First-Ever Online Master of Music Education Degree Launches
Mar07

First-Ever Online Master of Music Education Degree Launches

Awesome news for New York music teachers! Those who have completed a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and attained initial certification now have a new, innovative, and technologically savvy option in order to achieve their professional requirements–a game-changer for those who work full-time or do not reside near a college campus. The Master of Music in Music Education degree offered by Buffalo State College is the first...

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SUNY Oneonta Student Selected to Sing With Philharmonia Chorus in London
Feb21

SUNY Oneonta Student Selected to Sing With Philharmonia Chorus in London

SUNY Oneonta senior Jill Massey will sing Johannes Brahms’ choral masterwork “Ein deutsches Requiem” as a chorister with the Philharmonia Chorus on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Massey, a music major from Bloomville, N.Y., submitted a video audition in December after being encouraged by Associate Professor of Music Timothy Newton, who will also be singing in the performance. The audition included three...

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Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger
Feb11

Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger

Kent Knappenberger is a music advocate, devoted mentor, and a GRAMMY Award winner. He received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia and a master’s degree in music education, harp performance, and literature from Eastman School of Music. For the past 25 years, Knappenberger has been educating children as a music teacher and choir director at Westfield Academy and Central School in Central New York in a pursuit to teach and grow...

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Buffalo State Expert Springs into New Musical Melody
Sep16

Buffalo State Expert Springs into New Musical Melody

A recent workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo’s NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences provided a firsthand — and somewhat harrowing — look at what it takes to start a business, says Tomás Henriques, assistant professor of music at SUNY Buffalo State. Henriques is the inventor of the Sonik Spring, a handheld metallic spring outfitted with orientation and force measuring sensors that users manipulate to...

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Hip hop + Symphony = A SUNY Potsdam arts experiment

Only at one of SUNY’s premier arts campuses would you find a fusion of talent like this! At SUNY Potsdam, home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, the College performed a unique arts experiment to cap off the fall semester. Bringing together the Crane Symphony Orchestra and Crane Chorus with SUNY Potsdam graduate student Elijah Foulks, also known as Knowle’ge ReignSupreme, who picked up the mic and began to rap as the...

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