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GENESEO – The Geneseo Symphony Orchestra and the Honors Chamber Orchestra will highlight the students who won the college’s annual concerto competition during the orchestra’s concert on April 12 at 3 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium.
The Geneseo Symphony Orchestra is a collaboration among the best wind, percussion and string players in the student body at SUNY Geneseo and members of the music faculty, who coach, teach and perform in the ensemble.
Winners this year and the works they will perform, in alphabetical order, are Jane Coons and Rahul Thandla (soprano and tenor) – “Parigi, o cara” from Verdi’s Traviata; Holly DeSmitt and Megan Martel (flutists) – “Concerto in G for Two Flutes (Allegro vivo)” by Cimarosa; Clarinetist Nick Ellsworth – “Premiere Rhapsody” by Debussy; Violinist Robert Gaglione – “Violin Concerto in D (1st Mvt.) by Tchaikovsky; Cellist Harrison Hartsough – “Kol Nidrei” by Bruch; Clarinetists Justin Morris and Daniel Miserendino – “Concerto for Two Clarinets (1st Mvt.) by Krommer; and Baritone C.J. Roche – “Soliloquy” from Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
James Walker, distinguished service professor of music in the School of the Arts, will be conducting. The event is free and open to the public.
PHOTO CAPTION: (Photo/Jason Pulisciano)