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July 2022

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Conversation with Geoffrey Biddle

Conversation with Geoffrey Biddle

Sat, July 16th, 2022
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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To mark the opening of “Mary Ann Unger: To Shape a Moon from Bone,” Geoffrey Biddle, noted photographer and husband of the late Unger, will share from his latest publication "Rock in a Landslide."

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September 2022

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Williams Chamber Players

Williams Chamber Players

Fri, September 9th, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

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 from the ranks of artists in residence, artist…

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Zikrayat - Visiting Artist Series

Zikrayat - Visiting Artist Series

Fri, September 16th, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Zikrayat. This event is free and open to the public. Zikrayat is an Arab music and dance ensemble dedicated to presenting together the classical music and the dance traditions of Egypt, Lebanon, and the greater Arab World, in vibrant stage productions evoking the theatrical atmosphere and dramatic depth of classic Egyptian musical cinema.…

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October 2022

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Joseph Lin, violin - Visiting Artist Series

Joseph Lin, violin - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, October 6th, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Joseph Lin. This event is free and open to the public. Sought after as a performer and teacher, Joseph Lin appears regularly at halls, festivals, and conservatories throughout the U.S., Asia, and Europe. He was first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet from 2011 to 2018 before stepping down to devote more time…

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Joana Genova, violin - Faculty Recital

Joana Genova, violin - Faculty Recital

Wed, October 19th, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Joana Genova, violin, in a faculty recital on Friday in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the college campus. The event is free and open to the public. Joana Genova teaches and frequently performs at Williams as a member of the Williams Chamber Players and as a principal violinist with the Berkshire Symphony. About Joana Genova…

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Williams Chamber Players

Williams Chamber Players

Fri, October 21st, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

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 from the ranks of artists in residence, artist…

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November 2022

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Quartet Salonnières - Visiting Artist Series

Quartet Salonnières - Visiting Artist Series

Tue, November 8th, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Quartet Salonnières. This event is free and open to the public. Acclaimed for their spirited, engaging and highly original performances, New York City-based Quartet Salonnières is devoted to performance practices of the baroque through contemporary time periods. Founding members Majka Demcak, Aniela Eddy, Natalie Rose Kress and Cullen Coty-O'Neil met during their studies…

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Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Thu, November 17th, 2022
7:30 pm
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…

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December 2022

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George Li, piano - Visiting Artist Series

George Li, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, December 1st, 2022
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents George Li, piano. This event is free and open to the public. Praised by the Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression,” pianist George Li possesses an effortless grace, poised authority and brilliant virtuosity far beyond his years. Since winning the Silver Medal at the…

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Chinese Music Ensemble

Chinese Music Ensemble

Wed, December 7th, 2022
7:30 pm
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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February 2023

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Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Wed, February 8th, 2023
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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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 Chapin Hall in April, a concert which showcases the remarkable talents of our Williams students.

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Williams Chamber Players

Williams Chamber Players

Fri, February 10th, 2023
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

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 from the ranks of artists in residence, artist…

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Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Recital for Berkshire Soloist Competition

Sat, February 11th, 2023
3:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

This afternoon performance 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 Chapin Hall in April, a concert which showcases the remarkable talents of our…

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March 2023

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Williams Chamber Players

Williams Chamber Players

Fri, March 3rd, 2023
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

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 from the ranks of artists in residence, artist…

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Linda May Han Oh Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Linda May Han Oh Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, March 16th, 2023
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Linda May Han Oh Quartet. This event is free and open to the public. Based in New York City, Linda May Han Oh is a bassist/composer who has performed and recorded with artists such as Pat Metheny, Kenny Barron, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Terri Lyne Carrington, Steve Wilson, Geri Allen and Vijay Iyer.…

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April 2023

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Escher Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Escher Quartet - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, April 6th, 2023
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents Escher Quartet. This event is free and open to the public. The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty. A former BBC New Generation Artist and recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, the quartet has performed at the BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall and…

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Miranda Cuckson and Nunc - Visiting Artist Series

Miranda Cuckson and Nunc - Visiting Artist Series

Wed, April 26th, 2023
7:30 pm
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…

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May 2023

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Brass Ensemble

Brass Ensemble

Tue, May 2nd, 2023
7:30 pm
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
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Cost
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
7:30 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Cost
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…

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June 2023

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Class Day Recital

Class Day Recital

Sat, June 3rd, 2023
11:00 am
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Free

The Williams College Department of Music presents graduating seniors from the Class of 2023 in a concert performed on their last full undergraduate day. This free event is open to the public. Doors will open at 10 a.m. for this very popular event. This hour long morning of music represents  is the final concert of the season.

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