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Unless otherwise noted, all performances are free and take place in Carl B. Taylor Auditorium. 

Spring 2024 Schedule

March 2024

Wednesday, March 20

Marimba Concert
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23

Guitar & Bass Day
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Learn more about Guitar and Bass Day

Tuesday, March 26

Chamber Music Series - Iida Nyman Recital
7:30 p.m.

Pianist and alumni (2017), Iida Nyman performs a solo recital featuring Beethoven’s Sonata in E major, Op. 109, Bach’s Fourth Partita in D major, and Chopin’s fourth Scherzo in E major by. Ms. Nyman received her Bachelor’s of Music at the Conservatory of Music SUNY Purchase and her Master’s degree at Mannes College, The New School in piano performance and music theory.

April 2024

Wednesday, April 3

Chamber Music Series - Faculty Recital, Allyson Keyser, trumpet; Karen Hosmer, oboe; & Mark Evans, piano
7:30 p.m.

Faculty members Dr. Allyson Keyser, trumpet, Dr. Karen Hosmer, oboe, and pianist and Series Director, Mark Evans perform the Sonata for trumpet, by Paul Hindemith and the Sonata for oboe by Francis Poulenc. Also featured on the program is “Three Conversations with Coffee” by Brett Wery former dean of the School of Music.

Sunday, April 21

Capital Region Wind Ensemble presents Tudor Sketches
The Annual Side-by-Side Concert

With Joshua Butcher of the Albany Symphony performing Luke Ellard's The Seer for Bassoon and Wind Ensemble.

This is also the CRWE's annual Side-by-Side concert with area high school musicians performing Sketches on a Tudor Psalm by Fisher Tull.

Tickets $10 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for children under 10 at the door, SUNY Schenectady students are free with ID. 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Monday, April 22

Guitar & Bass Recital
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 24

Wind & Strings Recital
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 24

Jazz Combos Concert
7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 26

Vocal Chamber Ensemble
First Reformed Church of Scotia
224 N Ballston Ave., Scotia, NY 12302
7:30 p.m.

Monday, April 29

Piano & Percussion Recital
12:00 p.m.

Monday, April 29

Chorus Concert (location TBD)
7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30

Applied Music Recital I
4:30 p.m.

May 2024

Monday, May 1

Voice Recital
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Applied Music Recital II
4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Percussion & Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 3

Wind Ensemble Concert
7:30 p.m.

Monday, May 6, 2024

Digital Music & Beat Production Listening Recital
12:00 p.m.

Monday, May 6, 2024

Guitar Ensemble Concert
7:30 p.m.

June 2024

Saturday, June 1

Musical Theatre Workshop
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Capital Region Wind Ensemble presents Igneous Formations

A mountain of music from Giroux, Hosay, Wery, Wong, Sims, Sparke, and Ticheli.
With CRWE's bass trombonist, Shaun Bazylewicz performing Brett L. Wery's Facets of Pele.

Tickets $10 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for children under 10 available at the door, SUNY Schenectady students are free with ID. 3:00 p.m.


YouTube Concerts Featuring Students and Alumni

SUNY Schenectady Brass Ensemble


SUNY Schenectady Wind Ensemble


Read about the concert series in The Daily Gazette.

Music of the Masters


The Class of 2021

View The Class of 2021 pre-concert discussion on YouTube.


American Currents in Song

View the American Currents in Song pre-concert discussion on YouTube.


Chopin Project

View the Chopin Project pre-concert discussion on YouTube.


Niamh Schmid, Piano