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Area Crane School of Music Student Connor Hogan of Pleasant Valley Inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society

POTSDAM, NY (05/09/2019)– Eighteen students from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music were recently inducted into the College’s chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society.

The inductees included Connor Hogan of Pleasant Valley, NY. In addition to the students, three faculty members were also inducted this year: SUNY Distinguished Librarian Ed Komara, and Professors Dr. Jerod Sommerfeldt and Dr. Lonel Woods.

About The Crane School of Music:

Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York’s only All-Steinway institution. For more information, please visit

About SUNY Potsdam:

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges — and the oldest institution within SUNY. Now in its third century, SUNY Potsdam is distinguished by a legacy of pioneering programs and educational excellence. The College currently enrolls approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its challenging liberal arts and sciences core, distinction in teacher training and culture of creativity. To learn more, visit