Crane School of Music Presents Concert of Piano Transcriptions

SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music Hosts Concert Featuring Piano Students and Faculty on March 20

POTSDAM, NY (03/16/2018) (readMedia)-- Piano faculty and students from SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will present an evening of transcriptions for solo piano on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

The concert, titled "Transfigured Sounds," will include famous transcriptions for solo piano by Liszt, Grainger and more. The program highlights some of the great transcriptions and paraphrases for solo piano, of works by composers ranging from Bach to Rachmaninoff.

Faculty performers will include Gary Busch, Fran├žois Germain and Eugenia Tsarov. Student pianists include Ryan Blunt, Mitchell Brownell, Daniel Conroy, Francesca Hilditch, AJ Long, Christopher Sarkis, Matthew Schlicht and Christian Verfenstein.

This concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.

This performance will be broadcast live on the Crane School of Music YouTube channel at the performance time. To view the program and see other upcoming streaming performances, visit

Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York's only All-Steinway institution. For more information, please visit