Calendar

January 2017

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Ed Gollin - Faculty Talk
4:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

In conjunction with I/O Fest 2017 Prof. Ed Gollin gives a lecture that offers insight into one of the composers, Tom Johnson, and one of his pieces, Nine Bells. The works of composer Tom Johnson (b. 1939) often explore the interaction of mathematical design and musical sound. A ...

I/O Fest - I/O Ensemble
8:00 PM|CenterStage

Thursday, January 12 8:00 PM I/O Ensemble - CenterStage Theatre: Winternacht Hans Abrahamsen’s masterpiece Schnee (Snow) and music of Tristan Murail and Zachary Wadsworth   I/O FEST 2017: January 12-15 Presented by the Williams College Department of Music 4 Days and Nights of the Music of Now All Events at the ‘62 Center ...

I/O Fest - After Hours
10:30 PM|CenterStage

10:30 PM After Hours - CenterStage Theatre: COMING TOGETHER Bad Planets performs late night music to wake you up. Soul stirring works by Frederic Rzewski, Anthony Braxton, and Charles Mingus, and meditations by Pauline Oliveros. Held each January in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the ...

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Workshop with TAK Ensemble
4:15 PM|CenterStage

Guest artists from TAK Ensemble offer a workshop in contemporary music creation and performance. All Events   TAK Ensemble TAK is a quintet that delivers energetic and virtuosic performances of contemporary classical music. Described as “stellar” (Oneirics), and full of “restless strands of ever ­shifting color and vigor” (Feast of Music), ...

I/O Fest - Guest Ensemble TAK
8:00 PM|CenterStage

8:00 PM Guest Ensemble TAK: “Currents” - CenterStage Theatre A program highlighting the New York based TAK ensemble’s maximalist virtuosity in works that live in their own visceral and imaginary sound worlds. Featuring genre defying music by Taylor Brook, Tyshawn Sorey, John Zorn, Kate Soper, David ...

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I/O Fest - Tom Johnson’s "Nine Bells"
1:00 PM|CenterStage

Performed by Ed Gollin, the I/O Fest presents Tom Johnson’s Nine Bells. The piece is a minimalist work that requires the performer to walk specific pathways matrix of nine pitched bells, striking bells according particular cyclical rhythmic patterns. Held each January in the ’62 Center for ...

I/O Fest - IOTA Ensemble
8:00 PM|CenterStage

The student led IOTA Ensemble performs Michael Gordon’s Yo Shakespeare and works by Angélica Negrón, Anna Clyne, Alex Mincek, and current and former Williams student composers. Held each January in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the annual I/O Festival of New Music immerses audiences ...

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I/Out Loud - Kids Make Music!
1:00 PM|The Clark

A special one hour family event in which kids explore sound and create new music for live instruments. Presented by I/O Fest and Ephs Out Loud. All Events   Held each January in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the annual I/O Festival of New Music immerses ...

I/O Fest - Out of the Box "Drumming"
2:30 PM|The Clark

Steve Reich’s masterpieces Drumming (Parts I and II) and Violin Phase     All Events     Held each January in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the annual I/O Festival of New Music immerses audiences in the full spectrum of today’s most vital compositional trends. Over three days of ...

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Williams Opera Workshop
7:00 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents a performance by Williams Opera Workshop (WOW) on Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public. Williams Opera Workshop perform Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd - The Demon ...

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