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Kaplan Hall

Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
(845) 341-4891 http://www.sunyorange.edu

March 2014

Much Ado About Nothing

March 8, 2014 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Shakespeare's romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing will be presented at the Newburgh campus in Kaplan Hall’s Orange County Trust Company Great Room on Friday, March 7 at 7:30pm. This classic play is brought entirely into the 21st C by the Judith Shakespeare Company NYC in a unique Concert Reading by ten actors who will offer the audience discussion time during a brief talkback with the actors and director immediately following the presentation. Beatrice and Benedick are destined to be…

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Lecture on Hudson Valley Native Americans

March 12, 2014 @ 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Eugene J. Boesch, PhD will present a lecture that examines Native American cultures and adaptations in the southeastern New York region from the area's earliest occupation by humans, at least 13,000 years ago, to the period of initial European exploration.  Entitled,Understanding Past Native American Cultures in the Hudson Valley Through Archaeology, the program will also include a display of artifacts. Changing climate and environmental settings over that time, particularly the end of the last ice age and the appearance of…

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April 2014

Swingtime Duet

April 5, 2014 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$10.00

If you love hot small-band jazz from America’s Golden Age of Swing, featuring songs made popular by the great vocal and piano jazz stars, treat yourself to Swingtime Duet ~ an evening of Classic Jazz on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8pm.   The duo of vocalist Blaine and pianist Shane come to the lovely setting of Kaplan Hall’s Great Room which overlooks the Hudson River. Selections for the concert are being carefully chosen from the repertoire of the Swing Era.My…

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Art Exibit: African Code – A Secret Language

April 5, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Artist Roslyn Fassett lives in the Town of Warwick between Mounts Adam and Eve, but has traveled to Mali and Nigeria to study and collect textiles. A selection of her artworks, based on and inspired by African tapestries and weavings, is the focus of the art exhibit, African Code: A Secret Language ~ paintings by Roslyn Fassett, in the Mindy Ross Gallery April 1 through June 25, 2014. Drawn by a particular interest in the symbols and patterns found on…

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May 2014

Hudson Valley Main Street Summit

May 16, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Hudson Valley Main Street Summit "Tools for Tuning Up Main Street Revitalization" Sponsored by the Community Preservation Corporation and the Newburgh Community Landbank Friday, May 16, 2014 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Kaplan Hall at SUNY Orange 74 Grand Street, Newburgh FREE Register at www.communityp.com (click on events)

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October 2014

Pen and Paint Coffee House

October 2, 2014 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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On Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7pm, Pen and Paint Coffee House will take place in the Orange County Trust Company Great Room at Kaplan Hall, SUNY Orange, located at the corner of Grand and First Streets, Newburgh. Sponsored by Martha Café and TasKafé, the evening event will feature poetry, art, music, and coffee house-style refreshments. Pen and Paint Coffee House will center on readings of original poetry by Sandra Graff, coordinated with multimedia images of paintings by Barbara Graff. …

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Fiesta Mundial

October 8, 2014 @ 10:30 pm - 12:30 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free

Henry Pucho Brown has been on the jazz scene since his early teens. By the age of 17 he was playing professionally with the Joe Panama Sextet. Born in Harlem, he has traveled the world with various jazz bands but has lived in Middletown at least 40 years. In 2003, Brown was enshrined in the International Latin Music Hall of Fame, becoming just the second African-American so honored after Dizzy Gillespie. He brings his Latin Soul Brothers from NYC to…

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January 2015

Garden of Metamorphosis Gallery Reception

January 31, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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As part of Last Saturdays Newburgh, on January 31, 2015 from 4:00-7:00pm, the Mindy Ross Gallery will be open for a reception and viewing of the exhibit Garden of Metamorphosis – works by Daniel Giordano. At 5:30pm,Giordano will engage with attendees in an informal “Gallery Conversation.”  He will talk about his work, which is inspired by such disparate influences as nature, industry, alchemy, astronomy, the American wilderness, transformation and rebirth, science fiction, creation and origin mythology, and primordial elements. In addition, the found-object sculptures of David Nolan will…

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February 2015

Lecture: HV From Howling Wilderness to Vacation Destination

February 18, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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On Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7pm, Professor Charles Mitchell, PhD, will give a lecture entitled, Nature: From Howling Wilderness to Vacation Destination.  He will explain how the Hudson Valley region that was once thought of as a “howling wilderness” has developed into a tourist destination.  The setting for this presentation is Kaplan Hall’s Orange County Trust Company Great Room, which is well-suited to complement the topic because it has beautiful views of the Hudson River. “Beginning with perceptions of…

