Department of Music and Theatre

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Albagli, Richard

Albagli, R. (2016). ESYO percussion auditions. Adjudicator, Empire State Youth Ochestra. Brown School, Schenectady, NY.

Albagli, R., Foster, M. (2016-2017). Various Performances. Director, Empire State Youth and Repertory Percussion Ensembles. Albany, Watervliet, Latham, Schenectady NY.

Albagli, R. (2016-2017). Various Performances. Director. University Percussion Ensemble, University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Albagli, R. (2016, February 26). The Music of Love. Performance with chamber orchestra. Albany Pro Musica, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY.

Albagli, R., Chang, E., Witherell, Q. (2016, September 17). Voices from the Past. Full Chamber Recital. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Albagli, R. (2016-2017). Various Performances. Principal of the Percussion Section, Albany Symphony Orchestra. Albany and Troy, NY.

Albagli, R. (2017, March 6). Recording session for Torke: Concertinos for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. Percussionist, Albany Symphony Orchestra. Troy Music Hall, Troy, NY.

Albagli, R. (2016, November 21). Recording session for Bermel: A Shout, A Whisper and a Trace. Percussionist, Albany Symphony Orchestra. Troy Music Hall, Troy, NY.

Albagli, R. (2016, October 24). Recording session for Rouse: Concerto for Oboe. Percussionist, Albany Symphony Orchestra. Troy Music Hall, Troy, NY.

Albagli, R., Cimino, J., Klibonoff, J., Legro, D., Wissinger, D., Adkins, P. (2017, April 23). Unless the Mind Catch Fire and Harvest of Learnings. Musician, Associated Solo Artists. Workshop and concert on creativity and leadership. Council on Foundations, Dallas, TX.

Albagli, R., Cimino, J., Klibonoff, J., Legro, D., Wissinger, D., Adkins, P. (2016, December 9). Unless the Mind Catch Fire. Musician, Associated Solo Artists. Workshop and concert on creativity and leadership for UAlbany Strategic Planning Initiative. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Albagli, R., Cimino, J., Klibonoff, J., Legro, D., Wissinger, D., Adkins, P. (2016, July 9). Unless the Mind Catch Fire. Musician, Associated Solo Artists. Workshop and concert on creativity and leadership for NYC Association of Principals. John Jay College, New York, NY.

Albagli, R. (2017, April 14). Good Friday Reflections. Solo performance of marimba music. Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Watervliet, NY.

Albagli, R. (2017, December). Music for Christmas. Three solo performances of marimba music. Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Watervliet, NY.


Kevin Champagne

Champagne, K. (2016). Music for the short film Big Shot. Commissioned work. Albany, NY.


Duncan Cumming

Cumming, D., Cumming, H. (2017). Youth Movements Festival IX. Musical Stories for Children: From Bangkok to Bangor and The County Bunny. University at AAlbany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Cumming, D. (2017, February 19). The Legacy of Frank Glazer. Lecture-Recital. Elberson Fine Arts Center, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC.

Cumming, D., Cestatro, M., Corson, F. (2016, October). Music for Four Hands. Pianist. Performances of Schubert, Mozart, Faure, and Dvorak. Schenectady, East Greenbush, and Albany, NY; North Conway, NH.

Cumming, D., Cumming H., Dikener, S. (2017, March). Various performances. Full Chamber Recital. Pianist, The Capital Trio. Performances of Haydn, Beethovan, and Black. Princeton, NJ, and Boston, MA.

Cumming, D., Cumming H., Dikener, S. (2016, November - December). Mostly Viennese. Full Chamber Recital. Pianist, The Capital Trio. Performances of Viennese composers Haydn, Schubert, and Beethoven; world premiere of “The Golden Flower.” East Greenbush, Schenectady, and Albany, NY; and Huntington, WV.


Hillary Cumming

Cumming, D., Cumming, H. (2017). Youth Movements Festival IX. Musical Stories for Children: From Bangkok to Bangor and The County Bunny. University at AAlbany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Cumming, H. (2016, November). Mozart “Requiem.” Violinist. Performance with Burnt Hills Oratorio Society. Albany and Scotia, NY.

