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Clarinetist Jon Manasse
Clarinetist Jon Manasse

ONNY celebrates the music of three great composers

The Orchestra of Northern New York will pay tribute to three composers in Potsdam's Hosmer Hall on Saturday night. The concert, titled A Mozart, Barber and Schumann Celebration, also features Jon Manasse, one of the world's finest clarinetists. Manasse will perform Mozart's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, which is considered one of the best wind concertos written by Mozart and a challenging piece for soloists. Todd Moe spoke with Manasse, who admits that he wasn't an instant fan of the clarinet.  Go to full article

Preview: ONNY?s ?Sensational Strings?

NCPR is Media Sponsor for the Orchestra of Northern New York's spring concert in SUNY-Potsdam's Hosmer Hall this Saturday night (7:30 pm). The program will include music by Mozart, Grieg, Tchaikowsky and the world premiere of "Fragile Skies" by Crane composer David Heinick. Todd Moe as a preview.  Go to full article
Workers finish installing the organ's cleaned and repaired pipes
Workers finish installing the organ's cleaned and repaired pipes

Hosmer organ gets a new voice

Audiences will once again hear a familiar voice in the concert hall at the Crane School of Music in Potsdam later this month. Over the last six months, experts from Syracuse have been renovating the pipe organ in Hosmer Hall. With massive pipes that reach to the ceiling, the Hosmer organ has been a centerpiece for many concerts and recitals. It was originally installed in the mid-70's. The organ overhaul includes a new console, repaired pipes, and the latest digital technology. Todd Moe stopped by during the final restoration work when the organ was "revoiced".  Go to full article

Preview: Potsdam High School Benefit Concert

The Northern Symphonic Winds performs a benefit concert Saturday night at 7:30 in Hosmer Hall at SUNY-Potsdam. Proceeds will go toward renovating Potsdam High School's auditorium. Todd Moe talks with Adrienne Hartman, co-chair of the group, Potsdam Music Friends, and Potsdam High School choral director Tamara Madeja about the need for new audio equipment in the school.  Go to full article

Preview: Red Grammer's Concert for Families

Red Grammer is one of the most sought-after children's performers in the nation. With numerous appearances on television and radio, Red has the unique talent for delighting audiences of all ages. He and his wife, co-lyricist Kathy Grammer, write music for families that understand and respect the power of music to influence young hearts and minds. Red Grammer presents a family concert Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam. Todd Moe chats with Red about children's music.  Go to full article

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