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Long Island Music Legends, Elliott Murphy and Garland Jeffreys, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Elliott Murphy, who is featured in the Stony Brook Film Festival’s documentary, The Second Act of Elliott Murphy, will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. Also on the program, is Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee, Garland Jeffreys.

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2017 Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Scholarship Winners Announced

LONG ISLAND MUSIC HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED June 27, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 LIMHoF Scholarship Program. Each year, LIMHoF grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to students graduating in Long Island, Brooklyn and/or Queens who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. This year, four scholarships were awarded. “Every year we become more impressed with the scholarship applications […]

Long Island Composers Alliance, In Association with Long Island Music Hall of Fame, Presents Music by and For Students Concert on June 11

Long Island Composers Alliance, In Association with Long Island Music Hall of Fame, Presents Music by and For Students Concert on June 11

The Long Island Composers Alliance and Long Island Music Hall of Fame are partnering for the 44th annual Music By And For Students concert. The concert, presented on Sunday, June 11 @ 2:30 PM at Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Concert Hall on California Avenue in Hempstead, will feature new compositions written specifically for students by LICA composers and original compositions written and performed by Long Island students. This celebration of young players and composers has become the model for State-Wide […]

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Adds Former Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal To Honorary Education Board

May 18, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce that Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, solo artist, producer, and former lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, has been added to their Honorary Education Board. The LIMHoF Education Advisory Board’s goal is to help carry out the Long Island Music Hall of Fame’s education mission. Lending star power and educational expertise to the Education Board, Bumblefoot joins a growing list of celebrities and educators […]

LIMHOF Scholarship Application Now Available

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Application Now Available for Graduating Seniors

May 9, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce that it is officially accepting applications for its 2017 LIMHoF Scholarship Program. Each year, LIMHoF grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to students who are graduating from high school in Long Island, Brooklyn and/or Queens, and who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. This year, four $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students. “Long Island Music Hall […]

High School Music Department Recognition Program Concert

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is proud to announce the recipients of their first High School Music Department Recognition Program. Seven Long Island High School music programs will be honored at a ceremony at: Northport High School 7:30pm on Monday, April 3, 2017 The schools receiving this prestigious recognition include: Freeport High School Great Neck North High School Herricks High School Huntington High School Long Island High School of the Arts Northport High School Uniondale High School Northport […]

A Message from the Chairman on the passing of Tony Martell

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame mourns the loss of music industry veteran Tony Martell. In addition to working with dozens of prominent artists from the 1960’s through the 1990s as A&R director, record label vice president, and record label head, primarily with CBS Records (now Sony entertainment) and its subsidiaries, Martell worked with musicians who covered a wide range of musical styles including rock, soul, jazz, pop, blues, and heavy metal, including several in the Long Island Music Hall of […]

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces New High School Recognition Program

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is excited to open the application process for its 2016-2017 High School Recognition Program.  Through this newly created program, the Hall of Fame will strive to honor the schools of the region by recognizing their unique abilities to impact future generations of musicians through education. The Long Island Music Hall of Fame High School Recognition Program is designed to identify Long Island High School music programs that are creating notable music experiences for […]

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Receives Grant from The Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation

Pictured above: Joe Jankowski, Executive Director – LIMHoF & Kathryn Curran, Executive Director – Gardiner Foundation The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is proud to be the recipient of a 2016-2017 Grant from the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation. This grant in the amount of $21,800.18 was distributed by the Gardiner Foundation’s Board of Directors to support the Hall’s Mobile Education Museum, which was recently on display at the Hall of Fame’s 2016 Induction Awards Ceremony & Gala. This grant […]

LIMHoF and Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Give Talk at LICSS Conference

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame and Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Give Talk at LICSS Conference By Tom Needham Published: October 21 2016 Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and the LIMHOF presented “Rock and Roll, History and Influence of U.S. History” at the LICSS’ 36th Annual Conference. Melville, NY – October 21, 2016 – On Friday, October 21st, 2016, Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and the Long Island Music […]