Events

Dec 2

Wesleyan University Orchestra

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

The Wesleyan University Orchestra performs under the direction of Adjunct Associate Professor of Music and Director of Private Lessons Nadya Potemkina. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 3

Music Capstone Concert: Nicholas Parker--Painting in Sound

06:00 pm

Memorial Chapel

Nicholas Parker 23 performs a Music Department capstone concert. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Sponsor: Music Department

Advanced Javanese Gamelan Concert

07:30 pm

World Music Hall

Wesleyan's Javanese Gamelan ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, presents the classical music and dance of Central Java. The concert will include a prelude by the Indonesian Connecticut Community Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Professor Harjito. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 4

Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble and Taiko Drumming Ensemble Fall Concert

04:00 pm

World Music Hall

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. Wesleyans Taiko Drumming Ensemble performs the thunderous and thrilling rhythms of Japanese drumming under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Fumi Tanakadate. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

West African Drumming and Dance Concert

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 5

Steel Pan Fall Concert

06:00 pm

Fayerweather Beckham Hall

The Wesleyan Steel Pan Ensemble performs under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Briele Scott. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Steelband Concert

06:00 pm

Usdan Fayerweather Fayerweather 202 (Beckham Hall)

Sponsor: Briele Scott

Ebony Singers Winter Concert

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 6

South Indian Music Student Recital

06:00 pm

World Music Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

WesWinds Fall Concert

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

The Wesleyan University Wind Ensemble (WesWinds) performs under the direction of Salvatore LaRusso. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 7

Chinese Music Ensemble Fall Concert

07:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

Wesleyans 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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 8

John Cage's "Musicircus"

01:45 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Beginning Students of the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble

06:30 pm

World Music Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Wesleyan Concert Choir

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Wesleyan Organ Studio: Piping Performance

09:30 pm

Memorial Chapel

Students of Artist in Residence and University Organist Alcee Chriss present a recital of organ music. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 9

Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert

12:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program, under the direction of John Biatowas, perform works by various composers. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

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. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Dec 10

String Noise Performs Works by Graduate Student Composers

08:00 pm

World Music Hall

New York violin duo String Noise, composed of violinists Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, performs works by graduate student composers. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Sponsor: Music Department