Calendar

December 2016

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

Students of classical voice in the studio of Erin Nafziger present a program with a few of the musical riches from the repertoire.

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

Students of Kerry Ryer-Parke present a concert of classical works for voice.

Abigail Soloway '18, violin
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Violinist Abigail Soloway ’18 collaborates with Stephen Ai ‘18 in a concert of great works for violin and piano. This includes the world premiere of Visions and Revisions by Samantha Stone '17. Also works of Elgar, Franck, and Kreisler.

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

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Allen in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. This free event is open to the public. In the history of jazz, the term "Blue Note" refers not only ...

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Woodwind Chamber Music Studio Recital
4:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Hear works from the delightful repertoire of woodwind groups at Williams. Enjoy wind quintets tutored by Stephen Walt.

Percussion Ensemble
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

  The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams College Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall. This free event is open to the public. The Williams Percussion Ensemble presents its fall concert, mo(nu)ment. In works that feature marimbas and vibraphones, ...

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Sun
Unsilent Night
7:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Enjoy this performance that starts on the steps of Chapin Hall and moves on through the town. Unsilent Night is a magical, participatory outdoor musical experience. It is like holiday caroling in that involves many people gathering together and moving through a neighborhood on a winter’s evening ...

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Mon
Phil Kline - Music Lecture
4:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

[Note: see our event on Sun. Dec. 4, Unsilent Night] Phil Kline is a composer and sound artist, who makes music in many genres and contexts, from experimental electronics and sound installations to songs, choral, theater, chamber and orchestral music. Raised in Akron, Ohio, he came to New ...

Flute Studio Recital
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Flute students of Williams give an afternoon concert featuring great works from the classical flute repertoire.

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

The semester comes to a climax for lovers of classical violin. This extravaganza features 11 soloists from the studio of Joana Genova.

Brass Ensemble
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams Brass Ensemble presents a concert 12-strong and in trio of works spanning 17th century Bonelli (Toccata), to Joplin (Easy Winners), Gershwin (Medley), Benjamin Britten (Fanfare for St Edmundsbury) and more.

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Wed
MIDWEEKMUSIC
12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Small Jazz Ensembles
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

This Small Jazz Ensembles concert offers music by talented students from the Williams jazz scene. Artist Associate in Trombone and Co-Director John Wheeler, whose recording credits include many of the biggest acts in the music business today, trains an ensemble that explores the classic standards. The second ...

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Thu
Jazz Repertory Ensemble
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

In this concert, the Jazz Repertory Ensemble takes on works by giants of jazz. Featuring outstanding arrangements of compositions by jazz, and played by talented Williams jazz musicians, this is a concert that jazz fans will not want to miss. The Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble plays a ...

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Fri
Bass Studio Recital
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Bass students of Williams gather for an afternoon of music.

Wind Ensemble
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

  The Williams College Department of Music presents a concert titled Angels in the Architecture with the Williams College Wind Ensemble in concert on Friday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall. The group, directed by Brian Messier, also features soprano Mary Hubbell, and baritone Nathan ...

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Sat
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!

Christmas Service of Lessons & Carols
4:00 PM|Thompson Memorial Chapel

The annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols at Williams College will be held in Thompson Memorial Chapel. The identical services feature choral music by the Williams Concert and Chamber Choirs, congregational singing of familiar carols, and the traditional reading of the biblical Christmas story.

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Sun
String Chamber Music Studio Recital
12:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students of Ronald Feldman offer a final concert of chamber music for wind and string groups.

Christmas Service of Lessons & Carols
4:00 PM|Thompson Memorial Chapel

The annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols at Williams College will be held in Thompson Memorial Chapel. The identical services feature choral music by the Williams Concert and Chamber Choirs, congregational singing of familiar carols, and the traditional reading of the biblical Christmas story.

12
Mon
Cello Studio Recital
6:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Cellists of Williams gather to offer a recital of some of the finest pieces in the cello repertoire.

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Tue
MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday
12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Samantha Stone '17, oboe
2:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Oboist Samantha Stone '17 presents a concert including Oboe Quartet in F major by W.A. Mozart, and Phantasy Quartet (Op. 2) by Benjamin Britten. She is joined by fellow musicians Abigail Soloway '18, violin, Dawn Wu '18, viola, and David Han '19, cello.

Clarinet Choir
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Clarinet Choir performs regularly, presenting a variety of chamber music including everything from solo works to transpositions and arrangements for larger groups.

Jazz Guitar Studio Recital
7:00 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.

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