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February 2020

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Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition

Tue, February 18th, 2020
6:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The annual Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition presents a program that includes music from various periods and genres. The competition is hosted by conductor of the Berkshire Symphony, Ronald Feldman. The competition is open to Williams College students who have completed required instrumental or vocal studies, are enrolled in qualifying courses, and have been recommended by their instrumental or vocal teachers. Each may choose…

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400: An African American Musical Portrait

Thu, February 27th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

Avery Sharpe, longtime bassist with the McCoy Tyner Trio, Williams faculty member,  and a distinguished leader and recording artist, released his latest work in 2019 - 400: An African American Musical Portrait. The album marks 400 years, starting in 1619 with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to Point Comfort, or what is now Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia,…

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Prof. Tim Carter - Class of 1960 Lecture

Fri, February 28th, 2020
4:15 pm
Bernhard Music Center, room 30
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Free

42nd Street (1933): The Anatomy of a Movie Musical “Hear the beat of dancing feet…” The first talking films quite naturally turned to musicals as production companies on both sides of the Atlantic vied to show off their new sound technologies. But the West Coast studio that had pioneered the talkies with its Vitaphone system, Warner Bros., was now facing…

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Sō Percussion - Visiting Artist Series

Sat, February 29th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
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Free

Sō Percussion is a percussion-based music organization that creates and presents new collaborative works to adventurous and curious audiences and educational initiatives to engaged students, while providing meaningful service to its communities, in order to  exemplify the power of music to unite people and forge deep social bonds. Program Steve Reich - Music for Pieces of Wood Viet Cuong - Water, Wine,…

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March 2020

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Master Class - Anthony de Mare, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Mon, March 2nd, 2020
4:15 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

Pianist Anthony de Mare coaches talented Williams College piano students in a master class. This event is free and open to the public. His masterclass and performance coincide with Sondheim@90@Williams, a celebration of the composer Stephen Sondheim, Class of 1950. Anthony de Mare is one of the world’s foremost champions of contemporary music. Praised by The New York Times for his…

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Anthony de Mare, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Tue, March 3rd, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

Pianist Anthony de Mare is one of the world’s foremost champions of contemporary music. His masterclass and performance coincide with Sondheim@90@Williams, a celebration of the composer Stephen Sondheim, Class of 1950. Praised by The New York Times for his “muscularly virtuosic, remarkably uninhibited performance impressive talents”, his versatility has inspired the creation of over 60 new works by some of…

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Williams Chamber Players

Thu, March 5th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Enjoy a performance of the Williams Chamber Players. The Williams Chamber Players is a faculty chamber ensemble that presents concerts for the college and community throughout the academic year. Repertoire for concerts is drawn from the standard chamber music with special attention to music of the 20th and 21st centuries, and to music by Williams composers. Musicians are normally drawn…

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Sondheim@90@Williams - Symposium

Fri, March 6th, 2020
1:30 pm
- 5:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Sondheim@90@Williams Symposium on Friday, March 6 from 1:30 to 5 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. These free events are open to the public. The Sondheim@90@Williams Symposium features major Sondheim and Broadway Musical scholars, creators, and collaborators, who are…

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Alumni Concert - Sondheim@90@Williams

Fri, March 6th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
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Free

As part of the celebration Sondheim@90@Williams, alumni light up the Chapin Hall stage with a musical homecoming that features some of the great works of Stephen Sondheim, Class of 1950.

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Sondheim@90@Williams - Symposium

Sat, March 7th, 2020
9:00 am
- 5:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Sondheim@90@Williams Symposium on Friday, March 6 from 1:30 to 5 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. These free events are open to the public. The Sondheim@90@Williams Symposium features major Sondheim and Broadway Musical scholars, creators, and collaborators, who are…

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