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Music Events on Campus

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Music Faculty Recital
The faculty members in the Department of Music perform as part of the Faculty and Friends Music Series.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, September 16, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story—Documentary Screening and Concert
Cork singer Seán Ó Sé’s long and illustrious career has touched all bases in the Irish music business from traditional folk music to variety concerts, céilí band, storytelling, and cabaret. Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story explores his musical life within the contexts of his deep attachment to the Irish language, the west of Ireland and his passion for his teaching career in Cork City. The film, produced and directed by Professor of Music Matthew Allen, features live performances and interviews with longtime associates from the worlds of music and education. The screening of the film will be followed by a brief performance by Seán Ó Sé, voice, and Matthew Allen, guitar.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

An Evening of Gershwin
Visiting artists Ben Sears, baritone, and Brad Conner, piano, present a program from the Gershwin songbook. Join us to find out what makes Gershwin one of the greatest songwriters from the golden age of musical theater.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Gerry O'Beirne: Contemporary Irish Songwriter
O'Beirne is a renowned music producer, singer, songwriter and guitarist. His compositions blend the passions found in traditional music with the freshness of contemporary song.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre

Thursday, November 17, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Student Recitals
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

World Music Ensemble
The ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls-Keohane, presents a concert resulting from an in-depth exploration of a selection of cultures and styles from around the world.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 2, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
Led by Associate Professor of Music Earl Raney, the ensemble presents festive works for band as well as seasonal favorites.  Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 4, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Holiday Vespers Concert
The Wheaton Chorale, under the direction of 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Student Recitals
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Phat Police
The contemporary music ensemble grounded in jazz, presents a program of music chosen and/or written/arranged by the members under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen.
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
The Wheaton College jazz band, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen, is a 10- to 14-piece band that explores the sonic possibilities of jazz and related genres. This semester’s performance will include compositions by McCoy Tyner, Jaki Byard, Joe Zawinul, Benny Golson, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 11, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Great Woods Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case, Wheaton’s college-community symphony performs Schubert’s famous “Unfinished” Symphony, Offenbach’s overture to “Orpheus in the Underworld,” and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Associate Professor of Music Guy Urban. Suggested donation $5.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

 

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