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April 2019

Turner Faculty Recital – Music for the Spirit

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

Anthony Turner, baritone and Ok Kyun Kang, pianist have been collaborators on several recitals in the greater New York area. Mr. Turner has performed world-wide in opera, concert and oratorio repertoire. Ms. Kang has accompanied in the United States and in her native Korea. She is also an accomplished composer.
The program will feature compositions by Richard Strauss, Aaron Copeland, Louis Gruenberg, R. Nathaniel Dett and Hall Johnson.
This concert is free and open to the Wagner College and greater Staten Island communities.

“One Last Time” Jazz & Guitar Ensemble Concert

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

The Wagner College pop/rock Guitar Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra, joined by several esteemed alumni, come together to perform the final concert under the direction of Prof. Ben Sher
8:00 in the Campus Hall Performance Center
Compositions by Thelonius Monk, Stevie Wonder, Lee Morgan, Vinicius Moraes, and Bill Withers

“Love and some Good Music, that’s all you need!”

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

Love and some Good Music - that’s all you need!”

Wagner College Treble Concert Choir will join with Wagner College Men’s Choir and the Hildegard Ensemble to offer a special concert this Sunday, April 28th at 4 p.m. in the Campus Hall Music Performance Center.

Treble Concert Choir is conducted by Prof. Kelly Birgfeld and has prepared a diverse repertoire of madrigals, gospel music and a pop song by AVICII. The performance will feature Eric Whitacre’s lovely “Five Hebrew Love Songs” with violinist Sanchie Bobrow, and pianist Andrew Orsie piano.

The newly formed Wagner College Men’s Choir, conducted by Dr. Thomas Juneau will perform the popular and rousing classics “Brothers, Sing On!” by Edvard Grieg and the the traditional “Vive l’amour.”

The Hildegard Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Roger Wesby will open the program with a work by J.S. Bach, and the Messe basse of Gabriel Fauré. The ensemble will continue with Mood Indigo of Duke Ellington, and conclude with three bluegrass-style folk hymns on which they will be joined by Doug Nicolaisen, banjo, Mark Farrell, fiddle and Joselito Ybáñez, guitar.

The campus community is cordially invited to what promises to an engaging and inspirational concert.

Owens Studio Recital

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

The students of Angela L. Owens will be presented in a Studio Recital on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 8 o’clock pm in the Campus Hall Performance Center. They will be accompanied at the piano by Dr. Lauri Young. This event is free and open to Wagner administration, faculty, staff, students and the community.

Vocal Jazz Set

April 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

Vocal Jazz Set
Monday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

Stretto Vocal Ensemble, joined by a fine quartet and guest soloists performs an evening of jazz, fusion, standards, R & B, bluegrass and popular songs by the Beatles and Joni Mitchell. Selections by Thelonius Monk, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, James Taylor and Mali Music will be performed.

May 2019

Entertainment Tax Seminar

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Campus Hall Music Performance Center

Accountant Linda Tilzer of Trudy C. Durant and Associates, LLC will be on campus to discuss accounting and taxation topics relevant to those working in the entertainment industry.

Spring Choral Concert, “Soundscapes of Yesterday and Today”

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The outstanding Wagner College Choir will perform a range of dynamic choral works spanning the centuries, including a premiere by Wagner's own Connor Gibbs '17. Other works on the program will include the atmospheric "Cloudburst" by Eric Whitacre, "Dixit Dominus" by W.A. Mozart, "Sudden Light" by Thomas Juneau and a variety of classics, spirituals and secular works for chorus. LOCATION: Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 St Pauls Ave, Staten Island. Admission: $15 Students admitted free with ID.

August 2019

Anthony Turner Concert, “Who Am I?” in Washington D.C.

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Music Department Faculty, Anthony Turner will be performing, "Who Am I?" a one-man song cycle set to live music composed by Mary Carol Warrick. These songs were influenced by the poems complied in The Gathering, a book by artist Jeannine Otis.

The presentation features musicians - Elise Wagner, bassoonist; Luke Hubley, percussionist and Paul Boyd, pianist.

Turner’s performance offers a special tribute to victims of gun violence, while also conveying a sense of hope within our communities, our criminal justice system, and humanity.

This performance is made possible by a generous gift from Tommie Pegues, Esq. and Donald Capoccia. Tickets are free and available on Eventbrite.

Location Details:
McEvoy Theatre
National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian
8th and F Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001

Wagner College Athletic Band “Pops” Concert

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

NEW INDOOR LOCATION: SUTTER GYM. Kick off the Seahawk football season with everyone's favorite marching band in the Spiro Sports Center's Sutter Gymnasium as we perform a concert of your favorite standard tunes along with some new music for the occasion. Free, and the public is invited.

September 2019

Jazz Ensemble Concert honoring Latin/Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wagner Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Jose Luis Diaz Jr.

MenHarmonic, Directed by Thomas Juneau

Treble Choir, Directed by Jamie Bunce

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