Friday, October 21, 2011

Classical, jazz and a bit of Halloween

A mix of music from Brahms to Chick Corea – even a Halloween-themed piece written by a faculty member – will be part of a free concert at Finger Lakes Community College on Thursday, Oct. 27.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in B355, on the third floor of FLCC’s main campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive. The public is welcome to attend.
The evening will highlight faculty from the college’s music department performing an eclectic repertoire of music encompassing jazz, classical and indie. The performance will include special guest Kristen Shiner-McGuire, coordinator of percussion studies at Nazareth College.
Selections include the following:
  • Brett Long on trumpet, accompanied by Ines Draskovic on piano, performing: “Slavonic Fantasy” by Carl Hohne and “Solus” by Stanley Friedman.
  • EunMi Ko on piano and guest Timothy Baker on violin, performing: “Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor” by Johannes Brahms.
  • Craig Snyder and Leo Medler on guitars, Nash Bock on piano and Geoff Smith on bass, performing “Time Remembered” by Bill Evans.
  • Bob Barbuto on piano and Geoff Smith on bass, performing: “You Don't Know What Love Is” by Don Raye and Gene DePaul.
  • David McGuire on piano, Geoff Smith on bass and guest Kristen Shiner-McGuire on vibes, performing “What Game Shall We Play Today” by Chick Corea.
  • David McGuire, composer, will play a Halloween-themed piece of electronic music titled “Day of the Dead.”
For more information, contact David McGuire, associate professor of music, (585) 785-1385,

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