What's New @ the Music Department
The 50-member Great Woods Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Prof. Delvyn Case, presented a concert of music inspired by Spain in December 2012. Headlining the concert was the acclaimed classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, who joined the orchestra in a performance of Joaquin Rodrigo's famous "Concierto de Aranjuez". Supported by the Evelyn Danzig Haas '39 [...]
All the information you need about joining an ensemble or taking music lessons (PDF).
Professor Ann Sears’ most recent article, “Political Currents and Black Culture in Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha,” appears in a major new volume, “Blackness and Opera,” edited by Naomi André, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor, and published by University of Illinois Press (2012). Professor Sears, Director of Performance in the music department, teaches a range of [...]
Jazz saxophonist and Wheaton music major Tommy Van Duyne ('14) has released a video tribute to his teacher, Wheaton jazz band founder Rick Britto, who unexpectedly passed away at the end of the summer of 2012. The video, "Rick Britto: A Digital Portrait," can be seen on Youtube. On December 7, 2012, the Wheaton College [...]
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