- $8 - General public
- $6 - Senior (62+) and faculty/staff
- $3 - Student
Tickets are available one hour prior to each concert in the venue's lobby.
All tickets are general admission (no reserved seating).
Advance tickets are not available.
Cash, check (made payable to "SUNY New Paltz"), or credit card (charges will appear as "Vendini Tickets") accepted.
Tuesday, Sept. 1
Oboist Joël Evans, cellist Susan Seligman, and pianist Ruthanne Schempf, faculty artists, present an evening of rich tonal colors with the music of Saint-Saëns, Telemann, and Ravel.
Music Faculty Showcase
Tuesday, Sept. 15
Members of the Department of Music perform an evening of virtuosic repertoire from the Baroque era through the 21st century.
Teri Roiger celebrates Billie Holiday
Thursday, Sept. 17
Celebrate Billie Holiday, the great jazz singer, in her centennial year, with John Menegon (bass), Wayne Hawkins (piano), and other special guests.
Faculty Jazz Concert
Tuesday, Sept. 29
Outstanding faculty present an evening of standards, ballads, blues, originals, and up-tempo tunes from America's jazz tradition.
Alex Peh and Friends present Béla Bartók
Tuesday, Oct. 6
The evening's program includes Bartók's rarely heard masterpiece, "Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion."
Phyllis Chen, Davenport Artist-in-residence
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Accomplished pianist, composer, and "one of the world's leading proponents of the toy piano" (Chicago Reader), Phyllis Chen uses unconventional instruments and sound-making objects in her compositions. She performs the work "Lighting the Dark," scored for handmade music boxes, clavichord, accordion, and electronics, inspired by the collected photographs of women around the world by Paola Gianturco. The program also includes a world premiere of her newest work for solo piano commissioned by Harvard University FROMM foundation. The work will be performed by faculty member Alex Peh.
Tuesday, Nov. 3
Violinist Carole Cowan, violist Rachel Evans, cellist Susan Seligman, and pianist Sylvia Buccelli perform the "Quartet in C Minor Op. 15 for Piano and Strings" of Gabriel Fauré. Baritone Kent Smith will also join the ensemble in vocal works by Beethoven.
Student Jazz Ensembles I
Monday, Nov. 9
The evening's program features an evening of classics, standards and originals performed by a cast of excellent jazz students from the Jazz Studies area.
Student Jazz Ensembles II
Another evening of different jazz works performed by students in the jazz studies area.
Student Jazz Ensembles III
Wednesday, Nov. 11
A third evening of varied jazz works performed by students in the Jazz Studies area.
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Under the direction of Associate Professor Joël Evans, the Department of Music presents an evening of new and classic works for wind band.
Student Composers/21st-Century Music
Sunday, Nov. 22
Shepard Recital Hall
Composition students of Nkieru Okoye and Bob Lukomski present an afternoon of current state-of-the-art compositions.
The Choral Ensembles
Tuesday, Dec. 1
Women composers are featured on the evening's program, directed by Edward Lundergan.
Student Honors Recital
Thursday, Dec. 3
Outstanding classical student performers from the music department present an evening of musical masterpieces.
Sunday, Dec. 6
Shepard Recital Hall
The university ensemble for early music presents an afternoon of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras, featuring troubadour music, French chansons, English lute songs, and early Italian opera arias.
Fall Vocal Studio
Tuesday, Dec. 8
The voice students of Professor Kent Smith present an evening of repertoire from Italy, Germany, France, England, and America.
College Youth Symphony
Sunday Dec. 13
Under the direction of Joël Evans, the symphony will present an evening of classic works for orchestra and celebrate the approaching retirement of Carole Cowan with their performance of Bach's "Concerto for Oboe and Violin."
All events subject to change.