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September 2018

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The Induction of Maud S. Mandel

Sat, September 8th, 2018
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Williams College celebrates the appointment of Maud S. Mandel as its 18th president with a formal induction ceremony at 4 pm in Chapin Hall.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC "In C"

Wed, September 12th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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MIDWEEKMUSIC is a unique lunchtime music series. Audience can bring lunch and sit on the Chapin Hall stage to enjoy the wonderful acoustics and atmosphere of a grand hall combined with the intimacy of a chamber concert. 

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Fall Convocation

Sat, September 15th, 2018
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Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces several exceptionally interesting Williams graduates who will receive Bicentennial Medals. 

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Thu, September 20th, 2018
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Known for his verve, his wit, and his profound ideas, Steven Pinker helps non-specialists understand the science behind human thought and action.

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Roomful of Teeth - Visiting Artist Series

Fri, September 28th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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Free

Roomful of Teeth offers a program including Ascendent by Wally Gunn, along with percussionist Matthew Gold. In the second half of the program they perform Psychedelics by William Brittelle, and The Isle by Caroline Shaw. Roomful of Teeth is a GRAMMY-winning vocal project dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from vocal traditions the world over, the eight-voice…

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Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Sat, September 29th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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The Chamber Orchestra of Williams is a student-led, flexible-instrumentation ensemble dedicated to innovative programing and engaging performance experiences in Chapin Hall. This program features Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht.

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October 2018

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Jesmyn Ward: "Sing, Unburied, Sing"

Thu, October 11th, 2018
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Hailed as a standout writer of her generation, Williams Reads author Jesmyn Ward takes us on a journey through Mississippi’s past and present that explores the bonds of a family tested by racism and poverty.

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, October 19th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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The Williams College Department of Music presents the Berkshire Symphony in concert on Friday, October 19, at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. There is a pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to the main venue. These events are free and open to the public. The season’s first…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, October 24th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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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 27th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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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…

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November 2018

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Concert Choir & Chamber Choir

Fri, November 2nd, 2018
Chapin Hall
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Free

Williams Concert Choir and the Williams Chamber Choir conducted by Brad Wells present Blessed Are The Peacemakers - music of Armenia and the Armistice. One hundred years after the end of World War I and The Armistice of 1918, the ensemble considers music by composers from England, France, Germany, and Russia. Also on the program is music from Armenia, in…

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Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Sat, November 3rd, 2018
Chapin Hall
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The Chamber Orchestra of Williams, conducted by Leonard Bopp ‘19 performs Schubert’s  “Death and the Maiden” as reworked by Gustav Mahler for string orchestra. Schubert’s original chamber work captivated Mahler, who went to work arranging it to bring it to a wider audience, as was common practice for conductors around the turn of the 20th century. A piece of great…

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Gospel Choir

Sat, November 10th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Gospel Choir would like to invite the community to a performance titled, How Excellent, as the gathered celebrate the excellence of God and of his creation through music and song. All welcome and encouraged to come, bring friends and family! The Williams Gospel Choir continues to be a force that uplifts and empowers students and community members alike…

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, November 16th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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Conductor Ronald Feldman and the 75-member Berkshire Symphony offer the season’s second concert featuring Vessels of Courage and Hope by Shulamit Ran and Sergei Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, as well as Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3.  There is a pre-concert talk with Mr. Feldman at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to the main venue. These events are free and…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, November 28th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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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, November 30th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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Free

This performance of the Williams Jazz Ensemble is titled, To You, and features music by Benny Golson, Thad Jones, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Oliver Nelson, Kris Allen, and others. Williams Jazz Ensemble, led by Kris Allen, is a premier jazz group, performing works from throughout the big band canon with a special focus on modern compositions.

