The Society offers:

  • Journal of the American Liszt Society (JALS), published annually
  • The American Liszt Society Newsletter, published biannually
  • Annual ALS Festivals
  • ALS Archives at the Library of Congress
  • Local Chapters in various geographical areas
  • Publication opportunities in JALS
  • Performance opportunities in festivals and in chapter activities
  • Paper presentation opportunities at festivals
  • Host concerts in the home
  • Networking and mutual support among performers, scholars, and music lovers dedicated to the ideas and ideals of Franz Liszt

NY/NJ Chapter to Present Luiz DeMoura Castro in Recital

The American Liszt Society NY/NJ Chapter (its 24th season) and Yamaha Artist Services will present pianist Luiz de Moura Castro in a recital on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Yamaha Piano Salon, 689 Fifth Avenue at 54th St., New York City. For more information, please go to NY/NJ Concert October 2015.

2015 American Liszt Society Festival/Conference

The annual American Liszt Society Festival/Conference was held in Denton, Texas, September 16 - 18, 2015. For more information, please see the University of North Texas website at 2015 American Liszt Society annual conference.

Bloomington, Indiana Site of Liszt Mini-Fest

Karen Shaw organized a Liszt Mini-Fest featuring IU piano alumni as performers in two concerts on June 20 and June 21 in the IU campus in Bloomington. For more information please see IU Liszt Mini-Fest.

"Mainly Mozart Festival" in Florida Performs Liszt's "Dante" Symphony

The "Mainly Mozart Festival" in Florida performed Liszt's "Dante" Symphony on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the Arsht Center of the Knight Concert Hall in Miami. For more information, please see MMF "Dante" Symphony performance.

Forte Archives Announced

ALS member Madeleine Forte, widow of Yale University Battell Professor of the Theory of Mus Emeritus Allen Forte, is pleased to announce the creation of The Madeline and Allen Forte Archives at the University of North Texas in Denton. Present plans call for an exhibit related to the Forte Archives at the ALS conference at UNT in September 2015. For more information, please consult Professor Timothy Jackson.

Gila Goldstein Performs New York Recital in May.

ALS Board Member Gila Goldstein performed a recital in New York City on May 16. For more information, please go to Goldstein Recital.

ALS Board Elects Three New Officers!

The Board of Directors of the American Liszt Society haa elected Dr. Jay Hershberger, former Vice President and Interim President of the Society, as the new President, Dr. Alexandre Dossin as Vice President, and Dr. Daniel Horn as Treasurer. Congratulations to these three dedicated Lisztians!!

Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition Announces 2015 Events

The Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition announces its events for 2015 on the Liszt-Garrison website and also with a poster.

2014 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition Announces Winners

For more a complete list of winners, please see LAILC

Dr. Thomas Mastroianni, immediate Past President of the American Liszt Society, died Friday, September 19, 2014 at his home in Silver Spring, Maryland. For more information, please go to Thomas Mastroianni

The current issue of the Newsletter (Vol 31. No. 1) was mailed July 30.

The deadline for the next issue (Vol. 31 No. 2) of the Newsletter is December 15, 2015.

Last updated Tuesday, September 8, 2015.