Music lovers: Don’t miss out on BU spring concerts

By Lee Shepherd

It occurs to me that the community doesn’t take full advantage of the many free or very low-cost concerts offered by the Binghamton University Music Department. Take the weekly Mid-Day Thursday (1:20 p.m.) Concerts during the school year, all in Casadesus Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building. They’re free and feature up-and-coming student musicians and/or faculty. A special treat will be the May 3 Jazz Mid-Day with guest artist Mark Buselli, who also will perform that evening with the Harpur Jazz Ensemble in the Osterhout Concert Theatre of the Anderson Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Competition concert shows wide array of BU talent

By Sarah Kuras

I went to the Binghamton University Concerto and Aria Competition a few weekends ago in theĀ Casadesus Recital HallĀ of the Fine Arts building on campus. I was blown away by the extraordinary amount of talent displayed at this competition. There was a wide variety of styles, pieces and instruments. Read the rest of this entry »