Concert Dates

2017 Concert Dates

Monday, March 6
Chamber Music Series: Evans-Lev Piano Duo

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Series director Mark Evans, Assistant Professor, and Gili Melamed-Lev, Adjunct Faculty Member, renew their partnership at the piano performing works by Debussy and Phillip Lasser, along with Schubert’s Fantasy in F minor and a piano four-hand version of Brahms’ String Sextet in B-flat major.

Wednesday, March 29
SUNY SCCC Jazz Showcase - Live at the Van Dyck
Featuring the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos

7:30 p.m., The Van Dyck Lounge, 237 Union Street, Schenectady, free

Sunday, April 2
Capital Region Wind Ensemble “Shadow and Light”

3:00 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, tenor saxophone soloist

CRWE presents a concert of shadow and light, and good and evil with works by Frank Ticheli, Jonathan Newman, Michael Markowski, and Shafer Mahoney. Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will perform the world premiere of Making the Darkness Conscious, an anti-hero concerto by CRWE music director, Brett L. Wery. Hulting-Cohen will also premiere Fire Caper for tenor saxophone and wind ensemble by University of Missouri composer, Dylan Arthur Baker. The concert concludes with Vincent Persichetti’s Divertimento as 25 select high school students join the CRWE for its annual side-by-side performance.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $8 for non-SCCC students and free with SCCC ID.

Wednesday, April 12
Chamber Music Series: Faculty and Friends
Featuring the Wery-Evans Duo

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Brett Wery tackles his Sonata for Alto Saxophone, Clarinet in B-flat, and Flute with Series director Mark Evans at the piano. Don’t miss this world premiere event! Wery and Evans are also joined by faculty members Karen Hosmer, oboe, Katy Svatek, French horn, and guest artist Gerald Lanoue, bassoon, performing Mozart’s incomparable Woodwind and Piano Quintet in E-flat major.

Tuesday, April 18
Empire Jazz Orchestra
Masters Series
with guest artist John Fedchock, trombone

8 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium

Tickets are $20 for the general public; $6 for non-SCCC students; and free for SCCC students, faculty and staff with ID. For tickets, please contact the School of Music at (518) 381-1231, ext. 2 or by e-mail at mecklewa@sunysccc.edu.

Monday, April 24
SCCC Chorus

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Wednesday, April 26
SCCC Jazz Combos

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Monday, May 1
SCCC Guitar Ensembles

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Tuesday, May 2
SCCC Vocal Chamber Ensemble

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Wednesday, May 3
SCCC Jazz/Percussion Ensemble

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Friday, May 5
SCCC Wind Ensemble

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Monday, May 8
SCCC Chamber Music/Brass Ensemble

7:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, free

Sunday, June 4
Capital Region Wind Ensemble “Manhattan Rhapsody”

3:00 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Mark Evans, piano soloist

CRWE concludes the season with a concert inspired by the Big Apple. This concert features Aaron Copland’s An Outdoor Overture and Jan Van der Roost’s Manhattan Pictures. The program closes with George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Mark Evans, Assistant Professor, will be joining the group to perform this beloved masterpiece. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $8 for non-SCCC students and free with SCCC ID.