti’s spring concert program includes Haydn’s Trio in C Major, Hob. XV:27, Chausson’s Trio in G minor, Op. 3 and Brahms’ Trio

SingStrong New York International A Cappella Festival to be Held at Adelphi Univ …

Professional a cappella groups from around the world will perform with collegiate and high school groups at the SingStrong International A cappella Festival from February 10-12, 2017 at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York. SingStrong Inc. is a public charity and this marks its 14th a cappella festival. The all-vocal event consists of five concerts and two days of classes and coachings, all

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