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Skaneateles Students Featured in Paradise Exhibit

SKANEATELES, NY (May 2, 2017) – Schweinfurth Art Center’s First Friday program this Friday, May 5 will feature a special presentation of work by art and music students from Skaneateles High School.

The program will run from 5-8 p.m.

Students in Corey Riley’s Music Technology class and Jessica Sawchuk’s art class have been working with artists Lorne Covington and Douglas Quin, creators of Paradise, to record sounds and upload images.

The students’ work will be integrated into Paradise, an immersive sound installation which responds to your movements within the exhibit space.

Douglas Quin is a world renowned sound designer, naturalist, public radio commentator and music composer, and co-director of the Audio Arts graduate program, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Lorne Covington, fluent with visual and performing art, electronic hardware, embedded systems and all layers of software development, creates immersive responsive environments using in-house developed cutting-edge sensing and software technologies.

The Skaneateles High School Jazz Band will perform two separate sets on Friday as a part of the program at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served.  Entry is free and open to the public.

The Schweinfurth Art Center is located at 205 Genesee Street in Auburn.

To learn more about the exhibit visit online at

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Lynda Quick
45 East Elizabeth Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152