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September 2019

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Fall Convocation

Sat, September 7th, 2019
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm
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Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year with a celebration of the Senior class and recognition of our 2019 Bicentennial Medalists.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC "In C"

Wed, September 18th, 2019
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a unique lunchtime music series. The audience sits on the Chapin Hall stage to enjoy the wonderful acoustics and atmosphere of a grand hall combined with the intimacy of a chamber concert. Everyone is encouraged to bring lunch and enjoy the music performed by our students and faculty. This first MIDWEEKMUSIC of the year consists of just one piece – with many…

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October 2019

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, October 18th, 2019
7:30 pm
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Free

The first concert of the season features Samuel Barber — Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with faculty soloist Erin Nafziger, soprano, and Aaron Copland — Old American Songs with Philip Lima, baritone. This American program also includes Howard Hanson's Symphony No. 2 ("Romantic") to John Harbison Remembering Gatsby; Foxtrot for Orchestra. The Berkshire Symphony is a 75-member symphonic orchestra comprising, in roughly equal…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, October 23rd, 2019
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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Zambezi Marimba Band - Family Days Concert

Sat, October 26th, 2019
7:30 pm
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Free

The Zambezi Marimba Band features danceable and melodious marimba music from Zambia and Zimbabwe. Zambezi is a diverse group and employs singers, a horn section, and other instruments to its solid marimba fundament. More a joyous celebration than just a concert, the band wins over every audience with its flair and irresistibly kinetic energy. This is an event for the whole family…

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November 2019

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Fri, November 1st, 2019
7:30 pm
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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…

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, November 15th, 2019
7:30 pm
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The Berkshire Symphony, under the baton of Ronald Feldman, presents the world premiere of the Cello Concerto by Allen Shawn, with faculty soloist Nathaniel Parke, cello. Also on offer is the much beloved Symphony No. 2 by Johannes Brahms. The Berkshire Symphony is a 75-member symphonic orchestra comprising, in roughly equal proportions, Williams College music students, Williams music faculty members, and area…

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Williams Gospel Choir

Sat, November 16th, 2019
4:00 pm
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Free

All are invited to a performance by the Williams Gospel Choir. With an ever growing popularity, Williams Gospel Choir is an ensemble that weaves group singing together with talented soloists, rhythm section, horns, and strings to produce a powerful and inspiring performance. This Christian-based, student-led group worships God through song and prayer. The goal of Gospel Choir is to foster…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, November 20th, 2019
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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Wind Ensemble

Fri, November 22nd, 2019
7:30 pm
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Free

The Williams College Wind Ensemble offers a concert titled Suite(s) Française - an exploration of repertoire by French masters and inspired by French Masterworks. The Williams College Wind Ensemble presents artistic programs blending traditional and contemporary wind band music. The ensemble often features adventurous programming, new music, and student conductors, composers, and soloists. Recognized as one of the premiere undergraduate…

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December 2019

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, December 4th, 2019
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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Williams Jazz Ensemble

Fri, December 6th, 2019
7:30 pm
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Free

The Williams Jazz Ensemble is the cornerstone of a large and vibrant community of faculty members and students. Kris Allen leads the Williams Jazz Ensemble. Every year guest artists and clinicians come to campus to work with students and to perform. Past visitors have included the Branford Marsalis Quartet, The David Sanchez Quintet, Winard Harper, The Marcus Roberts Trio, John Lamb, and…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday

Tue, December 10th, 2019
12:15 pm
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Free

This MIDWEEKMUSIC is a little different: on a Tuesday, last concert of the semester, and usually a bit longer. Bring a friend, bring your lunch, and enjoy our popular midday and midweek concert series. A musical sampler, every week offers up a mixture of traditional fare, with exciting accents of the unexpected. Williams student musicians value the informal atmosphere of MIDWEEKMUSIC and…

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January 2020

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Williams Opera Workshop

Tue, January 28th, 2020
7:30 pm
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Free

Enjoy a semi-staged performance of the Williams Opera Workshop. 

