- $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.
Alex Peh & Friends present Béla Bartók
Tuesday, Oct. 6
Percussionists Christopher Clarino and Christopher Howard with pianists Wenyin Chan and Alex Peh will be kicking off the Kenneth Davenport Residency for New American Music with performances of groundbreaking American works by Steve Reich and Mark Applebaum, and it will conclude with Bela Bartok's masterpiece Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. This concert will also be performed at the Wallkill high school as part of a community outreach initiative bringing new music to schools in the Hudson Valley.
Chamber Singers & Vocal Jazz Ensembles
Tuesday, Oct. 20
A fascinating mix of historic and contemporary vocal repertoire.
Phyllis Chen, Davenport Artist-in-residence
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Composer and toy pianist, Phyllis Chen will collaborate with students and faculty to perform her newest works: Columba for solo piano, commissioned by the Harvard FROMM foundation; Mobius for two music boxes; and Lighting the Dark, scored for music boxes, clavichord, accordion, and electronics and inspired by the photographs of strong women by Paula Gianturco. This work was premiered at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in 2014, and the New York Times reported that "the looping, spellbinding music...became a fitting tribute to the modest, repetitive, yet quietly heroic work of women."
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 classics, standards, and originals performed by a cast of excellent jazz students from the Jazz Studies area.
Student Jazz Ensembles II
Tuesday, Nov. 10
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.
Under the direction of Dr. 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 Dr. Nkieru Okoye and Bob Lukomski present an afternoon of current state-of- the-art compositions.
The Choral Ensembles
Women composers are featured on the evening's program. Dr. Edward Lundergan, director.
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, directed by Dr. Joël Evans, 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 Dr. Joël Evans, the symphony will present an evening of classic works for orchestra and celebrate the approaching retirement of Dr. Carole Cowan with their performance of Bach's Concerto for Oboe and Violin.
All events subject to change.