Willow's Past Performances


December 5, 2009
KAIROS Awards Dinner
Hofstra University

November 17, 2009
Elmont, NY
Elmont Jewish Center Annual Dinner

October 18, 2009
Brentwood, NY
Interfaith service for Peace and Nonviolence, part of World Peace March
Sponsored by Pax Christi and the Interfaith Alliance
Sacred Heart Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph

October 13, 2009
Manhasset, NY
Friends of Darfur Fundraiser
Featuring Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, MD :humanitarian activist and doctor

September 23, 2009
Great Neck, NY
Atria Cutter Mill Concert for residents and staff of Atria Senior Living http://www.atriaseniorliving.com/community.aspx?id=1474

September 19, 2009
New York, NY
Isabella Geriatric Center Concert for residents and staff

August 6, 2009
Manhasset, NY
Work For Peace-64rth Commemoration of Hiroshima Day
featuring speakers from government, policy, houses of worship throughout LI
and the Japanese Children's Peace Committee.
co-sponsored by GreatNeck SANE/Peace Action, LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives,
Interfaith Alliance and PAX Christi, Five Towns Forum and Womanspace.
http://www.panys.org/GN/ , http://www.longislandpeace.org/ ,
http://www.interfaithalliance.org/, http://www.paxchristiusa.org/


June 19, 2009
Bay Shore Jewish Center
Concert honoring Cantor Arlene Zucker

June 12, 2009
Fundraiser for St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House
Barnes&Noble, Manhasset, NY


May 8, 2009
New Hyde Park, NY
Comprehensive Community Hospice Annual Interfaith Memorial Service
Parker Institute, North Shore LIJ

April 17, 2009
"A Song for Darfur" Fundraiser for the Darfur Peace and Development Organization,
featuring performers Tom Chapin and Christine Lavin

March 15, 2009
Sunday Morning service at UU Church of Queens

March 11, 2009
"My Life Under The Gun"
Musical prelude to Shelter Rock Social Justice Forum,
featuring Lydia Cacho, journalist and activist against human trafficking and battered women and children
Co-sponsored by CIAM Cancun, Amnesty International and UNESCO
http://www.CIAMCancun.org/end, http://www.amnestyusa.org

February 1, 2009
Port Washington, NY
Private Memorial service for George Kesner

January 20, 2009
Manhasset, NY
Interfaith Inaugural Gala Concert
sponsored by the Long island Council of Churches



December 7, 2008
Searingtown, NY
Preparing for Christmas at Inisfada Community Advent Concert
at the St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House

December 6, 2008
Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead, NY
KAIROS Awards honoring contributions towards bringing about a more just and peaceful world.
http://longislandpeace.org, http://www.unitedforpeace.org/calendar.php?calid=18526

October 12, 2008
Hollis, NY
A Concert of 18th Century Music
featuring mezzo April Lynne James, soprano Farah Chandu, pianist Guy Brewer
and Antonio Vivaldi's "Gloria", sung in the original treble arrangement by Willow
sponsored by Queens Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs,
Materials on the Arts and the NYC Department of Education
http://www.queenscouncilarts.org/, http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/home/home.shtml,
http://www.mfta.org, http://www.nycdoe.gov

September 18, 2008
Manhasset, NY
"We Will Not Be Silent"
performance at Shelter Rock Peace Forum with
special guest speaker Amy Goodman from Democracy Now.


September 16, 2008
New York City, NY
United Nations Headquarters, UN Correspondent's Association
NGO-sponsored celebration of International Day of Peace-honoree and performers
as part of the "Campaign against Violence in Arts and Media"

July 30, 2008
Port Washington, NY
Private ordination party for
Rev. Angela Cesa, Interfaith minister and hospice chaplain
Songs of Faith From Many Lands

June 22, 2008
Manhasset, NY
"Supporting the Winter Soldier"
Shelter Rock Peace Forum,
featuring Kristopher Goldsmith from Iraq Veterans against the War.
Co-Sponsored by the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives and Veterans for Peace
http://www.ivaw.org/, http://www.longislandpeace.org/, http://www.veteransforpeace.org/

June 22, 2008
Manhasset, NY
Summer Solstice Earth service featuring
Wiccan educator and activist Wendy Moscow

May 18, 2008
Manhasset, NY
Music for the Sunday Morning service at UUCSR

May 6, 2008
Elmont, NY
Performance for the annual celebration dinner of
the Elmont Jewish Center

January 19, 2008.
Manhasset, NY
Performance for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Prayer Brunch.
Sponsored by the LI Council of Churches, Manhasset/GreatNeck EOC and Adventures in Learning http://www.ncccusa.org/ecmin/licc/ , http://www.mgneoc.org/, http://www.adventures-in-learning.org/


