Society for New Music

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Young Composers Pop-Up Concert
Monday, May 9, 2022, 7:00 PM
University United Methodist Church, 1085 E. Genesee St., Syracuse
Tickets: Free

Join us to see/hear the future of music!

Music by Middle School and High School students who have participated in SNM’s summer Young Composers Corner: Jonah Sauve (Chittenango HS), Alex McGlaughlin (West Genesee HS), Nathan Schierer (Cazenovia HS), Angelina Gomez (HW Smith, Syracuse), Zayde Lekic (Syracuse-ITS Steam School) will be performed, alongside SU's Setnor School of Music students Ilan Mahmoudov, Emily Graham, Jaclyn Breeze, and Christian Schmidt.

Musicians performing are Symphoria Youth Orchestra members, Society Players, and S.U. students.

Masks recommended. Enter the church via 324 University Ave.

Funding comes from Syracuse Sounds of Music Assoc., John Ben Snow Foundation, Dorothy & Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, Richard Mather Foundation, NYSCA and other SNM funders.


Society Favorites
Sunday, April 24, 2022, 2:30 PM
St. Paul's Syracuse, 310 Montgomery St., Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, free for ages 18 and under

Kevin Ernste's commissioned homage to Pulitzer Prize-winner Steven Stucky, and Paul Leary's commissioned homage to the Apollo moon landing. Also music Pulitzer Prize-winner Melinda Wagner's Unsung Chordata, and the 2021 Israel/Pellman winner Yangfan Xu's Dryocopus in deciduous forest, 2018.


Composer/Performer Live Series
Sunday, March 27, 2022, 3:00 PM
Online, Anywhere

Featuring Jade Miori, David Bird, Ryan Chase

This virtual performance will be streaming live on the Society for New Music's YouTube channel. The event is free, but donations are appreciated.


Pandora's Box
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 7:00 PM
Coyne Performing Arts Center, LeMoyne College, Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, free for ages 18 and under, free for SU and LeMoyne students, staff, and faculty with ID

Rescheduled from 11/11/21.

Premiere of Erin O’Hara’s commissioned music for the classic silent film Pandora's Box (Pabst, 1929), which combines storytelling with a feminist-punk musical score to bring the convention-breaking character Lulu to life.

A collaboration between LeMoyne College, Syracuse International Film Festival, and Society for New Music.

Please note: In-person tickets are limited for this event, but streaming will be available.


Vision of Sound: New Music with Modern Dance
Sunday, February 27, 2022, 2:00 PM
Linehan Chapel, Nazareth College, Rochester
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, free with Nazareth ID or for ages 18 and under (tickets available at the door, cash or check only)

Music by six regional composers paired with six regional choreographers, brought to life by the Society Players and regional dancers.

Diane Jones Three songs: Street Song, Mountain Song, Sky Song, 2015, for piano trio, choreographed by Aldo Santiago
Christopher Cresswell Impressions, 2021, for clarinet and piano (premiere), choreographed by Katherine Marino
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez Three Machines, 2011, for piano trio, choreographed by Solange Rodrigues
Loren Loiacono Echo Chamber, 2021, for solo cello (premiere), choreographed by Caitlin Mahon
Evis Sammoutis Metioron for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, choreographed by Dominique Dawkins
Mark Watters Running it out, 2021, for violin, cello, and piano (premiere), choreographed by Pralaya Cuomo

Society Players: Rob Auler, piano; John Friedrichs, clarinets; David Fulmer, violin; Zachary Sweet, cello

The program was curated by Alaina Olivieri, Mark Olivieri, Neva Pilgrim, and Octavio Vazquez.


Vision of Sound: New Music with Modern Dance
Saturday, February 26, 2022, 4:00 PM
Carrier Theater, Civic Center, Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, free for ages 18 and under

Music by six regional composers paired with six regional choreographers, brought to life by the Society Players and regional dancers.

Diane Jones Three songs: Street Song, Mountain Song, Sky Song, 2015, for piano trio, choreographed by Aldo Santiago
Christopher Cresswell Impressions, 2021, for clarinet and piano (premiere), choreographed by Katherine Marino
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez Three Machines, 2011, for piano trio, choreographed by Solange Rodrigues
Loren Loiacono Echo Chamber, 2021, for solo cello (premiere), choreographed by Caitlin Mahon
Evis Sammoutis Metioron for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, choreographed by Dominique Dawkins
Mark Watters Running it out, 2021, for violin, cello, and piano (premiere), choreographed by Pralaya Cuomo

Society Players: Rob Auler, piano; John Friedrichs, clarinets; David Fulmer, violin; Zachary Sweet, cello

The program was curated by Alaina Olivieri, Mark Olivieri, Neva Pilgrim, and Octavio Vazquez.


Migrations
Sunday, December 5, 2021, 3:00 PM
Park Central Presbyterian Church, 504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, free for ages 18 and under

Octavio Vazquez Migrants, premiere of NEA-commissioned work
Reza Vali Ashoob, Calligraphy #14, 2014
Derek Bermel Nine Revolutions, 2019, for string quartet, electronics, and video
Katie Jenkins (SNM’s 2021 NY Federation of Music Clubs/Israel Prize winner) Monologue, 2019, for vocalizing cellist


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