ARTS @ Oswego

November 2013 – January 2014

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

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.

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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.

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm
Carl Whidden A Christmas Carol

Carl Whidden who will perform a one-man performance of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”

Actor Carl Whidden returns to reprise the role of Scrooge that he played as an Oswego State student. This time, he plays all the other roles as well! A 40th Anniversary celebration of that holiday production by local legend and faculty emerita Rosemary Nesbitt.

Carl Whidden Interview on 9WSYR Bridge Street Syracuse, 12/4/13

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

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.

Two Student Art Exhibits: “Painterly Prints” & “GO BIG! go little” @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street - See Below for Days & Hours
Jan 7 – Mar 1 all-day

Through 2/8/14
Student Art Exhibition – “Painterly Prints”

Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
SUNY Oswego’s art department raises the curtain on the exhibition “Painterly Prints”. Each student in faculty member Mary Pierce’s “Introduction to Printmaking” class exhibits one monotype or monoprint piece.
Free. Open Wednesday 12-5 PM; Thursday & Friday 10 AM-5 PM; and Saturday 1-5 PM.
Call 216-4985 for more information.

Monotype Printmaking at SUNY Oswego

The Art of Printmaking

Go Big, go little!
Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street
Ceramic students of Roxanne Jackson and painting students of Christopher McEvoy were given a project entitled GO BIG! go little. The project asked students to challenge themselves to think outside of the box, take risks, try something new and incorporate mixed media. Contrast in scale, concept and the inherent differences in the two mediums feature prominently in the exhibition.
Free. Open Wednesday 12-5 PM; Thursday & Friday 10 AM-5 PM; and Saturday 1-5 PM.
Call 216-4985 for more information.