Chamber Music Series

2017 Chamber Music Series Concerts

Songs of Love
featuring Ava Wing, Tami Papagiannopoulos, Jacob James and Philip Allen
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Songs of love will fill the air in a performance of Brahms’s New Love Song Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano four hands.  The concert features the Lev-Evans Duo (series director Mark Evans and Gili Melamed-Lev) with four singers who graduated from SUNY SCCC School of Music and went on to study at eminent music conservatories:  Ava Wing ’14, soprano; Tami Papagiannopoulos ’09, mezzo-soprano; Jacob James ’14, tenor; and Philip Allen ’10, baritone.  These young and exciting singers will also perform their favorite songs and arias about love and passion in stirring vocal solos, duets and quartets with Evans and Lev at the piano.


Brass Abbey
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

The five members of the Brass Abbey stand with their instruments.With Halloween just around the corner, the Brass Abbey conjures up thrilling and chilling music featuring Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain as well as music by Paul Dukas, Victor Ewald, and Steve Winstead.  This spirited brass quintet features Allyson Keyser and Omar Williams, trumpet; Catherin Pandori, horn; Phil Pandori, trombone; and Michael Silvagnoli, tuba. Come hear these adventurous players in a delightful mix of classical and contemporary repertoire.