- $8 - General Public
- $6 - Senior (62+) & 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, Feb. 3
Avery Fischer Career Grant winner, Frederic Chiu, presents an innovative program featuring the music of Prokofiev and Debussy. Chiu has built a formidable reputation on his ability to update concert traditions for our time. In this Classical Smackdown series, the audience weighs in while Chiu poses the musical question: Who would get the winning vote if two formidable composers for the keyboard went "head to head"? Audience voting results are posted on the website www.classicalsmackdown.com.
Jazz It Up
Tuesday, Feb. 10
Members of the jazz and contemporary music faculty present an evening of great standards.
Bernstein to Brahms
Tuesday, Feb. 17
Sylvia Buccelli, Carole Cowan and Susan Seligman are joined by soprano Courtenay Budd Caramico in a program including songs by Bernstein and chamber music of Brahms.
Greg Dinger, Classical Guitarist
Tuesday, Feb. 24
Shepard Recital Hall
The evening's program presents an eclectic assortment of works for solo guitar spanning three centuries.
Tuesday, March 3
An evening of chamber music to warm your hearts, with Associate Professor Joël Evans, oboe, Ruthanne Schempf, piano and friends from the Hudson Valley.
Student Honors Recital
Tuesday, March 10
The evening features outstanding performers from the Department of Music.
Grace Street & Rising from the Ashes
An evening of arts-based research performance
Thursday, March 12
Shepard Recital Hall
Grace Street is a musical created by Dr. Diane Austin (music therapist, vocal psychotherapist, and adjunct professor NYU) based on her research investigating the lived experience of people receiving music therapy services in Alcoholics Anonymous. Rising from the Ashes is a cycle of songs created by Dr. Michael Viega that depicts the developmental challenges of adolescents who identify with Hip Hop culture and who have experienced trauma.
Violin & Piano
Tuesday, March 31
Dr. Carole Cowan and Assistant Professor Alex Peh present "Classically Modern" with music of Mozart, Stravinsky and Bartok.
Concert Choir Chamber Singers/Piano
Tuesday, April 7
The Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, along with selected student pianists, present a program featuring Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes.
Student Jazz Ensembles I
Monday, April 13
The program features a cast of excellent jazz students with an evening of classics, standards and originals
Student Jazz Ensembles II
Tuesday, April 14
Another evening of different jazz works performed by students in the Jazz Studies area.
Student Jazz Ensembles III
Wednesday, April 15
A third evening of varied jazz works performed by students in the Jazz Studies area.
Tuesday, April 21
Under the direction of Associate Professor Joël Evans, the Department of Music presents an evening of new and classic works for wind band featuring student soloists and SUNY Ulster guest conductor Vic Izzo.
College Youth Symphony: A Bevy of Concerti
Sunday, April 26
Fine young pianists from the Department of Music, Danielle Strassman and Theresa Orr, will be featured in concerti by Chopin and Beethoven. College Youth Symphony 2015 Competition winners—Jonina Kellerhouse will perform Kol Nidrei of Bruch; Miriam Silver-Altman, the Violin Concerto in G major by Mozart; and oboist Olivia McCartney, the Oboe Concerto of Benedetto Marcello. The orchestra consists of college, high school, and community members from the region and is conducted by Dr. Carole Cowan.
Spring Vocal Studio Recital
Tuesday, April 28
Under the direction of Associate Professor Kent Smith, the Department of Music presents an evening of works from Italy, Germany, France, England and America.
Sunday, May 3
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.
The Choral Ensembles
Tuesday, May 5
The Choral Ensembles, under the direction of Professor Edward Lundergan, present a concert of Baroque masterworks, including "Bach's Christ lag in Todesbanden" and Handel's Coronation Anthems.
Music Therapy Ensemble
Wednesday, May 13
Clinically based arrangements of pre-composed pieces and improvisations created and directed by music therapy students, will be performed as the final project of a semester-long group experiential class.
All events are subject to change.