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Virtual Gala
Sunday, May 17, 2020, 5:00 PM
Your House, Anywhere

Join us for the first ever VIRTUAL Gala Benefit for SNM! You can enjoy
* "live" performances by Society Players and composers
* clips of recent performances
* testimonials from former commissioned composers and Israel Prize winners
* toasts to the two outstanding artists/arts leaders receiving tributes: Diane Jones and Rose Viviano
* a sneak preview of coming events

Those attending are invited to dress up, or "dress down" by wearing something whimsical.

If you're interested in attending, please donate, then email snm@societyfornewmusic.org to receive a link to the online festivities. ($20 minimum to attend, $100 saints, $200 angels)


*POSTPONED* Legends and Favorites
Friday, April 3, 2020, 7:30 PM
Park Central Presbyterian Church, 504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, $40 family, free for kids 12 & under

Featuring Eliot Fisk, guitar

New date TBD.

Celebrating the centenary of George Rochberg, the 20th century’s musical "traitor" who broke with serialism in the 1960s following the death of his young son. Rochberg’s music performed by Syracuse native Eliot Fisk, guest artist. Also music by SNM commissioned composers Kevin Ernste and Paul Leary.


Vision of Sound
Friday, February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM
Carrier Theater, Civic Center, Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, $40 family, free for kids 12 & under

New music and modern dance, with composers Mark Olivieri, Octavio Vazquez, Natalie Draper, Ryan Carter, Nic Scherzinger, and Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann collaborating with six of the finest choreographers in Upstate New York -- Maya June Dwyer, Dominique Dawkins, Lynea D'Aprix, Cheryl Johnson, Kelly Johnson, and Zoe Walders. The new works will be performed by nationally renowned dancers and the Society Players: Rob Auler, Ann McIntyre, Zachary Sweet, and Ken Meyer.

The performance will be repeated on Feb. 29 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and on March 1 at Nazareth College.


Minimalism's Champions
Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:30 PM
OCC Recital Hall, Onondaga Community College campus, Syracuse
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, $40 family, free for kids 12 & under

Philip Glass Madeira River, 1999
Steve Reich Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ, 1973
Marc Mellits Gravity, 2013
Olivia Kieffer Play the Robot, 2019

Performed by Steph Andrew, Rob Bridge, Laura Enslin, Jon Lee, Ashley Lioto, Marc Mellits, Leff Moore, Corrie Raulli, Julia Ross, Andrea Scheibel, and Jennifer Vacanti.


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