ARTS @ Oswego

October – November 2013

Oct
9
Wed
Ke-nekt’ Concert: Jazz Guitarist Peter Bernstein @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm
Peter Bernstein

Peter Bernstein

Hosted by Rick Balestra
Pre-Concert talk begins at 7 PM

Known for his clean, warm tone and lyrical melodic lines, Bernstein is one of New York’s most in-demand guitarists. His career was launched with an invitation to perform with John Scofield and Pat Metheny. Since then he’s worked with jazz masters including Larry Goldings, Lou Donaldson, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Joshua Redman. Guests may park in King and Sheldon Hall lots.
Tickets: General Public $15; Students $5.
http://www.peterbernsteinmusic.com/
For venue and parking locations go to Campus Event Map

Oct
13
Sun
Focus on Faculty: Oswego Jazz Project w/ Special Guest Trombonist Keith Jackson @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm
Oswego Jazz Project features Rob Auler on keyboard and piano, Trevor Jorgensen on winds, Max McKee on basses, and Eric Schmitz on drums and percussion

Oswego Jazz Project features Rob Auler on keyboard and piano, Trevor Jorgensen on winds, Max McKee on basses, and Eric Schmitz on drums and percussion.

The Focus on Faculty series continues with the Oswego Jazz Project (OJP) and special guest trombonist Keith Jackson, music director at West Virginia University and an acclaimed performer of both classical and jazz trombone and euphonium. He is a member of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra.

Trombonist Keith Jackson

Trombonist Keith Jackson


Celebrating its eighth year as SUNY Oswego’s jazz quartet-in-residence, OJP performs original compositions and works by Dexter Gordon, Slide Hampton and Ahmad Jamal.

Tickets: General Public $8; Students $5.

Guest may park in King and Sheldon Hall lots.
For venue and parking locations, go to Campus Map

Oct
20
Sun
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble: Classical Meets Bluegrass @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble: Classical Meets Bluegrass

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble
Classical Meets Bluegrass

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble, one of New York’s finest choral organizations, joins forces with sparkling bluegrass instrumental talents for a genre-blending performance of The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, by contemporary composer Carol Barnett, along with other works drawing on Appalachian folk traditions. Performed with regional bluegrass luminaries Joe Davoli, Perry Cleaveland, Zachary Fleitz, John Cadley, Nick Piccininni and Maureen Henesey and the Syracuse Country/Contra Dancers. (Audience members are invited onto the dance floor after the concert.)
http://www.syracusevocalensemble.org

Guests may park in King, Sheldon & Rich Hall lots E15, E27, E29 & E23; Campus Parking Map

Oct
26
Sat
Music Department Parent’s Day Concert @ Hewitt Union Ballroom
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm

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.

Nov
3
Sun
College Choir and State Singers Fall Concert @ St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 50 E. Mohawk St.
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm

The concert starts with Renaissance a cappella music sung by double choirs. Native American lullaby, Venezuelan dance music, French chanson, Spiritual song and more will be presented.
Free and open to the public.

Nov
8
Fri
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

Nov
9
Sat
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

http://www.degrassi.com

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

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

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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!

Nov
15
Fri
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

http://youtu.be/vJtoy-Mb6YA

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

http://borayoon.com/

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

Nov
23
Sat
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