Turkish music will be highlighted at a free concert Tuesday night as part of SUNY Oneonta’s Hewitt Pantaleoni Memorial Concert Series.
The 7:30 p.m. concert will be in Sanford Auditorium, also known as Instructional Resource Room No. 3, at the State University College at Oneonta.
Performers from Journey West, an Ithaca-based ensemble specializing in Middle Eastern music and its cross-currents in the West, will be featured guests, a media release said.
Led by violinist Max Buckholtz, director of the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble at Cornell University, the five-member group will present a program titled “A Migration of Melody.’’
The performance will follow a journey of melodies and changing instrumentation starting in the Middle East, traveling through Eastern and Western Europe and arriving in the United States, the release said, and the focus will be on Turkish music.
The other performers and their instruments will be Mark Wienand, saxophone and flute; Mikolai Ruskini, percussion and oud; Dara Anissi, guitar and mandolin; and Chad Lieberman, bass and accordian.
The Pantaleoni series is presented as a gift to the community by the Catskill Conservatory, in association with the college’s music department, and is supported by a coalition of foundation, corporate and individual donors.
For more information, call the Conservatory, at 436-3419.