Christian McLeer, the award-winning young pianist and composer, will perform on April 26 at 3 p.m. in the Red Ballroom of Westbury House. The concert is a highlight of the 1998 Opening Weekend festivities at Old Westbury Gardens.
A native of New Hyde Park, Christian McLeer has been composing and performing since the age of five. He has been the winner of many local and East Coast competitions. In 1995, his choral composition entitled "Awake" was performed by The Long Island Singers in a concert honoring Morton Gould, which received rave reviews. McLeer, a graduate of New Hyde Park Memorial High School and a graduate of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School and presently attends the Manhattan School of Music, where he is majoring in Composition and Piano.
The concert is free with House and Gardens admission. Space is limited, so please register at the front desk of Westbury House the day of the concert. Combined admission to the House and Gardens: $10 adults, $6 children 6-12, seniors 62+ $8. Admission to the Gardens only $6 adults, $3 children 6-12, seniors $5. Children under age six and members of Old Westbury Gardens are admitted free. Call 333-0048 for directions.