Williams Student Symphony
The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Student Symphony on Saturday, May 11 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 a 50-member group conducted and administered by students, with sponsorship by the music department. In keeping with a tradition of inspired programming, the orchestra presents a concert titled Elements of Absurdity. The orchestra is co-conducted by three students, Meghan Landers ’13, Casey McLellan ’14, and Jasmine Thomasian ‘15. The evening promises a wide variety of musical styles.
The concert begins with the first movement Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K.550 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Also included are Elgar’s beautiful Chanson de matin and Samuel Barber’s beloved work for string orchestra, Adagio for Strings. The orchestra premieres a new work by Jasmine Thomasian ‘15 titled, Was it a good dream?