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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Clave & Blues
An authentic Cuban sound mixed with other contemporary influences has earned local band Clave & Blues a significant following across New England. The group includes professional musicians from Berklee College of Music and is directed by Cuban pianist Anibal Cruz, who graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba and currently studies at Berklee.
Emerson Dining Hall
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Blended Senses II
Wheaton student pianists will offer a companion recital to Leslie Amper’s synesthesia program, featuring work by composers who experienced color as they heard and wrote music.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Guy Urban, piano with Charlyn Bethell, oboe
Associate Professor of Music Guy Urban plays a variety of solo piano works, as well as ensemble music, with guest oboist Charlyn Bethell. The program will include music by Brahms, Mozart, and 20th century French composer Pierre Max Dubois, plus On Holt Avenue, a new work by young American composer Jenni Brandon.
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Lift Every Voice 2017
An evening of American gospel music and spirituals presented by the Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers. The combined choirs will be joined by Visiting Artist Jonathan Singleton, a professor at Berklee College of Music who has directed collegiate, community and church gospel choirs throughout Boston. Donations welcome.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, April 3, 2017

7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Colors of the Organ
Associate Professor of Music William MacPherson presents a variety of pieces designed to demonstrate and celebrate the recent renovation of the stop and combination action of Wheaton’s magnificent Casavant organ.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 20, 2017

5:00pm to 6:30pm

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

Friday, April 21, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
The ensemble under the direction of Associate Professor Earl Raney presents a spring concert featuring works by Bach, Rossini, Grainger and Bernstein, plus selections by the Beatles and a symphonic salute to Eric Clapton. Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 23, 2017

4:00pm to 5:30pm

World Music Ensemble
Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls Keohane and the WME present a concert resulting from an in-depth exploration of cultures and styles from around the world including Ireland and Argentina.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Carmina Burana
The Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers will be joined by the Oure Pleasure Singers (OPS) in presenting Carl Orff’s thrilling settings of Medieval secular poetry, Carmina Burana, under the direction of Professor of Music Tim Harbold. The concert will also feature the OPS in a set of music under the direction of Christophe Heidbreder. Suggested donation $10. Suggested donation $10
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

5:00pm to 7:00pm

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 10:00pm

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

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
Under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen, the band explores the sonic possibilities of jazz and related genres. The concert 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, May 7, 2017

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Great Woods Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of Wheaton students, faculty and members of the public, the 60-piece GWSO, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case, will present Dvorak’s New World Symphony, one of the most famous symphonies in the repertoire. Virtuoso trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulous, a member of the world-famous Canadian Brass and a Haas Visiting Artist, will also join the orchestra in a concerto performance. Suggested donation $5. Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

 

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