Faculty Showcase Kicks Off Spring Concert Season at Crane School


Faculty performers from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music will bring out their most famous, thrilling and crowd-pleasing repertoire for the spring Crane Faculty Showcase concert on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall. The performance will usher in Crane’s Spring 2013 concert season.

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

The Crane School of Music faculty members who will take center stage include: Kenneth Andrews, flute; John Ellis, trumpet; Donald George, tenor; Charles Guy, tuba; Julianne Kirk-Doyle, clarinet; John Lindsey, violin; Carol Lowe, bassoon; Jill R. Pearon, soprano; David Pittman-Jennings, baritone; Douglas Rubio, guitar; Raphael Sanders, clarinet, and François Germain, Julie Miller, Michael Sitton and Paul Wyse, all on piano.

The performance will include works by Francis Poulenc, Maurice Ravel, Georges Enesco, Alec Wilder, Sergei Rachmaninoff, John Dowland, Johann Strauss II, and Lowell Liebermann.

Faculty member Paul Wyse will host the concert.

To keep track of all of the events on the calendar at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music this semester, please visit www.potsdam.edu/newsandevents.

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.