ARTS @ Oswego

April – September 2014

Philip Cokorinos, Bass-baritone @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm
Philip Cokorinos

Philip Cokorinos

Bass-baritone Philip Cokorinos is a frequent performer at the Metropolitan Opera; notable roles include Masetto in Don Giovanni and the English ambassador for the World Premiere of John Corigliano’s highly successful The Ghosts of Versailles. He has received glowing reviews with companies from coast to coast for his portrayal of Leporello in Don Giovanni.

Artist Website

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

College Community Orchestra in Concert @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
May 4 @ 6:00 pm

A concert by the College Community Orchestra provides you with a delightful afternoon of great music.

SUNY Oswego Jazz Ensemble: “Pictures at an Exhibition” @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Charles Pillow

Charles Pillow

CONCERT: SUNY Oswego Jazz Ensemble Pictures at an Exhibition
Featuring international jazz multi-reed artist Charles Pillow
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 • 7:30 PM
Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
The Oswego State Jazz Ensemble features international jazz artist and premier multi-instrumentalist Charles Pillow. The concert focuses on Pillow’s “De-orchestration” of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. The performance also includes pieces by Pat Metheny, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and an arrangement of Joe Zawinul’s “Birdland” by Professor Emeritus Stan Gosek.
Free Admission, Open to the Public

CONCERT: The Oswego Jazz Project @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
May 7 @ 7:30 pm
Oswego Jazz Project

Oswego Jazz Project

The Oswego Jazz Project
Featuring Multi-instrumentalist Charles Pillow

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • 7:30 PM
Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Faculty Artists in residence, the Oswego Jazz Project, features New York based saxophonist Charles Pillow.
Free Admission and Open to the Public

SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble with Charles Pillow @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Composer Dave Lisik

Composer Dave Lisik

SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble
World Premiere of an Original Composition by Canadian-New Zealander David Lisik

Featuring Multi-instrumentalist Charles Pillow
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • 7:30 PM
Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
The Oswego State Wind Ensemble performs the world premiere of “The Dogmas of the Quiet Past” by the New Zealand-Canadian composer David Lisik and featuring alto saxophonist Charles Pillow. The evening’s other selections include works by Percy Grainger, Eric Whitacre and Gustav Holst.
Free Admission and Open to the Public

Symphoria Summer Concert Series: Oswego and More @ Breitbeck Park
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm


Symphoria Summer Concert Series
Travis Newton & Sean O’Loughlin, Series Conductor

Oswego Concert, Sunday, July 13 • 7 PM, Breitbeck Park
Travis Newton, Conductor

National Anthem
Gould: American Salute
Rogers: South Pacific
Arlen: Over the Rainbow
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, March
Sousa: Hail to the Spirit of Liberty
Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Williams: Far and Away
Anderson: Typewriter
Bernstein: West Side Story
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

For more information about 2014-15 Symphoria programs: Experience Symphoria.

Focus on Faculty: Jon Shallit, Violin & Howard Spindler, Piano @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm


Music of the Romantic Period for violin and piano duo, featuring works by Grieg, Schumann, Franck, Brahms
and Tchaikovsky.

DATE CHANGED TO 9/24/14: Violinist Jeremy Mastrangelo @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series Concert with Violinist Jeremy Mastrangelo had been changed from September 17th to September 24th.

Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm


Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet
The arrival of Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto in the U.S. was greeted as a major event in the jazz and Latin music worlds. With multiple Latin Grammy nominations and a MacArthur “genius” fellowship to his credit, he brings his exciting quartet to Oswego.

Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet

Dafnis Prieto Website

Ke-nekt’ Series: Violinist Jeremy Mastrangelo @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm

Jeremy Mastrangelo

Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series: Violinist Jeremy Mastrangelo
Host: Juan La Manna | Pre-concert Talk: 7:00 PM

Jeremy Mastrangelo served as Associate Concertmaster of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra from 2001
until the orchestra’s dissolution in April 2011. In December of 2010, he was appointed to be the orchestra’s next concertmaster. During his tenure with the SSO he was a featured soloist on multiple occasions, including performances of Bach’s Concerto for two violins with Jaime Laredo, Brahms’ “Double“ Concerto, the Sibelius violin concerto, and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

He has been a guest concertmaster with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, the Omaha Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, and the National Ballet of Canada. Since the 2011-2012 season, Jeremy has performed regularly with the National Arts Centre Orchestra as guest principal second violin, under Pinchas Zukerman. He was guest associate concertmaster for the orchestra’s tour to China, and has been guest concertmaster as well.

Jeremy Mastrangelo plays Piazzolla Tango Etude No. 3