Calendar

September 2016

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2016 Open House/Audition Info
2:30 PM|Bernhard Music Center

The music department opens its doors to new and returning students for the annual Open House from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. All are invited to meet with faculty, and to find out about music courses, as well as lesson and ensemble auditions. All students can sign ...

Lesson Auditions for Violin & Viola
5:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 27

Violin and Viola Lessons Joanna Kurkowicz, Joana Genova, Ah Ling Neu Wednesday, September 7, 5:15 – 7pm Room 27, Bernhard Music Center Violinists who would like to take lessons with Joanna Kurkowicz or Joana Genova, and violists who are interested in viola lessons with Ah Ling Neu have the opportunity to audition ...

Lesson Auditions for Sitar and Tabla
5:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center

Sitar and Tabla Lessons Veena Chandra, Devesh Chandra Wednesday, September 7, 5:15 – 7:15pm Practice Studio 15, Bernhard Music Center Artist Associate in Sitar Veena Chandra and Artist Associate in Tabla host auditions in Practice Studio 15 from 5:15 – 7:15pm for sitar and tabla students who wish to take lessons. Visit the Music ...

Ensemble Auditions for Jazz Groups
5:15 PM|Shainman Rehearsal Hall (SRH)

Williams Jazz Ensemble, Kris Allen Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Kris Allen Small Jazz Ensembles, Avery Sharpe, John Wheeler Wednesday, September 7, 5:15  – 10pm in Shainman Rehearsal Hall Students interested in participating in the Williams Jazz Ensemble, Williams Repertory Jazz Ensemble and Small Jazz Groups are invited to bring ...

Lesson Auditions for Cello
5:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

Cello Lessons Nathaniel Parke Wednesday, September 7, 5:15 – 7:15pm Room 30, Bernhard Music Center Artist Associate in Cello Nathaniel Parke hosts auditions in Room 30 from 5:15 – 7:15pm for cello students who wish to take lessons. Visit the Music Department Open House to meet Nathaniel Parke and ...

Auditions for Chinese Music Ensemble/Lessons
5:15 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 29

Chinese Music Ensemble/Lessons for Chinese Instruments Wang Guowei, Susan Cheng Wednesday, September 7, 5:15 – 7pm in room 29 Students interested in the Department of Music’s Chinese Music student ensemble are encouraged to come to Open House and to audition. To sign up for an audition please contact Wang ...

Lesson Auditions for Voice
5:15 PM|Presser Choral Hall

Voice Lessons Brad Wells, Keith Kibler, Kerry Ryer-Parke, Marlene Walt, Erin Nafziger Wednesday, September 7, 5:15 – 7:30pm Students interested in voice lessons are invited to audition for placement into the studios of Keith Kibler, Kerry Ryer-Parke, Marlene Walt, Erin Nafziger, and Brad Wells. Auditions take place in ...

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Piano Auditions for Lessons and Ensembles
2:00 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

Piano for All Ensembles and Lessons Doris Stevenson, Elizabeth Wright, Edwin Lawrence Thursday, September 8, 2 – 4pm, Bernhard Music Center Room 30 Piano students who wish to take lessons can visit the Music Department Open House and meet with piano faculty Doris Stevenson, Elizabeth Wright, and Edwin ...

Ensemble Auditions for Percussion
5:00 PM|Shainman Rehearsal Hall (SRH)

Percussion for All Ensembles Matthew Gold, Ronald Feldman, Brian Messier Thursday, September 8, 5 – 7pm, Shainman Rehearsal Hall For new percussion students, only one audition is necessary for the Berkshire Symphony, Williams College Wind Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble. For the Berkshire Symphony, the audition is for membership/placement; for ...

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Williams Chamber Players
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Chamber Players in their first concert of the season, Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public. With a program titled “Singing ...

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Ensemble Auditions for Wind Instrumentalists
2:00 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

Wind Instruments for All Ensembles Ronald Feldman, Stephen Walt, Bryan Messier, David Wharton Saturday, September 10, 2 – 7:30pm, Room 30, Bernhard Music Center Brass: 2pm – 4:30pm Woodwinds: 4:30 – 7:30pm For woodwind and brass students, only one audition is necessary for the Berkshire Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Student Symphony, Brass ...

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Ensemble Auditions for Strings
12:00 PM|Bernhard Music Center Room 30

Strings for All Ensembles Ronald Feldman Sunday, September 11, 12 – 6pm, Room 30, Bernhard Music Center String players auditioning for the Berkshire Symphony should play something lyrical, and something technical of their choosing. There will be no scales or sight reading. Placement in chamber music groupings is ...

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Choir Auditions
4:00 PM|Presser Choral Hall

Williams Concert Choir and Williams Chamber Choir Brad Wells, director Monday, September 12, 4 – 6pm, Presser Choral Hall Tuesday, September 13, 4 – 6pm, Chapin Hall Prospective singers are invited to audition for Concert Choir and Chamber Choir directed by Brad Wells. Please bring a short song to sing (sheet music for ...

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Auditions for Zambezi Marimba Band
4:00 PM|Shainman Rehearsal Hall (SRH)

Zambezi Marimba Band Tendai Muparutsa, director Tuesday, September 13, 4 – 6pm, Shainman Rehearsal Hall Visit the Open House to meet with Tendai Muparutsa, ensemble director and sign up for an audition time! Questions? Please email the instructor.

Choir Auditions
4:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Williams Concert Choir and Williams Chamber Choir Brad Wells, director Monday, September 12, 4 – 6pm, Presser Choral Hall Tuesday, September 13, 4 – 6pm, Chapin Hall Prospective singers are invited to audition for Concert Choir and Chamber Choir directed by Brad Wells. Please bring a short song to sing (sheet music for ...

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Edmar Castaneda Trio
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents Edmar Castaneda Trio on Friday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public. Harpist Edmar Castaneda is joined by drummer Dave Silliman, trombonist Marshall Gilkes, and ...

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Bruce Williamson/Art Lande '69 Duo
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents Bruce Williamson/Art Lande Duo on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8:00 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in the Bernhard Music Center on the Williams College campus. This event is free and open to the public About Art Lande As a pianist, ...

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Ronald Feldman, cello; Doris Stevenson, piano
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents cellist Ronald Feldman together with pianist Doris Stevenson on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. This free event is open to the public. “From Baroque to the Tango,” is an exploration of the continuum of ...

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Professor Lewis Porter
4:15 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Professor Lewis Porter of Rutgers University gives a lecture titled, “Louis Armstrong in Context--What Made Him Stand Out?” on Tuesday, September 27, at 4:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center, on the Williams College campus. This lecture is sponsored by the Class of 1960 Scholars Fund and ...

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Master Class - Charlotte Dobbs, soprano
4:15 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents a master class featuring talented Williams music students singing for Visiting Artist Charlotte Dobbs, soprano. These performance/coaching sessions are in a group setting and are open to the public.

Piano Master Class - Renana Gutman, piano
4:15 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents a master class featuring talented Williams music students playing for Visiting Artist Renana Gutman, piano. These performance/coaching sessions are in a group setting and are open to the public.

Tendai Muparutsa
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents vocalist/guitarist/percussionist Tendai Muparutsa in a faculty recital on Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m., in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the college campus. The event is free and open to the public. Tendai Muparutsa leads a group that creates Afro-soundscapes ...