Brass-hoppers to Perform on Sept. 23

 Brass-hoppers to Perform on Sept. 23

09/09/2013 

Brass-hoppers, a collaboration between renowned British trombonist Richard Harris and American trumpet player Tom Bergeron, will perform on Monday, Sept. 23, at SUNY Cortland.

One of the newest and most exciting groups coming out of New York City, Brass-hoppers will begin their concert at 7 p.m. in Brockway Hall, Jacobus Lounge.

Presented by the College’s Campus Artist and Lecture Series (CALS), admission to see Brass-Hoppers is $3 for SUNY Cortland students and $5 for general admission. Children 10 and under will be admitted free.

Tickets for the event can be purchased in Corey Union, Room 406, or beginning one hour prior to the performance at the venue. All seating is general admission.

Accompanied by a pianist, the Brass-hoppers’ music portrays an eclectic blend of traditional classical music and jazz-inspired arrangements of standards and popular tunes.

Harris was educated at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, and Bergeron holds two degrees in music from Yale University. 

They first met while both performing with the world renowned Radio City Music Hall Orchestra in New York City and soon decided to bring their immense musical talent and unique showmanship to the concert halls of America.

As classical musicians, Bergeron and Harris have appeared with many of the United States’ top orchestras and with such solo artists as Andrea Boccelli, Luciano Pavarotti and Rolando Villazon. 

In the realm of pop music, Bergeron has performed with The Temptations and regularly appears on “Saturday Night Live,” while Harris has joined with Snoop Dogg and Puff Daddy and can be heard on the upcoming new album from Sting.

To find out more about Brass-hoppers, visit the band’s website.

For ticket information or questions regarding CALS events, contact the Campus Activities and Corey Union Office at 607-753-5574 or visit the CALS Web page.

Needs of patrons with mobility challenges are accommodated through special seating assignments. Advance notice is appreciated.

CALS is funded by the student activity fee and grants from the Auxiliary Services Corporation, the Cortland Fund, the Cortland College Foundation and the Strategic Initiative Advancement Fund.

 

 

 


More News

Jets to Remain in New Jersey for 2015 Training Camp

Jets to Remain in New Jersey for 2015 Training Camp

The team recognized its outstanding experience at SUNY Cortland.


Chancellor to Honor Four Students for Excellence

Chancellor to Honor Four Students for Excellence

Two seniors and two recent graduates will be honored Thursday, April 2.


UPD Offers Easy Medication Disposal

UPD Offers Easy Medication Disposal

Campus community members can safely throw away unused medications in Van Hoesen Hall.


Local Teachers Hone Skills at College

Local Teachers Hone Skills at College

More than 200 teachers participated in a campus professional development day.


Sociologist to Discuss Humanity's Global Effects

Sociologist to Discuss Humanity's Global Effects

William Skipper will explore how human technology and processes impact Earth.


Filmmaker to Discuss Human Enhancement

Filmmaker to Discuss Human Enhancement

Filmmaker Regan Brashear will screen and discuss her newest work March 31.


College's Outdoor Centers Explained at Roundtable

College's Outdoor Centers Explained at Roundtable

SUNY Cortland students have four outdoor facilities for hands-on learning opportunities.


Casting Complete for ‘Legally Blonde, The Musical’

Casting Complete for ‘Legally Blonde, The Musical’

The hit Broadway production takes the Dowd Fine Arts Center Theatre stage April 10.


April Events Continue Project on Eastern and Central Europe

April Events Continue Project on Eastern and Central Europe

A documentary analyzes a tragic past and a lecture considers an uncertain and dangerous future.


Workshop Calls Young Girls to STEM Fields

Workshop Calls Young Girls to STEM Fields

The Tech Savvy event invites sixth- through ninth-graders Saturday, March 28.


Explore

Visit

Contact