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Violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman.
Violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman.

In Concert: Seattle Baroque Soloists in Canton

Five members of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra will share their passion for early music at a concert tonight (8 pm) in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall at St. Lawrence University.

Two of the founders of the chamber group, Seattle Baroque Soloists, gave us a sample of their music this morning during the 8 o'clock Hour. Todd Moe welcomed violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman during a live broadcast earlier today.  Go to full article
The Elegua Duo
The Elegua Duo

Movements II and III from the Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor by Rachmaninoff

The Elegua Duo, Pianist Claire Black (from Long Lake) and Cellist Ginevra Ventre, performing Movements II and III from the Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor by Sergie Rachmaninoff at A Cabin in the Woods in Old Forge, NY.  Go to full article
The Elegua Duo
The Elegua Duo

The Elegua Duo performing Chris Porter's Caryatid

The Elegua Duo, Pianist Claire Black (from Long Lake) and Cellist Ginevra Ventre, performing Caryatid by Chris Porter at A Cabin in the Woods in Old Forge, NY  Go to full article

"Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing at the Clayton Opera House July 1, 2010.  Go to full article

Armed Forces Salute

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performs in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam June 30, 2010. This selection begins with remarks by Mr. Andrews.  Go to full article

The American Frontier

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam June 30, 2010. This celebration of American song features selections from the late 18th century to the early 20th century.  Go to full article

"The Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saens

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens. Featuring Eugenia Tsarov and Kirk Severtson, piano, and SUNY Potsdam President Dr. John Schwaller, narration. March 27, 2010 in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam.  Go to full article

La Poule from Sixieme Concert

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing at St. Mary's Church, Potsdam, NY. February 7, 2010.  Go to full article

"March" from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33bis (1919) by Prokofiev

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam. October 24, 2009.  Go to full article
Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl
Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl

Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl's 85th Birthday Celebration Concert

On May 2, 2009 musicians from across the region got together at SUNY Potsdam to celebrate Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl's 85th birthday through his music. It features performances by Crane School of Music faculty and students as well as the choir from the First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam with compositions covering 61 years of Art Frackenpohl's career, from a 1948 work for clarinet and piano to a 2009 piece written for brass quintet.  Go to full article

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