Past Music Department Events
Past events presented by the Music Department.
B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India
Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Vocalist B. Balasubrahmaniyan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music, is joined by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam and L. Ramakrishnan on violin.
Colloquium: Richard Wolf—The Voice in the Drum, Creative Non-Fiction, and Ethnomusicology
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Harvard Professor of Music & South Asian Studies Richard Wolf discusses his forthcoming novel about drummers, dancers, and other participants at a Sufi shrine in Lahore, Pakistan.
Peter Blasser: Sidrazzi Gamelan
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM
World Music Hall
Through compositions and improvisations, graduate music student Peter Blasser’s ensemble will weave the sidrazzi (an electronic organ) and gamelan together.
Women's Voice in the Hasidic Community
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Music Studios Room 301
A lecture by the Director of the Yiddish Language Institute at the Yiddish Book Center Asya Vaisman Schulman.
Women’s Voices, Verbal Ability, and Symbolic Power: The Case of Moroccan Shikhat
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Daltry Room (Music Rehearsal Hall 003)
Alessandra Ciucci analyzes a wedding celebration in Morocco to determine the role(s) of the shikhat, a class of professional female singer-dancers.
Giacomo Gates: A Milestone Concert
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The Russell House
Vocalist and Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Giacomo Gates, winner of DownBeat's 2012 Critics Poll for “Rising Star Male Vocalist,” performs tunes from the Great American Songbook, accompanied by guitarist and Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Tony Lombardozzi and bassist Jeff Fuller.
CD Launch Party: Walking Still
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Davison Art Center
Celebrate the release of the album Walking Still by the London-based choral group Vocal Constructivists, directed by Wesleyan Associate Professor of Music Jane Alden.
Yiddish Song on Stage
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Daltry Room, Music Rehearsal Hall 003, 60 Wyllys Avenue
A musical presentation on song in the Yiddish theater by mezzo-soprano Monica Krajewska and pianist Natasha Ulyanovsky.
Bach to School
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Fifth annual Bach to School opening of the concert year by Artist in Residence and University Organist Ronald Ebrecht, performing music from his globe-spanning concerts.
Reinier van Houdt
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The Connecticut debut of Netherlands-based pianist Reinier van Houdt featuring works by Peter Adriaansz, Luc Ferrari, Jerry Hunt, and Michael Pisaro.
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