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Virtuoso oboist/celtic violinist Colin Maier will give a free guest recital on Oct. 26

Tuesday October 15, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

Virtuoso oboist/celtic violinist Colin Maier will give a free guest artist recital Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall. His recital will include standard repertoire for the oboe along with celtic music played on violin, sometimes with a theatrical twist. Mr. Maier will be joined in this concert with School of Music pianist I-Fei Chen, oboe faculty Dr. Sarah Hamilton and Mark DuBois, and students Alec Dube, Ian Liedke and Emma Garcia. He will also be the guest artist the next day at the School of Music's annual Double Reed Day. For more information on Double Reed Day, go to .

Children's Concerts Series continues on Nov. 2 with Bassoon Quartet

Tuesday October 15, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

The Musical Journeys Program of the SUNY Fredonia School of Music continues its eighth season of free concerts designed to appeal to very young children. The next half-hour concert will be offered twice on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Dunkirk Free Library, 536 Central Ave., Dunkirk, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Planned with the help of SUNY Fredonia faculty who are experts in music and education, the selected student ensemble concerts are designed to introduce very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments.

Latinos Unidos to host BombaYo! celebration this week

Tuesday October 8, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

SUNY Fredonia will host BombaYo! for three lectures/workshops to celebrate the Afro Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba. The Latinos Unidos and Orchesis event will include a variety of Latin music for an interactive celebration. The first lecture/workshop is Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Rosch Recital Hall; the next on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room; and the third on Friday, Oct.11 in Mason Hall Room 1080. Each starts at 8 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Concerto Competition winner featured soloist for Homecoming weekend

Monday October 7, 2013Nicholas Gunner

The Fredonia School of Music will present two major concerts during Homecoming Weekend. The SUNY Fredonia College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Rudge and assistant conductor Eric Mahl, with Concerto Competition winner Amanda Bottoms, will perform on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. in King Concert Hall. A Choral Showcase will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall featuring the College Choir, Chamber Choir and Women’s Choir. Both events are free and the public is invited to attend.

SUNY Fredonia Radio Systems to celebrate College Radio Day

Tuesday October 1, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

Fredonia Radio Systems will be joining various college stations across the world to celebrate College Radio Day. The day will include live music by The Mooses, Buxom, Lo and Behold, and Zen as well as CD, posters and sticker giveaways, and a free concert is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 7 to 10 p.m., at The Spot in Tim Horton’s Café and Bake Shop in the Williams Center and broadcast on WCVF 88.9FM and WDVL 89.5, Fredonia Radio’s two stations.

SUNY Fredonia Convocation Series continues with 'Folk Song Festival'

Tuesday October 1, 2013Alex Shanahan

SUNY Fredonia’s 2013 Convocation series, "Raising Cultural Awareness and Building Global Relations," continues to celebrate diversity this semester through a Folk Song Festival, designed to blend music, history and culture together to promote cultural awareness and explore multiculturalism within the community. The festival will take place Monday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., in the Williams Center's Multipurpose Room.