Music Productions

SUNY Ulster's own chorus and instrumental music groups are well known in the area for their public presentations. Two or more concerts are scheduled each year. SUNY Ulster also hosts musical events presented by nationally known musicians and performers from the area and beyond.

The Music Department presents concerts during December as part of an annual holiday tradition, and concerts and recitals end the academic year in April and May. 

Herrington Benefit Concert

Concert to support music scholarships to honor the memory of Lee Herrington.

Spring 2014: February 19 at 7:30 pmQuimby Theater

SUNY Ulster Pops 

Enjoy SUNY Ulster's Community Band, the SUNY Ulster Jazz Ensemble and invited area ensembles at this annual POPS Concert under the direction of Chris Earley.

 Fall 2014: t/b/a
Quimby Theater


SUNY Ulster Wind Ensemble

Attend a concert of outstanding wind ensemble selections performed by the SUNY Ulster Wind Ensemble under the direction of Victor, Izzo, Jr.

Spring 2014: Tuesday, April 29, 7:30 pm,
Quimby Theater

SUNY Ulster Choral Concert & Guitar Ensemble 

Enjoy at musical tapestry of many moods and themes by the College's highly regarded chorus under the direction of Janet Gehres.

Spring 2014: Thursday, May 1, 7:30 pm
Quimby Theater


Community Band/Jazz Ensemble

Members of the Community Band under the direction of Victor Izzo, Jr. join the members of the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chris Earley in this invigorating musical concert.

Spring 2014: Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 pm
Quimby Theater


SUNY Ulster String Ensemble

The College's heralded String Ensemble performs its holiday concert under the direction of Anastasia Solberg.

Spring 2014: Monday, May 12, 7:30 pm
Quimby Theater

Tuba Christmas

Join this seasonal favorite as a participant or audience member. Tuba and euphonium players of all ages perform traditional Christmas music from around the world.

Participants register at noon, rehearse at 1 pm and perform free concert beginning at 3 p.m.

Fall 2014: t/b/a
Ulster Savings Bank Community Conference Center

Orchestral Performances

The Esopus Chamber Orchestra


Esopus Chamber Orchestra
Music Director Nadège Foofat

The Esopus Chamber Orchestra celebrates its fifth year of
performances in the Hudson Valley. Founded in 2009, the Orchestra’s mission is to provide transformative chamber concert experiences of rarely heard music and well-known masterpieces, performed by locally and internationally-recognized musicians. 

Admission: Season subscription to all four concerts is $100. Individual tickets are $30, student tickets (with valid College ID) are $15. All individual tickets will be General Admission.

For more information, or to purchase tickets visit

 Spring 2014 Concerts

~ Saturday, March 22 at Quimby Theater, 8:00 p.m.

World-renown countertenor Drew Minter will perform four dramatic and passionate Handel arias in a concert that will also include Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece, Apollon Musagète.

~ Saturday, May 24 at Quimby Theater, 8:00 p.m.

Concluding the chambers fifth season, this concert will feature Ani Aznavoorian of Camerata Pacifica, hailed by the LA Times as ‘a cellist who shows great sensitivity and virtuosity at all moments’ in Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C Major.


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