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Crane Symphony Orchestra Presents Two Beloved Works in First Concert of Semester

February 21, 2020

Crane Symphony Orchestra at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music to Present Works by Schubert & Bruckner in March 5 Concert

The Crane Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert on March 5.

SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music invites the public to enjoy a performance by the Crane Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m., in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.

The performance will open with the “Rosamunde Overture” by Franz Schubert, and conclude with “Symphony No. 7” by Anton Bruckner.

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

About the performers:

The Crane Symphony Orchestra is the second oldest college orchestra in the United States, and in its long legacy, students at Crane have worked with legendary conductors and musicians, such as Nadia Boulanger, Sarah Caldwell, Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson, Gunther Schuller and Robert Shaw, to name a few. Directed by Dr. Ching-Chun Lai, the Crane Symphony Orchestra is a premier, 93-member performing ensemble at The Crane School of Music. The Crane Symphony Orchestra has performed in Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center and in Carnegie Hall, among other prestigious venues.

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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