Tag: The Massry Center for the Arts

A Day of Saint Rose Appreciation: Accepted Students Day and Honors Convocation

I got to experience two exciting events at The College of Saint Rose this past Saturday, March 23rd.  The first part of the day was Accepted Students Day (talked about from a tour guide perspective last year by another blogger), and the second part was Honors Convocation. Saturday Morning Accepted Students Day is a day for students who have been admitted to…

Good to know: Dave Brubeck was here – twice

Tucked against a wall of Studio A in The College of Saint Rose communications building, where music industry students took a final exam on Tuesday, a slice of American jazz history beckons. Written in a flowing, cursive hand, the name “Dave Brubeck” is sheltered beneath the lid of the gleaming Mason & Hamlin grand piano. “1971,” it is labeled. Informed of this, a…

Good to know: “It’s the music, Charlie Brown!”

  Is it possible to hear the Christmas in Vince Guaraldi’s music without also picturing Snoopy and Linus and Charlie Brown? “Without Charlie Brown, none of that music would exist and most people would not know who Vince Guaraldi is,” noted Sal Prizio, concert programming manager at The College of Saint Rose and a lifelong fan of “Peanuts” and the music…