Allan Kolsky
Allan Kolsky

The Hamilton College Department of Music presents a Faculty Recital with Allan Kolsky, clarinet, accompanied by Sar-Shalom Strong, piano, and Michael Bull, snare drum, on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. 

The concert will include Johannes Brahms’s Sonata in E-flat Major, Steve Reich’s New York Counterpoint, Carl Nielsen’s Fantasy Piece in G Minor, and Nielsen’s Concerto for Clarinet.

Principal clarinet of Symphoria, Allan Kolsky was born in Providence R.I., and held positions with the Louisiana Philharmonic and the Utah Symphony before joining the Syracuse Symphony as principal clarinet in 2002.  Civic Morning Musicals awarded him the 2011 CMM Award for Excellence in Music Performance in Central New York.

Pianist Sar-Shalom Strong is well known to east coast audiences as both a soloist and a collaborative pianist.  In March, 2013, he performed a solo recital for the Walker Lecture Series in Concord, N.H., where he has also appeared several times as a collaborative artist. Locally, he performs with the Society for New Music.

Michael W. Bull is currently principal percussion of Symphoria. He is an active soloist/clinician and is a freelance percussionist/timpanist for local and touring groups performing in Central New York.

This event is free and open to the public. No tickets required. For more information call the box office at 859-4331.

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