April – October 2014
Students from Amy Bartell’s advanced graphics class illustrate the flash fiction of writers from Leigh Wilson’s advanced fiction writing course; the collaborations range from micro-stories to illustrations to three-minute films.
Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street (at the corner of West Bridge & West First Streets).
Noon – 5 PM, Wednesdays
10 AM – 6 PM, Thursdays
10 AM – 5 PM, Fridays
11 AM – 5 PM, Saturdays
For more information about this and other SUNY Oswego art exhibitions, contact Tyler Art Gallery, 315-312-2112.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibits
Tyler Art Gallery
BA candidates (pursuing multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary studies in majors in addition to art) and BFA candidates (focusing on the studio art or graphic design program) display their work. As well as a large variety of artistic media, this exhibit features a great range of imagery, artistic concerns and an explorative attitude.
Tyler Art Gallery Hours: 11:30 AM-3:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday
RECEPTION: Friday, May 9 @ 5 PM, Penfield’s Lake Effect Cafe
This is the third annual exhibit of works by non-professional artists among the college’s faculty and staff. Judges professionally involved in the arts adjudicate the exhibition. The Everson Museum of Art includes selected pieces from the college’s exhibit in their fall regional On My Own Time show.
Symphoria Summer Concert Series
Travis Newton & Sean O’Loughlin, Series Conductor
Oswego Concert, Sunday, July 13 • 7 PM, Breitbeck Park
Travis Newton, Conductor
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
Bernstein: West Side Story
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
For more information about 2014-15 Symphoria programs: Experience Symphoria.
Art Exhibit: Metamorphosis
July 19-September 6
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 19th • 2-4 PM
Oswego State Downtown
Wednesday, Noon to 5 PM
Thursday, 10 AM to 6 PM
Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM (Closed July 4)
Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM
A writing-life blogger for the Huffington Post, Stephanie Vanderslice’s scholarly essays on the teaching of creative writing have been published nationally and internationally. She has published three books, including Rethinking Creative Writing. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many journals and online publications. In 2012 she was named CASE U.S. Professor of the Year for the state of Arkansas; in 2009 she was named ACTELA College English Teacher of the Year. Vanderslice will speak about literary citizenship.
Richard Duggin’s fiction includes three novels: The Music Box Treaty, Woman Refusing To Leave, and Snipehunters. Duggin has taught fiction writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for the past fifty years. In 2005 he founded and is currently director of the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing program, a low-residency graduate program in creative writing in which he currently directs and teaches. Duggin’s talk is called “Psst! Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.” He’ll discuss the authorial voice behind the narrator.
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.
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.
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge Concert Free & Open to the Public
The Guitar duo of Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge is a collaborative effort founded in the roots of
acoustic music, exploring the worlds of improvisation and composition.
With Lage’s background in modern jazz and new music, and Eldridge’s deep relationship with bluegrass as well as his being a member of the widely acclaimed band, Punch Brothers, this duo lives at the nexus of improvisation, spontaneous composition, and virtuosic refinement, all performed on their respective 1939 Martin guitars.