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Thirteenth annual Vassar summer music series to feature chamber and jazz programs on Sunday afternoons. June 15, 22, and July 6, 2008

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Vassar's thirteenth annual Summer Music Series will be held on Sunday afternoons June 15, 22, and July 6, featuring acclaimed musicians from Vassar's Department of Music faculty, including Todd Crow, Richard Wilson, Brian Mann, and Sophie Shao. The series will include two afternoons of chamber music, with works by Beethoven, Bartók, Debussy, Fauré, Stravinsky, and Wilson, as well as a piano trio performing new and standard jazz works on the third Sunday.

All performances will take place in Vassar's Martel Recital Hall in the Skinner Hall of Music, beginning at 3:00 pm, and are free and open to the public:

Sunday, June 15, 3:00pm
Music of Beethoven, Stravinsky, and Fauré
Stephanie Chase, violin
Dov Scheindlin, viola
Mark Shuman, cello
Todd Crow, piano

Sunday, June 22, 3:00pm
Jazz standards and original compositions
Brian Mann, piano
Craig Wuepper, drums
Pat O'Leary, double bass

Sunday, July 6, 3:00pm
Music of Beethoven, Bartók, Debussy, and Wilson
Joseph Genualdi, violin
Sophie Shao, cello
Moran Katz, clarinet
Richard Wilson, piano

For further information, call (845) 437-5900, or go to

The air conditioned Skinner Hall of Music is wheelchair-accessible, and people with disabilities requiring accommodations should call the Office of Campus Activities at (845) 437-5370. Free parking is available at Skinner Hall, and the campus's adjoining south parking lot. Directions to the Town of Poughkeepsie campus are available at

Posted by Office of Communications Friday, June 6, 2008