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November 17, 2019 - 1:20pm

Genesee Symphony Orchestra will perform "Symphonic Pictures II -- A Nutcracker Holiday" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, at Byron-Bergen High School.

It is located at 6917 W. Bergen Road, Bergen.

S. Shade Zajac is the music director and conductor.

The program is:

  • "Christmas Concerto" by Corelli
  • "Sleigh Ride" by Anderson
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, movement I, by Saint-Saëns, performed by Amy Feng, GSO 2019 Young Artist winner
  • "The Nutcracker" selections from Act I by Tchaikovsky
  • Holiday Selections performed by the Pembroke Elementary School Chorus, directed by Erin Rush, with pianist Sarah Panna
  • "Christmas Festival" by Anderson

Tickets are $15 for adults; seniors $10; and students with student ID, free.

Tickets are available at: Roxy's Music Store (228 W. Main St., Batavia); The Yngodess Shop (73 Main St., Batavia); the Bank of Castile, Le Roy (29 Main St.); and online at the GSO website here.

This concert is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the NYS Council on the Arts, with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the NYS Legislature. The funds are administered by GO ART!

June 29, 2018 - 10:41am

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Grammy-Award-winning artist Chris Stapleton headlined Darien Lake performing arts center last evening (June 28) in Darien.

The Southern rock-country guitarist opened with "Midnight Train to Memphis," which he first recorded when he was the frontman of The Steelriders" in the late 2000s.

Stapleton has won several country music awards including Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and New Artist of the Year.

Brent Cobb, and Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives opened for Stapleton.

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Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives

July 8, 2017 - 8:05am

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Rochester native Lou Gramm packed in a large crowd of fans in Western New York at Batavia Downs racetrack last evening. 

On this warm summer night people gathered all around the local area to hear “Lou Gramm the Original Voice of Foreigner” and his band play classic hits like, "Cold as Ice," "Double Vision," "Midnight Blue" and "Juke Box Hero," plus many more from his days with his former band Foreigner.

Fans were singing from their lawn chairs, dancing on the lawn and jamming out those classic revival tunes from many years since the 1970s to now.

This was the fourth outdoor summer concert part of Batavia Downs concert series with two remaining, Marshall Tucker band next Friday, July 14th, and Lee Greenwood on July 21st.

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June 23, 2017 - 10:37pm
posted by James Burns in news, Batavia Downs, concert, dennis deyoung.

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Batavia Downs gambled and beat the weather again for the second concert series featuring Dennis DeYoung. A very good sized crowd was on hand for the concert. There were a lot of people at the concert and the casino but somehow it did not feel crowded. Batavia Downs seems to know how to run a good party. The crowd seemed to love the concert and be having a very good time. 

Dennis DeYong sounded as good tonight as he did when he was topping the charts. The next concert is Eddie Money June 30th. Tickets are only $10.

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March 24, 2017 - 7:30am

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Batavia High School hosted the district’s annual Music in our Schools Concert last evening.  

Students from Jackson Elementary, John Kennedy Intermediate, Batavia Middle and High School, performed a collection of songs in honor of Mr. Jeff Langdon. 

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Music Department Director Jane Haggett and Principal Paul Kessler gathered student musicians in honor of Mr. Jeff Langdon’s dedication, devotion and years of teaching music at John Kennedy Intermediate school to perform a collection of songs demonstrating his contributions to their musical development. 

For more pictures go to: Steve Ognibene Photography

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September 21, 2015 - 3:39pm
posted by Cathy DeBellis in concert, live music, performance.
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October 3, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Kazzrie Jaxen Quartet Friday, October 2nd, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Kazzrie Jaxen Quartet brings together the elemental qualities of four creative jazz musicians: the buoyant lighter-than-air swing of Bill Chattin’s drums; the earthy melodic pulsations of Don Messina’s bass; the oceanic depth of Charley Krachy’s tenor; and the fiery adventurousness of Kazzrie Jaxen’s piano.
July 29, 2015 - 3:02pm
posted by Cathy DeBellis in concert.
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January 29, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Rochester Rat Pack invites you to join us in the cocktail lounges of the world as we spend the evening reliving the magic of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Keely Smith, Etta James, Jimmy Durante, Bobby Darin, Judy Garland, Jerry Lewis, and the gang.  Stuart Steiner Theatre, Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY  Tickets:  $8/5/3 [email protected] or (585)345-6814
June 3, 2015 - 4:55pm
posted by Lisa Ace in concert, Faith Community Chapel, batavia, ny.
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June 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

June 14, 2015 – 2nd Annual Concert of Rejoicing at Faith Community Chapel, 
4131 Rose Road, Batavia, NY. 6pm to 8pm, an evening of music performed by choirs, duets, soloists and audience participation included to encourage all. There will be coffee/punch and goodies to follow. A free will offering will be taken with all proceeds going to Crossroads House. 

 

January 15, 2015 - 9:39am
posted by Cathy DeBellis in music, concert.
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February 5, 2015 - 7:30pm

Feel the vitality and rhythmic drive as this Pittsburgh-based group, that includes three classically trained cellists and a rock drummer, performs its high energy, original, genre-crossing compositions that meld both clssical and rock music.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m., Stuart Steiner Theatre, Genesee Community College, Batavia NY. 

For ticket reservations please call the box office (585)345-6814 or email [email protected].

September 8, 2014 - 9:43am
posted by Cathy DeBellis in music, concert, LIVE, onstage.
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January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Hear award-winning vocalists from Ithaca College, one of the premier male collegiate a cappella groups in the word.

Location:  Stuart Steiner Theatre, Genesee Center for the Arts at Genesee Community College.

Tickets can be purchased and/or reserved by contacting the GCC Box Office in person, by phone at (585)345-6814, or by email at [email protected].

September 8, 2014 - 9:39am
posted by Cathy DeBellis in music, concert, LIVE, onstage.
Event Date and Time: 
November 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Feel the vitality and rhythmic drive as this Pittsburgh based group, that includes three classically trained cellists and a rock drummer, performs its high energy, original, genre-crossing compositions that meld both classical and rock music.

Location: Stuart Steiner Theatre, Genesee Center for the Arts at Genesee Community College.

August 10, 2014 - 5:57pm
posted by Loren Penman in music, concert, Garrison Starr, Jay Nash.
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August 29, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Singers/songwriters/guitarists Garrison Starr and Jay Nash will perform together on Friday, August 29th at 8 PM in historic Epworth Hall, Perry (corner of Chapman & Perry Avenues).  Advance sale tickets ($10) are available at Bahama Bay Salon, 2 School Street, Batavia or call (585) 201-8066.

October 17, 2013 - 9:56pm
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November 16, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Back by popular demand!  Singer-songwriters Natalia Zukerman and Adrianne Gonzalez (AG) bring their talent and magic from NYC and LA, respectively, to the Byron-Bergen High auditorium for a concert to benefit programming at the Gillam-Grant Community Center.  Tickets are $15 advance sale and $20 at the door.  Call The Center at 494-1621 for info.  

February 26, 2013 - 10:03am
posted by Cathy DeBellis in concert, Piano, artist, recital.
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April 12, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

GCC's own Beata Golec will be performing piano music of the 20th and 21st centuries, including original compositions.  Dr. Golec improvises, playing not only on the keyboard but also inside the piano using other objects such as paper and hardware-a technique first introduced by Henry Cowell and John Cage.  Tickets:$8/$5/$3 may be purchased online at [email protected], by pone at 345-6814 or in person at the GCC Box Office.

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