All Upcoming Events

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2022
December

2022

December

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Worlds of Dance Concert
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 2:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Worlds of Dance Showcase will feature Wesleyan students performing an exciting array of dance styles from a variety of courses, including Javanese Dance, Bharata Natyam, Hip Hop, Afro-Brazilian, and “Introduction to Dance” classes. *Please note that masks are required for this event.
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Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble and Taiko Drumming Ensemble Fall Concert
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 4:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Beginning and advanced students of the Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble, directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice in Music Jin Hi Kim, play new arrangements of samulnori (percussion quartet) repertoire. Wesleyan’s Taiko Drumming Ensemble performs the thunderous and thrilling rhythms of Japanese drumming under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Fumi Tanakadate.
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West African Drumming and Dance Concert
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring Assistant Professor of Music John Dankwa and Assistant Professor of Dance Iddi Saaka, joined by students in West African music and dance classes. *Please note that masks are required for this event.
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Steel Pan Fall Concert
Monday, December 5, 2022 at 6:00pm
Fayerweather Beckham Hall, 55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown

FREE!

The Wesleyan Steel Pan Ensemble performs under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Briele Scott.
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Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Monday, December 5, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Wesleyan University Ebony Singers present an evening of gospel music under the direction of Marichal Monts ’85. This joyful, inspiring event is great for the entire family.
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South Indian Music Student Recital
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 6:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Students of Adjunct Associate Professors B. Balasubrahmaniyan and David Nelson will perform their end semester recital of music from the Karnatak tradition of South India.
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WesWinds Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan University Wind Ensemble (WesWinds) performs under the direction of Salvatore LaRusso.
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Chinese Music Ensemble Fall Concert
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Wesleyan’s Chinese Music Ensemble, under the direction of Chia-Yu Joy Lu, presents a fall concert featuring a variety of music derived from traditional and contemporary works.
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Senior Thesis Theater Production: Antigonick [SOLD OUT]
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace, Middletown

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Anne Carson brings Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone into the contemporary world by fracturing it into stupendous imagery and startling, spare language. This production will use the structure of Carson’s Antigonick to explore how theater can function as a ritual to create community and connection. Directed by Sarah Shapiro ’23.
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John Cage’s Musicircus [Time Changed]
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 1:45pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the adventurous MUSC 109 “Introduction to Experimental Music” class present a series of overlapping performances in the seventh rendition of John Cage's Musicircus at Wesleyan since fall 2013.
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Beginning Students of the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:30pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Experience the culture of Java with beginning students of the Wesleyan Javanese Gamelan ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam.
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Wesleyan Concert Choir
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan Concert Choir, under the direction of Adjunct Associate Professor of Music and Director of Private Lessons Nadya Potemkina, presents a program featuring both a cappella and accompanied selections from classical and modern choral repertoire.
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Senior Thesis Theater Production: Antigonick [SOLD OUT]
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace, Middletown

RESERVE NOW

Anne Carson brings Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone into the contemporary world by fracturing it into stupendous imagery and startling, spare language. This production will use the structure of Carson’s Antigonick to explore how theater can function as a ritual to create community and connection. Directed by Sarah Shapiro ’23.
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Wesleyan Organ Studio: Piping Performance
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 9:30pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Students of Artist in Residence and University Organist Alcee Chriss present a recital of organ music.
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Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program, under the direction of John Biatowas, perform works by Beethoven, Roussel, Reinstein, and more!
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Winter Dance Concert: 11 Short Stories
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan students across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches in the Winter Dance Concert, 11 Short Stories. Please note that masks are required for this event.
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Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble, directed by Noah Baerman, will present an exciting program of small-group jazz representing a variety of modern jazz traditions and techniques.
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Senior Thesis Theater Production: Antigonick [SOLD OUT]
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace, Middletown

RESERVE NOW

Anne Carson brings Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone into the contemporary world by fracturing it into stupendous imagery and startling, spare language. This production will use the structure of Carson’s Antigonick to explore how theater can function as a ritual to create community and connection. Directed by Sarah Shapiro ’23.
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Winter Dance Concert: 11 Short Stories
Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan students across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches in the Winter Dance Concert, 11 Short Stories. Please note that masks are required for this event.
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String Noise Performs Works by Wesleyan Graduate Student Composers
Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

New York violin duo String Noise, composed of violinists Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, performs works by Wesleyan graduate student composers.

Fall tickets and reservations are available online.

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