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April 2020

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CANCELED - Maru-a-Pula Marimba Band

Fri, April 10th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
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Free

The exquisitely exuberant Maru-a-Pula Marimba Band of Gaborone, Botswana brings their joyous sound to Williamstown. This ten-piece student ensemble plays both traditional and contemporary marimba music on their North American tour. African marimba music has a long tradition at Williams, and the music department welcomes back the director Laone Thekiso, Class of 2012. Mr. Thekiso is also an alumnus of…

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CANCELED - Williams Gospel Choir

Sat, April 18th, 2020
4:00 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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CANCELED - Williams Chamber Choir

Sun, April 19th, 2020
4:00 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
Free

Williams Chamber Choir explores the exquisite acoustics of the Williams College Museum of Art under the direction of Lindsay Pope. The program is titled Looking / Seeing, with music that explores seeing a person, a place, or an experience through a new lens. The Williams Chamber Choir, directed by Lindsay S. Pope, Visiting Director of Choral/Vocal Activities, performs  a diverse…

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CANCELED - Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Gala

Fri, April 24th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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CANCELED - Mokoomba - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, April 30th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
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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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CANCELED - Williams Percussion Ensemble

Sat, May 2nd, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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Canceled - Sitar and Tabla Studio Recital

Mon, May 4th, 2020
4:00 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
Free

Students of Devesh Chandra and Veena Chandra present a concert of sitar and tabla.

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Canceled - MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 6th, 2020
12:15 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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CANCELED - Wind Ensemble

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

 

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CANCELED - Concert Choir & Chamber Choir

Sat, May 9th, 2020
4:00 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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CANCELED - MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 13th, 2020
12:15 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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CANCELED - Williams Jazz Ensemble

Fri, May 15th, 2020
7:30 pm
Chapin Hall
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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CANCELED - MIDWEEKMUSIC - Tuesday

Tue, May 19th, 2020
12:15 pm
Chapin Hall
Categories:
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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