(Opposite the post office – bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic dinner.
Concerts are held rain or shine. Rain location: Scarsdale High School).
Combining the talents of professional, amateur, and outstanding student musicians, the Westchester Band presents annually a series of free “concerts under the stars,” sponsored principally by the Scarsdale Department of Parks and Recreation, local merchants, and by donations from the concert going public. If you wish to make a tax-deductible contribution, please join the Friends of the Westchester Band.
2013 marks Alan Hollander's 13th year at the helm of the Westchester Band. A professional musician since the age of 18, he has conducted numerous ensembles across the New York metropolitan area, including the American Wind Ensemble, Larchmont Symphony, Westchester Pops and various other ensembles. He is Professor of Music at Lehman College, teaching Music Education, instrumental methods, and conducting, and has just completed his twelfth season as Director of the Lehman College Community Band.
An accomplished oboist, Alan performs solo and chamber works widely, and is oboist of the Lehman Woodwind Quintet. He is also quite active as a clinician/ conductor in public school music, leading All County and All State Festival Ensembles throughout New York State.
For 28 years he was Director of Music and Instrumental Ensembles in the Edgemont Public Schools, and in his "spare" time enjoys tennis and sailing.