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  • Celebrating Student Success

    The Music Department held its annual Concerto-Aria Competition on April 4, during which a fine group of students accompanied by Professor Lisa Romanul gave a series of excellent performances for Professors Brunel, Case, and Sears.  The following students will be performing with the Great Woods Chamber Orchestra next year under the direction of Professor Delvyn Case:  Emily Bergman, mezzo-soprano; Bianca Iannitti, […] More »
  • Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

    Professor Harbold presented a theatrical performance, "Marching ALong with Time: Songs by Irving Berlin 1935-1945," and has released a self-produced CD, "Give 'em the Oo-La-La." More »
  • Great Woods Chamber Orchestra presents "Sketches of Spain"

    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 […] More »
  • Put Music in Your Life!

    All the information you need about joining an ensemble or taking music lessons (PDF). More »
  • Blackness in Opera (cover)

    Professor Ann Sears publishes major new article

    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 […] More »
  • Professor Rick Britto

    "Rick Britto: A Digital Portrait"

    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 […] More »
  • Marching Along with Time: Songs of Irving Berlin 1935-1945

    Marching Along with Time: Songs of Irving Berlin 1935-1945

    September 15, 2012
    The Smart Set quartet of Valerie Anastasio, Tim Harbold, Benjamin Sears, and Bradford Conner celebrates the songs of Irving Berlin, from escapist Hollywood dance tunes to war songs.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm More »
  • Fall Musical—Cabaret

    As the director of this year’s Wheaton College musical, CABARET, I want to welcome you to what I am sure will be a wonderful show and an intriguing process. Cabaret is one of my favorite musicals because it is brave enough to look at a time in history many would choose to forget. It is also important for theater history because it never gets dated or has lost its message.[...] More »
  • Wheaton remembers Rick Britto

    The Wheaton community has learned that music instructor, Richard Alan "Rick" Britto, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in his hometown of New Bedford, Mass.[...] More »
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    Audio, Visual, Ireland

    Students head to Ireland for an intensive, three-week course in art- and music-making. More »