The Crane Latin Ensemble will perform a concert entitled “Son al Son: Cubano a Nuyorican,” on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.
The ensemble will explore a new collaborative medium, as they perform the musical score of Oquesta Aragón’s “Son al Son,” to the opening scene of the film “Rumba,” with guest instrumentalists from The Crane School of Music.
The program will also feature Tito Puente’s classics, “Dance Mania” and “Cuero Na’ma,” along with Chris Washburne’s riveting, funky cha cha “Pink.”
This concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.
In May 2011, the ensemble performed in Pachuca, Mexico, to launch an inter-institutional relationship between the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo and SUNY Potsdam. The previous summer, the ensemble performed as featured young artists in concerts hosted by the University of the Americas and the Mexican Tourism Bureau in Puebla, Mexico. They have also performed in concert with Canada’s Capital Brassworks.
To find out more about SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, visit www.potsdam.edu/crane.
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.