Wednesday Recital Series Program    (2016-17)

All Concerts 12:45-1:45PM ~ Free Admission at the Everson Museum, Hosmer Auditorium


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14 September, 2016

Ann Barnes, piano

The season kicks off to a joyful start with a light classical piano concert: different styles of music including classical, ragtime, jazz, and blues done in a classical style

21 September, 2016

Nicholas Abelgore, trombone, Sabine Krantz, piano

Trombone en France: music of Bizet, Dutilleux, Debussy, Guilmant, and others

28 September, 2016

Alegre Flamenco: Luba Lesser, cante; Andy Culpepper, toque (guitar); David Colegrove, cajon (drum); Marisa Guzman, bailaora (lead dancer); Anna Elise, bailaora (support dancer)

Syracuse's premier flamenco group, performing traditional and nuevo Flamenco repertoire

5 October, 2016

Nicholas Hrynyk, piano

Paisajes by Federico Mompou, Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5 by Johannes Brahms

12 October, 2016

Kirsten Ariel, soprano; Robert Dunlap, tenor; Kathleen Haddock, piano

Two song cycles, one for soprano and one for tenor, by Syracuse-born composer Ben Moore

19 October, 2016

John Ferrara, classical guitar; Jenni Foutch, flute

Spanish and Latin American music for flute and guitar

26 October, 2016

Violinist Dr. Ahreum Kim and pianist Dr. Sophie Jiehea Hong will be performing violin and piano works by Szymanowski, Sarasate, Bolcom, and Lutoslawski

2 November, 2016

Naama Liany, mezzo-soprano, Ida Tili Trebicka, piano

Métro (Paris) Subway (NYC) - this program is a dialog between voice and piano passing through the stations and works of Milhaud, Weill, Gershwin and Bernstein

9 November, 2016

Elizabeth & Evangeline Canfield, piano

Landmark works for piano, four-hands: Mother Goose Suite (Ravel), Fantasie in f minor (Schubert), Poulenc Sonata for Four Hands

16 November, 2016

Lake Effect Winds: Beth Scott, flute; Kathryn Dimmel, oboe; Tom McKay, clarinet; Margie Hawthorne, horn; Jill Bushnell, bassoon

The popular wind quintet returns to play music by Copland, Ligeti and Jacob


14 December, 2016


The Civic Morning Musicals Annual Christmas Concert: 

The 11th concert in Civic Morning Musicals' Wednesday Recital Series renews an old and beloved community event, the Annual Christmas Concert. The Christmas Concert will feature more than 20 singers from our area, with Gayle Ross and Jerry Exline conducting. Maryna Mazhukhova will accompany at the piano. Special soloists will be soprano Kathleen Roland, voice professor at Syracuse University; mezzo-soprano Danan Tsan, choral conductor and teacher of voice at LeMoyne College; cellist Gregory Wood, cello professor at Syracuse University and assistant principal cello of Symphoria; and guitarist John Ferrara.


11 January, 2017

Lana Stafford, flute; Sabine Krantz, piano

A recital of 20th century works with flute and piano, including Aaron Copland's Duo for Flute and Piano, Philippe Gaubert's Sonata No. 1 and Francis Poulenc's Flute Sonata, FP 164.

18 January, 2017

John Spradling Piano Studio

Rising Stars, featuring Thomas Nguyen and John Spradling

25 January, 2017

Clara Osowski, mezzo-soprano, Dr. Tyler Wottrich, piano

The Wealth of Minnesota: Dominick Argento's Casa Guidi, Libby Larsen's Love after 1950, and Celius Dougherty Songs. Minnesotans Clara and Tyler bring Minnesota to Syracuse to celebrate the musical song legacy these composers have fostered

1 February, 2017

Charis Dimaras, piano

Theme and Variations: several works in the genre of theme and variations by Haydn, Clara Schumann (Wieck), Liszt and others

8 February, 2017

Emily Martin, soprano; Sezi Seskir, piano

"Home,” a collection of old and new songs about immigrants and refugees, including a newly commissioned work based on Syrian refugee poems as well as classical and romantic works

15 February, 2017

Piano Studio of Ida Tili Trebicka from the Setnor School of Music

22 February, 2017

John Ferrara's Classical Guitar Ensemble

Music from the Renaissance to the present day including Spanish & Latin American Favorites!

1 March, 2017

Lindsay Duke, flute; Angela Peterson, piano

Exploring the world of Pan and his infamous flute through musical works for flute and piano.

8 March, 2017

Singers from the Advanced Vocal Literature class, taught by Dr. Kathleen Roland-Silverstein at the Setnor School of Music, will perform songs of contemporary American, Russian and Scandinavian composers


Tim Schmidt, guitar; Kent Bradshow, baritone

Music for solo guitar and guitar and baritone from around the world: Bach, Sor, Stuckey, Hand and others

22 March, 2017

Jing Liu, Soprano, accompanied by string quartet presents: 

"La Bonne Chanson, Op. 61" by Gabriel Fauré

*Please Note* This recital replaces the previously scheduled performance by the voice studio of John English

29 March, 2017

Syracuse University Piano Majors: Students from the Studio of Steven Heyman

5 April, 2017

Norma Tippett, soprano; Connie Walters, mezzo-soprano; Ken Pease, tenor; Phil Eisenman, bass; Nancy Pease, piano; Jerry Exline, piano

A Celebration of the Great American Songbook: Choral medleys and solos of standards and jazz from the 1920’s to 1950’s

12 April, 2017

Pamela Devenport, cello; Susan Crocker, piano

Cellobration of Sonatas and Songs:  Brahms, Bach, de Falla and Persichetti.  Come and discover why you always say "Oh, I LOVE the cello!"

19 April, 2017

The Onyx Clarinet Quartet: Alan Woy, Laurie Dobmeier, Terry Gerber, clarinets; Roxanne Woy, bass clarinet; 

The Eclectic Clarinet: the versatile clarinet is at home in many genres.  This program celebrates its diversity with an offering of classical, jazz, pop, and international music

26 April, 2017

Chamber Music for Strings and Piano from the Setnor School of Music

Prelude for violin, cello, and piano ........ Dimitri Shostakovich

Piano Trio, Op. 120 ............................... Gabriel Fauré

Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87................. Johannes Brahms

Sonata in A Major ................................. Cesar Franck

3 May, 2017

Melanie Brunet Relyea, soprano; Nancy James, piano

From The Opera house to the Stage and Screen: Stories reinvented and retold. vocal selections from Romeo et Juliette, West Side Story, Madama Butterfly, Miss Saigon, Cendrillon, and more

10 May, 2017

Lyrica String Orchestra - an ensemble of current and former students from the Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Program TBA

17 May, 2017

Gerald Zampino, clarinet; Gregory Wood, cello; Maryna Mazhukhova, piano

Virtuosic trio returns to CMM to play Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Opus 83 by Max Bruch

24 May, 2017

Lou Lemos, Conductor, Madrigal Group of 16-20 select singers from the Syracuse Pops Chorus

A variety of composers such as Di Lasso, Wilkes, Morley, Byrd, Farmer, and Gibbons.

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