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February 2020

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Sō Percussion - Visiting Artist Series

Sat, February 29th, 2020
7:30 pm
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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. Photo: Evan Monroe Chapman

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March 2020

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, March 11th, 2020
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, March 13th, 2020
7:30 pm
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The Berkshire Symphony presents a program that features the key of C with Bizet — Symphony in C Major; Mozart — Piano Concerto No. 13; and Stravinsky — Symphony in C. The Berkshire Symphony is a 75-member symphonic orchestra comprising, in roughly equal proportions, Williams College music students, Williams music faculty members, and area professionals. The Symphony performs music by a range…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, March 18th, 2020
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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April 2020

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Williams Gospel Choir

Sat, April 18th, 2020
4:00 pm
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Free

ll are invited to a performance by the Williams Gospel Choir. With an ever growing popularity, Williams Gospel Choir is an ensemble that weaves group singing together with talented soloists, rhythm section, horns, and strings to produce a powerful and inspiring performance. This Christian-based, student-led group worships God through song and prayer. The goal of Gospel Choir is to foster…

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Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Gala

Fri, April 24th, 2020
7:30 pm
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Free

The Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Gala features performances by winners of the 2020 Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition. The second half of the concert brings the season to its finale with Beethoven — Symphony No. 8. The Berkshire Symphony is a 75-member symphonic orchestra comprising, in roughly equal proportions, Williams College music students, Williams music faculty members, and area professionals. The Symphony performs…

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Mokoomba

Thu, April 30th, 2020
7:30 pm
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Free

Mokoomba mixes Zimbabwean rhythms, Afrobeat and Afrorock. Their exuberant performances are legendary for awakening audiences to the wonders of their unique and powerful sound. The name Mokoomba stems from the deep respect that the Tonga people have for the Zambezi River and for the vibrant life that it brings to their music and culture. This exciting Tonga group from Zimbabwe brings…

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May 2020

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Sat, May 2nd, 2020
7:30 pm
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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…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 6th, 2020
12:15 pm
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Free

MIDWEEKMUSIC is a popular lunchtime series taking place at 12:15pm on selected Wednesdays in Chapin Hall. Bring your lunch and join the musicians on stage in Chapin Hall and enjoy the music! Students interested in performing can find more information here.

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Wind Ensemble

Fri, May 8th, 2020
7:30 pm
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Free

The Williams College Wind Ensemble presents a program titled Suite(s) Française, an exploration of repertoire by French masters and inspired by French Masterworks.  

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Concert Choir & Chamber Choir

Sat, May 9th, 2020
4:00 pm
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Free

Under the direction of Lindsay Pope, the Williams Concert Choir and Williams Chamber Choir present Sound in Motion: Exploring the Relationship between Movement and the Choral Art, featuring Neue Liebeslieder Waltzer by Johannes Brahms and Figures de danse by Lionel Daunais. Williams College has a long tradition of music performance in its choral ensembles. The choral program has much to offer students interested…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 13th, 2020
12:15 pm
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Free

Bring a friend, bring your lunch, and enjoy our popular midday and midweek concert series. A musical sampler, every week offers up a mixture of traditional fare, with exciting accents of the unexpected. Williams student musicians value the informal atmosphere of MIDWEEKMUSIC and they use it to workshop their pieces, try out something new, show off something that doesn’t fit in other…

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Williams Jazz Ensemble

Fri, May 15th, 2020
7:30 pm
Categories:
Free

The Williams Jazz Ensemble is the cornerstone of a large and vibrant community of faculty members and students. Kris Allen leads the Williams Jazz Ensemble. Every year guest artists and clinicians come to campus to work with students and to perform. Past visitors have included the Branford Marsalis Quartet, The David Sanchez Quintet, Winard Harper, The Marcus Roberts Trio, John Lamb, and…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC - Tuesday

Tue, May 19th, 2020
12:15 pm
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Free

This MIDWEEKMUSIC is a little different: on a Tuesday, last concert of the semester, and usually a bit longer. Bring a friend, bring your lunch, and enjoy our popular midday and midweek concert series. A musical sampler, every week offers up a mixture of traditional fare, with exciting accents of the unexpected. Williams student musicians value the informal atmosphere of MIDWEEKMUSIC and…

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