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December 2018

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Sat, December 1st, 2018
Chapin Hall
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Free

The Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) presents its fall concert, Warp Woof & Weave, inviting the audience to experience an up close and intimate performance with seating on stage, surrounding the musicians. Listeners will be immersed in a world of intricate patterns and textures sounding from bowed vibraphones, chiming flower pots, marimbas, drums of all sorts, and warped electronic grooves.  In…

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Wesleyan Javanese Gamelan - Visiting Artist Series

Sun, December 2nd, 2018
Chapin Hall
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The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, presents classical music and dance of Central Java, Indonesian wayang puppet play, and gamelan - a magnificent orchestra of bronze gongs, xylophones, drums, and string instruments. Perhaps new to many, these classical Indonesian arts have long fascinated the American public. Astounding…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, December 5th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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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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Wind Ensemble

Fri, December 7th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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In this concert, titled British Masters, the Williams College Wind Ensemble offers music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, and Gordon Jacob. Bookending the presentation are two of Gustav Holst’s best known works for winds, First Suite in Eb, and Second Suite in F. Two contrasting works of Ralph Vaughan Williams are showcased with the second movement of his Symphony…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday

Tue, December 11th, 2018
Chapin Hall
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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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January 2019

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Williams Opera Workshop

Tue, January 22nd, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Williams Opera Workshop stages Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, (The Revenge of the Bat) with a small orchestra. A ball costume party is the setting of this delightful operetta. Amidst the gowns, tuxedos, and party masks, a whimsical farce unfolds as comic revenge is taken to settle the score for a practical joke between friends. Erin Nafziger, Artist Associate in Voice at…

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Winter Study Performance - Musical theatre

Wed, January 23rd, 2019
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Come hear your favorite musical theatre songs and ensembles. The Winter Study Music Theatre class will perform hits from Broadway, tonight at 7:30 pm, in Chapin Hall.

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Claiming Williams Keynote: Tarana Burke

Thu, January 31st, 2019
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Tarana Burke, Founder of The ‘me too.’ Movement & Social Justice Activist will be interviewed on stage by Prof. Rhon Manigault-Bryant as the keynote event of Claiming Williams Day.

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March 2019

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, March 1st, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Conductor Ronald Feldman and the 75-member Berkshire Symphony are joined by a guest artist  for the season’s third concert. The program includes music of Felix Mendelssohn, his Symphony No. 3, Peter Maxwell Davies’ “An Orkney Wedding, With Sunrise,” and Max Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy,” featuring guest artist Haldan Martinson, violin. On Saturday, starting at 1pm, Ephs Out Loud, a student-led initiative…

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Berkshire Symphony Family Concert

Sat, March 2nd, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Berkshire Symphony Family Concert with conductor Ronald Feldman offers plenty of family fun with the student community outreach effort, “Ephs Out Loud” in partnership with Kids 4 Harmony. This day of musical fun offers activities beginning at 1:00 p.m. that include a workshop with the Williams choirs, musical games and activities, and art by local elementary school students. Founded…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, March 6th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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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Paul Lewis, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Wed, March 6th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Paul Lewis is a pianist who is internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation. He starts this program with Haydn’s Piano Sonata in E Minor Hob XVI: 34, followed by Three Intermezzi op. 117 by Johannes Brahms. After the intermission he performs Beethoven’s 33 Variations in C on a Waltz by Diabelli op. 120. Paul Lewis is presented…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, March 13th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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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Chorale Concert Friday 8:00 PM Chapin Hall

Fri, March 15th, 2019
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Northern Berkshire Chorale spring concert Friday, Mar. 15, 8:00 PM, Chapin Hall.

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April 2019

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Momenta - Visiting Artist Series

Fri, April 5th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Members of Momenta Quartet are Emilie-Anne Gendron and Alex Shiozaki, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; and Michael Haas, cello. Along with featured guests, they present a concert of modern works, many by living composers. David Glaser’s All One Breath for soprano, clarinet, piano and string quartet sets to music Ecclesiastes 7:6 and Ecclesiastes 3:16 - 22. Ileana Perez Velazquez’s Elegía for…

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Jeremy Denk, piano - Visiting Artist Series

Thu, April 11th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk offers a program of contrasts which includes Ludwig van Beethoven’s 5 Variations in D Major on Rule Britannia, John Adams’ I Still Play, and Variations serieuses, op. 54 by Mendelssohn. He finishes the first half with Variations (15) and a Fugue in E-flat Major, Eroica, op. 35 by Beethoven. After an intermission, Mr. Denk finishes in…