Cumming, H. (2016, November - December). Transfigured Night. Violinist. Guest artist with Musicians of Ma’alwyck, Siena College artists, and others. Albany and Schenectady, NY.

Cumming, D., Cumming H., Dikener, S. (2017, March). Various performances. Full Chamber Recital. Violinist, The Capital Trio. Performances of Haydn, Beethovan, and Black. Princeton, NJ, and Boston, MA.

Cumming, H. (2017, March - April). Haydn, “Lord Nelson Mass.” Performance in historically informed Baroque and Classical Style, with historical instruments. Cathedral of All Saints, Albany, NY.

Cumming, D., Cumming H., Dikener, S. (2016, November - December). Mostly Viennese. Full Chamber Recital. Violinist, The Capital Trio. Performances of Viennese composers Haydn, Schubert, and Beethoven; world premiere of “The Golden Flower.” East Greenbush, Schenectady, and Albany, NY; and Huntington, WV.


Bob Gluck

Gluck, R. J. (2017, Spring). Global Musical Connectivity: Parallels to the Long History of Globalization. Global Synergies: A Magazine Focused on Global Engagement at the University at Albany, 4, 3, 16.

Gluck, R. J. (2016). A Unique Sensitivity to Sound: Interview with American composer and sound artist Maryanne Amacher. eContact!, 18(3).

Gluck, R. J. (2016, September 29). Quartet Jazz Performance. Performance of the Bob Gluck Quartet. Woodstock Art Association and Golden Notebook Bookstore, Woodstock, NY.

Gluck, R. J. (2016, September 22). Jazz Trio Improvisations and Workshop. Performance and improvisation workshop of the Bob Gluck Trio. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.


David Hosley

Hosley, D. (2016-2017). Various concerts. Director, University Jazz Ensemble. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.


Chad Larabee

Larabee, C. (2016, January - November). Blazing Boots. Director, International production for Norweigian Cruise Lines. Tampa, FL; Puerto Rico and the Caribbean; Italy, Greece, and Spain.

Larabee, C. (2016, March - July). Rock of Ages. Director, Regional production of the Broadway musical. Englert Theatre, Nolte Productions, Iowa City, IA.

Larabee, C. (2016-2017). REBEL/Sister. Author, New play inspired by Antigone; major production of the UAlbany Theatre season. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Larabee, C. (2016, May - December). Wonderland. Co-author, New book for the Broadway musical by Frank Wildhorn. Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, New York, NY.


Max Lifchitz

Lifchitz, M. (2017). Yellow Ribbons No. 5. Composer. On Jerome Bunke (Prod.), Stanley Drucker Heritage Collection Live in Concert [Audio Recording]. New York: Clover Field Recordings.

Lifchitz, M. (2017). Vintage Soundscapes & More [Audio Recording]. Composer, conductor, and performer. New York: North/South Recordings.

Lifchitz, M. (2016). The Gorky Pieces [Audio Recording]. Producer and conductor. New York, NY: North/South Recordings.

Lifchitz, M. (2016-2017). Various performances. Composer. Performances of Lifchitz’s work performed by artists at venues around the world. Seattle, WA; Evansville and Muncie, IN; Lawrence, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; Bar Harbor, ME; Great Barrington, MA; New York, NY; Camerino, Italy; Santiago, Chile; Katowice and Bytom, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

Lifchitz, M. (2017, February - April). Amor Latino [Latin Love]. Accompanist. Vocal recital of art songs by composers from Spain and Latin America. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Lifchitz, M. (2017, February 27). Max Lifchitz Up Close! Composer and Pianist. Concert devoted entirely to Lifchitz’s work. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Lifchitz, M. (2016-2017) Various performances. Conductor, The North/South Chamber Orchestra. New York, NY.

Lifchitz, M. (2017, April 27). Schumann’s Piano Concerto. Soloist, Siena Chamber Orchestra., Siena College, Loudonville, NY.

Lifchitz, M. (2017, January). Piano Music by Latin American Composers. Full solo recital. Pianist, XVII Festival of Contemporary Music. National University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Lifchitz, M. (2016, June 28). Stolen Moments. Full Chamber Recital. Pianist, The North/South Duo. Bloomingdale School of Music, New York City, NY.

