Brett Wery Conducts the January 20, 2019 Concert at Proctors at 3pm

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Brett Wery

Single Tickets $15 & $22.  Students 18 and under FREE with paid adult ticket.  Box Office fees do not apply when purchasing in person at the Proctors Box Office.  Fees will apply by phone or online.

Proctors Box Office: 518-3466204

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Soloist Michael Emery performs as well as special guests of the CHIME program of the Empire State Youth Orchestra.

2pm Pre-Concert talk in the Fenimore Gallery.

Single tickets $15 & $22 at the Proctors Box Office.

Students 18 and under FREE when accompanied by a paid adult with ticket, provided by a grant from Price Chopper.

Concert features Tchaikowsky, Glazunov & Mendelssohn.

Brett Wery serves as the Dean of the School of Music at SUNY Schenectady County Community College. Prior to being appointed Dean, Mr. Wery served as professor of music at SUNY Schenectady for 25 years. While on the faculty, he received the SCCC Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY Chancellor’s award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. He conducts the SCCC Wind Ensemble and for fourteen years as the Music Director of the Capital Region Wind Ensemble.

An active composer/arranger and member of ASCAP and SCI, Mr. Wery has had works performed on three different continents. Recently premiered works include Making the Darkness Conscious for Tenor Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, Sonata for Multiple Woodwinds, and his Sonata for Soprano Saxophone which was premiered the North American Saxophone Alliance annual conference. Mr. Wery is a freelance clarinetist/saxophonist and has performed with many area orchestras and bands including the Empire Jazz Orchestra, Dogs of Desire, Albany Symphony and the Schenectady Symphony.

Mr. Wery received his M.A. M.A. from the University of Denver and his Bachelor of Music degree from the North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied clarinet performance with Robert Listoken.

 

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