ARTS @ Oswego

November – December 2013

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

Owen Benjamin @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm
Owen Benjamin

Owen Benjamin

Owen Benjamin has been a regular on MTV’s Punk’d and E!’s Chelsea Lately. He’s had his own special, Comedy Central Presents Owen Benjamin, and his feature credits include I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and Jack and Jill with Adam Sandler. He has done stand up at the Aspen Comedy Festival, Montreal Comedy Festival, and toured with Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. His short films and web series (Owen Benjamin Presents and Gaytown) have accumulated over 10 million hits. He currently stars on the hit TBS sitcom, Sullivan and Sons. Benjamin will talk about the interrelationships between acting, writing, and other aspects of film and television.

Wait Until Dark @ Lab Theatre, Tyler Hall
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm

Wait Until Dark Poster
SA, Blackfriars and Oswego State Theatre Present
A Student Honors Production: Wait Until Dark
Tuesday, November 19 • 7:30 PM (Preview)
Wednesday, November 20-Saturday, November 23 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, November 24 • 2 PM
Wait Until Dark Trailer

Spanish Movie Series: Maria Full of Grace @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm

Spanish Movie Series: Maria Full of Grace
With English Subtitles
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages
IST Approved

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!

Chris Held @ Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm
Chris Held, Persian Pallet

Chris Held, Persian Pallet

Chris Held is an artist/designer and the co-owner of Von Tundra, an American design studio. He received an MFA in sculpture from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland. His work rides the boundary between clean, minimal design and the hand made object. Von Tundra has created large-scale installations at High Desert Test Sites in Joshua Tree, California. Held’s work has been written about in magazines including Dwell, Surface, Art Papers and Portland Spaces as well as included on blogs: Designboom, DesignMilk and Dezeen.

Artist Website:

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.