Music Productions

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Fall 2018

SUNY Ulster's own chorus and instrumental music groups are well known in the area for their public presentations. Two or more concerts are scheduled each year. SUNY Ulster also hosts musical events presented by nationally known musicians and performers from the area and beyond.

The Music Department presents concerts through December as part of an annual holiday tradition, and concerts and recitals end the academic year in April and May.



Showcase Concert

Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater, Vanderlyn Hall

Many of the performing ensembles of SUNY Ulster, including the Wind Ensemble, Community Band, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, and Choral Ensembles come together for a memorable night of music that features our student talent in this Showcase Concert. Suggested donation: $10 Family, $5 Adult, $3 Student.


Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
7:30 p.m., College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall

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.

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Honors Recital

Friday, November 30, 3:00 p.m., Quimby Theater, Vanderlyn Hall

The 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. Free and open to the public.



Community Band/Jazz Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, December 5, 7:30 p.m., College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall

Members of the SUNY Ulster Community Band under the direction of Victor Izzo, Jr. join members of the SUNY Ulster Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chris Earley in this invigorating annual concert. Free and open to the public.


Choral Concert & Guitar Ensemble Concert

Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater, Vanderlyn Hall

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. Free and open to the public.


String Ensemble Concert

Monday, December 10, 7:30 p.m., Quimby Theater, Vanderlyn Hall     

The College String Ensemble performs its fall concert under the direction of Anastasia Solberg. Free and open to the public.  



Tuba Christmas

Presented by SUNY Ulster Music Department
Saturday, December 15
3:00 p.m., College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall

Join us in 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.

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