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Fredonia, NY 14063
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Arabic Music Academy Week

Arabic Music Academy Week
June 16-20, 2014

The Arabic Music Academy is for all musicians, teachers and scholars who have an interest in gaining in-depth, hands-on experience with Arabic music and how it relates to current practice and study.

Arabic Music Academy Week

George Dimitri Sawa, Suzanne Meyers Sawa and Michel Merhej Baklouk, leading scholars and award-winning performers of Arabic music, will engage participants in a week-long program exploring rhythmic and melodic modes, improvisational and ornamental techniques, frame drumming techniques, performance practice and much more. Participants will bring their voices and instruments to classes for study, technique and performance. The academy will open and close with performances by the guest artists, and include daily lectures, workshops and time for individual practice and study.

Special pricing for Fredonia students and faculty.
Details and registration at
www.fredonia.edu/music/arabic-music-academy/

 



Summer Music Festival 2014

chamber music
wind symphony
jazz ensemble
master classes
guest artist recitals
music technology
conducting
college career counseling
theory & more!
Summer Music Festival
for high school winds, brass, percussion students
June 29-July 5, 2014

Open to winds, brass and percussion students currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12, the Fredonia Summer Music Festival offers a friendly and relaxed setting for musical growth through performance of large ensemble and chamber music.

Set on the beautiful campus of SUNY Fredonia and housed in the School of Music, the Fredonia Summer Music Festival takes advantage of the campus' first-rate facilities and world-class teachers. Dr. Martin Seggelke will return to conduct the Festival Wind Symphony and Bruce Johnstone will lead the Festival Jazz Ensemble. Festival faculty members are also professors at the university. Outstanding performers and teachers provide unique opportunities for learning, improving technical skills and expanding musicality. Students will also attend daily musicianship classes, participate in master classes, attend special evening performances, and have time for individual practice and recreation.

Registration information and more:
www.fredonia.edu/music/festival or call (716) 673-4628

 

Next upcoming events:

Sigma Alpha Iota presents American Music Concert

Thursday, April 17, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Sigma Alpha Iota presents its annual American Music Concert featuring performances by Sigma Alpha Iota, Phi Mu Alpha, and other performers from the School of Music. Free.

Fredonia Concert Band

Thursday, April 17, 2014
8:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

John Maguda, conductor. The Concert Band performs works by Gandolfi, Grainger and others. Free.

Guest Artist Recital: Roland Dyens, classical guitar

Thursday, April 17, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Roland Dyens, one of the most fascinating composers-arrangers-performers on the planet, will bring the musical gift of the guitar from Paris. His stage presence, his improvised openings and unique relationship with the listeners undeniably position him at the forefront of guitar performance today. For a long time now, his music has been an integral part of the instrument's repertoire, placing him at the heart of a select group of contemporary guitarist/composers who enjoy such a privileged position. A musical event definitely not to be missed. Tickets: $5 general admission seating.

Student Recital: Matthew Downey, guitar

Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Christopher Keeler, percussion

Friday, April 18, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Tyler Davis, bassoon

Friday, April 18, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

FJE Combo presents: Improv. Master Class

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall 1002

Free.

Student Recital: Tim Antonacci, composition

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

CANCELED: Faculty Recital: Jeff Dee, bass trombone and I-Fei Chen, piano (Event canceled)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free

Student Recital: Alex Wieloszynski, piano

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Curricular Jazz Ensembles

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Bruce Johnstone, conductor. Free.

Student Recital: Paul Swenson, trumpet

Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

New Horizons Band

Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

Katherine Levy, conductor. Free.

Fredonia Guitar Quartet & Ensemble

Thursday, April 24, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

James Piorkowski, director. These two groups will present a concert of music ranging from Spain, the birthplace of the guitar, to America, and many exotic places in between. Free.

Fredonia Vocal Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Thursday, April 24, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

CANCELED: Student Recital: Lisa Stoneham, bass trombone (Event canceled)

Friday, April 25, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free. 1st Performer's Certificate recital by Lisa Stoneham, bass trombone. Student of Prof. Jeffrey Dee.

Fredonia World Music for Mallet Instruments

Friday, April 25, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Tiffany Nicely, director. Free.

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:30 AM, Dunkirk Free Library

The concerts are designed to introduce very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. The child-friendly environment will invite the children to sit on the floor close to the musicians; family members are encouraged to bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Free.

