Network Chats

The Hartwick College community invites you to join us for a new series of events, Network Chats—with Alumni Industry Leaders and Rising Experts.

Alumni will share their take on important issues of the day through programming created especially for Hartwick students, prospective students, alumni, and friends.

We’ll chat with remarkable alumni about their professions and about how they established their careers. Join us for Hartwick Network Chats with featured alumni every month.

Network Chat: January 2021

Wednesday, January 27 at 7 p.m.
Recording and Producing an Album
A behind-the-scenes look and listening party for “Stravinsky: Alone No More” by the Hartwick Faculty Wind Octet

Members of Hartwick’s music faculty created extraordinary music in the fall of 2019, and our students and alumni helped make it happen. In this special virtual event, they will give us a taste of the music, share the student experience of making an album, and offer behind-the-scenes surprises!

Dr. Andrew Pease, assistant professor of music and director of instrumental music, led a faculty group in performing music centered on the famous Stravinsky Octet, with additional new works by four visiting composers. When the group reconvened to professionally record the performance, four students were tapped as assistant producers on the album. James Dana ‘21, Ushuaia Diaz ‘21, Julia Butts ‘21, and Russell Elster ’20, and Paul Blake ’01 (now Hartwick’s resident artist in low brass) all brought their Hartwick passion to the recording and developed professional experience in the process.


Past Network Chats

Check out our playlist of past chats that includes: Beyond the Game: Life Lessons From the World of Athletics, Contact Tracing, Testing, and Health Product Chemistry, Vying for Attention: the Environment at the Forefront, Seeing COVID-19 through the Lens of AI and Cyber Security, Delivering Healthcare in an Unwell World, Job or Grad School: What’s Next in Trying Times?, The Power of Research in a COVID-19 World, Fostering Wellness.

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