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Alumnus to appear with Buffalo Philharmonic

Marketing and Communications staff

Tenor Kyle van Schoonhoven, a 2011 graduate of the Fredonia School of Music, will perform Gustav Mahler’s song cycle of lost love and despair, “Songs of the Wayfarer,” arranged by Arnold Schoenberg, with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on June 4, 5 and 6.

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Fredonia School of Music Wind Ensemble completing historic recording project

Marketing and Communications staff

The Fredonia School of Music has announced details of the final phase of a multi-year recording project by the Fredonia Wind Ensemble. The effort was funded by The Sorel Medallion in Recording Grant and the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, both through the Fredonia College Foundation, as well as a Sigma Alpha Iota Project Grant.

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Mossey receives Oasis Guitar Jury Prize

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Charles Mossey, a senior Music Performance major from Waterford, was recently awarded the Oasis Guitar Jury Prize, a $500 cash award that recognizes the Fredonia guitar student who exhibits the greatest improvement over the course of a semester.

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School of Music Concerto Competition winners announced

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The Fredonia School of Music hosted its annual Concerto Competition on May 3 with a virtual audience. Winners of the prestigious competition are offered the opportunity to perform with major School of Music ensembles

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Piorkowski to be honored at GuitarFest at APSU

Roger Coda

GuitarFest 2021 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., will be dedicated to the music of SUNY Distinguished Professor James Piorkowski, who heads the guitar program at the Fredonia School of Music.

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Faculty recital to feature works by female composers

Roger Coda

Music by female composers that spans the 19th century to the present will be performed by three State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music faculty members – Assistant Professor Leonidas Lagrimas (piano), Adjunct Lecturer Laurie Tramuta (mezzo soprano) and Adjunct Instructor Landon Gray (trumpet) – at a virtual recital on Thursday, March 11, at 8 p.m.

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High school students invited to Fredonia’s next All Things Piano virtual gathering

Roger Coda

High school pianists are invited to join All Things Piano, a fun, casual Zoom conversation with faculty from Fredonia’s School of Music, to be presented on Saturday, March 13, at noon. Healthy approaches to deal with performance anxiety will be among several topics Professor Fr. Sean Duggan and Assistant Professor Eliran Avni will explore at the meet-up session.

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Fredonia to host Day of Percussion for area students

Roger Coda

The Fredonia Percussion Guild at Fredonia’s School of Music will host a free virtual Day of Percussion for middle school, high school and college students on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 9 a.m.

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