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September 4th, 2015

  • 12:00pm: Ian Trusheim’s “Frequency Exchange”
    As part of its FREE 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a concert featuring jazz by Washington College alumnus Ian Trusheim’s “Frequency Exchange.”

September 21st, 2015

  • 6:00pm: Steel Revolution
    As part of its 2015-2016 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Steel Revolution, Washington College’s own Steel Pan Ensemble. This FREE family-friendly program will take place is Martha Washington Square. Bring a blanket and come enjoy some great pop/rock music!

October 2nd, 2015

  • 12:00pm: 12@Hotchkiss - Noontime Concert
    As part of its FREE 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a noontime concert featuring horn player, James Rester.

October 12th, 2015

  • 5:30pm: Navajo “Blessingway”: Archaeologist Will Tsosie
    Will Tsosie, a Navajo storyteller and Tribal Archaeologist for the Navajo Nation, will sing the “Blessingway,” a series of song-prayers performed to promote health, well-being, harmony, and success.
     

October 23rd, 2015

  • 8:00pm: Duo de Vista and Matt Palmer, Guitar

    Concert featuring the exciting guitar and flute Duo de Vista, and Matt Palmer’s world premiere performance of Rafael Scarfullery’s Sonata Sentimental and other masterpieces for solo guitar.

    Eventbrite - In Concert: Duo de Vista and Matt Palmer, Guitar

October 24th, 2015

  • 9:30am: Teri Forscher-Milter: “Practice Performance”
    Interactive class regarding injury prevention and the art of efficiency in the practice room. Learn important tools to create a balanced, complete musical education and the ability to be your own most valuable teacher.

    Eventbrite - Workshop: Teri Forscher-Milter: “Practice Performance”
  • 1:00pm: Adam Kossler & Scott Borg, Guitar
    Concert featuring the awe-inspiring talents of Adam Kossler and Scott Borg on solo guitar, and an ensemble performance by the exciting Loudoun Youth Guitars.   

    Eventbrite - In Concert: Adam Kossler & Scott Borg, Guitar
  • 3:00pm: Matt Palmer Technique Clinic
    Matt Palmer teaches a clinic on advanced classical (finger style) techniques.  Topics discussed are speed, strength, scales, arpeggios, and rasgueados.  Bring your guitar and be ready for a workout!

    Eventbrite - Matt Palmer Master Class
  • 7:30pm: Benjamin Verdery, Classical Guitar
    As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup & in conjunction with the 2015 Annual Eastern Shore Guitar Festival, The Washington College Concert Series presents renowned classical guitarist and composer, Benjamin Verdery.

    Eventbrite - In Concert: Benjamin Verdery, Guitar

October 25th, 2015

November 6th, 2015

  • 12:00pm: Members of Inscape Chamber Orchestra
    As part of its FREE 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a noontime concert featuring Members of the Inscape Chamber Orchestra. 

November 11th, 2015

  • 7:30pm: Country Currents of the United States Navy Band
    As part of its 2015-2016 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series celebrates Veteran’s Day with a FREE concert in Decker Theater by the United States Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble, Country Current. Free tickets are available through Eventbrite.
    Eventbrite - Country Current of the United States Navy Band

November 16th, 2015

  • 7:30pm: CANCELED: WC Chorus
    The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus. This event is FREE and open to the public. As part of the Festival of the Arts, the concert serves as a fundraiser for the Kent County Food Pantry. Donations of Food and Cash will be accepted.

November 19th, 2015

November 23rd, 2015

  • 7:30pm: CANCELED: Student Honors Recital
    The Department of Music presents the Student Honors Recital. Featuring the best performers in our applied music studios and chamber ensembles, students are selected via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public.

December 5th, 2015

December 10th, 2015

  • 7:30pm: Jazz Ensemble & Symphonic Band
    The Department of Music presents the Washington College Jazz Ensemble & Symphonic Band. This event is FREE and open to the public. As part of the Festival of the Arts, the concert serves as a fundraiser for the Kent County Food Pantry. Donations of Food and Cash will be accepted.

February 8th, 2016

  • 7:30pm: Mark Valenti, Piano
    As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes back pianist, Mark Valenti.

March 3rd, 2016

  • 7:30pm: Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
    As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series present the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, an 18-piece ensemble from Moscow, Russia. 

    Hear the words “chamber orchestra” and you probably don’t instantly think: 2.7 million YouTube hits, audience participation, or young, glamorous, rambunctious, and fun. Yet all of these apply to Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, whose performance is certain to be one of the most dynamic at Washington College this spring.

    This high-energy 18-piece ensemble will perform as part of The Washington College Concert Series on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Decker Theatre of the Gibson Center for the Arts. The program will begin with pieces by Eskender Bekmambetov, one composed especially for Chamber Orchestra Kremlin. Following an intermission—which will include a reception in the Underwood Lobby—the orchestra will play Tchaikovsky’sString Quartet No. 2, Op. 22.

March 4th, 2016

  • 12:00pm: Raphael Fusco, harpsichord
    As part of its FREE 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a noontime concert featuring Raphael Fusco.

April 1st, 2016

  • 12:00pm: Kyle Dunleavy, Steel Drum
    As part of its FREE 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a noontime concert featuring Steel Drum performer, Kyle Dunleavy, and Steel Revolution.

April 4th, 2016

  • 8:00pm: David Font-Navarrete (live audiovisual feedback performance)

    io: solos
    The Washington College Department of Music presents David Font-Navarrete, whose io project explores obscure and oblique feedback relationships between the origins, amplification, and transformation of sounds and patterns, using an array of recording and amplification techniques.

April 8th, 2016

  • 8:00pm: Music Department Showcase
    The Department of Music presents a showcase production, featuring many of our ensembles. The program includes World Music elements (Afro-Cuban Ensemble, Japanese Ensemble) as well as Electronic, Jazz, and Vocal music.

April 21st, 2016

  • 7:30pm: Open the Door for Three, Irish Trio
    As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes presents Open the Door for Three, an Irish Trio featuring fiddle, uilleann pipes, and bouzouki.

May 3rd, 2016

  • 7:30pm: Jenny Oaks Baker, America’s Violinist
    As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series presents Grammy Nominated violinist, Jenny Oaks Baker. Branded as America’s Violinist, Mrs. Baker will play a concert entitled “Movie Magic and More!” This concert will feature music from her Disney CD “Wish Upon A Star” and her “Silver Screen Serenade” along with other favorites including “Amazing Grace” (which she recently recorded with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice). 

May 5th, 2016

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