Season Schedule

Bonus Concert – Free to New Subscribers

( If you subscribe to our 2018-19 series, which starts with the September concert,
you can also attend the Verona Quartet concert for free.)

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The Verona String Quartet 

Friday, April 20, 2018 • 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut st
Oneonta, NY 13820

Winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition, the Verona Quartet has performed across four continents, garnered top prizes at numerous prestigious competitions worldwide, and is the Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School. Come see why this impassioned, dynamic and engaging ensemble has earned a stellar reputation for delivering a “sensational, powerhouse performance” (Classical Voice America) every time they take the stage.

Sponsored by: New York Central Mutual



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Boston Brass 

Friday, September 21, 2018 • 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

For 31 years, Boston Brass has been treating its audiences to a one-of-a-kind musical experience, captivating all ages and delighting them with exciting classical arrangements and burning jazz standards.

Boston Brass has performed in 49 states and 30 countries to resounding acclaim.

Come join us for great music and boisterous fun!

Sponsored by: Hartwick College Department of Music


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Renaissance Men 

Friday, October 12, 2018 • 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

In less than four years, Renaissance Men has become Boston’s premier vocal chamber ensemble, garnering a devoted following and performing U.S. and world premieres of works by internationally celebrated composers.

They perform men’s vocal music from every period, for audiences of all ages.

Sponsored by: Future of Oneonta Foundation and Stewart’s Shops


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Matthew Lipman and Henry Kramer 

Friday, November 2, 2018 • 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

Violist Matthew Lipman has been hailed by the New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing” and by the Chicago Tribune for his “splendid technique and musical sensitivity.”

Henry Kramer’s piano performances have been praised as “triumphant” and “thrilling” (New York Times). Join two of the most exciting musicians of their generation for a wonderful evening of music!

Sponsored by: WSKG


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Friday, March 15, 2019 • 7:30 PM

Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta
Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY 13820

A passionate, high-energy chamber music ensemble of three New York virtuosic composer/performers, PROJECT Trio has been acclaimed for their wide appeal, humor, and first-rate playing, and the New York Times calls PROJECT Trio’s beat boxing flutist “the best in the world at what he does.”

They made their Carnegie Hall debut in 2010 and perform all over the world. Their own YouTube channel has over 80 million views and 100,000 subscribers, making PROJECT Trio one of the most watched instrumental ensembles on the internet.

Sponsored by: SUNY Oneonta




Sunday, April 7, 2019 • 3:00 PM

Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center
24 Market St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

Award winners at the 2017 International Jewish Music Competition, and with performances that have been hailed as a “vivacious, joyful outpouring of creativity and celebration” and “a real treat for open minds,” Big Galut(e) is a rising force on the world music scene.

The eclectic ensemble performs a dazzling variety of Jewish music spanning five continents and six centuries. Bring the whole family for a program of joyous klezmer, arrangements of the classics, and even some humor.

Sponsored by: New York Central Mutual Insurance


Special Thanks to …



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Five Star Subaru of Oneonta is proud to support the arts as Lead Sponsor of OCA’s 2018-2019 season.

Special thanks also to the Hartwick College Music Department for sponsoring the Boston Brass concert and supporting a workshop for area brass students. And we also thank SUNY Oneonta for their long-time support of OCA educational and concert programs. OCA collaborations with our local college Theater and Music Departments greatly benefit area residents and help OCA address its mission of promoting arts education. |

The OCA would like to thank the First United Methodist Church of Oneonta for their support as a wonderful venue for performances and a welcoming space for our board meetings.

Oneonta Concert Association programs have been made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. OCA is also supported by Five Star Subaru, New York Central Mutual Insurance, WSKG Public Radio, the Dewar Foundation, the Eggleston Foundation, and other area foundations.