News releases

October 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

CRS Selected to Host 2016 Biennial Public Address Conference

The Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies (CRS) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts has been selected to host the prestigious Biennial Public Address Conference (BPAC) in 2016. Founded in 1988, BPAC is a premier symposium featuring the field’...

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Razor & Tie, Kidz Bop Co-Founder Craig Balsam to Speak Oct. 30

Craig Balsam will present a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The lecture is part of the Bandier Program’s Soyars Leadership Lecture Series...

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Guest Conductor Anthony Maiello to Lead Wind Ensemble Oct. 30

The Syracuse University Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. University Professor Anthony J. Maiello of George Mason University (GMU) will serve as guest conductor.The program...

Thursday, October 23, 2014

'Conceal/Reveal: New Work from the Faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Opens Nov. 6 at SUArt Galleries

The Syracuse University Art Galleries is pleased to present "Conceal/Reveal: New Work from the Faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts," bringing together the eclectic and powerful work of design, studio arts, and transmedia faculty. Organized by SUArt...

Tuesday, October 21, 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...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sirius VP Steve Leeds Will Present Soyars Lecture Oct. 23

Steve Leeds G’73, vice president of talent and industry relations at Sirius Satellite Radio, will present a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bandier Alumni Association Announces Allman/Lehman Scholarship

During an event at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the Bandier Program Alumni Association announced its Allman/Lehman Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is named after Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band and Michael Lehman, the parent of a current Bandier...

Friday, October 17, 2014

VPA Hosts Visiting Artists from New Zealand Oct. 20 and 23

The College of Visual and Performing Arts will host a trio of visiting artists from Massey University in New Zealand on Monday, Oct. 20, and Thursday, Oct. 23. The talks are sponsored by VPA’s Department of Art and Department of Communication and Rhetorical...

Friday, October 17, 2014

VPA’s ‘Painting Alumni Retrospective’ at 914Works to Feature Prominent Artists

The College of Visual and Performing Arts will exhibit the work of painting undergraduates from the past 50 years in “Painting Alumni Retrospective” Oct. 21-Jan. 3 at 914Works, 914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23,...

Monday, October 13, 2014

Conductor Rebecca Rottsolk to Lead 12th Annual Women’s Choir Festival Oct. 25

Distinguished conductor Rebecca Rottsolk of Seattle will be the guest conductor for Syracuse University’s 12th Annual Invitational Women’s Choir Festival and concert on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m. Approximately 175 high school and collegiate women singers from New...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Pride of the Orange, Syracuse Athletics Get Boost as Alumni Establish Twirler, Lacrosse Scholarships

Lifelong Orange supporters John H. ’59 (ESF) and Janet K. (Smith) Dean ’61 (VPA), who met and later married on the Syracuse University campus, have established two new student scholarships: the Janet Kay Smith Feature Twirler Scholarship and the John Dean Endowed...

Monday, October 6, 2014

Department of Foundation Presents Works of Ilyn Wong

The Department of Foundation in the College of Visual and Performing Arts is presenting “Fictions, As Usual: Recent Works by Ilyn Wong,” through Friday, Oct. 17, in the J & J Smith Gallery, located on the first floor of Smith Hall. Gallery hours are Monday through...

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Setnor Celebrates Steinway Piano Gift with Orange Central Concert

The Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will celebrate the arrival of its newest Steinway D concert grand piano, the generous gift of Syracuse University Professor Emeritus Harold Jones and his wife,...

September 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Two Time Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Parade' Starts SU Drama’s Season

Daring, innovative, and bold, "Parade" won two well-earned Tony Awards in 2000. The tragic, true story of Leo Frank, a Jewish man wrongly accused of murder in 1913 Georgia, serves as the basis for a tender love story. As Frank seethes with the injustice of his...

Monday, September 29, 2014

‘Never Forget: Public Memory & 9/11’ to be Screened Oct. 1

Syracuse University will present a screening of the documentary film “Never Forget: Public Memory & 9/11” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Watson Theatre in the Robert B. Menschel Media Center. The screening is free and open to the University community....
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