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

CORRECTION of dates for 2014 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition!!! The correct dates for the 2014 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition are NOVEMBER 21, 22, 23. Entry deadline (determined by postmark) is October 1, 2014. For more information, please go to LAILC

Kudos and thanks to the faculty, staff and administration of James Madison University for their outstanding presentation of the 2014 conference and festival of ALS. Bravissimi!!! Pictures from the 2014 event, courtesy of Dominique Caplier, are being edited as of July 27. If YOU have pictures that you feel would be appropriate and interesting for all to view, please send them to Dr. Edward Rath, ALS webmaster, at e.rath@comcast.net. Please send the pictures as e-mail attachments in .jpeg format; you should also compress very large files.

Alan Walker Book Award Winners Announced for 2014. For more information, go to Alan Walker Book Award 2014.

NY/NJ Chapter hosts Polish violinist Joanna Kaczorowska and Argentinian pianist Pablo Lavandera in Concert on May 29.

Sophia Agranovich performs concert on May 31 and announces a new CD Recording

Michael Lewin releases two new recordings.

Kris Becker performed a special Mother's Day Concert on May 11. For more information, go to the event's Facebook page at Kris Becker Concert.
Kris Becker wins MTNA Distinguished Composer of the Year Award!

Horst Förster Receives Leipzig Medal of Honour.

Justin Kolb Plays Concert in Oak Park on May 3.

The upcoming issue of the ALS Newsletter (Vol. 30 No. 1), second 50th-anniversary commemorative issue, is in preparation and will be sent out in early August 2014. The deadline for the next issue of the Newsletter (Vol 30. No. 2) Monday, December 15, 2014.

Last updated Wednesday, July 30, 2014.