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Sat, April 13th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) offers its spring concert, A Million Random Digits, The program is centered on large-scale masterpieces for percussion. Steve Reich’s Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ (1973) features marimbas, vibraphones, glockenspiels, electric organ, and voices pulsating with rhythmic drive. Marcos Balter’s Dark Rooms (2007) is a five movement work for quartet that explores numerous percussive sounds…

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Gospel Choir

Sat, April 20th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Gospel Choir celebrates a love of gospel music with 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. All are invited to Way Maker featuring the choir and talented collaborating musicians. The Williams Gospel Choir…

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Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Gala

Fri, April 26th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Gala concert features performances by winners of the 2019 Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition. At the annual competition in February judges choose outstanding Williams College student musicians to perform. This year’s selected musicians: Sebastian Black ‘19, piano performs “Totentanz” by Franz Liszt. Angela Chan ‘19 plays the pipa, a Chinese instrument similar to a lute. She…

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Williams Jazz Ensemble

Sat, April 27th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Williams Jazz Ensemble presents a concert titled, Time Is. The inspiration for the program comes by way of another artistic endeavor - photography. Just as one could say that all photography is at some level about light, it could also be said that all music (and jazz in particular!) is about the sensation, the perception, and the manipulation of time. With…

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May 2019

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 1st, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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, using it to it workshop their pieces, try out something new, show off something that doesn’t fit in…

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Concert Choir

Fri, May 3rd, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Concert Choir continues a proud choral tradition of performing masterworks. These two ensembles explore music from the medieval to the modern era and from throughout the world. The Williams Concert Choir, directed by Lindsay S. Pope,Visiting Director of Choral/Vocal Activities, presents a performance titled This Love Between Us. Each work juxtaposes the Western classical style with another musical…

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Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Sat, May 4th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Conducted by Leonard Bopp ’19 the Chamber Orchestra of Williams performs Nico Muhly’s “Drones, Variations, Ornaments,” Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings by Benjamin Britten, and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. The Chamber Orchestra of Williams is a student-led, flexible-instrumentation ensemble dedicated to innovative programing and engaging performance experiences. Having long operated as a biennial winter study course, the orchestra emerged…

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Sitar and Tabla Studio Recital

Mon, May 6th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Free

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

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, May 8th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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 College Wind Ensemble

Fri, May 10th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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In this concert titled Renewal, which explores themes of renewable energy and renewed life with regional premieres and special guests.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC - Tuesday

Tue, May 14th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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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June 2019

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Summer Sonatina Piano Concert

Thu, June 27th, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, July 25th, 2019

Chapin Hall
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All are invited to this delightful piano series offered by the young musicians from Summer Sonatina. Every week on Thursdays from the end of June through July these talented pianists present varied programs. Summer Sonatina is an international piano camp for students ages 7-16. Housed in their mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont, this year's Sonatina celebrates its 50th anniversary! The…

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July 2019

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Summer Sonatina Piano Concert

Thu, July 4th, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, July 25th, 2019

Chapin Hall
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All are invited to this delightful piano series offered by the young musicians from Summer Sonatina. Every week on Thursdays from the end of June through July these talented pianists present varied programs. Summer Sonatina is an international piano camp for students ages 7-16. Housed in their mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont, this year's Sonatina celebrates its 50th anniversary! The…

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Summer Sonatina Piano Concert

Thu, July 11th, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, July 25th, 2019

Chapin Hall
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All are invited to this delightful piano series offered by the young musicians from Summer Sonatina. Every week on Thursdays from the end of June through July these talented pianists present varied programs. Summer Sonatina is an international piano camp for students ages 7-16. Housed in their mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont, this year's Sonatina celebrates its 50th anniversary! The…

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Summer Sonatina Piano Concert

Thu, July 18th, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, July 25th, 2019

Chapin Hall
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All are invited to this delightful piano series offered by the young musicians from Summer Sonatina. Every week on Thursdays from the end of June through July these talented pianists present varied programs. Summer Sonatina is an international piano camp for students ages 7-16. Housed in their mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont, this year's Sonatina celebrates its 50th anniversary! The…

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Summer Sonatina Piano Concert

Thu, July 25th, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, July 25th, 2019

