Performance to be Held at SUNY Orange’s Century Old Morrison Hall

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – The SUNY Orange Chamber Ensemble will host its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 7 in Morrison Hall. This concert marks the farewell of conductor Dr. Hilarie Clark Moore. Admission is free.

Concert patrons can return to the days of live classical music being performed in elegant homes as the Chamber Ensemble fills the College’s stately century old mansion with a varied program of musical styles from across the ages.

The afternoon program features Antonín Dvořák’s “Serenade No. 1, Op. 22,” Gustav Holst’s “St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2,” Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Tafel Musik, II Teil,” Léo Delibes’ “Flower Duet” from Lakmé, Joseph Haydn’s “Flute Quartet in D, Op. 5, No. 1,” Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Trio for 2 Oboes and English horn, Op. 87” and Euphemia Allen’s “Chopsticks” based on “The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”

The quintet of Autumn Mason (first violin), Florence Ruckdeschel (second violin), Matthew Tymczyszyn (viola), Alyssa Sollazzo (cello) and Milan Hanley-Rhone (bass) will perform the Dvořák and Holst arrangements. The Telemann and Delibes pieces will be performed by Donna Lavins (flute), Joanna Simon (oboe) and Lara Patel (bassoon). The quartet of Caroline Tippin (flute), Valerie Bynum (violin), Tasa Faronii-Butler (viola) and Michael Aiese (bass) will play Haydn’s flute arrangement while the trio of Dan Teare (flute), Joel Simon (oboe) and Allan Plumb (clarinet) will perform the Beethoven and Allen arrangements.

The Chamber Ensemble is comprised of SUNY Orange students and community musicians. For more information, contact the Arts and Communication Department at (845) 341-4787. For updates on all cultural and artistic events at SUNY Orange, visit “The Arts at SUNY Orange” Facebook page.


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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940