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ArtsCanisius

ArtsCanisius 2015-2016 Season

By Series:


For benefactor, patron, ticket and general ArtsCanisius information, please call the Fine Arts office at (716) 888-2542.

By Date:

All dates, times, artists and programs are subject to change. 

SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 11 – October 9, 2015
ART EVENT
Augustina Droze
Opening Reception:
September 11, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 PM | Library

Monday, September 14, 2015
FACULTY EVENT
“Playing the Image: Graphic Notation and Improvisation – An Exploration of the Connections Between Sight and Sound”
Michael Colquhoun, composer and flutist
12:00 PM | MCC

Sunday, September 20, 2015
SPECIAL EVENT
Prize-winner of the New York International Piano Competition
Under the auspices of the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation
2:00 PM | MCC

Monday, September 21, 2015
FACULTY EVENT
Cristen Gregory, soprano
Bryan Eckenrode, cello
Jane Cary, piano
12:00 PM | MCC

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
CANISIUS AND THE BPO CONNECTION
Informally~Formal Chamber Recital
Amelie Fradette, cello
Loren Silvertrust, violin
Susan Schuman, piano
Tickets: $15 general admission; $7 students
7:30 PM | MCC

OCTOBER

Thursday, October 1, 2015
SPECIAL EVENT
Il Giardino d’Amore Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Cosponsored by the Polish Singers Alliance of America and ArtsCanisius.
Tickets: $10
7:30 PM | MCC

Sunday, October 4, 2015
SPECIAL EVENT and STUDENT EVENT
Masterclass with Il Giardino d’Amore
Performance by Radosc-Joy Vocal Dance Group
Cosponsored by the Polish Singers Alliance of America and ArtsCanisius.
Tickets: Free will offering
2:30 PM | MCC

Thursday, October 22, 2015
FACULTY EVENT
Diana Hunger, saxophone
1:00 PM | MCC

Friday, October 23 - November 27, 2015
ART EVENT
Sara Zak
Opening Reception: October 23, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 PM | Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
SPECIAL EVENT and STUDENT EVENT
Erie County Wind Ensemble
John Maguda, director 
Canisius College Concert Band
Paul D. Biddle, director
Tickets: $5
5:00 PM | MCC

NOVEMBER

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
CANISIUS AND THE BPO CONNECTION
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Campus
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Feng Hew, cello
Tickets: $25 general admission; $12 students
7:30 PM | MCC

Sunday, November 8, 2015
STUDENT EVENT and FACULTY EVENT
Student/Faculty Recital
3:00 PM | MCC

Monday, November 9, 2015
ART EVENT
and FACULTY EVENT

Art History Lecture
Kristina Laun
“Curatorial 101”
12:00 PM | SC Regis

Monday, November 16, 2015
FACULTY EVENT
Ellen Barnum, bassoon
12:00 PM | MCC

DECEMBER

Friday, December 4, 2015 - January 15, 2016
ART EVENT
Mark Snyder
Opening Reception: December 4, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 | Library

Friday, December 4, 2015
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Concert Band
Paul D. Biddle, director
Canisius College Jazz Ensemble
David DeWitt, director
7:30 PM | MCC

Saturday, December 5, 2015
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Chorale
Frank Scinta, director
7:30 PM | MCC

Sunday, December 6, 2015
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Chamber Orchestra
Ansgarius Aylward, director
7:30 PM | MCC

JANUARY

Friday, January 22 - March 4, 2016
ART EVENT
Michael Thomas
Opening Reception: January 22, 2016
5:00 – 7:00 PM | Library

FEBRUARY

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
CANISIUS AND THE BPO CONNECTION
Informally~Formal Chamber Recital
Edmond Gnekow, double bass and friends
Tickets: $15 general admission; $7 students
7:30 PM | MCC

Thursday, February 18, 2016
FACULTY EVENT and SPECIAL EVENT
Dave DeWitt Jazz Ensemble
7:30 PM | MCC

Friday, February 26, 2016
FACULTY EVENT
Elizabeth Widzinski, clarinet
12:00 PM / MCC 

MARCH

Saturday, March 5, 2016
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Concert Band
Paul D. Biddle, director
Canisius College Jazz Ensemble
David DeWitt, director
7:30 PM | MCC

Monday, March 7, 2016
SPECIAL EVENT and WOMEN IN THE ARTS FESTIVAL
“Manhattan Project: Desegregating the Metropolitan Opera in the 20th Century”
Carolyn Guzski, Associate Professor of Music, SUNY College at Buffalo
12:00 PM | SC Regis

Friday, March 11 – April 22, 2016
ART EVENT and WOMEN IN THE ARTS FESTIVAL
Joyce Hill, artist
Opening Reception: March 11, 2016
5:00 - 7:00 PM | Library

Monday, March 14, 2016
FACULTY EVENT and WOMEN IN THE ARTS FESTIVAL
“Clara Schumann: A Woman Ahead of Her Time”
Karen Schmid, piano
Ruth Wurster, guest
12:00 PM | MCC

Sunday, March 20, 2016
STUDENT EVENT and FACULTY EVENT
Student/Faculty Recital
3:00 PM | MCC

APRIL

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
CANISIUS AND THE BPO CONNECTION
Informally~Formal Chamber Recital
Anna Mattix, oboe and English horn
Susan Schumann, piano
Tickets: $15 general admission / $7 students
7:30 PM | MCC

Monday, April 11, 2016
FACULTY EVENT
Bob Accurso, percussion
12:00 PM | MCC

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
ART EVENT and SPECIAL EVENT
Art History Lecture
“Michelangelo’s Pieta: Then and Now”
Martha Dunkelman, professor emerita of fine arts
7:30 PM | SC Regis

Friday, April 15, 2016
STUDENT EVENT
Ignatian Scholarship Day Festival of Ensembles
Tickets: $5 general admission
7:30 PM | MCC

Friday, April 29, 2016
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Jazz Ensemble
David DeWitt, director
7:30 PM | MCC

Saturday, April 30, 2016
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Chorale
Frank Scinta, director
7:30 PM | MCC

MAY

Sunday, May 1, 2016
STUDENT EVENT
Canisius College Chamber Orchestra
Ansgarius Aylward, director
7:30 PM | MCC 

Location Key:

MCC -- Montante Cultural Center
CKC -- Christ the King Chapel
Regis -- Regis Room, Winter Student Center
KMH -- Kleinhans Music Hall
Library -- Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library
SC – Science Hall