Tag Archives: Crowell

Ebony Singers Winter Concert

ebony_eventFrom the CFA:

Enjoy the melodious sounds of Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Dr. Marichal Monts ’85. This concert will include traditional as well as contemporary gospel tunes that will have your hands clapping and your feet moving.

Date: Monday, December 1
Time: 8-10 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $7 general public; $6 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, non-Wesleyan students; $5 Wesleyan students

WSO À la carte: Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

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From Harim Jung ’16:

FREE Orchestra Concert!!!

Come sample a fine selection of delicious orchestral masterpieces, brought to you by exemplary talented musicians of the Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra. An interactive concert program/menu will allow audience members to select the main course – a movement from one composition – that they would like to hear in its entirety in the Spring. Build your own symphonic experience!

This will be Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the academic year and will feature symphonic works by Beethoven, Mussorgsky, Mendelssohn, Schumann, and David Berhman. Concert will be free and in Crowell Concert Hall of the CFA on Saturday, October 25th at 8:00 PM!

Date: Sat, Oct 25
Time: 8-9:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

Sonatas and Interludes—Keyboard Music by Cage, Scarlatti, and Macbride

“In David Macbride’s music, one finds technical skills of a high order, a direct lyricism that informs the most complex passages.” —Newsday

David Macbride, Professor of Composition and Music Theory at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford, performs selected sonatas by John Cage, Domenico Scarlatti, and original works based on those composers for harpsichord, piano, and prepared piano. The program will be announced using chance operations.

When: Friday October 24th from 8-10pm
Where: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: FREE!

Wesleyan Taiko Concert


Beginning, intermediate, and advanced students in the Taiko Drumming Ensemble perform the thunderous and exhilarating rhythms of Japanese Taiko drumming under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Barbara Merjan. Several dynamic styles will be showcased, demonstrating both traditional and contemporary Taiko repertoire.

Date: Friday, May 2nd
Time: 9pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $2 Wesleyan students; $3 all others

Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Concert

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The Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra, directed by Adjunct Professor of Music Jay Hoggard ’76, and the Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jazz Ensemble Coach Noah Baerman, will perform exciting programs of classic jazz compositions at the opening event of the 13th annual Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Weekend.

Date: Friday, April 25th
Time: 8-9pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: FREE!

Experimental Music Group presents: Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures


From the one and only Ben Zucker ’15:

Adam Rudolph, a renowned worldly percussionist, leads his band Moving Pictures in his unique system of conducted improvisation. Come to Crowell Hall at 8PM this Thursday, April 10, for this free public concert!

Experimental Music Group (EMG) Members – a mix of Wesleyan undergraduates and grad students – will join the ensemble for the second set.

There will also be a workshop in Rehearsal Hall 001 from 4 to 6 PM, during which Adam Rudolph will teach his techniques.

More info on the Facebook event page.

DATE: Thursday, April 10
TIME: 4-6 PM workshop; 8-9:30 PM concert
PLACE: workshop in Rehearsal Hall 001 (in the music studios); concert at Crowell Concert Hall

Fall Concert Bookings


Don’t sit around and mope if you haven’t liked the concerts that have come to Wesleyan this past year; start booking better ones! Chelsie Green ’14 drops by with a way for you to get involved:

If you’ve booked a show before, you can take advantage of the opportunity to book a show now for the first part of the fall semester. Feel free to check any dates between September 5 and October 17 — preferably a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.

Please email ctgreen@wes, chickox@wes, and ehill@wes with your proposal. Include info about the act(s), potential dates, and what venue you are thinking of using. We’ll be working on a “first come, first serve” basis like we do during the school year, and with only a percentage of our budget.

Remember: if you don’t participate, you don’t get to complain!

Biannual Chamber Music Concert

Julia Conrad ’14 should really consider submitting this one to the Wesleyan Poster Archive:

It’s your last Tuesday classes of the semester. Come celebrate by stopping by the Biannual Chamber Music Concert. Program includes Haydn, Smetana, Mikuli, and Hoffman.


Date: Today, May 7
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Place: Crowell
Cost: Free
Facebook: “Maybe attending.”

Opera & Oratorio Ensemble Presents: Death, Demise, Damnation

Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14 has been in a cheerful mood ever since her interview feature, so it’s no wonder she’s inviting you to an operatic event themed around death, demise, and damnation:

Do you enjoy opera, oratorio, or poetry organized around a clear theme? Looking to (further) procrastinate your work on a Sunday evening?

Need a good, solid cry but tired of watching the same old videos of Beyonce flashmob wedding proposals and solider’s being reunited with their dogs?

Then come to the Opera and Oratorio Ensemble Show!

Date: Sunday, April 28
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: Free