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D'Aprile of Honeoye Falls premieres new work at Crane School of Music


POTSDAM -- Six music composition students from SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music are set to premiere their latest new works in a student composers forum concert, on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

The line-up of student composers includes Brooke D'Aprile of Honeoye Falls.

The concert will open with "Temporal Linearity" by John-Kyle C. Konye, a work for piano, MIDI keyboard and live electronic playback/media, which will be followed by Brooke D'Aprile's "Better Left Unsaid," for bassoon and piano. The concert will continue with two pieces for duo piano by Francesca Grace Mowatt Hilditch, itled "Cacofonia" and "between trees."

Student composer Jacob J. Ali will also perform his new solo work, "Fantasy for C Trumpet." A clarinet quartet will present selections from Tyler Mazone's "Ten Storytelling Duets," including "Holy Morning," "Runnin' Home," "Heartfelt Embrace" and "Reunite and Return." The performance will conclude with "Build Up," a piece for saxophone sextet, written by Maxime Gilles Esformes.
This event is free, and the public is invited to attend. The concert will also be broadcast live on the Crane School of Music YouTube channel at the performance time. To view the program and see other upcoming streaming performances, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/academics/Crane/streaming.

About The Crane School of Music:
Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York's only All-Steinway institution. For more information, visit http://www.potsdam.edu/crane.