Music Events

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Upcoming Events

Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program, under the direction of John Biatowas, perform works by Beethoven, Bonis, Mozart, Schumann, and more!
Advanced Javanese Gamelan Concert
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Wesleyan's Javanese Gamelan ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito, and the Connecticut Community Javanese Gamelan present the classical music of Central Java.
Music from East Asia
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

A concert featuring Wesleyan's Chinese Music Ensemble, Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble, and the Taiko Drumming Ensemble.
Splinter Reeds
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Splinter Reeds performs new works by Wesleyan composers Katherine Buono, Laura Cetilia, Webb Crawford, Max Gibson, Poorya Pakshir, Chris Pitsiokos, Aliya Ultan, and Stuart Wheeler.
Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Wesleyan University Ebony Singers present an evening of thankful gospel music under the direction of Marichal Monts '85. 
WesWinds Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Under the direction of Salvatore LaRusso, the Wesleyan University Wind Ensemble performs selections from Star Wars to Mr. Holland’s Opus and more.
Wesleyan University Orchestra Holiday Concert
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, the Wesleyan University Orchestra and Concert Choir present Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Scene and Waltz from Eugene Onegin, a selection from Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, and Eric Ewazen’s Flute Concerto, featuring guest soloist Sarah Bouchard Stockton on flute.
John Cage's Musicircus
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:15pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the adventurous MUSC 109 "Introduction to Experimental Music" class present a series of overlapping performances alongside special mystery guests in the sixth rendition of John Cage's Musicircus at Wesleyan since fall 2013.
Beginning and Youth Gamelan Concert
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Experience the culture of Java with beginning students of the Wesleyan Javanese Gamelan ensemble. The concert will include a prelude by the Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Joseph Getter.
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble Concert
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and the Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
Golden Hornet’s The Sound of Science featuring Jeffrey Zeigler
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

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Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler performs the Connecticut premiere of The Sound of Science, featuring Pastaza, which reflects on the work of Wesleyan's Robert Schumann Professor of Environmental Studies Barry Chernoff.
Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Bash
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Wesleyan Music Department community celebrates the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) with an inspired, diverse mix of traditional and experimental tributes.