3/4/22 4pm – I/O New Music Livestream from WCMA

The I/O New Music Ensemble, directed by Matthew Gold, Artist in Residence in Percussion and Contemporary Music Performance at Williams College, will perform in conjunction with “Strict Beauty: Sol LeWitt Prints.” I/O New Music Ensemble presents a one-hour program for instruments and voices in conjunction with the Strict Beauty: Sol LeWitt… Continue reading »

2022 Berkshire Symphony Student Soloists Announced

The Williams College Department of Music is delighted to announce the results of the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition for 2022!   Hanbin Koo ’22, flute Dalton Yu ’22, collaborating pianist performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) Flute Concerto No.2 in D Major, K.314,… Continue reading »

Alexander Technique Workshop with Prof. Tim Pyper 1/25&26

Alexander Technique Workshop with Professor Tim Pyper Both sessions on the Chapin Hall stage, 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm January 25th Introduction to the Alexander Technique January 26th Applying the technique to musical performance Sign up HERE (limited to Williams College students, faculty, staff) The Alexander Technique teaches us how to move with maximum… Continue reading »

Williams Choir posts Spring ’21 video

Members of the Williams Choir led by Guanghao Yu ‘21 and Matthew Williamson ‘22 have posted their spring 2021 video on our Youtube channel. Enjoy the performance! LINK   “Afternoon on a Hill” – Eric Barnum (b. 1979) – Performed virtually by full choir. Conducted by Guanghao Yu ’21. Continue reading »

New End of Year Student Video Releases!

Talented Williams music students, especially seniors, have been hard at work to present their final performances. Scroll down to find our newest videos as they are posted. Jazz students of Zaccai Curtis present their final video project. VIDEOLINK Jazz students of Kris Allen present their final video project. Continue reading »

Chinese Music Ensemble Spring Performance Here!

Wang Guowei – Artist in Residence in Chinese Music Performance and Director of the Williams Chinese Music Ensemble and  Susan Cheng – Artist Associate in Chinese String Instruments, lead the group in a celebration of spring with their pre-recorded concert, available to all on Youtube. Please click on the links… Continue reading »

Recent Performance Videos / Student Recordings!

Recitals have taken on a whole new meaning. Talented Williams music students are taking to their studios to record and share their music with their studio instructors, friends, family and you! Want to share your video link with us? SUBMISSION FORM [make sure you are signed into your Williams… Continue reading »

New World Symphony presents work of Ileana Perez Velazquez

On a program titled Percussion Perspectives: Latin Grooves, New World Symphony conducted by Michael Linville, presents Prof. Ileana Perez Velazquez’s work, Un ser encantado, aguas saladas, y piedras infinitas. The broadcast is scheduled for Sat. April 10, 2021 at 7:30pm EST.   More information about joining this event… Continue reading »

Emergent System – Missy Mazzoli and Joshua Frankel ’02

Acclaimed composer Missy Mazzoli and visual artist Joshua Frankel ‘02 will present and speak about their collaboration, EMERGENT SYSTEM, an experimental short animated film synchronized to music by Mazzoli, performed on six grand pianos. Sponsored by the Williams College Computer Science Department and the Williams College Department of Music. Zoom,… Continue reading »

Ileana Perez Velazquez: “Moon Tides” in Finland

Moon Tides, a composition by Ileana Perez Velazquez, is being performed on March 23, 2021 by the chamber ensemble of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.… Continue reading »

Fall Chamber Music Video

Chamber Music course musicians rose to the challenge this fall to produce the video below. Learning new repertoire and new ways of rehearsing and presenting, they can now share their music with you. LINK… Continue reading »

Two New Fall Jazz Videos

Every type of music we make has been made harder by COVID-19. But, our talented jazz students took on these challenges this past fall to help uplift us all. Enjoy the variety of groups and musical approaches in these two new videos: Jazz 1… Continue reading »