ARTS @ Oswego

October 2014 – February 2015

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
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

Oct
31
Fri
The Rocky Horror Show @ Hewitt Ballroom
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm

rocky horror
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Oswego State Theatre & Music Department present
The Rocky Horror Show
Opening on Halloween – the ’70s musical that inspired the midnight movie cult classic
Book, Music & Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
Stage Direction by Jonel Langenfeld
Musical Direction by Todd Graber
Produced under arrangement with Samuel French Inc.

Friday & Saturday, October 31 & November 1 • 7:30 PM

Friday & Saturday, November 7 & 8 • 7:30 PM

Friday & Saturday, November 14 & 15 • 7:30 PM

Please note:
The performance is suggested for ages 16 & above and contains scenes with (brief) nudity.
The Artville Cafe in Hewitt will be open for business prior to all performances & through intermission.
The Box Office will open 90 minutes prior to each performance.
“Participation bags” will be available for purchase prior to each performance.
For further information, call 312-2141.

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
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.

Dec
5
Fri
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Kallet Theater
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm

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Oswego State Theatre Department presents
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Adapted by Joe Landry
From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra
Directed by Henry Shikongo
Produced under special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

Friday, December 5 • 8:00 PM
The Kallet Theater, 4842 N Jefferson St, Pulaski, NY 13142

http://www.kallettheater.com

Saturday, December 6 • 2:00 PM
Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego

Dec
6
Sat
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Hewitt Ballroom
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm

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See exact dates & times listed below.

Oswego State Theatre Department presents
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Adapted by Joe Landry
From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra
Directed by Henry Shikongo
Produced under special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

Friday, December 5 • 8:00 PM
The Kallet Theater, 4842 N Jefferson St, Pulaski, NY 13142

http://www.kallettheater.com

Saturday, December 6 • 2:00 PM
Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego

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.