Department of Theatre and Dance amazes with, RENT
The campus was alive with anticipation in April as six sold-out performances of, RENT, the award-winning rock musical, were presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance in Marvel Theatre as part of the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series. The production was sponsored by Niebel Realty as part of the Lake Shore Savings Season.
Festival Chorale plays Carnegie Hall
Fredonia’s Festival Chorale performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Feb. 16. The festival showcased choral and orchestral ensembles from Tennessee, Wisconsin and New York, and featured Fredonia’s Dr. Gerald Gray as guest conductor. He led the New England Symphonic Ensemble and roughly 60 Fredonia students in the Festival Chorale in Vaughan Williams’ haunting and spiritual, “Dona Nobis Pacem.”
Woodstock Music and Art Fair promoter visits campus
This spring, Fredonia’s Music Industry program brought Artie
Kornfeld, co-creator and promoter of the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair, to campus to revisit the iconic 1969 counterculture festival. Thanks to the generous support of DFT Communications and Waring Financial Group, Kornfeld’s appearance was free and open to the public...just like the original.
NPR’s Folkenflik shares his experiences
David Folkenflik, an acclaimed media correspondent with National Public Radio, explored “The Future of News: Technology and Journalism” as the keynote speaker in February for the 2013-2014 Liberal Arts and Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series in Rosch Recital Hall. Many other topics were explored during the yearlong series focusing on technology.
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