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Pathways to Music for kids starts at Children's Center Sept. 17 and 21

Thursday August 15, 2013Christine Davis Mantai

Pathways to Music provides an opportunity for children and parents to discover the joys of experiencing music while singing, moving, listening, dancing and playing. The Program is designed for children ages 6 months through 5 years old. Each class is a combination of age-appropriate musical activities including songs, finger plays, dances, bouncing games, circle games, instrument exploration, lullabies and more.

Fredonia student to compete at Drums Along the Waterfront

Friday July 19, 2013Michael Barone

When seven of the world’s greatest drum corps come marching into Ralph Wilson Stadium to compete for the overall crown during the Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions on Monday, Aug. 5, one team may be able to claim a distinct hometown advantage. Marching with The Bluecoats of Canton, Ohio, will be West Seneca resident Patrick Fay.

Marimba virtuoso leading workshop on campus June 17 - 21

Friday May 31, 2013Christine Davis Mantai

A truly international event, the academy is drawing students from Japan, Peru, Taiwan, and China, as well as from various locations in the U.S. More than 20 participants will attend workshops and performances with Keiko Abe and her collaborative teachers. The week-long academy culminates with a Gala Performance and Reception with Abe on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m., in Rosch Recital Hall.

Guest percussionist Keith Aleo on campus April 15 to 17

Wednesday April 17, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

Percussionist Keith A. Aleo will be on campus for several events April 15 to 17 in the School of Music. Mr. Aleo will serve as a clinician on April 15 at 5 p.m. in Mason Hall Room 1080, will be a judge for the annual drum set competition on April 15 at 8 p.m. at The Spot in the Williams Center, and will appear as guest soloist on the SUNY Fredonia Percussion Ensemble's concert on April 17 at 8 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall. The events are free and open to the community.

Masterworks Concert to support scholarships will feature Gershwin's beloved 'Rhapsody In Blue'

Tuesday April 16, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

The Fredonia School of Music will present the fifth annual Masterworks Scholarship Benefit Concert on Sunday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in King Concert Hall. The Fredonia College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Rudge, will be joined by the 100-plus voices of the Fredonia Masterworks Chorus.