Setnor School of Music News

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Monday, December 16, 2013

SUMB heads to Texas as the University of Minnesota and Syracuse University square off in the 2013 Texas Bowl

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Syracuse Orange The University of Minnesota and Syracuse University will square off in the 2013 Texas Bowl. The Orange will fill the Big 12 position as an at-large bid representing the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Golden Gophers will...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Setnor School of Music alum, trombonist Justin Clark, is teaching and performing in Switzerland

Setnor School of Music alum, trombonist Justin Clark, recently started teaching in Geneva, Switzerland in addition to performing in the Berne Symphony.  He is also preparing a CD and website.  His site is www.justinthattromboneguy.com - you can also see a video for...

Friday, December 6, 2013

Congratulations to James Abbott, recording engineer for the Albany Symphony's recording of Three Flavors for piano and orchestra, a major new work by Aaron Jay Kernis, which will be released in 2014

James Abbott, instructor of music in the Setnor School of Music, served as recording engineer for the Albany Symphony's recording of Three Flavors for piano and orchestra, a major new work by Aaron Jay Kernis. The recording, which will be released by Naxos Records in early 2014...

Thursday, December 5, 2013

University Singers perform at Syracuse University's Veteran's Day Celebration

 On November 11, 2013, the University Singers, under the direction of Setnor School of Music faculty member, Dr. John Warren, performed in Syracuse University's Veterans' Day Tribute.  For a video of the event, please visit VETERANS DAY VIDEO

Friday, November 15, 2013

SU Alum Christopher Cresswell, B.M. Composition, '11, to premiere pieces at Setnor Auditorium on Friday, November 15

The SU Orchestra will premiere piece by Setnor Alum, Christopher Cresswell on Friday, November 15.  The world premiere of Stone Seeking Warmth at Syracuse University with Jon English, James Tapia, Syracuse University Orchestra, Laura Enslin, Ida Trebicka, Shelby Dems,...

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Women's Choir to premiere three-part arrangement of Nick Page's Fairest Lady at their Thursday, Nov. 21 concert in Setnor Auditorium

On November 21 at 8 pm, the Women's Choir, under the direction of Dr. Barbara Tagg, will be premiering the three-part arrangement of Nick Page's Fairest Lady.  A piece originally given to Dr. Tagg as a surprise from the composer, the premiere of the original version took...

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

America's First Sport, a documentary with film score by Setnor School of Music faculty member, Bill DiCosimo, will air Monday Nov. 18th at 9 PM on WCNY TV, PBS channel 24

America's First Sport, will air Monday Nov. 18th at 9 PM on WCNY TV, PBS channel 24The documentary chronicles the history and impact of lacrosse. Included: comments from key Native American contributors, league executives, and players and coaches; plus stories from Jim Brown's...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Setnor School of Music Faculty member, Greg Wood, featured in this month's Strad Magazine

Strad Magazine's November 2013 issue features Setnor School of Music faculty member, cellist Gregory Wood, and his brother Mark Wood, electric violinist.  The brothers discuss growing up in their musical house, and their very divergent careers.  The article is...

Monday, November 11, 2013

Setnor School of Music faculty member, Kathleen Roland, performs in Chinary Ung - Celebration 70 at UC San Diego, November 13

Setnor School of Music faculty member, Kathleen Roland, performs in Chinary Ung - Celebration 70 at UC San Diego, November 13 A celebratory concert honoring Distinguished Professor Chinary Ung on his 70th year.  Featuring renowned international artists as well as UCSD...

Friday, November 8, 2013

Harumi Rhodes, Setnor School for Music String Area Coordinator, performed at Canyonlands National Park!

 Harumi Rhodes, Setnor School for Music String Area Coordinator, performed Spring from Astor Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires inside the magical red rock grotto of Canyonlands National Park accessible only by jet boating down the Colorado River.  Presented by...