Events

Feb 25

This Is It! #14

03:00 pm

John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presents the fourteenth in a series of sixteen CD-length recitals of his piano music. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Bruce, Neely

Mar 2

American Opera: The Work of Robert Ashley Concert #1

08:00 pm

Baritone Tom Buckner performs a series of works for voice by Robert Ashley. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Matthusen, Paula

Apr 15

Kronos Quartet

07:00 pm

The GRAMMY Award-winning Kronos Quartet returns to Wesleyan to perform a wide-ranging program of music from around the world, featuring adventurous string quartets either written for or arranged for the legendary group. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts, Music Department

Apr 25

Korean Drumming & Creative Music

07:00 pm

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 83 476 Propark, Inc 3 1 584 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Beginning students of Korean Drumming Ensemble, directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jin Hi Kim, play pieces arranged deriving from both traditional and new materials, performed on the two-headed drums ( janggo ), barrel drums ( buk ), hand gongs ( kwenggari ), and a suspendinggong ( jing ).The group plays a variety of mesmerizing janggo rhythmic patterns, which swing through innumerable repetitive cycles and get dramatically and vigorously developed.The ensemble creates new work discovering new possible sounds and imaginative explorations on those instruments. The ensemble experiences that a deep respect for the diverse cultural backgrounds of the students developed from the efforts of teamwork and creating music together through Korean drumming. Normal.dotm 0 0 1 27 157 Propark, Inc 1 1 192 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false

Sponsor: Kim, Jin Hi

May 4

Wesleyan Taiko Concert

08:00 pm

Sponsor: Merjan, Barbara

May 8

Chamber Music Concert

12:00 pm

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program perform works by various composers on a variety of instruments.

Sponsor: Biatowas, John E.

May 11

West African Drumming and Dance Concert

03:00 pm

An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring Wesleyan Artists in Residence choreographer Iddi Saaka and master drummer John Dankwa joined by students in West African Dance classes. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355. Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall.

Sponsor: Saaka, Iddrisu