Arts & Education

Tri-Cities Opera has been chosen to host a singers’ workshop Tuesday (Nov. 13) sponsored by OPERA America. Selected singers from TCO’s resident artists program and Binghamton University’s Masters in Music program will have the opportunity to sing a “feedback” audition, and the public is invited to listen. The workshop will feature discussion on career strategies for singers, as well as a 20-minute opportunity to perform and receive advice from industry professionals. The OPERA America panel will include Isabel Wolf, manager of Wolf International Artists Management, and...
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By George Basler The broadcast of the winning entries to the annual Rod Serling Video Festival begins at 8 p.m. today (May 18) on WSKG public television. You can watch the program at home or go to Binghamton High School, 31 Main St., Binghamton, for a screening in the Helen Foley Theater. An awards ceremony will follow the broadcast. Congratulations to the following winners: (more…)...
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By George Basler For one night only, Binghamton High School's main cafeteria is going to be turned into a cabaret. After a scoring a big hit last year, the Rod Serling School of Fine Arts in association with the high school's culinary arts class is again presenting "A Taste of Broadway." On the bill next Wednesday (May 23) will be s a sampling of tasty desserts and a selection of show tunes. (more…)...
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Reviewed by Sarah Kuras Throughout my years as a student, both undergraduate and graduate, I have seen many Binghamton University theater productions. Never have I seen such a creative, whimsical and hysterical show as the current  presentation of Alice in Wonderland. (more…)...
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Reviewed by Sarah Kuras An incredible collaboration between Binghamton University's Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble and the BU Music Department's string faculty lit the Anderson Center Chamber Hall stage this past Sunday (April 15). In a mix of worlds, culture and music, Professors James Burns, Stephen Stalker and Janey Choi created a new musical world for the audience. Blending classical and traditional African music, the collaborators created an entirely new delight. (more…)...
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By Barb Van Atta “March Musical Madness.” With a nod to collegiate basketball, that’s how Larry Kassan, director of special projects for the Binghamton City School District’s Rod Serling School of the Arts, describes the upcoming season of Broadway musicals presented by high schools in Broome County. Performances begin this weekend -- with Binghamton’s Anything Goes and Susquehanna Valley High School’s Grease -- and continue through early May, with, as Kassan pointed out, many of the shows being presented in March. Audience members who have not seen a high...
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