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March 2015

Communications Master Class with Rick Zolzer

March 6, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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 On Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7pm, he will give a master class in communications entitled, The Journey from Class Clown to VP. During the class he will discuss his method of assessing and reshaping and thereby attaining his goals. He will enumerate the many positions he has held and how his communications skills opened many doors for him. The master class will take place in the Orange County Trust Company Great Room in Kaplan Hall. The session is free and open…

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The Little Farm Show

March 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$5
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April 2015

Hydroponics on the Hudson

April 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Lecture: My Experience as Concentration “Liberator”

April 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Green Conference

April 22, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$30

Conference Invitation Green Infrastructure & Urban Revitalization: Linking Smart Growth, Resilience and Watershed Restoration April 22, 2015   9:15 am – 4:30 pm SUNY Orange – Kaplan Hall Great Room, Newburgh, NY This workshop will focus on diverse initiatives for incorporating green infrastructure for managing stormwater runoff in planning, education, watershed restoration, smart growth and resilience initiatives for small cities and other community centers in the region.  Presentations will describe case studies of completed and planned projects in neighborhoods and watersheds in several…

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Art About Water Public Forum

April 24, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Art About Water ponders how art and culture impact communities.  Water is the essential component of all life. We are becoming a much thirstier world. By 2025, more than half of the nations in the world will face freshwater stress or shortages. One thing is clear: the availability of water will be a key driver in the development of the world’s economy and government policies in the next decade.  It is inevitable that WATER is destined to become an even more…

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June 2015

PHIUS Certified Builders Training

June 8, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$320.00

Course Highlights Learn general passive house principles Classroom and field focus on envelope issues HVAC considerations and testing Cost optimization/bidding QA/QC process Superinsulation, air-tight envelopes, high-performance window installation, site management, component sourcing--passive house construction presents special challenges to builders. The PHIUS Builders Training program prepares construction professionals to meet the passive house challenge. Dan Whitmore, Mike Kernagis and Adam Cohen--who have built 20 successful passive house projects between them--have developed the curriculum. It runs from an introduction to design theory…

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Exhibit: Newburgh & Its Waterfront in Earlier Days

June 27, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free

Located on the west shore of the Hudson River, Newburgh, NY is a city steeped in history. During his 1609 exploration of the area that would become Newburgh, Henry Hudson described it as a “pleasant place to build a town,” according to City of Newburgh Historian Mary McTamaney. Indeed, General George Washington made the Hasbrouck House in Newburgh his headquarters in 1783, the final year of the American Revolution. Situated 60 miles north of New York City and 90 miles…

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Painting Demonstrations

June 27, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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August 2015

Voices that Speak Out Art Reception

August 29, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free

Voices - Art That Speaks, juried show benefitting Mental Health Association of Orange County Rape Crisis, Mindy Ross Gallery at SUNY Orange, Grand & First 5-8pm. Piano by Emily Landsman and refreshments in the lobby

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September 2015

Lecture: Movement Against Gender Violence

September 14, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Newburgh Environmental Justice Workshop

September 23, 2015 - September 24, 2015
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

Date/Times:  Wednesday, September 23rd at SUNY-Orange Kaplan Hall. There are two sessions, both covering the same content, from 1-4 PM and 6-9 PM.    Background: Earlier this year, EPA met with Newburgh stakeholders to discuss the City of Newburgh’s environmental and health issues, including the need to educate the community on these issues. As a result, EPA is collaborating withNewburgh stakeholders on a Newburgh Environmental Justice and Environmental Education workshop. Any and all community members and Newburgh stakeholders are welcome! Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to learn about environmental justice,…

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Poetry and Music

September 24, 2015 - September 25, 2015
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Manhattan Short Film Festival

September 26, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$5

The world's first global film festival. You be the judge! A Newburgh Last Saturdays Event.

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October 2015

Dominican Music Night

October 13, 2015 @ 10:30 pm - 12:30 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free

Bachata and Merengue by Grupo Familia

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February 2016

Hip Hop : Love, Power & Respect

February 12, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free
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Colors: Art Reception

February 27, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free
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April 2016

Donna Spector Poems

April 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

A Newburgh Last Saturdays event.

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September 2016

Fathers Workshop and Discussion

September 19, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Manhattan Short Film Festival

September 24, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$5

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is returning to SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The screening of the ten 2016 winners begins at 7pm in the Orange County Trust Company Great Room 101. Now in its 19th consecutive year, the film festival offers the top ten out of 844 submissions from 52 countries. During a ten day period they are shown in venues in over 250 cities on six continents to over 100,000 film lovers 15 years…

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October 2016

Hudson River Undammed

October 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

QCWAers,  Here's an opportunity to learn more about the fish present in the Quassaick Creek and how they are restricted by existing dams. October 1, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, HUDSON RIVER UNDAMMED, a guided field exploration and discussion on dams and migratory fish present in the Quassaick Creek presented by SUNY-ESF (College of Environmental Science and Forestry) researchers and NYS DEC experts. There will be an electro fishing demonstration with fish species ID.  Sign up now!  Go to  http://hudsonundammed-esf.weebly.com/contact.html for more information and…

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November 2016

Domestic Violence Lecture

November 1, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
Free

When is enough enough?