Chapin Hall
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All are invited to this delightful piano series offered by the young musicians from Summer Sonatina. Every week on Thursdays from the end of June through July these talented pianists present varied programs. Summer Sonatina is an international piano camp for students ages 7-16. Housed in their mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont, this year's Sonatina celebrates its 50th anniversary! The…

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Mackenzie Melemed, piano

Fri, July 26th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Sonatina Piano International of Bennington, Vermont celebrates 50 years with special performance by concert pianist Mackenzie Melemed. Twenty-four-year-old classical pianist Mackenzie Melemed studies in the highly selective two-year Artist Diploma program at The Juilliard School with Robert McDonald and Emanuel Ax. Previously, Melemed graduated from The Juilliard School’s prestigious accelerated five-year-dual-degree program with his Bachelor of Music and Master of…

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August 2019

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Sonology with Paul de Jong

Thu, August 1st, 2019
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Artist and composer Paul de Jong takes on the study of sound in the college's historic music hall.

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September 2019

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Fall Convocation

Sat, September 7th, 2019
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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
Chapin Hall
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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
Chapin Hall
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The Williams College Department of Music presents the Berkshire Symphony in concert on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. There is a pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 6:45 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, adjacent to the main venue. These events are free and open to the public. Berkshire Symphony presents…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, October 23rd, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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! Selections this week include "Anyway" from Tales from the Bad Years, and Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Students interested in performing…

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Zambezi Marimba Band - Family Days Concert

Sat, October 26th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Free

Zambezi Marimba Band features danceable and melodious marimba music from Zambia and Zimbabwe. Zambezi mixes its signature marimba sound with vocals, a horn section, and other instruments to create an event that is more a joyous celebration than just a concert. The band wins over every audience with its irresistible flair and kinetic energy. This is an event for the…

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November 2019

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Williams Percussion Ensemble

Fri, November 1st, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) presents Aperture, a program of new sounds, lush noises, and rippling beats. The program features classic works by Steve Reich and Morton Feldman and recent music for percussion and mixed ensembles by Annika Socolofsky, Caroline Shaw, and Gabriella Smith. Audience seating is onstage for an experience produced by all manner of drums and cymbals, marimbas…

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Berkshire Symphony

Fri, November 15th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Berkshire Symphony, under the baton of Ronald Feldman, begins with Symphony No. 21 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and presents the world premiere of the Cello Concerto No. 2 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…

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Williams Gospel Choir

Sat, November 16th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Free

The Williams Gospel Choir celebrates a love of gospel music with 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. All are invited to Rain on Us featuring the choir and talented collaborating musicians. The Williams Gospel…

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Master Class - Prof. Yair Kless, violin - Visiting Artist Series

Mon, November 18th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Violinist Yair Kless coaches talented Williams College students in a master class. This event is free and open to the public. Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan. Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with…

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, November 20th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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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Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Fri, November 22nd, 2019
Chapin Hall
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The Chamber Orchestra of Williams presents a program of Romantic music by Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn. This performance marks the Chamber Orchestra's inaugural concert as a conductorless ensemble.

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December 2019

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MIDWEEKMUSIC

Wed, December 4th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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
Chapin Hall
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The Williams Jazz Ensemble (WJE) is the cornerstone of a large and vibrant community of faculty members and students. Kris Allen leads the Williams Jazz Ensemble. WJE offers music by a trio of musicians who were closely linked during their time, and by their extensive work together and mutual influence: Mary Lou Willams, Duke Ellington, and Billy Strayhorn. This program, titled New…

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Sitar & Tabla Studio Recital

Mon, December 9th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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Free

Enjoy the sounds of the combined studios of Veena Chandra, sitar, and Devesh Chandra, tabla.

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MIDWEEKMUSIC Tuesday

Tue, December 10th, 2019
Chapin Hall
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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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Northern Berkshire Choral presents A Baroque Christmas Dec. 13

Fri, December 13th, 2019
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Northern Berkshire Chorale performs Vivaldi's Gloria, Bach's Cantata "Wachet Auf" and other works by Bach and Handel with chamber orchestra and soloists. Dec.13, 8:00 PM, Chapin Hall.

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