Local students at Crane perform in Buffalo


POTSDAM — Several local students with the Crane Chorus from the State University of New York at Potsdam’s Crane School of Music performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by JoAnn Falletta, last weekend at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo.

The chorus includes the following area residents:

-Giovanna Sudol, of Rome, soprano;

-Haleigh Vescio, of Utica, soprano;

-Ryanne Solinsky, of Waterville, alto; and

-David Salce, of Rome, tenor.

The Crane Chorus was founded by Dr. Helen Hosmer in 1931 and performs the major vocal repertoire with the symphony orchestra in the Spring Festival Concert each year, and the televised Candlelight Concert each December. Crane Chorus has performed under guest conductors such as Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson, Nadia Boulanger, Brock McElheran, and Robert Shaw, and has represented Crane at events such as the rededication of The Statue of Liberty.


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