May 2016

Maggie Yang '16, piano
1:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Maggie Yang '16 presents an afternoon of classics for piano. Joined by a string ensemble of talented friends, she performs Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. She also offers solo works by Scarlatti and Liszt.

Chamber Choir WCMA

The Williams Chamber Choir presents a concert of a cappella music in the historic Rotunda in the Williams College Museum of Art. The program presented on Friday afternoon will be repeated on Sunday. Williams Chamber Choir performs American composers' settings of American poets including choral music by ...

String Chamber Music Studio Recital
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Enjoy an end of the year recital with trios, quartets, and quintets presenting some of the finest repertoire in classical music.

Voice Studio Recital
5 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Enjoy a late afternoon program of wonderful music from the classical repertoire with students of Kerry Ryer-Parke

Jazz Voice Studio Recital
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Led by Artist Associate in Jazz Voice Samirah Evans, young artists take the stage for a performance of standards from the great American songbook.

12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Violin Studio Recital
3:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students of Joanna Kurkowicz present a concert of beautiful music for classical violin.

Chinese Music Ensemble
7 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Chinese Music Ensemble is composed of talented music students and ensemble director, Mr. Wang Guowei. “We hope to introduce the vitality and rich variety of Chinese music to the students and community of Williams College and beyond.” Musical Brocade Using the Chinese instruments erhu, pipa, zheng, ...

Gef Fisher '18, guitar
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Classical guitarist Gef Fisher ‘18 offers a concert featuring works of Brouwer, Bach, Dowland and Isaac Albeniz, including “Asturias,” “Tango,” and “Sevilla.”

WiPE & Concert Choir & Chamber Choir
8 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Percussion Ensemble together with the Williams Concert Choir on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus. This free event is open to the public. The performance by the combined ensembles is ...

Stephen Ai '18, piano
1:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

In a solo concert following his appearance before the Berkshire Symphony, Stephen Ai ‘18 presents works of Bach, Le tombeau de Couperin by Ravel and the Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor by Brahms.

Patricia Ho '16, cello
4 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Patricia Ho ‘16 demonstrates some of the vast majesty of the repertoire for cello in her final solo recital at Williams. She performs works by Chopin, Brahms, and Kodaly in collaboration with other talented music students.

Claire Leyden '16, soprano
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Titled "Folk Song to Art Song" Claire Leyden '16 offers a full program (after having tantalized us with her performance before the Berkshire Symphony): Five Greek Folk Songs by Ravel; Spanish Songbook by Wolf; Israeli Folk Music (Weill, Milhaud, Copland), as well as arias by ...

Celeste Pepitone-Nahas '17, piano
1:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Celeste Pepitone-Nahas '17 presents a recital of works for piano from the classical repertoire.

Woodwind Chamber Studio Recital
7 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students of the oboe, English horn, and bassoon, coached by Stephen Walt, present an evening of Beethoven, Lalliet, Poulenc, and the intriguingly titled, “Mr. Croft’s Aires in the Comedy call’d the twins Rivalls,” by William Croft.

Flute Studio Recital
6:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Many of the college's most talented flutists gather for a concert that showcases masterpieces for the flute.

Lauren Christiansen '16, voice
5 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Soprano Lauren Christiansen '16 presents an aria from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Schumann's song cycle Frauenliebe und –Leben, Vivaldi's "Laudamus Te," from Gloria in excelsis Deo, as well as Bernstein's I Hate Music.

12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Meilu McDermott '16 and Young Sun Lee '16
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Violist Meilu McDermott '16 is joined by Young Sun Lee '16, harp to present and afternoon recital.

Small Jazz Ensembles
7 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Small Jazz Ensembles concert presents talented student jazz musicians in a program of standards and originals. Artist Associate in Trombone and Co-Director John Wheeler, whose recording credits include many of the biggest acts in the music business today, presents Fillmore and the Deviants. Two bands, All Basses Covered, ...

Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble Concert
7 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble devotes itself to the study and presentation of significant composers and movements in jazz history. This concert the WJRE performs music by Charles Mingus. The ensemble presents The Music of Charles Mingus with classics like Jelly Roll, Boogie Stop Shuffle, and Goodbye Pork Pie Hat. The WJRE ...

Violin Studio Recital
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students of Joana Genova present a concert of beautiful violin music as a finale to the year. From “Romanza Andaluza” by de Sarasate and Handel’s A Major Sonata to Gershwin’s “Summertime” and Kroll’s “Banjo and Fiddle”, this is a concert you won’t want to miss!

Wind Ensemble
8 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents a concert with the Williams College Wind Ensemble in Chapin Hall on Friday, May 13 at 8 p.m. This free event is open to the public. Conducted by Mathew M. Marsit, Berkshire Inspiration is the title of a concert of ...

Piano Studio Recital
2:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Many of Williams talented pianists play music from the classical repertoire. An afternoon event not to be missed!

Piano Studio Recital
4:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Pianists from the studio of Elizabeth Wright offer a program of classical works.

Student Symphony
8 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams Student Symphony is conducted and administered by students with sponsorship by the music department. The orchestra encourages original programing and inspired performance. Offering a program titled “Composers through the Centuries,” the Student Symphony performs selections from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, and Pavane pour un infante defunte ...

Evelyn Mahon '18, voice
2 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 45

Alto Evelyn Mahon '18, accompanied by Robin Kibler, presents an afternoon concert featuring works by Sondheim, Miranda, and Lehrer.                 Stephen Sondheim '50                         “Love, I Hear”, from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Jerry Bock/ Sheldon Harnick              “Dear Friend”, from She Loves Me Tom ...

Lauren Yu '16, viola and voice
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Mezzo-Soprano Lauren Yu '16 presents a recital highlighting classical works for voice, as well as selected works for viola.

Percussion Studio Recital
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Students of Matthew Gold presents a chamber music studio recital including Stravinsky’s L’histoire du soldat, Reich’s Drumming, and Andriessen’s Hout.

Cello Studio Recital
6:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Enjoy an early evening presentation of the talents of many of Williams cellists as they play some of their finest repertoire.

Christopher Janson '16 & Agnes Chang '16
8PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

This senior recital features works for double bass, and for violin. Bassist Christopher Janson '16 collaborates with classmate Agnes Chang '16.

12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Indian Music Studio Recital
2PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Enjoy a late afternoon concert of music from the Indian classical tradition with Veena Chandra, Devesh Chandra, and their studio of Williams musicians.  

Clarinet Choir
5 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Led by director Susan Martula, the Clarinet Choir presents of program of ensemble and solo works for classical clarinet.

Jazz Guitar Studio Recital
7 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students from the studio of Robert Phelps give a concert of jazz and blues including classic tunes and original improvisation.