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.
Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014
All of the performing ensembles at SUNY Ulster including the Wind Ensemble, Community Band, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble and Choral Ensembles come together for a memorable night of music that showcases our student talent in the Showcase Concert, formerly the Pops concert.
SUNY Ulster Wind / Percussion Ensemble Concert
Tuesday Dec. 2, 2014
Attend a concert of outstanding wind ensemble selections performed by the SUNY Ulster Wind Ensemble under the direction of Victor Izzo, Jr. and the percussion ensemble directed by Chris Earley.
Thursday Dec. 4, 2014
Hear our very best perform. This concert features faculty-selected solo and chamber performances by students in our applied lesson program selected based on outstanding performances at the convocation series.
SUNY Ulster Choral Concert & Guitar Ensemble
Friday Dec. 5, 2014
Enjoy classic, multicultural and seasonal choral music sung by students under the direction of Janet Gehres. The Guitar Ensemble, directed by Gregory Dinger, also will perform.
Saturday Dec. 6, 2014
Clinton Hall, Ulster Savings Bank Community Conference Center
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 p.m. and perform the free concert beginning at 3 p.m.
SUNY Ulster String Ensemble
Monday Dec. 8, 2014
The College’s heralded string ensemble performs its holiday concert under the direction of Anastasia Solberg.
Community Band/Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014
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 concert.
Woodstock Chamber Orchestra Holiday Concert
Saturday Dec. 13, 2014
Snow date – Sunday Dec. 14 at 3 p.m.
Cost: $20. Tickets at the door only.
Enjoy the Holiday Season through music presented by the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Nathan Madsen with the Roundout High School Chorus, under the direction of Barbara Wild. Music of Holst, Bach and Rutter as well as well-known movie themes will bring the spirit of the holiday season to Quimby Theater. For information, call (845) 266-3517.