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  • Creativity in Hard Times II: Student Performances of Music by WPA Composers

    April 16, 2015
    Wheaton pianists will present a concert with commentary as a companion to Visiting Artist Leslie Amper’s lecture/recital Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930’s. The students will perform works by American composers including Florence Price, Ernest Bloch, Henry Cowell and Roy Harris.
    Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 5:00 p.m. More »
  • Fire in the Big Top!

    Fire in the Big Top!

    April 11, 2015
    An interactive musical tale for young audiences by music professor Delvyn Case, performed by Epic Brass, and narrated by Wheaton student, Chris Truini. Hear the exciting story of Tom and Maggie, two children who sneak off to go to the circus and have the adventure of a lifetime. A Norton firefighter will visit and the first 50 children will receive free fire hats.
    Holman Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 11 a.m. More »
  • World Music Ensemble

    April 22, 2015
    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 »
  • Student Recitals I—Academic Festival

    April 10, 2015
    Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 4:00 p.m. More »
  • Wheaton Songwriters with Catie Curtis

    Wheaton Songwriters with Special Guest Catie Curtis

    March 28, 2015
    During her twenty-year career, singer-songwriter Catie Curtis has recorded for EMI, performed at Barack Obama’s Inaugural Ball, and won Grand Prize in the International Songwriting Competition. She performs alongside Wheaton students as the culmination of a day-long songwriting workshop.
    The Loft, Balfour Hood Center, 9:00 p.m. More »
  • Voyages on the Black Atlantic

    Voyages on the Black Atlantic

    March 27, 2015
    featuring Paul Lieberman with Fernando Saci, Joel A. Martin, Alexei Tsiganov and Matthew Allen
    An irresistibly rhythmic musical performance powered by the African rhythms at the heart of the music of the Americas.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930’s featuring Leslie Amper, piano

    March 26, 2015
    Visiting Artist Leslie Amper presents a piano performance and lecture telling the story of the Federal Music Project, the musical division of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s WPA initiative. The live performance preceding the lecture will include music by William Grant Still, Amy Beach, Henry Cowell, Roger Sessions, Ernest Bloch, and Aaron Copland.
    Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • William MacPherson, organ (spring 2015)

    Celebrating Bach

    March 25, 2015
    William MacPherson, organ
    Happy Birthday, Johann Sebastian! Organ music by J. S. Bach, celebrating his 330th birthday, on Wheaton's magnificent Casavant pipe organ.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 7:30 p.m. More »
  • St. John Passion, Emmanuel Music

    Bach’s St. John Passion featuring Emmanuel Music

    March 22, 2015
    The Baroque specialists from Emmanuel Music in Boston present one of Bach's masterworks, the St. John Passion, BWV 245. For this special performance at Wheaton, the visiting ensemble of professional singers and instrumentalists will be joined by the Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers and the OP Singers, led by Emmanuel Music's Artistic Director Ryan Turner. Suggested donation $10.
    Cole Memorial Chapel, 8:00 p.m. More »
  • Darkness from which I come

    "Darkness from which I come": A new song cycle by Delvyn Case

    March 19, 2015
    ***CANCELLED*** Soprano Jennifer Ashe and pianist Brady Millican will perform Assistant Professor of Music Delvyn Case's new song cycle based on R.M. Rilke's evocative and transcendent sacred poems. Following the performance, join an interdisciplinary panel of Wheaton faculty for an engaging, interactive conversation about the music, the poetry, and the challenging theological ideas they raise.
    Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 7:30 p.m. More »