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Crane School of Music Composition Students to Premiere New Works

October 24, 2019

SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music Hosts Student Composers Forum Concerts on Oct. 26

Ten music composition students from SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music are set to premiere their latest new works in a student composers forum concert, on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

The performance will include works by the following student composers:

  • Jacob Ali, “Cricket in the Tent,” a piece for fiddle, mandolin and bass
  • Dylan Dukat, “The Majesty of Blue and Green,” a work for horn choir
  • Kelly Friedmann, “49 Practice Rooms,” a unique three-movement work for combinations of voice, brass, woodwinds, strings and piano
  • Skye Hamilton-Carranza and Christopher Jaeger, “Autogyro Back Pain,” a quartology for soprano saxophone, piano, bass and drums
  • Alex Malin, “Mindscape,” a work for duo piano, and “Unacceptable,” a piece for piano with actors
  • Matthew Mazer, “I’m Not Wrong,” from his broader work, “Program,” for piano and voice
  • Tyler Mazone, “Petra,” a work for trumpet and flugelhorn choir
  • Amanda Rizzo, “Affliction and Sight,” for soprano and piano
  • Monica Trummer, “Zephyros” for piano, and “Mater Dolorosa” for cello

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

This concert will be broadcast live on the Crane School of Music YouTube channel at the performance time. To view the program and see other upcoming streaming performances, visit

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. For more information, please visit

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