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Quartetto Gelato

Quartetto Gelato
October 3, 2014
Tickets: $20 reserved seating ($8 for students with ID)

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Prepare to be enchanted and amazed with the classical crossover ensemble Quartetto Gelato! Their virtuosic performances fuse classical masterworks, operatic arias and tangos, gypsy and folk songs with theatrical flair and a taste of acrobatics.

This event is presented in part by the School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, American String Teachers Association, Fredonia Woodwind Association and the International Education Center at The State University of New York at Fredonia.

Hillman Opera:
Carlisle Floyd's
November 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.
November 9 at 2 p.m.
Marvel Theatre
Tickets: $25 ($10 students with ID, children)
Buy Tickets Nov. 7 @ 7:30 p.m.
Buy Tickets Nov. 8 @ 7:30 p.m.
Buy Tickets Nov. 9 @ 2 p.m.

Considered a masterpiece of the 20th century American music and theatre, Susannah tells an age old morality tale using stunning Appalachian folk music themes framed in great operatic drama.

Quartetto Gelato

Madrigal Feaste
December 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Williams Center
Tickets: $65 (must purchase by November 24)

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The Third Annual Fredonia Madrigal Feaste will feature an all-new music and theatre program featuring the College Choir and actor troupe, led by professors Gerald Gray and James Ivey, complete with royal banquet set in the traditional 15th-century style. Truly a feaste for the senses, this festive evening features authentic food, costumed performers, rousing music and merriment on a grand scale. Single tickets and tables of 8 are available. Call Jennifer Darrell-Sterbak for details, 716-673-3686.

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Next upcoming events:

Faculty Recital: Amici di Canta with Fredonia and Pescaro faculty

Friday, September 5, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall


A Morning with Kent Knappenberger

Saturday, September 13, 2014
9:30 AM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Grammy-award winning music educator Kent Knappenberger will present a workshop to Fredonia students and the community, demonstrating teaching techniques he has developed over a twenty-five year career. Using his Westfield students in a hands-on workshop setting in Mason Hall, Mr. Knappenberger will discuss training young voices, non-traditional instrumental groups, and arranging music for school ensembles. A light breakfast will be served beginning at 8 a.m., and the workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free.

Student Recital: Lisa Stoneham, bass trombone

Saturday, September 13, 2014
1:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall


Student Recital: Aimee Pelosi, viola & Gabriella Forgit, violin

Saturday, September 13, 2014
5:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall


Faculty Recital: String Faculty Showpiece

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


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.

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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,

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