Monday, May 4, 2015


In honor of the historic work of American composer/conductor Gregg Smith and the Gregg Smith Singers, the Syracuse University Setnor School of Music, Department of Choral Studies is pleased to announce the 2015 Gregg Smith National Choral Composition Contest.  This is a...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Setnor to host 2015 SYRACUSE SUMMER SING!

SYRACUSE SUMMER SING!  2015 Reading Session Sponsored by J. W. Pepper Event Location: Syracuse University: Life Sciences Building 107 College Pl Syracuse, NY   13210 Phone: 800-345-6296 Event Date: 08/12/15  Event Details: This single-day clinic will include this...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Graduate Student Accomplishments from the Department of Music Education

Two Setnor graduate students have had their work accepted into conferences!  They are obtaining their Master's degrees in both Music Education and Literacy. Rachel DentingerMarch 7 - Equality and Social Justice Conference at SUNY BuffaloRoundtable discussion: “Uncommon...

Friday, November 21, 2014

Setnor catches up with alumnus Sam Emanuel as he heads to Braunschweig, Germany!

Alumnus Samuel Emanuel (B.M. Performance '11) is not afraid to "go the distance" in service of his career.  Since graduating from Setnor in 2011, his pursuits have taken this New York native to New York City, Indiana, and all the way to Europe.  This past October he...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Samba Laranja featured in Syracuse New Times

This month, Samba Laranja will release their third CD, Pathways.  See the write-up about the group in the Syracuse New Times article here!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Samba Laranja performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Samba Laranja, The S.U. Brazilian Ensemble performed a total of 6 shows on October 24th and 25th at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. It was truly a remarkable experience and we are very proud of the level of music artistry and professionalism of our...

Friday, October 24, 2014

Syracuse University professors launch online piano tutorial Entrada Piano

Two Syracuse University professors have launched Entrada Piano Technique, an online resource for teachers and students of the piano. Richard Breyer, professor of television, radio and film in the Newhouse School, and Fred Karpoff, professor of music in the Rose, Jules R. and...

Friday, October 17, 2014

Samba Laranja to perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Samba Laranja will be performing at the Jazz at Lincoln Center 2014 Brazilian Festival.  The performance will be in The Atrium, trading sets with Crescent City Samba, the SpokFrevo Orquestra, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis, with acclaimed...

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ann Howard Jones residency took place this week at Setnor!

Dr. Ann Howard Jones visited Setnor this week, working with Concert Choir, University Singers, and Women's Choir as well as the graduate student conductors.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Trombonist Joe Alessi will be performing with The Pride of the Orange: The SU Marching Band on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the SU vs Florida State halftime show!

Trombonist Joe Alessi will be performing Arthur Pryor's "Blue Bells of Scotland" with The Pride of the Orange: The Syracuse University Marching Band on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at halftime during Syracuse University's home football game versus the Florida State Seminoles in...