Conductor and baritone Jaman E. Dunn visits SUNY Buffalo State to tell his journey of music through song and symphony.
Jaman E. Dunn is currently the Assistant Conductor with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Buffalo Master Chorale, and the Founder and Music Director of the Polaris Orchestra. A native of Chicago, IL, he attended The Ohio State University for his undergraduate studies, earning a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance under the study of Dr. C. Andrew Blosser. Mr. Dunn earned his Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting, under the instruction of Maestro Bruce Hangen at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
In addition to his orchestral activities, Mr. Dunn has also maintained a vocal career which began during his time in central Ohio. With a strong focus on oratorio and sacred music, Mr. Dunn has been Bass Soloist for performances of the Requiems of Mozart and Verdi, Handel’s Messiah, Gounod’s St Cecilia Mass, Schubert’s Mass in Eb; Jesus in Bach’s St. John Passion; and Baritone Soloist in Carmina Burana. He has also been a part of opera productions including Falstaff, The Barber of Seville, La Boheme, La Traviata, Cavalleria Rusticana, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
In a professional capacity, it is Mr. Dunn’s continued goal to raise awareness of African-American performers in classical music at all levels and in all mediums.
Ciminelli Recital Hall EVENT INFORMATION:
*Admission: FREE •Doors open at 7:15pm •Performance begins at 7:30pm
•Ciminelli Recital Hall is located on FLOOR 3 of Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College. •Handicap accessible entrance with elevator to the recital hall located via the building entrance at parking lot I-30 (rear of Rockwell Hall off the Iroquois Drive entrance to campus off Elmwood Avenue) •FREE PARKING for this event will be in the general campus lots surrounding Rockwell Hall (Lots R-1, R-2, R-3 via the Rockwell Road entrance to campus; Lots I-30, I-32, I-33 via the Iroquois entrance to campus)