Williams Student Symphony
The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Student Symphony on Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus. This free event is open to the public.
A unique student orchestra, the Williams College Student Symphony is conducted and administered by students, with sponsorship by the music department. In keeping with a tradition of inspired programming, the orchestra presents a concert of great 19th and 20th century works, as well as something new. The evening offers a music of a wide variety of styles: Gabriel Faure’s Pavane, Two Songs Without Words by Gustav Holst, Polyphonic Tango by Alfred Schnittke, and Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5. The orchestra often features groundbreaking new works by talented Williams student composers, and in this concert they perform the world premiere of Peter/Wolf by Adam Strawbridge, Class of 2014.
The orchestra will be conducted by Byron Perpetua ‘14, Casey McLellan ‘14, and Ben Kaufman ‘16.