News releases

January 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Retired Professor of Painting Ludwig Stein Dies

Ludwig Stein, revered professor of painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' (VPA) Department of Art, died on Tuesday, Jan. 13, in Cancún, Mexico. He was 76.Stein, who had recently retired and moved to Oneonta, N.Y., taught painting and drawing at VPA...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Syracuse Youth Orchestras to Perform Feb. 1

The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 3:30 p.m. at Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Rd., Manlius.Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 6-18....

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

‘Critical Mass’ Exhibition Competition to Open at 914Works

“Critical Mass,” a juried exhibition of work by undergraduate visual artists from the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), will be on view Jan. 29-Feb. 19 at 914Works, 914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. The exhibition is free and open to the public.A...

Friday, January 16, 2015

23/7 Global Founder Mark Weiss ’91 to Speak Jan. 20

Mark Weiss ’91, founder of 23/7 Global, will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 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 talk is part of the Bandier Program’s Soyars Leadership...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dean’s Award for International Education Recipients Announced

The Office of Global Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA Global) has announced the Spring 2015 recipients of the Dean’s Award for International Education. Sponsored by the office of VPA Dean Ann Clarke, the $500 award is presented each semester to...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

University Singers to Compete in International Choral Festival

The Syracuse University Singers have been selected to compete in the mixed choir category of Florilège Vocal de Tours, an international choral song competition to be held May 29-31 in Tours, France.The festival will be the centerpiece of the group's first international...

Monday, January 12, 2015

Setnor’s Opera Theater to Present ‘Dido and Aeneas’ Jan. 23-25

The Opera Theater in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music will present Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” Jan. 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse...

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Light Work Launches '2015 Transmedia Photography Annual' Exhibition

Light Work will host the “2015 Transmedia Photography Annual” exhibition, featuring photographs by seniors from the art photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts.The exhibition will be on view in the Light Work...

December 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Setnor School of Music Director Patrick Jones to Conclude Tenure, Join Office of Veteran and Military Affairs

Assistant Dean Martha Sutter to Serve as Interim Director The College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has announced that Patrick Jones, director of the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music since 2011, will conclude his tenure as director at the end...

Monday, December 8, 2014

Design Students to Present Safer Campus Solutions, Rust Belt Projects

Industrial and interaction design (IID) students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Design will give final presentations this week for two semester-long assignments: designing a safer campus and transforming the Rust Belt. Both presentations...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Talent Agency to Hold ‘Wild’ Exhibition, Art Sale

Talent Agency, in partnership with Fowler High School and Syracuse Academy of Science art programs, will present “Wild: The Endangered Species Exhibition,” Dec. 4, 6-7 and 13-14 at SALTQuarters Gallery, 115 Otisco St., Syracuse. Under the guidance of art faculty and...

Monday, December 1, 2014

Shaped Clay Society Mug Sale To Be Held Dec. 3-5

The Shaped Clay Society in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will host its annual mug sale Dec. 3-5 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. in the first-floor galleria of the Dorothea Ilgen Shaffer Art Building. The Shaped Clay Society is a student-run group based in the...

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...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

'Hairspray' Starts Thanksgiving Weekend at Syracuse Stage

Bubbling with joy and '60s-era music and dance, "Hairspray" is the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Tracy Turnblad is a teen whose life revolves around dancing on the Corny Collins TV show...

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...
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