December 22, 2007
Holiday Party for Peace
a Code Pink fundraiser for Women Stand With Iraq,
an organization that helps women and children in Iraq who have been
displaced and/or injured due to the War and Occupation of their home.
http://www.codepink4peace.org/ and http://www.womenstandwithiraq.org
Manhasset, NY

December 2, 2007
Public Memorial service for Bert Napear.
Bert was a founder and past president of
Men Against Violence Against Women, a peace activist as well as the organizer of the Shelter Rock Peace Forums.
We were honored to lend our voices to the causes that Bert believed in and worked tirelessly for.
Manhasset, NY
http://www.mavaw.org/ http://www.unitedforpeace.org/calendar.php?calid=18487 http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0304,kaplan,41329,6.html

November 13, 2007
Elmont Jewish Center Annual Dinner and Meeting
Elmont, NY

October 24, 2007
Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative (HIHI)
Prayer Service and Fall Forum,
with special speaker Darren Sandow
"How to speak to our neighbors about immigration"
HIHI is a coalition of faith communities providing emergency
shelter for Suffolk County's homeless population seven nights per week during the winter.
More information is available here: http://mysite.verizon.net/vze1qits/id24
St. Elizabeth of Hungary RC Church Melville, NY www.stelizabeth.org

September 11, 2007
9/11 service of Remembrance and Healing
Honoring the fallen, the survivors and the first responders, and moving forward with love.
Special speaker Paul Carbone Manhasset, NY www.uucsr.org

June 13, 2007
Private Memorial service for the family of
Susan Friedman
Port Washington, NY

May 19, 2007
Private Memorial service for the family of Joel Stone
Manhasset, NY

May 10, 2007
Comprehensive Community Hospice
Annual Interfaith Memorial Service
Parker Institute, North Shore LIJ
New Hyde Park, NY

April 26, 2007
Center for the Women of New York
20th Annual Dinner, honoring the publication of
"Feminists Who Changed America"
Queens, NY

April 15, 2007
Songs of Hope from Around the World A one hour Free Concert sponsored by
The Elmont Public Library, Elmont NY
2 pm, Elmont , NY
Open to the Public

March 18, 2007
Witness Peace!
Interfaith Peace Service marking the
onset of the fifth year of the Iraq War
Sponsored by:
Pax Christi long Island (www.paxchristiusa.org/)
St. Hugh of Lincoln, Huntington,NY
Co-Sponsored also by:
LI Veterans for Peace Chapter 138,
North Country Peace Group,
South Country Peace Group,
School of the Americas Watch,
Women in Black

March 2, 2007
"Troops Out of Iraq. When?"
Shelter Rock Forum Featuring the
Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar General Secretary,
National Council of Churches
Six term member of Congress and author of "Middle Church"
Featuring Willow and responses by
Rev. Thomas Goodhue, President of LI Council of Churches, Dr. Isma Chaudry, Vice-president of the Islamic Center of LI, Rev. Mark Lukens, President of the Interfaith Alliance of LI and Rev. Cecily Broderick y Guerra, VP Pastoral Care, Episcopal Health Services Co-sponsored by
The Interfaith Alliance (www.interfaithalliance.org/)
The LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives(www.longislandpeace.org/),
Great Neck SANE/Peace Action,
Reach Out America,
LI Council of Churches

February 18, 2007
Give your Heart to Katrina Victims
a (rescheduled) Valentine's Day Jazz Benefit Concert Proceeds to ACORN, affordable housing for all, a partner in rebuilding the Gulf Coast. www.ACORN.org Manhasset, NY

February 3, 2007
Temple Beth-El
Tu B'Shevat Celebration and Concert
Sponsored by the Music & Art and Outreach Committees Huntington, NY



May 4, 2006
Comprehensive Community Hospice
Annual service of remembrance
New Hyde Park, NY

May 7, 2006
Elmont Public Library Concert Series
Free to the public
Elmont, NY

May 20, 2006
Shelter Rock Peace Forum
Musical Introduction for special speaker Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan, of Gold Star families for Peace
Manhasset, NY
Co-sponsored by:
The Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives
The Interfaith Alliance of Long island
Great Neck Sane Peace Action
Pax Christi Long Island
The Ethical Culture Humanist Society of L.I.
http://ehsli.org/index.php?option=0 Open to the public

May 27, 2006
Last Licks Cafe Concert Series
Open to the public 8 pm
Huntington, NY

June 4, 2006
South Nassau UU Congregation Service of Bridging
Freeport, NY

September 3, 2006
Labor Day teaching service 10 am
in support of the Immokalee tomato farm migrant workers
"Who is Reaping the Fruit of the Vineyards?"
Special Guest speaker Charlie Clements, president of UUSC
Manhasset, NY
http://www.uusc.org/ http://www.ciw-online.org/

September 10, 2006
Elmont Public Library
Grand Opening Gala to celebrate the new building
Elmont, NY

