Auditions for Williams Opera Workshop

Williams Opera Workshop Erin Nafziger, co-director Sunday, September 30, 3 – 4pm, Presser Choral Hall Prospective singers are invited to audition for Williams Opera Workshop directed by Erin Nafziger and Keith Kibler.   Questions? Please contact the instructor.

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Auditions for Zambezi Marimba Band

Zambezi Marimba Band Tendai Muparutsa, director Tuesday, September 11, 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.

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Ensemble Auditions for Strings

Strings for All Ensembles Ronald Feldman Sunday, September 9, 12 – 6pm, Room 30, Bernhard Music Center String players auditioning for the Berkshire Symphony and Chamber Music should play something lyrical, and something technical. A movement of Bach, a portion of a concerto or an incidental piece is suggested.  Scales and sight reading are not required. Excerpts

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Choir Auditions

Williams Concert Choir and Williams Chamber Choir Brad Wells, director Saturday, September 8, 1pm – 3pm, and Sunday, September 9,10am – 3pm in Presser Choral 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 accompaniment optional.)  If

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Ensemble Auditions for Wind Instrumentalists

Wind Instruments for All Ensembles Ronald Feldman, Stephen Walt, Brian Messier, David Wharton Saturday, September 8, 2 – 7:30pm, Room 30, Bernhard Music Center Brass: 10pm – 12:30pm Woodwinds: 12:30 – 3:30pm For woodwind and brass students, only one audition is necessary for the Berkshire Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and chamber music ensembles. For the Berkshire Symphony, Wind Ensemble

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Ensemble Auditions for Jazz Groups

Williams Jazz Ensemble, Kris Allen Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Kris Allen Small Jazz Ensembles, Avery Sharpe, John Wheeler Thursday, September 6, 4:00  – 9pm 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 their instruments to Shainman Rehearsal Hall and for the

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Piano Auditions for Lessons and Ensembles

Piano for All Ensembles and Lessons Doris Stevenson, Elizabeth Wright, Edwin Lawrence Thursday, September 6, 2 – 4pm, Bernhard Music Center Room 27. 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 Lawrence and sign up for audition times. Pianists should prepare

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Lesson Auditions for Violin

Violin Lessons Joanna Kurkowicz, Joana Genova, Muneko Otani Wednesday, September 6, 5:15 – 7pm Room 27, Bernhard Music Center Violinists who would like to take lessons with Joanna Kurkowicz, Joana Genova, or Muneko Otani have the opportunity to audition in Room 27 from 5:15 – 7pm. Visit the Open House to meet with the teachers and sign up

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Lesson Auditions for Viola

Violin and Viola Lessons Ah Ling Neu Wednesday, September 6, 5:15 – 7pm Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center Violists who would like to take lessons with Ah Ling Neu have the opportunity to audition in Room 27 from 5:15 – 7pm. Visit the Open House to meet with the teachers and sign up for your audition

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Lesson Auditions for Cello

Cello Lessons Nathaniel Parke Wednesday, September 5, 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 sign up for an audition time! Questions? Please

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Lesson Auditions for Voice

Voice Lessons Brad Wells, Keith Kibler, Kerry Ryer-Parke, Erin Nafziger Wednesday, September 5, 5:15 – 7:30pm, Presser Choral Hall Students interested in voice lessons are invited to audition for placement into the studios of Keith Kibler, Kerry Ryer-Parke, Erin Nafziger, and Brad Wells. Auditions take place in Presser Choral Hall. Please bring one song best representing your

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Auditions for Chinese Music Ensemble/Lessons

Chinese Music Ensemble/Lessons for Chinese Instruments Wang Guowei, Susan Cheng Wednesday, September 5, 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 Guowei. The Department of Music will also

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Lesson Auditions for Sitar and Tabla

Sitar and Tabla Lessons Veena Chandra, Devesh Chandra Wednesday, September 5, 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 Department Open House to meet Veena

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Percussion for All Ensembles

Percussion for All Ensembles Matthew Gold Wednesday, September 5, 5:15 – 7:30pm, 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 the Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble, the audition is for

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2018 Student Open House/Audition Info

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

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Class Day Recital

The Williams College Department of Music presents graduating seniors from the Class of 2018 in a concert performed on their last full undergraduate day. This free event is open to the public. Doors will open at 10 a.m. for this very popular event. This hour long morning of music represents all ranges of music including classical and jazz and is the final concert of the season.

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Jazz Guitar Studio Recital
Students of Robert Phelps

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

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Chamber Music Studio Recital
Students of Ronald Feldman, Ah Ling Neu, Muneko Otani

Chamber groups under the guidance of Ah Ling Neu and Stephen Walt perform in their final concert of the semester.

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Voice Studio Recital
Students of Erin Nafziger

Students in the studio of Erin Nafziger present a program of works from the classical repertoire.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday

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