Concert Listing (Nyack)


Concerts are held in Pardington Hall:
45 South Boulevard • Nyack, Ny 10960
Admission is free to all events unless otherwise noted


Metropolitan Saxophone Quartet

Art Series
Tuesday, February 8th, 7:00 PM
New Jersey's newest professional saxophone quartet performs an outstanding program of classical, jazz, and big band arrangements in a colorful and light-hearted atmosphere.
Free Admission

Debussy & Beyond…

Art Series
Wednesday, February 16, 12:30 PM
Christopher Oldfather & Frederica Wyman, duo pianists
Grammy-nominated pianist, Christopher Oldfather and his wife and duo-partner, Fredrica Wyman explore works for duet and solo piano from the 20th century. Works by Debussy, Schoenberg, Takemitsu, Messiaen, Martin.
Free Admission

The Amasi Trio

Faculty Concert
Wednesday, March 2nd, 12:00 PM
Dr. Tammy Lum, piano; Dr. Chungsun Kim, cello;
and Prof. Sungrai Sohn, violin
Nyack College's trio in residence performs piano trios by Haydn, Shostakovich and hymn arrangements.
Free Admission

Nyack College String Orchestra Spring Concert

Wednesday, March 9, 8:00 PM
Prof. Sungrai Sohn, director
Violin concerto in C Major (Hob.VIIa:1) by Joseph Haydn
Isabel Arenivar, violin soloist, winner of 2010 Sarah Lawrence Concerto Competition. And more works.
Free Admission

Liszt & Cameron

Art Series
Thursday, March 10th, 7:00PM
Pianist/composer, Matthew Cameron has been praised by critics and peers as "masterful", "aristocratic in inspiration" and "projecting a composer's command of his repertoire". A tour de force program featuring music by Liszt and Cameron.
An American Liszt Society event
Donations Suggested

Jazz Praises

Art Series
Tuesday, March 22nd, 7:00 PM
David August, jazz pianist/arranger and his jazz sunday worship band offers a fresh perspective on time tested traditional hymns. Some of the musicians are from the original Redeemer 6:30 band: Mindy Sax, vocalist, Rogerio Boccato, Brazilian percussionist, Julie Diesslin August, cellist.
Donations Suggested


Thursday, March 31st, 7:00 PM
Friends, faculty, alumni, and students come together to perform and celebrate the bicentennial of Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt.
An American Liszt Society event
Donations Suggested

The Magic Flute

Friday, April 1st, 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 3rd, 3:00 PM
Friday, April 8th, 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 10th, 3:00 PM

Prof. Shelley Jameson, director
Nyack College's Opera Workshop performs Mozart's popular masterpiece, The Magic Flute. Composed in 1791, it was an immediate success with its spoken and sung libretto, and now legendary arias.
Suggested Admission: $15 adults, $10 children, students, seniors


Art Series
Opening art exhibit & jazz concert • April 14, 6-8 PM
Art show hours: Fri. 15 & Sat. 16 • 12 noon - 6 PM
Location: President's Hall • Shuman Hall Lounge

Brazilian painter and sculptor, Noemia Marinho shows her
unique expression of integrating faith and "making art out of
ex-useful objects." The artist collaborates with percussionist, Rogerio Boccato on an event of contemporary art and music.
Also featuring Anne Boccato, jazz keyboard and vocal, Daniel Boccato, alto sax. More about the artists, visit: http://noemiamarinho.com
Free Admission

Spring Wind Ensemble & Handbell Choir Concert

Friday, April 15th, 8:00 PM
Dr. Glenn Koponen & Prof. Jennifer Scott, directors
Established in 1968, the Nyack Wind Ensemble is comprised of students, faculty and community musicians performing works for concert band under the direction of Dr. Glenn Koponen. Selections by the Nyack Handbell Choir, directed by Jennifer Scott, will also be performed.
Free Admission

Spring Chamberfest

Tuesday, April 19th, 7:00 PM
Dr. Tammy Lum, director
A program of vocal, keyboard, and instrumental chamber music performed by music students, faculty and friends in the elegant ambience of Pardington Hall.
Free Admission

Nyack College String Orchestra Concerto Winner's Concert

Wednesday, April 20th, 8:00 PM
Prof. Sungrai Sohn, director
The winner of the School of Music 2011 Piano Concerto Competition performs the Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056 by J.S.Bach. And more works.
Free Admission

Special Music: Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 21st, 4 pm
Prof. Joel Jameson, Director, Craig Williams, Organ
The Nyack College Chorale presents a selection of sacred works to celebrate Holy Week, featuring Peter Aston's "Haec Dies", a multi movement Avant Garde cantata for choir and organ, composed in 1971.
Free Admission

Hudson River Pianofest

May 20 - 21
Dr. Tammy Lum, artistic director
Two days of inspiring piano master classes, workshops, and concerts. Featured artists are pianist and pedagogue, Barry Snyder, triple Cliburn prize winner; Lisa Yui, Yamaha Artist and other eminent artists and teachers. Open to participants (teachers' reference required) and observers. Levels: Late Intermediate to advanced. Students and adult amateurs welcome. Accommodations available.
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