ARTS @ Oswego

November – December 2013

WNYO Urban Music Showcase @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm

SoHo Kings

SoHo Kings

Doors open at 6:30 PM
WNYO Urban Music Showcase showcases the talents of indie-urban artists.
Featuring Hip-Hop/Pop/Electro duo SoHo Kings, Hip-Hop rapper Aarick Urban accompanied by DJ Dame and student aspiring artist Lucki Caesar.
SoHo Kings “Kiss the Sky”
SoHo Kings Artist Website
Aarick Urban ft. DJ Dame Artist Website

Alex de Grassi: A Story of Floating Weeds @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm

Windham Hill recording artist Alex de Grassi was commissioned by the New York Guitar Festival to create an original score for Yasujro Ozu’s classic silent film. “A Story of Floating Weeds”. In an engaging multi-media event, he accompanies the film live on the Waterman Theatre Stage.
IST Approved

Alex de Grassi accompanies the film A Story of Floating Weeds

Alex de Grassi accompanies the film A Story of Floating Weeds

Parking is available in lots E-6 & E-18: See Campus Parking Map

Focus on Faculty: Vocal Array @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm

Join sopranos Mihoko Tsutsumi and Nancy James, tenors Todd Graber and Robert Allen and accompanist Rebecca Horning in an afternoon of vocal music-making that ranges from Bach to Britten and beyond! Please join us in welcoming three new voice faculty members to Oswego!

Bora Yoon @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm

Bora Yoon

Bora Yoon

Hosted by Trevor Jorgensen
Pre-Concert talk begins at 7 PM

Bora Yoon is an avant-garde contemporary composer, musician and performance artist who explores the space where music connects to the subliminal, creating architectural soundscapes from everyday found objects, chamber instruments, digital devices and voice.
IST Approved

Parking is available in King Hall lot E-15 and Sheldon Hall lots E-27 & E-29: See Campus Parking Map

Indie Series Concert: Royal Bangs @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm

Indie Series Program

Indie Series Program

INDIE SERIES CONCERT: Royal Bangs With Nick Cocks & Cemeteries
Doors open at 7 PM.
The headliner Royal Bangs is an indie rock group from Knoxville, Tennessee, that has appeared at events including Bonnaroo in 2008 as well as on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2011.
Nick Cocks is a SUNY Oswego students who frequently plays at Open Mic. He is from Oswego and enjoys creating electronic music and remixes.
Cemeteries is an indie pop band based out of Buffalo, New York. Their sound can be compared to bands such as Youth Lagoon and Teen Daze.
Royal Bangs “Octagon”
Cemeteries “The Wilderness”

Royal Bangs Website

Focus on Faculty: Robert Auler, Pianist @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm
Robert Auler piano

Robert Auler, Pianist

Rob juxtaposes Beethoven’s vaunted Les Adieux with accessible, modern works, proving that “all music was new once!” He also offers commentary to provide all listeners with context and understanding about each work. Don’t miss this performance!

Christmas Concert @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm

Celebrate the season with the joyous sound of holiday music. The Festival Chorus will open with Bach’s Magnificat and State Singers and College Choir will present a varied program of Christmas music.
Free and open to the public.

Fall Orchestra Concert @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm


Fall Orchestra Concert
SUNY Oswego College and Community Orchestra performs Haydn’s Symphony No. 101 “The Clock”, Copland’s Outdoor Overture, Sibelius’ Finlandia, and Mendelssohn’s Die Hebriden Overture.

Fall Concert: Jazz Ensembles w/ Trumpeter Brian Shaw @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm

Trumpeter Brian Shaw

Trumpeter Brian Shaw

Oswego State Jazz Ensemble and Latin Jazz Ensemble present their fall concert with special guest trumpeter Brian Shaw.

Fall, Folk Songs, Fortress, and Featured Artist @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm

New Wind Ensemble

Fall, Folk Songs, Fortress, and Featured Artist
The SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble presents its fall concert performing the works of Malcolm Arnold, Frank Ticheli, David Holsinger, John Barnes Change, and Fisher Tull’s Trumpet Rhapsody featuring Brian Shaw on Trumpet.