Dunn-Danger featured in faculty recital

Published February 15, 2024

UB faculty member and baritone Jaman Dunn-Danger will perform a program of choral music from noted operas in a concert on Feb. 21 at UB.

The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall, North Campus. Dunn-Danger will be joined by fellow UB music faculty member Michael Serio on the piano.

The program will include music from centuries-old operas such as “Fidelio” and “Le Nozze di Figaro,” to 20th-century Shakespeare-inspired “Let us Garlands Bring.”

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster, at the Center for the Arts box office from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or at the Slee Hall box office an hour before concert time. UB students with a valid ID may pick up their complimentary ticket at the Slee box office immediately before the concert.

Dunn, assistant professor of practice (orchestra and voice, baritone) in the Department of Music, also directs the UB Symphony Orchestra, and serves as artistic director of the Polaris Orchestra, a group they founded in June 2020 in Washington, D.C.

They held the prestigious position of assistant conductor and community engagement coordinator for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra from 2018-22, following their graduation from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.