Crane Brass Ensemble Presents Inspiring Fall Concert Nov. 13


SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will present a concert featuring the Crane Brass Ensemble on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.

The performance will kick off with "A Hero's Destiny" by Brian Balmages, and "Offertorium: Inveni David" by Anton Bruckner, arranged by David Marlatt. The Crane Brass Ensemble will also perform "To Light," a 2008 work by Crane School of Music composer Dr. David Heuser.

The ensemble will also present "Rigaudon" from "Idoménée" by André Campra, arranged by William D. Pardus, followed by "Habiba" from "The Blade of Spain," by Anthony DiLorenzo. The concert will conclude with an arrangement of "Gathering of the Armies" from "Lohengrin" by Richard Wagner, ending with the "Liturgical Symphony for Brass Choir" by Fisher Tull.

About the performers:

Directed by Dr. James Madeja, the Crane Brass Ensemble consists of 22 talented students from SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music, performing on trumpet, horn, trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba and percussion.

This concert will be broadcast live on the SUNY Potsdam website at the performance time. To view the program and see other upcoming streaming performances, visit

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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.