Department of Drama 2016-17 Season

2017 Transmedia Photography Annual

Jan 17 – Mar 03, 2017
The exhibition features photographs by seniors in the Department of Transmedia's art photography program.

Light Work presents “2017 Transmedia Photography Annual” exhibition, featuring photographs by seniors from the art photography program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Department of Transmedia. The exhibition will be on view in the Light Work Hallway Gallery. 

Exhibiting students include: Michael Ellsenburg, Nicolle Glover, Lauren Harper, Lindsay Jones, Melanie Rose Judson, Connor Martin, Danny Peña, Devi Penny, Nicola Vincenzo Rinaldo, Kyra Lucas Semien, Jessica Sheldon, Victoria Valentine, and Leah Vallario. Heather Snider, executive director of San Francisco Camerawork, served as juror to select images for “Best of Show” and “Honorable Mention.” “Best of Show” went to Nicola Vincenzo Rinaldo, and “Honorable Mentions” went to Devi Penny, Kendra Ward, and Connor Martin.

Julia Christensen | Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Mar 2, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Christensen is an artist and writer whose work explores systems of technology, consumerism, landscape, and memory.

Julia Christensen is an artist and writer whose work explores systems of technology, consumerism, landscape, and memory. Her work has been in solo and group exhibitions at such venues as the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Gallery (New York City), Eyebeam (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (Cleveland), and Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh). Her work has been exhibited internationally in France, Greece, Finland, Croatia, Serbia, and beyond.

Christensen is the author of Big Box Reuse, published by MIT Press in 2008. Big Box Reuse won several book awards and received reviews and features in publications such as The New York TimesNew York MagazineBookforumThe New York Review of Books, and The Washington Post. Her writing has appeared in a range of publications, such as PrintArchitectHyperallergic, and Cabinet magazines.

Christensen is a recipient of the Creative Capital Fellowship (Emerging Fields, 2013), MacDowell Fellowship (2015), the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award (2015), and commissions from Turbulence and New Radio/Performing Arts. She has been awarded artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Experimental Television Center. Christensen received a B.A. in integrated art at Bard College, an M.F.A. in electronic music and recording media at Mills College, and an M.F.A. in integrated electronic arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is associate professor of integrated media in the studio art department at Oberlin College.

Wind Ensemble | Setnor Ensemble Series

Mar 2, 2017
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The concert features Miguel Etchegoncelay, guest conductor from the Conservatoire de Strasbourg, France.

The Wind Ensemble is Syracuse University's premiere concert band and is primarily made up of musicians from within the Setnor School of Music. The concert will feature Miguel Etchegoncelay, guest conductor, Conservatoire de Strasbourg, France, and Egor Antonenko, violoncello soloist.

Program: Rêveries Latines

Selamlik, Op. 48 | Florent Schmitt (1870-1958)

Pequeña Suite para Banda | Luis Serrano Alarcón (b.1972)
I. Intrata
II. Vals
III. Rana
IV. Galop

Cortège Champêtre | Alberto Williams (1862-1952)
trans. Miguel Etchegoncelay

Tramonto – Romanza for Cello and Wind Ensemble | Luis Serrano Alarcón (b.1972)
Egor Antonenko, Violoncello Soloist

Miniaturas Brasileiras, Set. 1 | Hudson Nogueira (b. 1968)
I. Catira
II. Coreto
III. Calango
IV. Foli do Divino
V. Maxixe

Libertango | Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
arr. Miguel Etchegoncelay

About the Conductor
Miguel Etchegoncelay

Miguel Etchegoncelay was born in Porteña, Province of Cordoba, (Argentina). He studied trumpet, composition, and conducting at Cordoba’s Conservatory of Music and Cordoba’s National University (Argentina), at the European Institute for Band Studies, ISEB, in Trento (Italy), and at the Zurich Conservatory of Music (Switzerland). He also holds a master's degree in politics and cultural management (Institute of Political Studies, University of Strasbourg, France). Among his teachers were Carlos Giraudo, Vicente Moncho, Franco Cesarini, Felix Hauswirth and Jan Cober. He also took part in conducting seminars of renowned conductors such as Eugene Corporon and Tim Reynish.

Etchegoncelay has lived in France since 2002 in the region known as “of the three borders” (France, Switzerland, Germany), where he conducts community bands in all three countries. He is also active as music school director, pedagogue, and consultant. He appears regularly as guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Holland, and Slovenia.

Etchegoncelay collaborates with such French cultural organizations as Conseil Départemental pour le Musique et la Culture, CDMC68; Association Départemental d’Information et d’action Musicales et Choréographiques du Bas-Rhin, ADIAM67; Fédération des Sociétés de Musique d’Alsace, FSMA; Fédération Musicale de Franche-Comté, FMFC; and Confédération Musicale de France, CMF. At the European level he collaborated with the Confédération International des Sociétés de Musique, CISM as a member of its musical committee.

Long-time member of WASBE (World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles), Etchegoncelay serves currently in this organization as a board member. He teaches orchestral conducting at Strasbourg’s Conservatory of Music and the Haute Ecole des, Arts du Rhin (HEAR).