Calendar

November 2014

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MIDWEEKMUSIC in the Chapel
12:15 PM|Thompson Memorial Chapel

MIDWEEKMUSIC this week features the chapel’s majestic pipe organ and artist associate Edwin Lawrence playing Concert Variations on The Star-Spangled Banner by Dudley Buck. Anna DeLoi '18, harp, and Abigail Soloway '18, violin, play Saint-Saens.

Dover Quartet
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Dover Quartet on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 8:00 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public. The Dover Quartet offers an evening of chamber music. In the first ...

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Dover Composition Reading
2:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

During this composition reading with the Dover Quartet you can hear how new works are brought forth into the world by Williams composition students. Working with faculty and a guest ensemble whose specialty is the fostering and performing of new works, students get to premiere ...

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Concert Choir & Chamber Choir
8:00 PM|Thompson Memorial Chapel

The Williams College Department of Music presents a concert titled ”Night Music: a cappella choral music of and for the night,” performed by the Williams Concert Choir and the Williams Chamber Choir and conducted by Brad Wells in Thompson Memorial Chapel on the Williams campus ...

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MIDWEEKMUSIC
12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
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Prof. Mary Hunter
4:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

Why does the Juilliard Gift Shop sell Plastic Composer Busts? Mary Hunter, A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Music at Bowdoin, considers why classical music culture continues to include busts of composers -- often strikingly cheap and cheesy objects — while other elite arts do not. There ...

Williams Jazz Ensemble
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Jazz Ensemble, giving their first performance of the season in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14. This free event is open to the public. In a concert titled New Music for ‘Little Big ...

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Percussion Ensemble
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

  The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Percussion Ensemble on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall in a program titled, “...dust into dust...” Featuring all manner of percussion instruments, the players of the ensemble will surround the audience in a ...

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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. Backed by a band that includes Ben Kohn, piano; Dan Broad, bass; Brian Levine '16, drums; Jack Ferguson '18, saxophone, talented student vocalists Diane Kim '16, Phoebe Mattana ...

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Les Délices: Myths & Allegories
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents Les Délices, a musical performance group that features vocal and instrumental music from the French Baroque period played on period instruments. A series of free, public events are scheduled on the Williams College campus. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, a ...

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Baroque Instrumental Workshop
4:15 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

During this instrumental performance practice workshop with the Les Délices you can be part of an encounter between artist and student. Working with faculty and a guest ensemble whose specialty is music of the baroque, students get to try something new and challenging while receiving ...

Baroque Vocal Master Class
4:15 PM|Chapin Hall

During this master class in vocal performance practice of the baroque with Les Délices the artists of Les Délices hear performances by Williams music students and provide feedback and instruction. You can be part of a fascinating encounter between artist and student.

Baroque Dance Class
7:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Visiting Artists Les Délices whose specialty is French music of the baroque, don't limit themselves to the merely sonic. This performance introduces the audience to the delights of period dance styles. more

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Les Délices Class Visit
10:00am|Chapin Hall

All are welcome to attend a music class with visiting artists Les Délices. Join the students of professor Jennifer Bloxam to learn more about this unique group and the music of the French baroque.

Kusika & Zambezi
8:00 PM|62 Center

Kusika and Zambezi is a joint project of the music department, dance department, and the Fund for Afro-American Studies. The groups perform dance, music, and storytelling from the African continent and the diaspora. Founded in 1992, Zambezi was originally inspired by traditional Zimbabwean marimba bands. ...

Berkshire Symphony
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Berkshire Symphony in concert on Friday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. There is a pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to ...

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Gospel Choir
7:00 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Gospel Choir on Saturday, November 22 at 7 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus. This free event is open to the public. The Williams Gospel Choir, a sponsored group of the music department, presents a ...

Kusika & Zambezi
8:00 PM|62 Center

Kusika and Zambezi is a joint project of the music department, dance department, and the Fund for Afro-American Studies. The groups perform dance, music, and storytelling from the African continent and the diaspora. Founded in 1992, Zambezi was originally inspired by traditional Zimbabwean marimba bands. ...

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Indian Music Studio Recital
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Artists Associates Veena Chandra and Devesh Chandra present their students in a concert that features the sounds of India. Playing sitar and tabla, Williams music students make their premiere using what they have learned about one of the world's greatest classical traditions.

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