SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music Welcomes In-Person & Virtual Audiences for Upcoming Concerts & Recitals
A full slate of live performances are planned this semester at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, all themed around “Peace and Love.” This year’s theme is a tribute to the life and legacy of the late Crane School of Music Dean Emeritus Dr. Lonel Woods, who passed away in May 2021.
Crane is thrilled to safely welcome back audiences for performances once again this year. Audience members will be required to wear face coverings, and seating will be socially distanced.
The events are a community benefit of being home to one of the premier schools of music in the nation—and thanks to livestreaming, anyone anywhere can watch and enjoy. To view upcoming performances, and find the livestream link, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/cranelive.
Upcoming Crane events include:
- Sunday, Sept. 19: Faculty recital, Carol Lowe (bassoon), 3 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater
- Sunday, Sept. 19: Faculty recital, Colleen Skull (soprano) and François Germain (piano), 7:30 p.m., Snell Theater
- Thursday, Sept. 23: Faculty recital, Liesl Schoenberger Doty (violin) and Julie Miller (piano), 8 p.m., Snell Theater
- Friday, Sept. 24: Crane Wind Ensemble and Crane Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m., Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall
- Tuesday, Sept. 28: “A Soirée of Chamber Music by Franz Lachner and Lester Trimble,” 8 p.m., Snell Theater. Featuring Donald George (tenor), Young-Ah Tak (piano), Marie-Élaine Gagnon (cello), Brian Dunbar (flute), Julianne Kirk Doyle (clarinet) and Erica Levenson (harpsichord/narration).
- Wednesday, Sept. 29: Faculty recital, Buddy Deshler (trumpet) and Keilor Kastella (piano), 8 p.m., Snell Theater
- Thursday, Sept. 30: Julia Trio, 8 p.m., Snell Theater. Featuring Liesl Schoenberger Doty (violin), Shelly Tramposh (viola) and Marie-Élaine Gagnon (cello).
Colleen Skull (soprano), right, will perform on stage at Snell Hall on Sunday, Sept. 19. Liesl Schoenberger Doty (violin), left, will also take the stage on Thursday, Sept. 23 at Snell Hall.
Brian Dunbar (flute) will be one of six Crane School of Music faculty members performing “A Soirée of Chamber Music by Franz Lachner and Lester Trimble,” on Tuesday, Sept. 28.
Crane School of Music faculty member Buddy Deshler (trumpet) will perform in concert with pianist Keilor Kastella on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.
To learn more about Crane’s illustrious faculty and talented students, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/crane.
About The Crane School of Music:
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 and was one of the first Yamaha Institutions of Excellence. For more information, please visit www.potsdam.edu/crane.