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Immigration Journey Lecture

November 4, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

Three short films about the Indian American immigration experience.

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February 2017

Simply Human Artist Reception

February 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Simply Human is the title of the new exhibit in the Artists of Excellence series displayed in the glass vitrine cases in the Foyer of the Mindy Ross Gallery in Kaplan Hall at SUNY Orange. Artist Terry Murray, PhD, has created a sculptural community that “explores human diversity, complexity, strength, and vulnerability.”  The sculptures are made of reclaimed/recycled wood and found objects each with individual meaning. The exhibit is “designed to be experienced, not just viewed, to be encountered in…

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March 2017

Lecture on Native Americans of the Hudson Valley

March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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This talk on local Native American history will take place in the OCTC Great Room 101 in Kaplan Hall on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Quassaic, Kowawese, Skonanokee, Mistucky ~ Sound familiar? These are Native American place names in Orange County. Find out their meanings at a lecture to be given by Evan Pritchard, a descendant of the Mi'kmaq who are a First Nations people indigenous to Canada’s Maritime Provinces…

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Lecture: Our Food System

March 14, 2017 @ 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Please join us on March 14th at 7:00 pm for an interesting and provocative lecture/discussion by Kathy Lawrence, Food System Advocate. Kaplan Hall, Room 101, SUNY Orange Cultural Affairs, Newburgh Campus.

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April 2017

Jacqui Doyle Schneider’s Master Pottery Class

April 18, 2017 @ 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Marine Debris in our Waterways

April 19, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$15

This session on April 19th will focus on the problem of trash in our Hudson River and oceans and discuss what we can to about it. Check out the flyer for details.

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October 2017

Manhattan Short Film Festival

October 6, 2017 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Free – $5

The Manhattan Short Film Festival will be screened on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7pm in the OCTC Great Room 101, Kaplan Hall, SUNY Orange, Newburgh. Admission $5. All students are allowed free entrance. Tickets: available only at the door. Box Office table opens at 6pm the evening of the screening. The film fest shows the 10 finalists that were chosen from 1615 entries from 75 countries. That is nearly double the number of entries from last year. This year’s Final 10 represent an extraordinary range…

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February 2018

Lecture: Failure, Food Animals, and Laboratory Grown Meat

February 22, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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The topic of technologically mediated meat production — in vitro meat—will be discussed by Wyatt Galusky, PhD in his lecture Technology as Responsibility: Failure, Food Animals, and Laboratory Grown Meat on February 21, 2018 at 7pm. Come to Kaplan Hall in the OBTC Great Room 101 to learn and ask questions about this present reality and the ramifications on human-animal relationships and humans interaction with the environment. Dr. Galusky will explore how the more humans try to take responsibility for animals and the surrounding ecologies —“in terms…

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February 2019

A Model for Urban Redevelopment

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$25

Redevelopment plans are rarely praised by the local media, the business press and good government organizations, but that is how New Rochelle’s approach to revitalizing its downtown district has been received. Join Pattern on February 4th for our panel discussion, "A Model for Urban Redevelopment: New Rochelle and the 90 Day Approval Process". Join Pattern President & CEO Jonathan Drapkin as he moderates a panel discussion with: LUIZ ARAGON - Commissioner of the City of New Rochelle Department of Development…

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Pete Seeger 100 Year Celebration

February 24, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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admission: $10 adults; $5 senior citizens, faculty, staff, alumni; students admitted free at the door box office opens at 6pm the evening of the performance or online atwww.sunyorange.edu/arts_comm/ticketing.shtml plus a $ 2.50 online service charge for each ticket

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May 2019

The Chris Parker Septet: JAZZ ~ Funk, Latin, Straight Up

May 3, 2019 @ 11:30 pm - 1:30 am
Kaplan Hall, Grand & First Streets
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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The Chris Parker Septet: JAZZ ~ Funk, Latin, Straight Upconcert will dazzle the evening of May 3, 2019 at the Orange Bank & Trust Co Great Room in Kaplan Hall which has two and a half story windows overlooking the Hudson River. Beginning at 7:30pm, composer/pianist/professor and director of jazz studies at SUNY Orange, Chris Parker will play while leading his Septet in performing original compositions plus some new surprises – new works – made for this occasion by Chris Parker.…

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