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. Suggested donation $10.
The 60-piece GWSO performs dance music from around the world, featuring selections from Stravinsky’s Firebird; Respighi’s Ancient Airsand Dances Suite No 2; Melanie Bonis’ Suite en forme de valses; and African-American composer William Grant Still’s Danzas da Panama. Charlotte Chuen, Class of 2020, also performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Suggested donation $5.
The Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony, under the direction of Associate Professor Earl Raney, presents works by Prokofiev, Milhaud, Gould, Hindemith, plus seasonal favorites. Suggested donation $5.
The ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor Sheila Falls, performs music from a variety of genres from around the world, including Europe, South America, Africa and more.
The talented students of the Jazz Band, under the direction of Assistant Professor Jeff Cashen, perform a program of music including works by Charles Mingus, Ralph Towner, Wes Montgomery and others.
The Phat Police, a student-led ensemble under the direction of Assistant Professor Jeff Cashen, present a program of music selected and arranged by the members, ranging from jazz standards to blues to reggae.
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
Organist Kevin Birch performs on Wheaton’s glorious Casavant Fréres pipe organ in a recital of Baroque and pre-Baroque music, including pieces by J. S. Bach.
Multimedia artist, technologist and composer Kristina Warren performs a new work that combines interactivity and improvisation in both visual and aural realms.
Wheaton students and faculty display their mastery of early music for viola da gambe, violin, flute and harpsicord. Music by Bach, Marais, Rameau and Scarlatti.