Brockport Symphony Orchestra®
 

               WESTERN NEW YORK'S MOST EXCITING COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
     SINCE 2010

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Friday, May 9th and Saturday, May 10th

7:30pm - Pre-Concert Chat with Dr. Nancy Washer at 6:45pm

Tower Fine Arts Mainstage at The College at Brockport

180 Holley Street

Tickets: $16, $11 (Seniors, Alumni, Faculty and Staff), or $8.50 (Students)

Tickets will be available online at fineartstix.brockport.edu, at the Tower Fine Arts Center Box Office and at the door.

 

Program Highlights

Artie Shaw Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra

Carl Orff Carmina Burana

Lisa Lancia, Soprano Soloist

Nathan Deavers, Tenor Soloist

Tobias Greenhalgh, Baritone Soloist

Brockport College-Community Chorus, Brian Clickner, Director

Brockport Xylophone Ensemble, Katie Cadwell, Director

Dancers from the Department of Dance, Margaret Moreno, Choreographer, William Evans, Dance Coordinator 

Multimedia Display, P. Gibson Ralph, Producer

About the artists
Lisa Lancia, Soprano Soloist

 

Lisa Lancia is an active vocalist in the Greater Rochester area. She serves as Director of Music Ministry at St. Helen Church of the Gates Catholic Community. Mrs. Lancia received a Master of Education with a concentration in Arts for Children from The College at Brockport and a Bachelor of Music Education from Penn State University.

Nathan Deavers, Tenor Soloist

Nathan Deavers studies vocal performance with Brian Clickner and is a vocalist in the Brockport College-Community Chorus. He recently appeared in The College at Brockport's production of Avenue Q, which was selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. In 2012, the Fulton Music Association presented him with the Outstanding Senior Music Award.

Tobias Greenhalgh, Baritone Soloist

Baritone Tobias Greenhalgh, a native of Rochester, New York, holds M.M. and B.M. Degrees in vocal performance from The Juilliard School. He is a new member of the Junges Ensemble at the Theater an der Wien and Wiener Kammeroper in Vienna, Austria. This upcoming season in Vienna, he will sing Eugene Onegin in Eugene Onegin, Argante in Rinaldo, and the baritone roles in Les mamelles de Tiresias and L'heure Espangole. Recent engagements include the Samuel (Pirates of Penzance) with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Song of the Midnight Sun with the New York Festival of Song, and Five Mystical Songs with the St. George's Choral Society. Prior to appearing at Wolf Trap in summer 2014, he will perform the role of Leo Stein in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s Twenty-Seven at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.


On the opera stage, he has sung the roles of Dr. Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Ferryman (Curlew River), Pokayne/Gestapo Officer (Kommilitonen!), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night's Dream), and Bob (The Old Maid and the Thief). Greenhalgh is a frequent performer with the New York Festival of Song, and he recently performed in two recitals in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. Du
ring the summer of 2011, he traveled to Germany to participate in the International Meistersinger Academy, where he performed numerous concerts broadcast on National Bavarian Radio.

At the Music Academy of the West in 2012, Greenhalgh sang Pelleas in scenes from Debussy’s Pelleas et Melisande and won an encouragement award in the Marilyn Horne Song Competition. He has won the Liederkranz Opera Competition, the Mario Lanza Vocal Competition, received the grand prize for the Metropolitan International Vocal Competition, was awarded Second Prize in the New York Oratorio Society Competition, and received grants from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Giuglio Gari Foundation, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, and Opera Index. He is also the recipient of the Richman Memorial Award from the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.