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June 28, 2013

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NYSMF season begins in Oneonta

The New York Summer Music Festival begins its first programs of the season Thursday with a faculty performance.

Concerts will feature performances from three student ensembles: Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Select Jazz Ensemble as well as chamber and solo performances by NYSMF faculty and guest artists Jungeun Kim, Ida Kavafian, Peter Wiley and Jason Ham. 

Ham will perform  on euphonium at 8 p.m. today, and NYSMF Chamber Orchestra, featuring Kim, Kavafian and Wiley will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday. All concerts will be held on the State University College at Oneonta Campus at Goodrich Auditorium in the Fine Arts Building. All concerts are free and open to the public.

On Sunday, the Chamber Orchestra will offer a performance of the complete Concerto in C Major, Op. 56, “Triple Concerto” for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra. The Wind Ensemble and the Select Jazz will also perform.


Closing party set for ‘Record Breaker’

There will be a closing party for “Record Breaker” from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Orphic Gallery in Roxbury, with a performance by Zonder Kennedy.

“Record Breaker,” which will be on display through Sunday, features the work of Greg Frederick, an artist from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who creates portraits of rock and pop icons from shards of vinyl record albums and covers. Frederick will be at the event.

Kennedy, a blues guitarist from Hamden and New York City will perform at the closing party with his band The Scoville Junkies.  It was through the commissioning of a portrait of Kennedy by his wife Lata and her suggestion to gallery proprietor Phil Lenihan that the Orphic invited Greg Frederick to mount his show at the gallery, according to a media release.

The Orphic Gallery is at the Roxbury Corner Store at 53525 State Highway 30.  


Concerts by the lake to start

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