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Quartetto Gelato

Quartetto Gelato
Friday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Rosch Recital Hall (reserved seating)
$20 general / $8 students with ID

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Toronto-based Quartetto Gelato performs virtuosic classical, folk and pop music with theatrical flair and a taste of acrobatics. The group, formed two decades ago, has carved out a worldwide audience as a non-traditional ensemble featuring combinations of tenor voice, violin, Celtic fiddle, cello, bass, accordion, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, and guitar. This event is supported by the Fredonia School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, American String Teacher's Association, Fredonia Woodwind Association, and Fredonia's International Education Center.





The Hillman Opera: Susannah
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Marvel Theatre (reserved seating)
$25 general / $10 student or child


Buy Tickets Nov. 7 @ 7:30 p.m.
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Considered a masterpiece of 20th century American music and theatre, this opera by Carlisle Floyd tells an age old morality tale using stunning Appalachian folk music themes framed in great operatic drama. Directed by Ted Sharon; Music Director David Rudge. This event is made possible thanks to generous support from the Hillman Memorial Music Association.



Madrigal Feaste



Madrigal Feaste
Saturday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Williams Center (general seating
$65 for multiple-course feaste, musical and theatrical program
Tickets must be purchased by November 24


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This scrumptious multi-course feaste heralds in the holiday season in traditional 15th-century style with elaborately costumed performers, rousing music and merriment on a grand scale. Truly a feaste for the senses, the Fredonia Chamber and College choirs and actor troupe, led by Gerald Gray and James Ivey, bring an evening of all-new music and theatre programs for an authentic and entertaining royal banquet experience. This event features open seating; full tables of 8 may be reserved by contacting Jennifer Darrell-Sterbak at 716-673-3686 or sterbajd@fredonia.edu. This event is supported by the Faculty Student Association.

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Next upcoming events:

Lecture: Entrepreneurship and the Arts: How Quartetto Gelato created its own niche

Thursday, October 2, 2014
2:30 PM, Mason Hall 1075

Free.

Master Class: Peter De Sotto, tenor (Quartetto Gelato)

Thursday, October 2, 2014
7:30 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Master Class: Elizabeth McLellan, cello (Quartetto Gelato)

Thursday, October 2, 2014
7:30 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Master Class: Colin Maier, oboe (Quartetto Gelato)

Thursday, October 2, 2014
7:30 PM, Mason Hall 1080

Free.

Fredonia All College Band

Thursday, October 2, 2014
8:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

Free.

Master Class: Gary Keller, saxophone

Friday, October 3, 2014
1:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Gary Keller, a 2014 inductee into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and Fredonia alumnus, gives a performance and master class. The master class will include professors John Bacon (drums) and Kieran Hanlon (bass) in performances with groups of students of flute, piano, voice and vibraphone. Keller is a nationally known saxophone player and teacher at the University of Miami. He was a founder of the Miami Saxophone Quartet, has recorded multiple CDs and has toured, recorded and performed with such artists as Frank Sinatra, Woody Herman, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Jaco Pastorius. Free.

Student Recital: Mark Hughes, trumpet & Brendon Bardo, trombone

Friday, October 3, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Guest Artist Recital: Quartetto Gelato

Friday, October 3, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Toronto-based Quartetto Gelato performs virtuosic classical, folk and pop music with theatrical flair and a taste of acrobatics. The group, formed two decades ago, has carved out a worldwide audience as a non-traditional ensemble featuring combinations of tenor voice, violin, Celtic fiddle, cello, bass, accordion, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, and guitar. This event is supported by the Fredonia School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, American String Teacher's Association, Fredonia Woodwind Association, and Fredonia's International Education Center. Tickets: $20 general / $8 students with ID

Student Recital: Laura Mueller, soprano

Saturday, October 4, 2014
2:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Matthew Glover, trumpet

Saturday, October 4, 2014
3:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Brandon Codrington, cello

Saturday, October 4, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Brittany Bala, flute

Saturday, October 4, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Founders' Day Show

Saturday, October 4, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Meridian Arts Ensemble

Sunday, October 5, 2014
2:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Faculty Recital: Retro presents - Bartok

Sunday, October 5, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Retro, 20th century chamber music by the Fredonia faculty, presents Bartok's 'Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion' in concert. Pianists Mary Marden Cobb and Phyllis East and percussionists Karolyn Stonefelt and Matthew Wilson perform. Dr. Michael Markham will make a presentation. Some Rachmaninoff song transcriptions for two pianos will open the program on a lyrical note. Free.

Student Recital: Tommy Wu, double bass

Sunday, October 5, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Codee Spinner, bassoon

Sunday, October 5, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Master Class: Daniel Grabois, horn

Monday, October 6, 2014
2:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Master Class: Meridian Arts Ensemble

Monday, October 6, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall 1075

Fredonia Wind Symphony

Monday, October 6, 2014
8:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

Free.

Faculty Recital: James Piorkowski, guitar

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

This concert will present the live performance of the new recording, NINE, an album to be released this fall of all original works by James Piorkowski, composer and SUNY Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Free.

Student Composer's

Monday, October 13, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Ethos presents: The Mana Quartet

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Trombone Collective with Guest Artist Jim Nova, trombone

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Wind Quintet

Thursday, October 16, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.


Double Reed Day

Double Reed Day
Sunday, October 26, 2014


Double Reed Day at Fredonia is for Middle and High School oboists and bassoonists to come and spend the day working with the double reed faculty and students in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere.

Joining Double Reed Day this year will be highly acclaimed bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson. The day will include: master classes focusing on both solo performing and the techniques of playing, a Meet the Composer session which includes a performance of a newly composed double reed octet by Margi Griebling-Haigh; coached double reed chamber music reading sessions and a final double reed ensemble performance for everyone conducted by special guest, Lisa Rice. Participants will have the opportunity to visit exhibitors that will be on-site with double reed instruments, double reed music, and supplies available for sale.

Details and registration at
www.fredonia.edu/music/community/drd.asp


The School of Music at Fredonia: Fredonia's music students enjoy a rich cultural environment and daily interaction with a distinguished faculty renowned for their expertise as teachers, musicians, and scholars. Our diversity, size and facilities all combine to offer an ideal environment for artistic, personal and professional growth. The Fredonia campus and community is a friendly, welcoming place, small enough to make it easy to get to know people, but big enough so you are always meeting someone new.

Fredonia School of Music, Mason Hall, Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3151 music@fredonia.edu, www.fredonia.edu/music


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