Leo Crandall

Stage Right


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Saturday, February 29


  • Advance: $10.00
  • Door: $15.00
  • Student Rush: $10.00


“Crandall’s themes usually deal in some way with transcendence… with strange, old-rooted, sepia-toned, sometimes bewildering majesty.” — Syracuse New Times

Leo Crandall is a songwriter, musician, poet, film maker and artist.  He performs on requinto, cello, baritone guitar, mandocello, dutar, ukulele and guitar.

He has toured Senegal, sponsored by the US Embassy and performed in Haiti.  His songs get airplay in the US, throughout Europe, and Australia, where he has been nominated for the Bluestar Award, and charted #14 nationally in the Roots and Blues category.

Crandall has been the recipient of a Meet the Composer Grant and garnered many commissions.  He has composed film scores, dance scores, music for theater and soundscapes for visual arts exhibits. These have been heard internationally in Scotland, Canada, Spain, Italy, South America, etc.

As an artist/filmmaker/composer his work has been exhibited at Everson Museum of Art, Alfred University, Pyramid Art Gallery, Spark Gallery, Syracuse University, Lemoyne College, State University of New York, and Cazenovia College.

More recently his work has appeared in the Wave Audio Visual Show in Venice, the Denver Underground Film Festival, the Cocoa Datei International Festival in Buenos Aires, and the Mark Morris Student Company in Brooklyn.

He is both a solo artist and the lead singer and songwriter for the Gonstermachers.

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