Setnor School of Music News

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Pride of the Orange Marching Band hosts New York State Field Band Championships, Carrier Dome, October 27!

This year's New York State Field Band Championshps will take place at the Carrier Dome on Oct 27, gates open at 7 am - for more information and ticket prices, visit FIELD BAND 2013For more information on Syracuse University's Pride of the Orange Marching Band, visit http://www....

Friday, October 11, 2013

Setnor School of Music faculty member, Gabriel DiMartino, on tour with Doc Severinson

 Setnor School of Music faculty member, Gabriel DiMartino, will be heading out on tour with the Doc Severinsen Big Band!  Gabe joins the band on trumpet, as they tour from October 16-26th.  The band will be touring from North Carolina to Buffalo, and the tour will...

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Setnor School of Music faculty member, John Laverty, releases new book - In the Game: Music and Multiple Sclerosis

In the Game: Music and Multiple Sclerosis begins with the author’s story of his rise and success in the music profession. Described as “being in the game,” he lays out his method for success in one of the most difficult professions in America. Following a quick rise as a...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Setnor School of Music faculty member, guitarist Ken Meyer, performs at the United Nations

Guitarist Ken Meyer performed for the opening night of the United Nations Nations - Water - Cultures exhibit held in the Secretariat Lobby of the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The exhibit was organized by the Inter-Art Foundation of Romania and featured...

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Gregory Sheppard presents “Songs Patti Taught Me” in honor of soprano Patti Thompson-Buechner: Presented at St. Stephen Lutheran Church

 Distinguished Bass Gregory Sheppard to Present Recital Honoring SU Music Professor Distinguished bass Gregory Sheppard will return to Syracuse on Sunday, Sept. 29, to present the recital “Songs Patti Taught Me” in honor of soprano Patti Thompson-Buechner, his teacher,...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Setnor School of Music cellists, faculty member Gregory Wood and graduate student Lydia Parkington, to perform at Syracuse Film Festival

Setnor School of Music cellists, faculty member Gregory Wood, and student Lydia Parkington will perform with the Society for New Music at the upcoming Syracuse Film Festival in a commission by composer Patrick Doyle.  Thursday, October 3 at 7pm at the Palace Theatre on...

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Setnor School of Music is pleased to welcome Karen Veverka, new conductor of Syracuse Youth String Orchestra

Karen Veverka has been appointed conductor of the Syracuse Youth String Orchestra, part of the Setnor School of Music's Community Music Division.Verveka, orchestra teacher at  Skaneateles High School, joins the group following founder, Muriel Bodley, who has taught music...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Setnor School of Music Faculty member, Kathleen Roland-Silverstein, to be interviewed on "Fresh Ink" WCNY, 91.3 FM

Dr. Kathleen Roland -Silverstein, soprano and faculty member, will be interviewed by Neva Pilgrim on Fresh Ink. the WCNY, 91.3 FM classical music station.  Neva Pilgrim will play Roland -Silverstein's recording of "Songs from Letters: Calamity Jane to her daughter Janey" by...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Congratulations to Setnor School of Music faculty member, Harumi Rhodes, for the New York Times piece on her performance in the Bard Music Festival

Setnor School of Music faculty member, violinist Harumi Rhodes, is noted in the New York Times for the "standout performance" in the closing weekend of the Bard Music Festival (Bard College, NY) for my performance of the Prokofiev Sonata for Two Violins: (paragraph 6)....

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

SU Marching Band Uniform Campaign Achieves Goal

Erica Blust(315) 443-5891 New uniforms to debut at Oct. 5 ACC football home game versus Clemson“A New Look for a New Era,” the campaign to outfit the Syracuse University Marching Band (SUMB) in new uniforms for its Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) debut this fall, has achieved...