Music ensembles from The College at Brockport Department of Theatre and Music Studies are performing year-end recitals during Spring Music Week 2018 at 7:30 p.m. through May 5 in Tower Fine Arts Center, 180 Holley St., Brockport.
Scott Horsington will lead Brockport College-Community Orchestra in a concert of works by classical composers on May 3. The program includes “Overture” to “L’Italiana in Algeri” by Gioachino Rossini, Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in A major for Guitar with Al Mathias on guitar and Concerto No. 1 for Horn by Richard Strauss, which features guest soloist Brittany White on horn. The concert ends with “Sinfonia” from “Nebuchadnezzar” by Giuseppe Verdi.
Brockport Concert Band opens for the orchestra. Its debut includes “Danny Boy” and “Variations on a Korean Folk Song” by John Barnes Chance.
Karl Stabnau will lead Brockport Jazz Ensemble in a concert on May 4.
Brockport College-Community Chorus will end Spring Music Week with “Love in Bloom” on May 5. Tickets cost $17 for general admission, $12 for seniors and $9 for students. Call (585) 395-2787 or visit fineartstix.brockport.edu for information.
When programming the concert, music director Elizabeth Banner worked to capture aspects of love from the ridiculous to the sublime. On the ridiculous end of the spectrum is Johannes Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Waltzes”; at the other end is Eric Whitacre’s setting of “Five Hebrew Love Songs.” The concert features works by DiLasso, Lauridson, Mulholland, Meader and Stoope.
Admission for each concert, unless noted, is $5 at the door. Call (585) 395-2496 or visit brockport.edu/academics/fine_arts for information.