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Family Days “EPHPALOOZA”

This Family Weekend, over 100 student musicians from six music department ensembles–the Williams Percussion Ensemble (Matthew Gold, director), Williams Jazz Ensemble (Andy Jaffe, director), Williams Chamber and Concert Choirs (Brad Wells, director), and the Williams Symphonic Winds and Chamber Winds (Steven Bodner, director)–will join forces in a concert that celebrates the ritualistic power of music.

Repertoire to include:

  • John Adams: Lollapalooza
  • J.S. Bach: Dona Nobis Pacem (from B-Minor Mass)
  • John Cage: Living Room Music
  • Duke Ellington: I Got It Bad, and That Ain’t Good
  • Pee Wee Ellis: The Chicken
  • Osvaldo Golijov: Night of the Flying Horses
  • Winard Harper: Soul Time
  • Evan Hause: Elephant Breath
  • Arvo Pärt: Littlemore Tractus and Spiegel im Spiegel
  • Oliver Nelson (arr.): Down By the Riverside
  • Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco
  • Sonny Rollins: Airegin
  • Toru Takemitsu: Signals from Heavens