November 3, 2006
Raging Grannies, Grandmothers against the War and Shelter Rock Peace Forum
special speaker Vinie Burrows
7 pm Open to the public
Manhasset, NY
also co-sponsored by L.I. Progressive Coalition, Reach Out America, Islamic Center of New York,
Peace Action New York State, Grandmothers Against the War, Raging Grannies, Gray Panthers, NYC Network,
Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action, WILPF, NY Metro,
Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism, The Interfaith Alliance of Long Island.
Great Neck Sane Peace Action, Pax Christi Long Island, Islamic Center of LI ,
The Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternative

November 5, 2006
11 am Sunday Service
UUCSR, Manhasset, NY

November 9, 2006
"Creating Peace Through Arts"
sponsored by "Peace Action"--a United Nations NGO
Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium UN Headquarters
New York City, NY

December 2, 2006
honoring Bert Napear, Malachy McCourt and Gene and Agnes Kelly's contributions
towards bringing about a more just and peaceful world.
Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead, NY
http://longislandpeace.org http://www.unitedforpeace.org/calendar.php?calid=18526

December 3, 2006
St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House
"Preparing for Christmas" Advent concert
Searingtown, New York

December 10, 2006
Cow Neck Historical Society Holiday Tea
Interfaith holiday concert


December 11, 2005
Cow Neck Historical Society Holiday Tea
Interfaith holiday concert

December 4, 2005
St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House
"Preparing for Christmas" Advent concert
Searingtown, New York

November 2, 2005
Shelter Rock Forum "Faithful Politics"
Heroes in the Struggle to End the Conflict in Iraq
Rev. Mark Lukens
http://www.interfaithalliance-li.org/ and
Bill McNulty http://www.veteransforpeace.org/war2resist.htm &

October 22, 2005
Nassau County Peace Pole Ceremony
Sponsored by the United Nations NGO World Peace Prayer Organization
http://www.worldpeace.org/wppsatun.html &

October 20, 2005
Transcultural Nursing Society 31st Annual Conference
"Meeting the Challenges of Global Healthcare"
Annual Awards Dinner
Baruch College, CUNY
New York, NY

October 2, 2005
Soulful Sundown Service
"What a Wonderful World"
UUCSR, Manhasset, NY

July 6, 2005
Calvary Hospital for Advanced Cancer Care
Performance for patients, families and staff
Bronx, New York

June 26, 2005
Sunday Morning Service
"From Tolerance to Celebration", with special guest speaker Werner Reich, Survivor of the Shoah
UUCSR, Manhasset, NY
and http://www.ncccusa.org/ecmin/licc/

June 22, 2005
Rally and Prayer Vigil in support of affordable housing
Nassau County Legislative office
Garden City, NY
Sponsors: http://www.hud.gov/local/ny/news/2006-01-13.cfm
and www.licampaign.org

May 5, 2005
Comprehensive Community Hospice
Annual Memorial Service
New Hyde Park, NY

March 28, 2005
Catholic Charities of Nassau County
Post Easter celebration for clients of the outpatient service
Freeport, NY

March 19, 2005
Folk Music Society of Huntington
Hard Luck Cafe concert series
Centerport, New York
March Folk 19, 2005

March 6, 2005
Sunday Morning Service
to celebrate Women's History Month
UUCSR, Manhasset NY



December 5, 2004
St. Ignatius Retreat House
"Preparing for Christmas" Advent concert Searingtown, New York

November 20, 2004
Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery and Performance Space
Salon Series full length concert Open to the Public Bay Shore, New York

May 13, 2004
Comprehensive Community Hospice
Annual Memorial Service
New Hyde Park, NY

May 18, 2oo4
Nassau County
Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Volunteer Recognition Service
"Caring Hearts at Work"
Hicksville, New York

June 6, 2004
South Nassau Unitarian Church
Youth Bridging Service
Freeport, New York

June 10, 2004
Cancer Care of New York
"Celebration of Hope"
Melville, New York

June 18, 2004
Reconstructionist Synagogue of Plandome
Sabbath Service
Plandome, New York

July 16, 2004
Gala Dinner Dance
South African Women's Exchange
Manhasset, NY

July 25, 2004
Brentwood Solar Fest
Evironmental Awareness Festival
http:// www.nysolarfest.org

August 18, 2004 Calvary Hospital


March 7, 2004
Woumen's Group service for Women's History Month

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
Manhasset, NY


March 5, 2004
PeaceSmiths Monthly coffeehouse
Amityville, NY



December 14, 2003
St. Ignatius Retreat House
Preparing for Christmas/Advent Concert
Searingtown, NY

December 1, 2003
Kiwanis Club Annual Holiday Dinner
Oyster Bay, NY

November 16, 2003
Interfaith Alliance of Nassau County

Rally for Faith And Freedom
Vigil against the Patriot Act
Manhasset, NY

October 18, 2003
The People's Voice Cafe
The Workman's Circle
New York, NY