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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


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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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Faculty Recital: String Faculty Showpiece

Monday, September 15, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

The String Area at Fredonia has recently added two new bass professors. Inspired by their electrifying stage presence, the String Area has decided to show them off, and jump onboard alongside them, for an evening of musical pyrotechnics. Free.

Student Recital: Philip Kowalewski, guitar

Saturday, September 20, 2014
3:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Faculty Recital: James Welch, piano and Friends

Saturday, September 20, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Joining pianist James Welch are faculty members Casey Gray, Angela Haas, Daniel Ihasz, Lynne McMurtry, Jannis Peterson, Robert Strauss, Laurie Tramuta and Kimberly Upcraft. Featured works are Debussy's 'Cinq poeme de Baudelaire,' 'Schumann's 'Frauenliebe und Leben,' Paterson's 'CAPTCHA,' Brahms' 'Liebeslieder Waltzes' and Mozart's a scene from 'Le Nozze di Figaro.' Free.

Guest Artist Recital: Scott Kluksdahl, cello

Saturday, September 20, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Prize-winning cellist Scott Kluksdahl has commissioned and recorded new works for cello and also performs as a Bach specialist. He will begin the evening with a Bach Suite and then present, along with Natasha Farny, an evening of cello ensemble music that will conclude with Popper's beloved Requiem. Performers also include pianist Mi Kyung Kim and cellist Joseph Fischer. Free.

Western New York Chamber Orchestra Classics #1: All Amadeus

Sunday, September 21, 2014
4:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

Pianist Dmitri Novgorodsky and the Fredonia Chamber Choir join the orchestra for this all Mozart program, which includes Regina Coeli K. 108, Piano Concerto in A major K.414, Regina Coeli K.127 and Symphony No. 20 in D major K.133.

Student Recital: Peter Wall, bass trombone

Sunday, September 21, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Faculty Showcase

Monday, September 22, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Concert Band

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

CANCELED: Faculty Recital: Silverwind Duo (Andrew Seigel, clarinet and Nicole McPherson, flute) (Event canceled)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Workshop: Presidio Brass "Career Workshop for Musicians"

Friday, September 26, 2014
11:00 AM, Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Children's Concert Series @ Dunkirk Free Library

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30 AM, Mason Hall Venues (Other )

Children's Concert Series @ Dunkirk Free Library

Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:30 AM, Mason Hall Venues (Other )

Student Recital: Andrew Mayce, horn

Saturday, September 27, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Tyler Odell, trumpet

Saturday, September 27, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.




Pathways to Music

 

Pathways to Music begins September 16 and 20 for children ages 6 months through 5 years old!

The Musical Journeys Program of the Fredonia School of Music is proud to announce that online registration is now available for Pathways to Music!

Now in its fifth year, Pathways to Music offers an exciting opportunity for children and parents to discover the joy of music while singing, moving, listening, dancing and playing. Each class is a combination of age-appropriate musical activities including songs, finger plays, dances, bouncing games, circle games, instrument exploration, lullabies and more. In a playful manner, children will be gaining a wide appreciation of music while developing language, motor, creative and social skills. The weekly classes are for one child and one accompanying parent or guardian.

More information at
http://www.fredonia.edu/music/community/pathways


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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