Crane Faculty Showcase is spring semester musical opener Friday at SUNY Potsdam
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 11:42 am

POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will officially open the spring semester with the annual Faculty Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

The performance will highlight members of Crane's illustrious faculty, including a composition by SUNY Potsdam Professor of Composition Dr. Gregory Wanamaker.

The concert will also include works by American composer Tom Cipullo (2018 winner of the Pellicciotti Opera prize), Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu, Austrian composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Schubert, German composer Carl Maria von Weber, Chinese violinist and composer Chen Yi, and American legends John Lennon and Paul McCarthy.

Faculty members and ensembles scheduled to perform include: instrumentalists Lauren Becker, Karl Doty, John Ellis, Marie-Elaine Gagnon, Casey Grev, Maxwell Grube, Anna Henrickson, Julianne Kirk-Doyle, Carol Lowe, Liesl Schoenberger-Doty, and Joel Schut; pianists Gary Busch, Julie Miller, Young-Ah Tak, and Eugenia Tsarov; and vocalists Margaret Chalker, Donald George, Nicholas Kilkenny, Deborah Massell, Colleen Skull, and Lorraine Yaros Sullivan.

This concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.