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:30 AM, Dunkirk Free Library

The concerts are designed to introduce very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. The child-friendly environment will invite the children to sit on the floor close to the musicians; family members are encouraged to bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Free.

Student Recital: Zachary Delcamp, countertenor

Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Alicia Vazquez, flute

Saturday, April 26, 2014
2:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Cara Kinney, alto saxophone

Saturday, April 26, 2014
3:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Stephanie Doche, soprano

Saturday, April 26, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Kasey Tucker, viola

Saturday, April 26, 2014
5:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Amanda Conte, soprano

Saturday, April 26, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Omar Calixto, clarinet

Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, April 26, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

David Rudge, conductor. The Chamber Orchestra performs Purcell's Suite from 'The Double Dealer,' Shostakovitch's Chamber Symphony and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2. Free.

Student Recital: Aubrey Warner, soprano

Sunday, April 27, 2014
12:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Emma Kubica, piano

Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Allison Deady, mezzo-soprano

Sunday, April 27, 2014
2:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Jacqueline Ellmauer, bassoon & Erin Haynes, bassoon

Sunday, April 27, 2014
3:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Margaret Bonner, percussion

Sunday, April 27, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

(CANCELED): Student Recital: Charles Tyrie, percussion (Event canceled)

Sunday, April 27, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free. Junior Performance Recital by Charles Tyrie, percussion. Student of Dr. Kay Stonefelt.

Student Recital: Erik Murray, baritone

Sunday, April 27, 2014
5:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Brian Kulak, tuba

Sunday, April 27, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Jared Allyn Decker, baritone

Sunday, April 27, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

Percussion Guild Concert

Sunday, April 27, 2014
7:30 PM, Mason Hall 1080

Free.

Student Recital: John Chung, tenor

Sunday, April 27, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Gregory Paladino, piano

Monday, April 28, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Vocal Point Spring Showcase

Monday, April 28, 2014
7:00 PM, G100 - MPR

SUNY Fredonia's Show Choir, Vocal Point, presents their annual Spring Showcase with song and dance including 'September' by Earth, Wind and Fire, 'Bellas Finals' from 'Pitch Perfect,' 'Without Love' from 'Hairspray' and many more. Tickets: $3 for students $6 for general public.

Fredonia Chamber Made Guitar

Monday, April 28, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

James Piorkowski, director. The Chamber Made Guitar Concert presents the guitar in the most colorful settings with voice, saxophone, and violin, presenting a wide-ranging span of historical styes and geographical origins. Free.

Student Recital: Nozomi Takatsu, violin

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall

Free.

FJE Combo presents: Improv. Master Class

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall 1002

Free.

Student Composer's Showcase

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Student Recital: Russell J. Ritzel, voice

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8:00 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

Paula Holcomb, conductor. Join the SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble as we conclude the year with exciting works including John Adams' 'Short Ride on a Fast Machine,' 'Good Soldier Schweik' by Robert Kurka, 'Integrales' by Edgard Varese and 'Sinfonia No. 3, Tumbao' by Roberto Sierra. These amazing musicians will take you from minimalism to Puerto Rico, so come prepared for a fantastic ride! Free.

Whitachoir's Spring 2014 Concert featuring Vocalis Chamber Choir

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Whitachoir presents its Spring concert featuring special guests, the Vocalis Chamber Choir from Buffalo, N.Y. The program includes works by Eric Whitacre, Ola Gjielo, Andrew Smith, Samuel Barber, Moses Hogan and more. Free.

Student Recital: Felix Reyes, percussion

Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Fredonia Saxophone Ensemble

Thursday, May 1, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Wildy Zumwalt, conductor. Free.




NYSSMA

Biennial NYSSMA/NAfME Collegiate Conference
Friday & Saturday,
April 4-5

NYSSMA and the SUNY Fredonia School of Music are pleased to invite you to the 2014 NYSSMA/NAfME Collegiate Conference. This conference is designed to meet the needs of pre-service teachers. Early career and experienced music teachers can attend to earn CEU credits (see registration details).

Presenters include professors from many universities in New York State and accomplished master teachers from school districts across the state! Topics include APPR, creativity and improvisation, students with special needs, technology (iPads, SMARTboards, and more), innovative approaches to secondary general music, strategies for success in choral and instrumental settings, early childhood music, interviewing techniques, Common Core Standards, and certification exams including EdTPA.

Details and registration at
http://www.fredonia.edu/music/nyssma-collegiate-conference/

 

The School of Music at SUNY 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.

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


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