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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

7:30pm

Music Department Faculty Recital
Faculty members from the Music Department will perform as part of the Faculty and Friends Music Series.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, September 29, 2014

7:30pm

Jacques Brel ou L’impossible Rêve
After a decade of success with performances in Japan, Russia and Morocco as well as a 26-month run in Paris, André Nerman and his troupe will return to Wheaton with Jacques Brel ou L’impossible Rêve. Brel (1929-1978) is a towering figure of “chanson” and Nerman’s company provides a rare opportunity to hear Brel’s best-known songs as he wrote them, in French.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

7:30pm

An Evening of Kathakali
Kathakali is a dance drama from the state of Kerala in Southwest India in which scenes from Indian epics such as the Ramayana are enacted by a small group of actors with accompanying musicians. As part of the performance, the unique Kathakali style of makeup and costuming will be demonstrated by the artists Messrs. Kaladharan, Shanmukhadas and Sukumaran. 
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

7:30pm

Chamber Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
A survey of Beethoven’s chamber music featuring Jorge Soto, violin, Ann Sears, piano, and guest artists Rachel Childers, horn, from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and William Hite, tenor.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

8:00pm

The Loser Concert Series presents Victor Rosenbaum, piano
Rosenbaum will share his passion for Beethoven with an all-Beethoven concert that is sure to be a highlight of the musical year at Wheaton.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

7:30pm

Aniruddha Knight & Ensemble: Traditional Practice as Contemporary Art
Aniruddha Knight is the contemporary interpreter of his family’s style of bharata natyam, a traditional Indian dance form. It has evolved through nine generations of distinguished artists’ continuous practice of music and dance. 
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

7:30pm

There’s Something about Mary…Pam Dellal, mezzo-soprano and 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
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

7:30pm

Wheaton Community Flute Ensemble
Flutists from Wheaton and surrounding communities will perform selections by Bach, Berlioz, Rossini and Schocker under the direction of Visiting Professor of Music in Performance John Curran.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, November 17, 2014

7:30pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
Under the direction of Instructor of Music in Performance Jeffrey Cashen, the ensemble will perform music of the great jazz masters.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 21, 2014

7:30pm

Singer and Storyteller Seán Ó Sé accompanied by Matthew Allen, guitar
A masterful singer and storyteller from west County Cork, Seán grew up in a rural Irish-speaking environment. In the 1960s, Ó Sé became very well known as the singer for Ireland’s most important folk revival group, an association that led to his recording over 15 albums and performing throughout Ireland, Europe, the United States, China and other countries. 
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, November 23, 2014

7:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
Led by Assistant Professor of Music Earl Raney, the ensemble will present festive works for band as well as seasonal favorites. Suggested donation $5
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

5:00pm

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

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

7:30pm

World Music Ensemble
A wide-ranging exploration of world music traditions under the direction of Sheila Falls-Keohane, instructor of music.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 5, 2014

7:30pm

Great Woods Chamber Orchestra
The Great Woods Chamber Orchestra will perform music by Beethoven and other masters. Winners of the annual Concerto-Aria competition will also be featured. Donations gratefully accepted.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 7, 2014

7:30pm

Holiday Vespers Concert
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
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

 

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