ARTS @ Oswego

October 2014 – February 2015

Oct
23
Thu
Film: Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm

Killing Us Softly 4

The Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Gender Equality in the Workplace continues with a screening of the 2010 film exploring how gender is represented in advertising. A discussion led by Dr. Lisa Seppi, assistant professor of art history at SUNY Oswego, follows the film.

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see “Parking”.
312-3071.

Killing Us Softly 4 Trailer

Oct
25
Sat
Music Department Parent’s Day Concert @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am

Music Dept Logo

Family & Friends Weekend: Parent’s Day Concert
Please join the music department in celebrating the student music making in our large music ensembles. An hour long program featuring pieces by Oswego Jazz/Latin Jazz ensembles, Wind Ensemble, College Choir, Community Orchestra and State Singers.
Free and Open to the public.

Oct
29
Wed
Spanish Film: El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pans Labyrinth) @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

El Laberinto del Fauno

In this fairy tale, a small family in Spain moves into an old house in 1943 after the rise of Fascism. Their eldest daughter, at age 12, falls in love with a fawn that lives in the old ruined labyrinth behind their decrepit home.
By Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer & novelist Guillermo del Toro

Movie Trailer

Spanish Movie Trailer

Ke-nekt’ Series: Sybarite5 @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm

2011 - Brian David Braun
Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series: Sybarite5
Host: Robert Auler | Pre-concert Talk: 7:00 PM

“Their rock star status… is well deserved. Their classically honed technique mixed with grit and all out passionate attack transfixes the audience…” The Sarasota Herald Tribune

Sybarite5, the first string quintet ever selected as winners of Concert Artists Guild International Competition in its 60 year history, is comprised of Sami Merdinian and Sarah Whitney, violins; Angela Pickett, viola; Laura Metcalf, cello; and Louis Levitt, bass.

The group has taken audiences by storm all across the US, forever changing the perception of chamber music performance. From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

Sybarite5 on YouTube playing Led Zeppelin’s “Heartbreaker”
Sybarite5 Website

Nov
9
Sun
Focus on Faculty: Robert Auler, Piano @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm

Robert Auler

An afternoon of solo piano music with commentary. The solo piano version of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and three piano transcriptions are highlights.

Nov
12
Wed
Spanish Film: Al Otro Lado (To the Other Side) @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm

Al Otro Lado
In the 2005 film Al Otro Lado (To the Other side) writer and director Gustavo Loza, weaves a heart-wrenching tale that follows the complexities of migration through the eyes of children who have been left behind. Three countries, three cultures, and three realities serve as the stage to delve into the lives of three kids (a Mexican boy, a Cuban boy, and a Moroccan girl), each of whom must endure the absence of their father who has left them in search for a better life.

Movie Trailer

Ke-nekt’ Series: Bassoonist Gregory Quick @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 12 @ 7:30 pm

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Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series: Bassoonist Gregory Quick
Host: Trevor Jorgensen | Pre-concert Talk: 7:00 PM

Greg Quick joined the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra as its principal bassoonist in 1977 and has had several concerto performances with the SSO, including John Williams Five Sacred Trees in 1999. Additionally, he served as the Symphony personnel manager for 11 years from 1995 to 2006.

He was principal bassoon of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Orchestra Symphonique de Montreal, and the Toledo Zoo Band. Greg is an instructor and lecturer of Bassoon at Syracuse University and Hamilton College and has participated in the Skaneateles Festival and Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Nov
23
Sun
Focus on Faculty: Todd Graber, Tenor; Mihoko Tsutsumi, Soprano; Juan F. La Manna, Piano @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm

Graber-Tsutsumi

Selected songs by Schubert and two song cycles by Schumann: the touching, intimate A Woman’s Love and Life and the dreamy The Poet’s Love.

Feb
18
Wed
Vocal Ensemble “Voice” @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm

London Fields 2 - photo cr Yoshitaka Kono

Vocal Ensemble “Voice”

For their second American tour, the wonderful British ensemble, Voice, brings a program of songs exploring the beauty, heartache, and humor of love. The trio focuses the program, called If Music be the Food of Love, on the extraordinary role of women in music – as composer, performer and muse.

Extend the Valentine’s season with a perfect evening; hear it with someone you love!

Listen to Voice sing “Go Lassie, Go”

More about Voice

Feb
22
Sun
Focus on Faculty: Ahreum Kim, Violin; Robert Auler, Piano @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm

Kim-Auler

SUNY Oswego’s new Assistant Professor of violin and musicology performs the fiery and passionate Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3, in C minor, Op. 45 and other works for violin and piano.