SUNY Ulster to Host Series of Winter Concerts

STONE RIDGE – SUNY Ulster will host its annual series of winter concerts beginning November 22, 2019. The following six holiday concerts will be performed by students, music educators, faculty, staff, and audience participants. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Honors Recital
Friday, November 22, 3:00 p.m., College Lounge
This concert will feature faculty-selected solo and chamber performances by students in its applied lesson program, chosen based on outstanding performances at the convocation series.

Wind & Percussion Ensembles
Tuesday, December 3, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater
Attend a concert of outstanding wind ensemble selections performed by the SUNY Ulster Wind Ensemble under the direction of Victor Izzo, Jr. and the Percussion Ensemble directed by Chris Earley.

Choral & Guitar Ensembles
Thursday, December 5, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater
Enjoy a tapestry of many moods, musical genres, and themes performed by the College Chorus and Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Janet Gehres and accompanied by Edward Leavitt, and SUNY Ulster’s Guitar Ensemble under the direction of Greg Dinger.

Tuba Christmas
Saturday, December 7, 3:00 p.m., College Lounge
Join us for this seasonal favorite as a participant or audience member. Tuba and euphonium players of all ages perform Christmas music from around the world. Participants pay $10, and register at 12:00 p.m., rehearse at 1:00 p.m., and perform the free concert beginning at 3:00 p.m.

String Ensemble
Monday, December 9, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater
The College String Ensemble performs its winter concert under the direction of Anastasia Solberg.

Community Band & Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, December 17, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater
Members of the SUNY Ulster Community Band under the direction of Victor Izzo, Jr. join members of the SUNY Ulster Jazz Ensemble and the Hudson Valley Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Robert Shaut and Dan Shaut in this invigorating annual concert.

For more information, contact (845) 688-1949.

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