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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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Next upcoming events:

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. Tickets: $22 general admission, $5 student/child, or free for SUNY students with ID.

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

Performers Sarah Hamilton, oboe; Kay Stonefelt and Matt Wilson, percussion; Julie Newell, soprano; James Wright, baritone; I-Fei Chen, Mi Kyung Kim and Jim Welch, piano; Laura Koepke, bassoon; and Jeffrey Dee, trombone; perform music of Lou Harrison, Henry Purcell, Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino Rossini, Johan de Meij and Mario Lavista. Free.

Fredonia Concert Band

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

Free.

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.

Student Opera Theatre Association presents: Master Class: Sari Gruber, soprano and Benjamin Binder, piano

Thursday, September 25, 2014
4:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Workshop: Presidio Brass "Career Workshop for Musicians"

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

Free.

Pre-Concert Lecture: Dr. Benjamin Binder "Forbidden Fruits in Orientalist Song"

Friday, September 26, 2014
7:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

POPS: Presidio Brass-Sounds of the Cinema

Friday, September 26, 2014
7:30 PM, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall

This ensemble from San Diego, California, combines a brass quintet, piano and percussion instruments in fresh, original arrangements that have captivated audiences the world over. From Star Wars, The Magnificent Seven and Moon River to the theme from Mission Impossible, this show is packed with tunes cinema fans will know and love. Tickets available at the Campus Ticket Office.

Student Opera Theatre Association presents: "Looking to the East: Orientalism in Song" with Sari Gruber, soprano; Joe Dan Harper, tenor; and Benjamin Binder, piano

Friday, September 26, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Children's Concert Series

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30 AM, Dunkirk Free Library (536 Central Ave., Dunkirk)

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

Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:30 AM, Dunkirk Free Library (536 Central Ave., Dunkirk)

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: 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.

Guest Artist Recital: Charis Dimaras, piano

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
8:00 PM, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall

Free.

Master Class: Charis Dimaras, piano

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
4:00 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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