New York Philharmonic’s Drucker among L.I. Music Hall of Fame inductees

Posted on: October 19, 2010

New York’s Long Island Music Hall of Fame has announced that clarinetist Stanley Drucker is among the artists to be inducted at a ceremony on November 16 at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York. Drucker, who served as principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic for 60 years until his retirement in 2009, is one of seventeen musicians being inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame this year, including composer/arranger/saxophonist John Zorn, songwriter/guitarist Lou Reed, singer/songwriter Oscar Brand, and the late composer Morton Gould (1913-96). This is the Long Island Music Hall of Fame’s third year; inducted artists must be native to or currently residents of Long Island, defined as the counties of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk. Previous inductees include Billy Joel, Paul Shaffer, Alec Baldwin, and Jimmy Webb.

Posted October 19, 2010