Syracuse University graduate student recitals scheduled for Nov. 16 and Nov. 23 in Setnor Auditorium
Syracuse University graduate student recitals scheduled for Nov. 16 and Nov. 23 in Setnor AuditoriumNovember 13, 2002Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
Syracuse University graduate students Michael J. Vetrano and Wendi Kittlavs and senior Crissa Masse will perform recitals in Syracuse University’s Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium in November.
Vetrano, who is the director of music at Holy Family Church in Fairmount, N.Y., will present a solo tenor performance, accompanied by pianist Robert D. Laird, at 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Included in his performance will be Henry Purcell’s “I’ll Sail Upon the Dogstar” and “Lord, What is Man;” Howard Boatwright’s “O Waly, Waly;” and Charles Ives’ “Religion” and “The Greatest Man.”
Vetrano earned a B.A. degree in English literature with a minor in music at SUNY Binghamton in 1982. He is a graduate of the National Pastoral Musicians Choir Director Institute, and in 1997, was awarded the prestigious Jerome S. Solomon Memorial Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in voice performance in SU’s Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Laird studies piano at the Eastman School of Music, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in music theory and piano performance.
Kittlavs’ voice recital will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 16 and will include works by Campion, Bach and Mozart, among others.
Masse will perform a senior bassoon recital at 5 p.m. Nov. 23. She will be joined by pianist Alice Muzquiz; clarinetist Margaret Flood, a junior in the Setnor School of Music; and by her stepfather, Stephen Markuson, who will play baritone.
The program will include “Sonate” by Camille Saint-Saens; “Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann” by William Davis; “Trio Pathetique in D minor” by Michael Glinka; “Concerto in C Major” by Jan Anton Kozeluh; and “Cantata 185 Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe” by Johann Sebastian Bach.