Tag: The Massry Center for the Arts

Good to Know: The Massry Center: The College’s most public classroom

Before acclaimed jazz saxophonist Steve Wilson brought his trio to the Massry Center for the Arts, Tom Bystryk collaborated on a press release, took part in a radio interview and picked up the musician at the train station. “We had a very nice conversation,” said Bystryk, who carefully selected the music, a Mike Stern CD, for the car ride. “We…

Good to know: Welcome back to our college town-in-a-city

Between classes, Saint Rose senior Ashlie Garcia sometimes walks down Madison Avenue to buy groceries at Price Chopper, or sit with a cappuccino at Tierra Coffee Roasters to study for an exam, or simply forget about it for a few minutes. “It’s a great place for coffee and a good environment to get some work done in,” said Garcia, a…

The Art of Practicing

If you’re a music major, then you probably have your own “art of practicing.” We all have our little rituals that we go through, – warming up, playing scales, getting frustrated at yourself so much that you want to flip a piano – but the one thing that we all have in common is this goal – to master the…