News releases

October 2014

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...

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....

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Bullet Tooth Founder Josh Grabelle Delivers Soyars Lecture Sept. 25

Josh Grabelle ’96, L’01, founder and president of Bullet Tooth, a heavy music record label and publishing company, will present a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of the Martin J. Whitman...

Monday, September 22, 2014

914Works to Present Maria Marrero Costume Design Retrospective

Costume designer Maria Marrero, a professor of theater design and technology in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' (VPA) Department of Drama, will present “Character & Collaboration,” a retrospective of her career in theatrical costume design, Sept. 25...

Friday, September 19, 2014

Empty Bowls Fundraiser to be Held Sept. 26

An Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Interreligious Food Consortium (IFC) will be held on Friday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. For a $20 donation, patrons may choose from hundreds of handcrafted ceramic...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Stephanie Blythe Presents Concert Sept. 24

Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, one of the most critically acclaimed artists of her generation, will perform on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public.The program will...

Monday, September 15, 2014

‘The Hip-Hop Professional’ Shanti Das Speaks Sept. 18

Award-winning music industry executive Shanti Das, known as “The Hip-Hop Professional,” will present a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The...

Thursday, September 11, 2014

SU Wind Ensemble to Perform Sept. 16

The Syracuse University Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College.The program will include works by Steven Bryant, Richard Strauss, Darius Milhaud and John Philip Sousa.The Wind...
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