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  • Aniruddha Knight & Ensemble: Traditional Practice as Contemporary Art

    October 21, 2014
    Aniruddha Knight is the contemporary interpreter of his family’s style of bharata natyam, evolved through nine generations of distinguished artists’ continuous practice of music and dance. Knight and his cousin, vocalist T. Girish, both great-great-grandsons of the iconic musician Vina Dhanammal, are sole direct inheritors and unique exponents of her musical style and repertoire. Knight’s performance—partly improvised and lyrically lush, partly choreographed and rhythmically complex—is taut, precise and powerful. Knight and his ensemble are deeply rooted in a shared understanding of music and dance conceived as a unified idiom. From this rich legacy, they create new art.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • There’s Something about Mary…

    November 5, 2014
    Pam Dellal, mezzo-soprano
    Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo
    A concert featuring music from the 12th to the 17th centuries, centered around a human perspective on Mary’s encounter with the divine. Music of Hildegard, Purcell, Monteverdi, Strozzi and others.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • The Loser Concert Series presents Victor Rosenbaum, piano

    The Loser Concert Series presents Victor Rosenbaum, piano

    October 8, 2014
    Rosenbaum’s celebrated performances of music from the Viennese School include a release of the last three Beethoven sonatas that was named by American Record Guide as one of the top 10 classical recordings of that year. He will share his passion for Beethoven with an all-Beethoven concert that is sure to be a highlight of the musical year at Wheaton.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 8 p.m. More »
  • Holiday Vespers Concert

    December 7,2014
    The Wheaton Chorale, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Tim Harbold, continues a Wheaton tradition, singing carols and other music from a wide variety of cultures and traditions. The concert is free to the public, but donations are gratefully accepted.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • World Music Ensemble

    December 3, 2014
    A wide-ranging exploration of world music traditions under the direction of Sheila Falls-Keohane, instructor of music.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony

    November 23, 2014 Led by Assistant Professor of Music Earl Raney, the ensemble will present festive works for band as well as seasonal favorites. Suggested donation $5.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • Wheaton College Jazz Band

    November 17, 2014
    Under the direction of Instructor of Music Jeffrey Cashen, the ensemble will perform music of the great jazz masters.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • The Phat Police

    November 20, 2014
    The Phat Police is a contemporary jazz ensemble playing a wide range of music from Wayne Shorter to Radiohead under the direction of Jeffrey Cashen, instructor of music. Lyon’s Den, 8 p.m.
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  • Student Recitals

    December 2, 2014
    Gifted student performers will demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
    Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 5 p.m. More »
  • Wheaton Community Flute Ensemble

    November 12, 2014
    Flutists from Wheaton and surrounding communities will perform selections by Bach, Berlioz, Rossini and Schocker under the direction of Visiting Professor John Curran.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 7:30 p.m. More »