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Williams Gospel Choir

Williams Gospel Choir

Sat, April 22nd, 2023
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Gospel Choir returns live to Chapin Hall with a celebration for the entire community. For over thirty years people of all faiths have been invited to join the Gospel Choir to celebrate the tradition and move ahead into a future of joyous song. The Williams Gospel Choir continues to be a force that uplifts and empowers students and community members … Continue reading "Williams Gospel Choir"

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Miranda Cuckson and Nunc - Visiting Artist Series

Miranda Cuckson and Nunc - Visiting Artist Series

Wed, April 26th, 2023
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Miranda Cuckson and Nunc. This event is free and open to the public. Since its successful inaugural concert in 2007 in New York City, Nunc has presented distinctively curated programs and given celebrated world and United States premieres by composers including Stefano Gervasoni, Patricia Alessandrini, David Rakowski, Michael Hersch, Ileana Perez Velasquez, Diego … Continue reading "Miranda Cuckson and Nunc – Visiting Artist Series"

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Syotos Latin Jazz - Visiting Artist Series

Syotos Latin Jazz - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, April 27th, 2023
Goodrich Hall
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The Williams College Department of Music presents Syotos. This event is free and open to the public. SYOTOS performs boundary-busting music that gives new meaning to Latin jazz. SYOTOS boasts stars from the ensembles of Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, and Ray Barretto. Their music fuses strands of Afro-Cuban, funk, jazz, gospel, and contemporary classical into a swirl of surging rhythm. … Continue reading "Syotos Latin Jazz – Visiting Artist Series"

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Williams Percussion Ensemble

Fri, April 28th, 2023
Chapin Hall
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Free

In programs featuring cutting-edge new music and important works of the twentieth-century, the Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) surveys a vast terrain of sound and rhythm. The ensemble employs all manner of percussion instruments, found sounds, and electronics to create music that resonates across boundaries of genre and discipline. In addition to music for percussion alone the group presents works for … Continue reading "Williams Percussion Ensemble"

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May 2023

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Brass Ensemble

Brass Ensemble

Tue, May 2nd, 2023
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

Williams Brass Ensemble, led by Travis Dobson and Steve Felix features soloists and brass groups. There end of the year concert presents the best in chamber brass music.

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Chinese Music Ensemble

Chinese Music Ensemble

Wed, May 3rd, 2023
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Chinese Music Ensemble, one of the department's newest ensembles, performs traditional and contemporary pieces. The ensemble features such instruments as the zheng, erhu, yangqin, and zhongruan, and is focused on the Chinese sizhu genre of chamber music. The ensemble is directed by Artist-in-Residence Wang Guowei.

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Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Thu, May 4th, 2023
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, newly sponsored by the Music Department, explores vocal and instrumental traditions rooted in centuries of musical practice. The group meets weekly to play repertoire that spans a wide geographic, historical, and cultural terrain including folk, classical, and popular styles from around the Middle East. Ensemble members learn maqamat (modes) and iqa'at (rhythms), the musical systems shared among musical traditions of … Continue reading "Middle Eastern Music Ensemble"

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Concert Choir & Chamber Choir

Concert Choir & Chamber Choir

Fri, May 5th, 2023
Chapin Hall
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Free

Williams Concert Choir and the Williams Chamber Choir conducted by Anna Lenti present their spring concert. Williams College has long had a fine tradition of music performance in its choral ensembles. The choral program has much to offer students interested in singing, with a number of performances throughout the year, a wide range of repertoire, recordings and tours.

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Williams Jazz Festival

Williams Jazz Festival

Sat, May 6th, 2023
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Sun, May 7th, 2023

Bernhard Music Center
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Free

Williams Jazz Festival presents the jazz scene in different venues inside and open air (New England spring weather permitting!) Small student combos, the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, Williams Jazz Orchestra, and guest artists convene for two days of performance and workshops. Events are presented in and around the Bernhard Music Center beginning at noon and continuing into the evening.

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Williams Jazz Festival

Williams Jazz Festival

Sun, May 7th, 2023
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Sun, May 7th, 2023

Bernhard Music Center
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Free

Williams Jazz Festival presents the jazz scene in different venues inside and open air (New England spring weather permitting!) Small student combos, the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, Williams Jazz Orchestra, and guest artists convene for two days of performance and workshops. Events are presented in and around the Bernhard Music Center beginning at noon and continuing into the evening.

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