Crane Horn Choir Presents Fall Concert with Favorite Works


SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music will present a fall concert featuring the Crane Horn Choir on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.

Directed by Kelly Drifmeyer, the Crane Horn Choir is comprised of 14 performers from The Crane School of Music.

The concert will kick off with Mark Adams Watkins’ “Fire in the Hole,” followed by arrangements of the Rondeau from “Sinfonies de Fanfares” by Jean-Joseph Mouret, and of “Salvation is Created” by Pavel Tchesnekov. The Crane Horn Choir will also present three of Robert Schumann’s “Five Hunting Songs,” and two arrangements of works by George Frideric Handel, including the overture to “Royal Fireworks Music” and “For Unto Us a Child is Born,” from “The Messiah.” The performance will conclude with an arrangement of the beloved ballad, “Barbara Allen.”

This event is free, and the public is invited to attend.

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Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York’s only All-Steinway institution.