Oswego faculty bassist scores new multimedia publication
When SUNY Oswego bassist and bass instructor Danny Ziemann could not find the right text to help teach jazz bass lines, he decided to write one—“The Low Down: A Guide to Creating Supportive Jazz Bass Lines”—and include audio files supporting the lessons.
Fri Jul 31, 2015
College launches Oswego Youth Conservatory for choral training
SUNY Oswego has begun assembling the first class for the new Oswego Youth Conservatory, reaching out to area schools by offering extracurricular training in choral singing to middle school, high school and home-schooled students ages 12 to 18.
Fri Apr 24, 2015
Faculty recital on May 3 to feature violin, piano sonata duos
OSWEGO—Violinist Jon Shallit and pianist Howard Spindler will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom in a recital titled “The Evolution of the Violin and Piano Duo Sonata from the Early Classical Period to the Romantic Period.”
Sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert and Luigi Boccherini will comprise the repertoire for Shallit, concert violinist and professor of music at Oswego, and Spindler, a concert pianist who teaches in the Eastman Community Music School of the University of Rochester.
Composed within a 50-year period that roughly defines the Classic Era in music history, the pieces will include Sonata in B flat major Opus 5 number 1 by Boccherini, Mozart’s Sonata in B flat major K. 378, Schubert’s Sonata in A major D. 547 and Beethoven’s Sonata in C minor Opus 30 No. 2.
Tickets for the recital are $8 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). They are available at all SUNY Oswego box offices, online at tickets.oswego.edu or by calling 312-2141. Patrons needing assistance should call 312-2141 in advance.
Parking is included in the price of the ticket, and is available in employee and commuter lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall.
Tue Apr 14, 2015
Spring semester to feature free college concerts
The SUNY Oswego music department will host a variety of semester-ending concerts for college ensembles—two of which include members from the greater Oswego community—on several nights starting April 25.
Fri Mar 27, 2015
Clarinetist, accompanists to perform range of classical music
SUNY Oswego faculty member Trevor Jorgensen will present a clarinet recital featuring works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy, Gioachino Rossini and Aram Khachaturian at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Wed Mar 25, 2015
Jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas to offer distinctive improvised music
Dave Douglas, a prolific trumpeter-composer from New York City, will display his distinctive work in a SUNY Oswego Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Wed Mar 11, 2015
Maniacal 4 trombonists to make music in multiple campus venues
SUNY Oswego’s campus will host free concerts the afternoon of Wednesday, March 25, featuring a quartet of Texan trombonists playing music from a wide variety of genres and time periods.
Thu Feb 19, 2015
Pianist Juan La Manna to perform free campus concert March 8
Pianist Juan La Manna, professor of music at SUNY Oswego, will offer a free music recital featuring works of Brahms, Mozart and more at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in Sheldon Hall ballroom on campus.
Tue Feb 10, 2015
SUNY Oswego violinist, pianist to offer Feb. 22 concert of diverse styles
Violinist Ahreum Kim, new last fall as a member of the SUNY Oswego music faculty, will make her campus concert debut in collaboration with colleague and pianist Robert Auler at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the music department’s Focus on Faculty series.
Thu Jan 29, 2015
British trio Voice to offer songs of love in concert
The British vocal trio Voice will bring music for the Valentine’s season to Sheldon Hall ballroom at SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Mon Nov 10, 2014
Music, multimedia to work with short stories in latest 'Graphic Flash'
SUNY Oswego students’ words will meet music and multiple media as “Graphic Flash 4” opens with a free public artists’ reception at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the gallery at Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets in Oswego.
Mon Nov 10, 2014
SUNY Oswego faculty concert to feature romantic songs
SUNY Oswego music faculty vocalists will harmonize in a Focus on Faculty series concert featuring songs of romantic masters Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Wed Oct 29, 2014
Accomplished bassoonist Gregory Quick to perform
Bassoonist Gregory Quick will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.
Fri Oct 24, 2014
Auler to play works of Bach, Gershwin, colleague in Nov. 9 recital
Accomplished concert pianist Robert Auler of SUNY Oswego’s music department will present “Reinventions,” a Focus on Faculty Series recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Thu Oct 16, 2014
Sybarite 5 to perform repertoire from Radiohead to Mozart
String quintet Sybarite 5 will bring its eras-bridging style to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.
Tue Oct 07, 2014
Oswego Jazz Project to introduce new bassist in Oct. 19 concert
Oswego Jazz Project will perform a dozen numbers and introduce the quartet’s new bassist at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in Sheldon Hall Ballroom in a concert for the SUNY Oswego music department’s Focus on Faculty Series.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
From Cuba with rhythm: 'Virtuosic' drummer to bring quartet
Drummer Dafnis Prieto, a native of Cuba, brings his percussive virtuosity and Latin jazz Si o Si Quartet to SUNY Oswego’s Hewitt Union ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Homecoming violinist's Brahms sonatas to open Ke-Nekt season
The season opener for SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series will feature an evening of Johannes Brahms and a return to Central New York for violinist Jeremy Mastrangelo at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17,—postponed to Sept. 24—in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Shallit, Spindler to reawaken Romantic Period with violin, piano
Violinist Jon Shallit of the SUNY Oswego music department will pair with pianist Howard Spindler in a Focus on Faculty concert that seeks to evoke the meaning of the Romantic Period in music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Ke-Nekt season series to cross musical boundaries
SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series this season will offer star power and a wide array of instrumentalists and styles, including classically trained musicians who cover Radiohead and Led Zeppelin, a renowned much-studied trumpeter/composer, a homegrown orchestral violinist and a respected bassoonist.
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