Lifchitz, M. (2016-2017). Pictures at an Exhibition. Full solo recital. Pianist. Albany and New York, NY.


Andi Lyons

Lyons, A. (2016-2017). UAlbany Theatre Season. Theatre Producter and Artistic Director. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Lyons, A. (2016, August - November). Water by the Spoonful. Lighting Designer. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

Lyons, A. (2016-2017). EMILIE: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight. Lighting Designer. WAM Theatre, Berkshires, MA.

Lyons, A. (2016-2017). REBEL/Sister. Lighting Designer. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY. ,

Lyons, A. (2016, July - October). The Exonerated. Lighting Designer. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.


Christopher D. Neubert

Neubert, C. (2017). Various festivals. Adjudicator, New York State School Music Association, NY.

Neubert, C. (2017, January). Various performances. Guest Conductor, Massachusetts Western District Festival Orchestra, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Neubert, C. (2017, January - March). Niskayuna Musical. Conductor. Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna NY.


Richard R. Porterfield

Porterfield, R. R. (2016-2017). Various performances. Associate Choirmaster, Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church. New York, NY.

Porterfield, R. R. (2017, April 9). Jerusalem, Jerusalem: Liturgies and Devotions for Holy Week and Easter. Full Chamber Recital. Vocalist, Lionheart. Performance of medieval, Renaissance, and contemporary classical music. The Met Cloisters, New York, NY.


Nancy Newman

Newman, N. (2016) Review of Fanny Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso, by Beth Macleod. Journal of Illinois History, 18(1), 64-66.

Newman, N. (2016). Review of Fanny Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso, by Beth Macleod. Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues, 30, 142-146.


Kim Stauffer

Stauffer, K. (2016, August-October). Outside Mullingar. Actor. Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, NY.

Stauffer, K. (2016, June-November). Water by the Spoonful. Director. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY

Stauffer, K (2017, February-April). EMILIE: La Marquise Du Chatalet Defends Her Life Tonight. Actor. WAM Theatre, Berkshires, MA.

Stauffer, K. (2017, July). Staged Reading of The Revolutionists. Actor. Chester Theatre and WAM Theatre, Berkshires, MA.

Stauffer, K. (2016, July-August). Time Stands Still. Actor. New Century Theatre, Northampton, MA.


Victoria von Arx

von Arx, V., Nimetz, J. (2017, April 2). Adament Friends. Pianist. Full recital of solo and four-hand works for piano. Music in Central Valley, Central Valley, NY.

von Arx, V. (2017, April 24). Victoria von Arx, piano. Full Solo Recital. Performance of Beethoven and Schumann. University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY.

von Arx, V., Wallace, N., Niemiec, M. (2017, April 22). Trio performance at Atria. Partial Chamber Recital. Pianist. Atria Crossgate Senior Living, Albany, NY.

von Arx, V., Wallace, N., Niemiec, M. (2017, April 21). Music at St. Joseph Provincial House. Combination of solo and chamber works. Pianist. St. Joseph Provincial House, Latham, NY.


Kathryn Walat

Walat, K. (2016, June). Playwright, Small Town Values. The Kilroys 2016 Honorable Mention; one of the top 15% most recommended new plays by women in the U.S.

Walat, K. (2016, July). Playwright, Small Town Values. Presented at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center’s National Playwrights Conference. Waterford, CT.

Walat, K. (Fall 2016). Librettist, Jason and the Argonauts. Produced by Chicago Lyric Opera’s Lyric Unlimited; performed for over 20,000 young audience members. Chicago, IL.

Walat, K. (2016, November). Author of feature article/interview, Courting the Lower East Side with Andy Bragen. The Brooklyn Rail journal, issue November 2016. Brooklyn, NY.

Walat, K. (2016, December). Playwright, Southern Haunt. Presented at the Threshold New Play Festival, Actor’s Express theater. Atlanta, GA.

Walat, K. (2016 – 2017). Co-librettist, The Echo Drift. Opera commission from PROTOTYPE: festival of opera-theatre and music-theatre. New York, NY.