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Works By Crane School Of Music Composer David Heinick Highlighted In Upcoming Recital

March 6, 2018

SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music invites the public to enjoy a faculty composition recital featuring works by Dr. David Heinick on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m., in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

The performance will include five works by the Crane School of Music professor, including the world premiere of Heinick’s “After Hours” for horn and piano, which will be played by faculty members Lauren Becker and Rosemarie Suniga.

Other works, dating from 2009 through 2017, will be performed by Julianne Kirk-Doyle and Raphael Sanders, clarinet; Anna Hendrickson, oboe; Carol Cope Lowe, bassoon; Casey Grev, alto saxophone, and Kathleen Sherman, piano. Heinick will perform two final solo piano works to close the concert.

About the composer:

David Heinick’s music spans a broad range of styles and performing forces, often juxtaposing disparate styles within a single work. His music has been performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and has been broadcast on NPR, the CBC and the BBC. With Carol Heinick, he has performed extensively, playing music for two pianists at one or two pianos. Heinick has also been active as a collaborative pianist, having performed not only with fellow Crane School of Music faculty members, but also with numerous prominent soloists and members of major orchestras. Since 1989, he has been a member of the faculty at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music. He previously taught at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.

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

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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