Fact Sheet

The mission of the Long Island Philharmonic is to provide the highest quality of music programming that entertains, excites and inspires the Long Island community, creating community pride and improving quality of life. Our purpose includes introducing and educating children to understand, appreciate and enjoy orchestral music as well as providing stimulation and adult music education.

Annual Budget: $1.8 Million
Funding Information: Through ticket and subscription sales, special fund-raising events, corporate sponsorships, individual contributions, foundation and government funding.
Region & Population: 2.8 million people in Nassau & Suffolk Counties, a 1,200 sq. mile area.
28th Season Schedule: 8 Subscription Classics Concerts
6 Youth Concerts
New Year's Eve Concert
2 Free Outdoor Parks Concerts
2 Candlelight Concerts
Other contracted engagements
Concert Venues: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, C.W. Post Campus,Brookville
Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY at Stony Brook
Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City
Heckscher Park, Huntington Village
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow
Brookhaven Amphitheater, Farmingville
Riverhead High School, Southampton & Ward Melville High School
Music Director and Conductor: David Wiley
Musicians: Professional musicians drawn from New York area, Local 802 AF of M
Concertmaster: Erica Kiesewetter
Chorus: The Long Island Philharmonic Chorus, 150-member adjunct ensemble under the direction of Frances C. Roberts.
Arts-in-Education Program: Programs designed to bring music to young people across Long Island, featuring Youth Concerts, Orchestra at Work, Master Classes, and a Young Artist Competition. This year, the orchestra expects to reach over 30,000 children in Long Island's 126 school districts.
Board of Directors: Members representing over 50 of Long Island's major corporations.
Chairman of the Board: Larry Austin - Austin Travel
Executive Director: Stephen Belth
Contact Us: Long Island Philharmonic, One Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 2C21,
Melville, NY 11747-4401 · Telephone (631) 293-2223
Email: liphil@liphilharmonic.org · Website: www.liphilharmonic.org
Box Office (631) 293-2222 · Fax (631) 293-2655
Long Island Philharmonic • Box Office Phone: 631-293-2222 • Business Office Phone: 631-293-2223 • Fax: 631-293-2655 1 Huntington Quadrangle • Suite 2C21 • Melville, NY 11747