Camerata Singers

Shoshana Hershkowitz, Musical Director

Camerata Singers is a chamber choir of 35 singers that performs standard choral repertoire, as well as contemporary and world music. Past conductors include Mark Orton, Timothy Mount, Jeffrey Francom, and Alice Cavanaugh. The ensemble has been under the direction of Shoshana Hershkowitz since 2014. Camerata Singers meets on Wednesday nights, and is intended for singers with advanced vocal and music reading skills.


Performance Schedule

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 8 pm

Stony Brook Chorale presents choral works by Leonard Bernstein, including Chichester Psalms for choir, piano and percussion. Camerata will perform contemporary works by Rubtsov, Whitacre and Runestad for accompanied and a cappella choir. Conducted by Shoshana Hershkowitz.

Tickets: $10/$5 • RH

Monday, May 1, 2017, 8 pm

Conductor Shoshana Hershkowitz leads the Camerata Singers in a program of works by Morten Lauridsen. The Stony Brook Chorale will present a variety of pieces for accompanied and a cappella choir.

Tickets: $10/$5 • RH

October 23
    Gabe Shuford, harpsichord extraordinaire, and winner of the 2011 Samuel Baron Award, presents a chamber music program of instrumental music from the 17th and 18th centuries.   His fingers and heart will delight and move you. 

November 20
    Stony Brook Baroque Players, featuring the early music stars of the future, presents a virtuoso program of vocal and instrumental music bridging the entire Baroque era.  These graduate and undergraduate students will amaze you with their enthusiasm and mastery of the style. 

February 19
    Flying Forms – The brilliant new group, led by distinguished Baroque violinist, Marc Levine, and harpsichordist, Tami Morse, both graduates of the Stony Brook music department features some of the finest young talent in America today performing music from all corners of the Baroque age. 

March 18
    Sang Joon Park – One of the greatest Baroque flautists of his generation, and past winner of the Samuel Baron Award brings his new group, Aula Harmoniae to the Staller Center.  Featured will be French Baroque masterpieces and newly discovered Spanish flute repertoire. 

April 29
    Stony Brook Baroque Players, made up of the cream of the crop of graduate and undergraduate students from the music department end our series with vocal and instrumental gems from Monteverdi through to Bach and beyond.  Don’t miss this great treat for the ears. 
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