News releases

November 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

Join the Upstate Burners For an Evening of Jazz Dec. 5

Jazz ensemble the Upstate Burners will present an evening of jazz on Friday, Dec. 5, in the first-floor auditorium of the Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. The lobby of the auditorium will open at 7 p.m., doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New Exhibition Combines Two Series to Give New Look at New Orleans

“Elysian Fields,” a two-person show featuring the work of Tammy Mercure and Courtney Asztalos G’17, is now on exhibit at the J&J Smith Gallery, located on the first floor of Smith Hall, through Wednesday, Dec. 10. The show combines photographs from Mercure’s “The...

Friday, November 14, 2014

Symphony Orchestra to Perform Holst’s ‘The Planets’ Nov. 18

The Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO) will present a concert featuring Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” Op. 32, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public.This year...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lecture Will Explore Proximity in Environmental Discourse

Barbara Johnstone, professor of English and linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University, will present “Proximity and Journalistic Practice in Environmental Discourse: Experiencing ‘Job Blackmail’ in the News” on Friday, Nov. 14. The lecture, sponsored by the Department...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

University of Copenhagen Scholars to Lecture on Rhetorical Citizenship

Christian Kock and Lisa Villadsen, scholars from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, will visit Syracuse University as guests of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.They will present a joint lecture...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter Names Setnor a Top Music School

The College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music was ranked No. 20 on the Hollywood Reporter's (THR) list of the world’s “Top 25 Music Schools” in its Nov. 14 issue. The article cites the Setnor School’s multidisciplinary...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Setnor School Welcomes Guest Artist Bernard Struber for Two Concerts

Renowned musician Bernard Struber will visit the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music on Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, for two special concerts. Struber is a guest artist from France’s Conservatoire de...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Flute Day to Feature Recital, Masterclass with Rebecca Gilbert

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) principal flutist Rebecca Gilbert will be the featured artist at Syracuse University’s Flute Day on Saturday, Nov. 15. Gilbert will present a recital and masterclass at 10 a.m. in Room 403 Crouse College that is free and open to...

Monday, November 10, 2014

DesignIntelligence Ranks VPA’s Environmental and Interior Design Program No. 9

The environmental and interior design (EDI) program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ (VPA) Department of Design has been ranked No. 9 in the nation for undergraduate interior design programs in the 2015 DesignIntelligence report “America’s Best...

Monday, November 10, 2014

‘Tacit Knowledge’ to Feature Work by Leeds College of Art Students, Faculty, Alumni

The Department of Art in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will present “Tacit Knowledge,” an exhibition of work by undergraduate students, faculty and recent alumni from Leeds College of Art (LCA) in England Nov. 13-29 on the Wall, the first-floor hallway...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Annual Drawing Marathon to be Held Nov. 15

The Department of Foundation in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will host its annual drawing marathon on Saturday, Nov. 15, from noon-6 p.m. on the second floor of Smith Hall. The event is free and open to the public.The marathon will feature models,...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

An Adult Beginners’ Tap Class Brings Friendship and Joy in Department of Drama's 'Stepping Out'

Led by Mavis, a patient and talented dancer and accompanied by the acerbic Mrs. Fraser on piano, "Stepping Out" follows the ups and downs of nine women and one man who meet weekly in a church hall for a beginning tap class. Throughout, playwright Richard Harris...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

'A History of the Future: The New Landscape of Climate Change' opens Nov. 6 at Palitz Gallery

The Palitz Gallery exhibition "A History of the Future: The New Landscape of Climate Change" opens Thursday, Nov. 6. This will be the first New York City solo exhibition post superstorm Sandy by partners and photographers Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris, co-founders...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Oscar-Winning Cinematographer to Visit Film Program Nov. 10-11

Renowned cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Academy Award for “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” will be in Syracuse Nov. 10-11 to meet with film students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Transmedia and give a public talk as a...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Syracuse Youth Orchestras to perform Nov. 9

The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Eagle Hill Middle School Auditorium, 4645 Enders Rd., Manlius.The SYO will perform Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "From the New...
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