Calendar

May 2017

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

Violinists from the Studio of Joana Genova get together for a grand program of solo works for violin. Max Sopher ‘17 performs Bach's Sonata for solo violin no.1 in G minor, BWV 1001; Sophie Lu ’19 plays Mozart's; Concerto no.4 in D major, KV 218; ...

Jazz Voice Studio Recital
7:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students from the studio of Samirah Evans present an evening of great standard tunes. Vocalists include Madeline Seidman '17, Jazmin Bramble '20, Elisama Llera '18, Elisama Llera '18, Justin Smilan '18, Bushra Ali '17, Jordan Jones '18, Theophyl Kwapong '20 They are joined by a jazz quartet: David Azzara '19, ...

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MIDWEEKMUSIC at NOON
12:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Attention: MWM starts at 12pm this time!!! Program below - scroll down.

Chinese Music Ensemble
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Chinese Music Ensemble. The concert takes place in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3. This free event is open to the public. Chinese Music Ensemble presents a program titled, "Starry Night," led by their ...

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Charlie Sheils '17, piano
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Pianist Charlie Sheils '17 is an economics major from Rochester, New York. He started piano at age 4 and has been taking lessons ever since. At Williams, Charlie is also on the rowing team. He will start work in Washington D.C. after graduating. He offers ...

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Anna DeLoi '18, harp
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Anna DeLoi '18 offers an afternoon of harp music. This performance, which also includes musical collaborators Scott Daniel ’17, violin; Keith Kibler, bass-baritone; and Edwin Lawrence, piano features works for harp by Gliere, Piazzolla, and Will Kirby '17. Spiders by Paul Patterson (b. 1947) includes such intriguing movements ...

Williams Concert Choir & Williams Chamber Choir
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Concert Choir and Williams Chamber Choir on Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus. This free event is open to the public. The Concert and Chamber Choirs open this performance with Battle ...

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Nathaniel Vilas '17, piano
1:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

This program features works of Beethoven, Ravel, and Chopin. Nathaniel Vilas ‘17 began playing the piano at the age of seven. A native of Brunswick, Maine, in high school he won recognition throughout the state under the tutelage of Naydene Bowder, including awards at the Young ...

Samantha Stone '17, saxophone
3:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Samantha Stone '17 offers her Senior Thesis Recital: "The New Thing" and the Roots of Free Improvisation. Program: Ruth/Minor Planet 798, Samantha Stone What Love, Charles Mingus Enfant, Ornette Coleman Language Improvisation on Composition No. 131, Anthony Braxton Peace, Ornette Coleman Garden of Souls, Ornette Coleman Welcome, John Coltrane She is joined by: Gabriel Morosky '17, ...

Scott Daniel '17, violin
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Scott Daniel '17 is a senior double major in music and computer science and a native of Oak Park, IL. Since picking up the violin at age 4, he has performed in countless solo and ensemble contexts, including (most recently) as assistant concertmaster for the ...

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Max Sopher '17, violin
1:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Max Sopher '17 presents a program of Bach, Vladiguerov, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, and Bazzini. Max was born in New Hampshire and began learning the violin at age five. His favorite thing to do is drink a lot of coffee and then play the guitar, but he ...

Erin Kennedy '19, soprano
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Enjoy a program that includes works of Debussy, Delibes, Schubert, Mozart, and Timothy Takach with soprano Erin Kennedy '19. Stephen Ai '18 collaborates on piano, and fellow vocalists Hannah Gruendemann '20, Nathan Leach '17, Jordan Lamothe '17, and Quenton Hurst '19 join with Erin to perform ...

Evelyn Mahon '18, mezzo-soprano - Gef Fisher '18, guitar
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Two juniors present their work on the Brooks-Rogers stage: classical guitarist Gef Fisher '18, and Evelyn Mahon '18, mezzo-soprano. In their performance, subtitled Pretending to Know What We're Doing, this seasoned duo demonstrate that they are definitely musicians - not four small children wearing two trench coats. They present an evening ...

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

Students of Elizabeth Wright present a concert of classical music for piano. Enjoy a program of Mozart, Scarlatti, Liszt, Chopin, Bach, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff.

String Chamber Music Studio Recital
8:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Ronald Feldman presents his talented chamber musicians in a performance that highlights works they have been working on all semester. Featured works by Fauré, Ravel, Brahms, Dvorak, Debussy, and Bartok.

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

Flutists of Williams come together for an early evening performance that surveys a broad range of classical literature for the flute.

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

Students of Stephen Walt present a concert of woodwind music.

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

Small Jazz Groups begins with a quintet coached by John Wheeler performing original conceptions inspired by artists from Coltrane to Pink Floyd. Williams Jazz Octet, coached by Avery Sharpe, performs tunes by Kevin Eubanks, Dave Holland, and Tower of Power, just to name a few.

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

In Real Good For Free the Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble explores all kinds of "free jazz." Music by Ornette Coleman, Andrew Hill, Wayne Shorter, Jackie Mclean, plus original pieces, musical games, and improvisational frameworks by director Kris Allen and members of the band.

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

Bassists who study with Avery Sharpe convene for performances that showcase their mastery of the low frequencies.

Wind Ensemble
8:00 PM|Chapin Hall

The Williams College Department of Music presents a concert with the Williams College Wind Ensemble in Chapin Hall on Friday, May 12 at 8 p.m. This free event is open to the public. Conducted by Brian Messier the Williams College Wind Ensemble presents a concert, Rhapsody ...

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

Students of Doris Stevenson gather together to play in a Saturday afternoon extravaganza of classical works for the piano.

Stephen Ai '18, piano
4:30 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Stephen Ai '18 performs classical works for the piano. He is a music major and a winner of the 2016 Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition.

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

Celeste Pepitone-Nahas ’17, a student of Doris Stevenson, offers a recital of works for piano from the classical repertoire.

Madeline Seidman '17, mezzo-soprano
3:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon concert of song with Madeline Seidman '17. The program includes selections from Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Gabriel Fauré, and Edith Piaf.

Sean Wang '18, piano
5:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Pianist Sean Wang '18 offers an early evening concert that includes Bach's Prelude and Fugue in G-Sharp Minor, Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major, op. 60 by Chopin, and the first movement of the Piano Concerto in D Minor by Mozart.    

Student Recital - Axxea String Quartet
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

This concert features Axxea Quartet: Daniel Yu ’20, Jeffrey Pearson ’20, Benjamin Mygatt ’20, and Artist in Residence Ronald Feldman. They play Bartok's String Quartet No. 1 and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 9.

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Jordan LaMothe '17, baritone; Nathan Leach '17, tenor
4:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

This senior voice recital features baritione Jordan LaMothe '17, and tenor Nathan Leach '17. Jordan LaMothe '17 is a music major at Williams College, and has participated in a wide variety of ensembles as a vocalist and as a saxophonist, including the Williams Jazz ensemble, the ...

Cello Studio Recital
6:00 PM|Chapin Hall

Cello students of Williams come together for an end of the year performance of solo works for cello.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday
12:15 PM|Chapin Hall
Guitar Studio Recital
7:00 PM|Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

Students of the guitar get a chance to try out their newest licks in this concert of blues and jazz classics.

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