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December 2019

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Jazz Guitar Studio Recital

Tue, December 10th, 2019
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

Guitarists in the studio of Robert Phelps try out their newest licks in tunes from the jazz, blues, and R&B repertoire.

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February 2020

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Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Wed, February 12th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

This is the first of two recitals which give student musicians participating in the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition an opportunity to play their pieces for an audience before their auditions. The competition winners will appear with the Berkshire Symphony in the final regular season concert on Friday April 24 in Chapin Hall, a concert which showcases the remarkable talents of…

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Williams Chamber Players

Fri, February 14th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

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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Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Sun, February 16th, 2020
3:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

This is the second of two recitals which give student musicians participating in the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition an opportunity to play their pieces for an audience before their auditions. The competition winners will appear with the Berkshire Symphony in the final regular season concert on Friday April 24 in Chapin Hall, a concert which showcases the remarkable talents of our Williams…

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Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition

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

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
Categories:
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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Sondheim@90@Williams - Symposium

Sat, March 7th, 2020
9:00 am
- 5:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
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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Pre-Concert Talk - Berkshire Symphony

Fri, March 13th, 2020
6:45 pm
- 7:15 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Before the symphony concert you can join Ronald Feldman, conductor of the Berkshire Symphony, for a pre-concert talk in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to Chapin Hall. Talks offer insights into programmed works and a chance to meet the conductor and soloists.

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Master Class - Euclid Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Wed, March 18th, 2020
4:15 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

The members of the Euclid Quartet coach talented Williams College chamber music students in a master class. This event is free and open to the public. Celebrating its 18th anniversary season, the Euclid Quartet enjoys one of the most highly regarded reputations of any chamber ensemble of its generation, with its members’ constituting a multinational mix representing four continents: violinist Jameson Cooper…

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Euclid Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, March 19th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Celebrating its 18th anniversary season, the Euclid Quartet enjoys one of the most highly regarded reputations of any chamber ensemble of its generation, with its members’ constituting a multinational mix representing four continents: violinist Jameson Cooper (Great Britain), violinist Brendan Shea (United States), violist Luis Enrique Vargas (Venezuela), cellist Jacqueline Choi (South Korea). Captivating audiences and critics ranging from Carnegie…

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April 2020

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Master Class- Ancuza Aprodu, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Tue, April 7th, 2020
4:15 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Pianist Ancuza Aprodu coaches talented Williams College piano students in a master class. This event is free and open to the public. French pianist born in Romania, Ancuza Aprodu began studying piano at the age of 4 and one year later won the Interpretation Competition of Suceava. She obtained her Piano Diploma at the National Academy “G.VERDI” of Turin and won…

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Ancuza Aprodu, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Tue, April 7th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

French pianist born in Romania, Ancuza Aprodu began studying piano at the age of 4 and one year later won the Interpretation Competition of Suceava. She obtained her Piano Diploma at the National Academy “G.VERDI” of Turin and won prizes at several international competitions. In the realm of contemporary music, she contributed for several years as permanent member or as…

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Daniel Yu '20, violin

Tue, April 14th, 2020
4:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Great works for solo violin are presented by Daniel Yu '20 in this senior recital.

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Jeffrey Pearson '20, violin

Wed, April 22nd, 2020
4:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Jeffrey Pearson '20 presents of solo recital of works for violin.

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Benjamin Mygatt ’20, violin

Thu, April 23rd, 2020
4:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Benjamin Mygatt ’20, violin presents his Senior Thesis Recital with a program of works that highlights his work at Williams.

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Pre-Concert Talk - Berkshire Symphony

Fri, April 24th, 2020
6:45 pm
- 7:15 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Before the symphony concert you can join Ronald Feldman, conductor of the Berkshire Symphony, for a pre-concert talk in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to Chapin Hall. Talks offer insights into programmed works and a chance to meet the conductor and soloists.

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Sonor Ensemble - Visiting Artist Series

Wed, April 29th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Sonor Ensemble is a chamber group with an open, flexible instrumental ensemble. Many of the members of Sonor Ensemble are from the ranks of the National Orchestra of Spain. The group presents works from all eras of classical music and if also firmly committed to contemporary music. Sonor Ensemble has performed all over its native Spain, as well as Bulgaria,…

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May 2020

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Chinese Music Ensemble

Wed, May 6th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

The Chinese Music Ensemble offers its spring performance of traditional and classical works.

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Brass Ensemble

Thu, May 7th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Presenting a wide breadth of music for brass instruments, Williams Brass Ensemble explores many genres—from antiquity, where the terrifying sounds of brass instruments heralded war and communicated power, to the sound of medieval dance music, the melodic balance of classical music, and contemporary forms, including the jazz/funk street bands of New Orleans and the rhythmically twisted Roma bands of Eastern…

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Piano Studio Recital

Fri, May 8th, 2020
4:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Students of Doris Stevenson offer a performance that showcases the culmination of their work over many months. All are invited to enjoy this recital of some of the great works in the classical repertoire.

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Small Jazz Ensembles

Tue, May 12th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

This final performance of the Small Jazz Ensembles emphasizes improvisational interplay with original compositions and arrangements by the band members.

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Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble

Thu, May 14th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

This concert by the Williams Repertory Jazz Ensemble is devoted to the presentation of significant composers and movements in jazz history.

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Bass Studio Recital

Fri, May 15th, 2020
4:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Bassists of Williams and students of Avery Sharpe unite to offer a performance of works in the lower frequencies.

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Jazz Guitar Studio Recital

Tue, May 19th, 2020
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Categories:
Free

Guitarists in the studio of Robert Phelps try out their newest licks in tunes from the jazz, blues, and R&B repertoire.

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