Society for New Music

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SNM Composer in the Schools Program
Thursday, May 14, 9:30 AM
LeMoyne Elementary School, 1528 LeMoyne Ave., Syracuse
Tickets: Free

The LeMoyne Elementary School band will be performing a piece created by composer Beth May with the students in the band.


SNM Composer in the Schools Program
Thursday, May 14, 6:30 PM
LeMoyne Elementary School, 1528 LeMoyne Ave., Syracuse
Tickets: Free

The LeMoyne Elementary School band will be performing a piece created by composer Beth May with the students in the band.


Benefit Gala
Thursday, May 14, 6:30 PM
CNY Philanthropy Center, 431 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

The benefit is being held in conjunction with the American Composer Forum's 40th anniversary Composers Night Out.

In keeping with ACF's "musical paper chain" across the U.S., brief works by former commissioned composers, Israel prize winners, and regional composers will be premiered, accompanied by hearty finger foods, wine, and extravagant desserts with coffee.


past concerts

Vision of Sound
Sunday, April 12, 1:00 PM
Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, 351 East 74th St., New York City
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Music for dance by Marco Alunno, David Davies, Kevin Ernste, Mark Olivieri, Nic Scherzinger, Rob Voisey, choreographed by Candy Aguilera, Alexandra Beller, Lisa Fagan, Hanni Schwarzlander, Cheryl Johnson, and Cynthia Williams, and performed by some of Upstate NY's finest dancers and musicians along the Erie Canal cultural corridor.


Vision of Sound
Saturday, March 28, 8:00 PM
Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Music for dance by Marco Alunno, David Davies, Kevin Ernste, Mark Olivieri, Nic Scherzinger, Rob Voisey, choreographed by Candy Aguilera, Alexandra Beller, Lisa Fagan, Hanni Schwarzlander, Cheryl Johnson, and Cynthia Williams, and performed by some of Upstate NY's finest dancers and musicians along the Erie Canal cultural corridor.


World Music
Sunday, March 8, 2:30 PM
OCC Recital Hall, Onondaga Community College campus, Syracuse
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Robert Xavier Rodriguez Xochiquetzal, 2014 NYS premiere
Oliveier Messiaen :Louange a l'Eternite de Jesus
Lou Harrison Varied Trio, 1987
Rob Paterson Hell's Kitchen, 2014

East meets west meets south meets north in this program of music inspired by an ancient Mayan goddess, Hell's Kitchen, Fragonard, and rice bowls for chamber ensemble and six percussionists!

Performed by Kelly Covert, John Friedrichs, Blagomira Lipari, Greg Wood, Sar Strong, Rob Bridge, Chelsea Catalone, Coughlin, Mikaela Derby, Michael Pitzeruse, Nick Shafer, and Jimmy Spagnola.


Vision of Sound
Monday, February 9, 7:30 PM
Wesley Chapel, Houghton College, Houghton
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Music for dance by Marco Alunno, David Davies, Kevin Ernste, Mark Olivieri, Nic Scherzinger, Rob Voisey, choreographed by Candy Aguilera, Alexandra Beller, Lisa Fagan, Hanni Schwarzlander, Cheryl Johnson, and Cynthia Williams, and performed by some of Upstate NY's finest dancers and musicians along the Erie Canal cultural corridor.


Vision of Sound
Saturday, February 7, 4:00 PM
St. Paul's Cathedral, 310 Montgomery St., Syracuse
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Music for dance by Marco Alunno, David Davies, Kevin Ernste, Mark Olivieri, Nic Scherzinger, and Rob Voisey, choreographed by Candy Aguilera, Alexandra Beller, Lisa Fagan, Hanni Schwarzlander, Cheryl Johnson, and Cynthia Williams, and performed by some of Upstate NY's finest dancers and musicians along the Erie Canal cultural corridor.


21st Century Prize Winners
Sunday, January 25, 2:30 PM
Hosmer Auditorium, Everson Museum, Syracuse
Tickets: $15 general, $12 seniors/students, $30 family, 12 and under free

Steven Stucky Rain Shadow, 2012
Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann Whistling Vessels, 2013
Arthur Levering Still Raining, Still Dreaming, rev. 2001
David Liptak DOVE cycle, 2013
Joseph Schwantner Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro

Performers include Kelly Covert, flute/piccolo; John Friedrichs, clarinet/bass clarinet; Ann McIntyre, violin; Kit Dodd, viola; Greg Wood, cello; Rob Bridge, percussion; and guest artists Tony Arnold, soprano, and Alison d'Amato, piano


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