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Street pianos relocated to campus for the winter

Roger Coda

Staff from the School of Music and Custodial Services relocated the “Spot the Different Dot” Fredonia Street Piano to the University Commons lobby, its new winter home. Others are in Mason Hall.

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School of Music alumni nominated for GRAMMY awards

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SUNY Fredonia alumnus Randy Merrill, ’97, was mastering engineer for six 2023 GRAMMY-nominated entries including Adele’s “Easy on Me” and Harry Styles’ “As It Was” for Record of the Year.

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Music Composition faculty member receives national award

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A SUNY Fredonia faculty member and alumna received two of the 10 prizes for instrumental, electronic or vocal compositions awarded by the Annual Search for New Music conducted by the International Alliance for Women in Music.

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Holiday choral concert on Dec. 3 to be recorded for public television

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Plan to join the choral ensembles at the Fredonia School of Music for their annual "Sounds of the Holidays" concert in King Concert Hall on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. The event will be recorded for future broadcast on WNED PBS in December.

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SRT major Zelenak presents research at IEEE workshop

Roger Coda

Henry Zelenak, a senior Sound Recording Technology major from Albany with a minor in Computer Science, presented his research project, supervised by Department of Computer and Information Sciences Assistant Professor, Dr. Shahin Mehdipour Ataee, at the IEEE Western New York Image and Signal Processing Workshop.

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Hillman Opera conductor returns to his roots for ‘Summer and Smoke’

Doug Osborne-Coy

Conductor Andrew Bisantz has many memorable opera credits to his name. However, his upcoming engagement as the conductor and music director for the Hillman Opera production of “Summer and Smoke” holds special significance for this 1995 SUNY Fredonia alumnus.

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Sorel competition completed, Mehta takes First Prize

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Finals of the 2022 Claudette Sorel Piano Competition were held in the SUNY Fredonia’s Rosch Recital Hall on Sunday, hosted by the Fredonia School of Music. Zarin Mehta of Chicago received the First Prize.

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Guest artist to appear with wind ensemble during residency

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The SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble will welcome French horn soloist Adam Unsworth for its upcoming concert, performing Catherine Likhuta's "Vivid Dreams" for low horn and wind ensemble, as part of a three-day residency.

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Finalists announced for the Claudette Sorel Piano Competition

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The SUNY Fredonia School of Music has announced the Finalists for the 7th Claudette Sorel Piano Competition. The live Final Round concert will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, at noon in the Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall.

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