News releases

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...

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...
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