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POSTPONED: Music and Message: Celebrating 150 Years of Impact

Please note: In response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus), this event will postponed with the intent to reschedule. For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Celebration of Syracuse University’s 150th anniversary with a special program of music and spoken word featuring students and ensembles from the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The student choirs will perform two major works commissioned for the University: a reprise of Joe Downing’s Celebration (2019) and Craig Phillips’ “Ye Shall Know the Truth,” which was commissioned for the 75th anniversary of the chapel. Additionally, the choirs will also be performing (and encouraging audience participation on) a number of old Syracuse University songs, i.e. Alma Mater, Chapel hymn, Saltine Warrior, Crouse Chimes, and more. This will be fun for alumni, students, and the entire Orange family!

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CANCELLED: Junlin Cao, voice | Setnor Student Recital Series

Please note: this event has been cancelled in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: www.syracuse.edu/coronavirus.   Junlin Cao, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Juelin Zhao, piano | Setnor Student Recital Series

Please note: this event has been cancelled in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: www.syracuse.edu/coronavirus. For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: www.syracuse.edu/coronavirus.   Juelin Zhao, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELED: Raymond Carver Reading Series: Ilya Kaminsky, the Leonard and Elise Elman Visting Writer

Ilya Kaminsky was born in Odessa, former Soviet Union in 1977, and arrived to the United States in 1993, when his family was granted asylum by the American government. He is the author of Deaf Republic (Graywolf Press) and Dancing In Odessa (Tupelo Press). He has also co-edited and co-translated many other books, including Ecco Anthology of International Poetry (Harper Collins) and Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva (Alice James Books). His awards include the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writer’s Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, Lannan Foundation’s Fellowship and the NEA Fellowship. Dancing In Odessa was named the Best Book of the Year by Foreword magazine. Deaf Republic was a finalist for 2019 National Book Award, Forward Prize (UK) and T.S. Eliot Prize (UK). Currently, he holds the Bourne Chair in Poetry at Georgia Institute of Technology and lives in Atlanta. The Raymond Carver Reading Series features twelve to fourteen prominent writers yearly as part of a large undergraduate class taught by TAs from the Creative Writing Program. All readings are preceded by a question and answer session that starts at 4:00 p.m. The public is welcome. The readings have been recorded and are in the process of being made available online by Bird Library at SUrface.

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CANCELLED: PRISM Concert

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. The music industry department of Setnor School of Music presents its annual PRISM concert featuring student performances. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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Cruel April 2020: Live Stream Poetry Reading with Natalie Scenters-Zapico

Point of Contact will once again host nationally-and internationally-celebrated poets for this year’s Cruel April Reading Series, which runs originally on Thursdays in April at 6 p.m. at the Point of Contact Gallery. In response to the rapidly developing situation surrounding COVID-19, Point of Contact will host a live stream reading from Natalie Scenters-Zapico on their Facebook page on Thursday April 2nd at 6pm EST. The annual series, held in celebration of National Poetry Month, also marks the release of the 13th annual poetry journal, Corresponding Voices, which features the work of this year’s readers — Natalie Scenters-Zapico, Raquel Salas Rivera, Ana Merino, Aurora Luque, and Erika Martínez. Natalie Scenters-Zapico is from the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., and Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México. Her first book The Verging Cities (Center for Literary Publishing 2015) won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers Award, NACCS Foco Book Prize, Utah Book Award, and was featured in Poets and Writers, LitHub, and the Los Angeles Times. Her second collection, Lima :: Limón (Copper Canyon Press, May 2019), has received critical acclaim from the New Yorker, Publisher’s Weekly, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and more. Her poems have appeared in a wide range of anthologies and literary magazines including Best American Poetry 2015, POETRY, Tin House, Kenyon Review, and more. Currently, she holds fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and CantoMundo. She is currently a Poet in Residence at the University of Puget Sound and a recipient of the 2018 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. This program is possible thanks to the support of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) at Syracuse University, in addition to SU’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and CNY ARTS.

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CANCELLED: JCM Vocal Studio Showcase | Setnor Ensemble Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. The vocal students of Jeff Welcher present a performance.

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Graduate Student Organization (GSO) 150th Featured Event: A Performance by A Tribe Called Red

Through a day of engagement, which will conclude with this evening dinner and concert featuring A Tribe Called Red, we will hear stories of resilience–both of the indigenous people of this place, and those of graduate students themselves—all the while highlighting the GSO’s role here over the last 50 years. This evening event is free to SU/ESF graduate students and their partners (SU ID required). Faculty, Staff, and Undergraduate Students (21+ years old) may purchase tickets to the event for $15.00. To do so, please contact the GSO VP of External Affairs, Rui Gomes (gsoexternalvp@syr.edu).

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CANCELLED: Samuel Kuffuor-Afriyie, organ | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Samuel Kuffuor-Afriyie, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Katherine Skafidas, voice | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Katherine Skafidas performs her senior voice recital. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Elizabeth Schmidt, clarinet | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Elizabeth Schmidt, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Jordan Bartel, violin | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Jordan Bartel, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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Bones East

The 24-piece Bones East trombone ensemble will return to DeWitt Community Church (DCC) for its second annual Palm Sunday concert. The concert is free and open to the public; however, attendees are invited to donate $5-$10 toward the church’s pipe organ fund. Bones East is co-directed by William “Bill” Harris ’65, G’79, a low brass instructor in the Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), and Tom Camp, a retired high school band director who is the group’s resident composer and arranger. They are joined by guest conductors David DiGennaro ’90; Colleen Dailey; and James Peer, who also will give the local premiere of Camp’s Peerless on solo bass trombone. The rest of the program spans traditional and contemporary fare, including Sousa’s The Washington Post, Joplin’s Solace, Schubert’s March Militaire, Bruckner’s Christus Factus Est, and the Amy Grant chestnut Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song). In addition to Harris, other members of the group with University affiliations are Mark Anderson G’18, James D’Addario ’80 and DiGennaro.  

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CANCELLED: Diyorakhan Tursonova, piano | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Diyorakhan Tursonova, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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Music and Message: Music to De-Stress

Students, faculty and chaplains reflect and offer advice on strategies for dealing with stress. The Hendricks Chapel Choir and Hendricks Chapel Handbell Choir offer music to calm and inspire, including Frank Ticheli’s beautiful choral work, “Earth Song.”

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CANCELLED: Ross Chua, composition | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Ross Chua, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Syracuse University Percussion Ensemble | Setnor Ensemble Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. The Syracuse University Percussion Ensemble performs under the direction of Michael W. Bull. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

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CANCELLED: Two Happy Chickens, Leah Plave, cellist | Setnor Guest Artist Recitals

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Unofficially known as the Two Happy Chickens, Leah Plave (cellist and Artistic Director of the Montréal Music Collective) and Setnor School faculty pianist, Dr. Dan Sato, invite you to indulge in a delicious assortment of music by Falla, Kapustin, Rachmaninoff, and Henriette Bosmans. The program will include selections from their debut album, Impressions: The Rediscovery of Henriette Bosmans, which celebrates the beautifully imaginative, yet obscure repertoire by the queer Dutch-Jewish female composer.

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CANCELLED: Performing with Computers

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Setnor School of Music students perform musical pieces entirely with computers.

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CANCELLED: JCM Exposed: Benji Wittman | Setnor Student Recital Series

The Setnor School of Music has cancelled this event in response to concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus). For continued updates on the University’s policies surrounding COVID-19, please visit: syracuse.edu/coronavirus. Benji Wittman, a student in the Setnor School of Music, performs.

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