Oswego faculty member's new chamber CD represents family album
A new CD features the music of a family of composers: SUNY Oswego music faculty member Eric Schmitz, his father and his brother.
Fri Apr 15, 2016
Favorite arias to crescendo in Pfortmillers' Ke-Nekt concert April 27
Accomplished opera singers Kyle Pfortmiller, a baritone, and soprano Laura Pfortmiller, whose careers have brought each to Oswego in the past, will perform duets and arias from grand opera composers at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Thu Mar 24, 2016
Oswego jazz groups to perform with Crane School Latin Ensemble
The SUNY Oswego Jazz Ensemble and Latin Jazz Ensemble will host SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music Latin Ensemble in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the Marano Campus Center auditorium.
Mon Mar 21, 2016
Duo Parnas strings to perform in SUNY Oswego, Pulaski concerts
The internationally accomplished sisters of Duo Parnas will take the stage Wednesday, April 6, at SUNY Oswego as well as the following day at Pulaski Congregational Church, a cooperative booking that helps two concert series offer a violin-cello ensemble that has attracted rave reviews.
Mon Feb 22, 2016
Ke-Nekt concert to feature renowned jazz bassist Larry Grenadier
Larry Grenadier, one of contemporary jazz’s most accomplished and in-demand bassists, will play with the Oswego Jazz Project—and in three duets with SUNY Oswego’s own award-winning upright bassist Danny Ziemann—at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Fri Feb 05, 2016
Afiara Quartet to bring its 'pursuit of beauty' to SUNY Oswego concert
The Afiara Quartet, a dynamic and award-winning strings ensemble, will perform as part of SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Fri Jan 29, 2016
Focus on Faculty concert Feb. 14 to feature classical works
SUNY Oswego music faculty duo Trevor Jorgensen and Robert Auler will offer a Focus on Faculty concert featuring works of Bach, Bernstein and Schumann at 3 p.m. Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 14, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Fri Oct 16, 2015
Accomplished pianist Helen Yorke to perform in Ke-Nekt series recital on Oct. 28
London-based pianist Helen Yorke will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom, displaying a skill that helped make her a renowned vocal coach and accompanist.
Tue Oct 06, 2015
Oswego's Ke-Nekt series to feature accomplished chamber performers
A piano soloist, respected bassist, sisterly strings duo and husband-wife vocal team will highlight a six-performance season of SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.
Fri Oct 02, 2015
Vocal recital Oct. 18 to feature songs of Schubert, Debussy, Strauss
Accomplished soprano Carol Chapman will perform a feast of songs from across Europe at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom, assisted by past and present colleagues at Missouri State University.
Tue Sep 15, 2015
Oswego Jazz Project to welcome guest bassist for Oct. 4 concert
Guest bassist Dave Welsch will join Oswego Jazz Project at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, in Sheldon Hall ballroom for the season’s second SUNY Oswego Focus on Faculty concert.
Wed Sep 09, 2015
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra to bring inventive Latin beat
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra will offer Latin dance music influenced by indie rock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in Hewitt Union ballroom at SUNY Oswego.
Thu Sep 03, 2015
Electronic-music innovator to open Focus on Faculty series
Composer and SUNY Oswego music faculty member Dr. Paul Leary will present electronic music influenced by Nirvana, display a game-derived video project and feature live local instrumentalists at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Mon Aug 03, 2015
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.
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