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Concert Series

Premier Artists

Premier Artists features performers who are recognized nationally and internationally for their artistic excellence. This Series invites musicians from a variety of traditions, seeking programs that are entertaining, inspiring, educational and intellectually provocative.  Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (seniors 65 and older; WC faculty/staff). Children 18 and under are free. Season tickets are available, as well.

September 6th, 2016

  • 6:00pm: Electric Brigade, Free Outdoor Concert
    As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Electric Brigade, the U.S. Navy’s premier popular music group. This FREE family-friendly program will take place is Martha Washington Square. Bring a blanket and come enjoy some great pop/rock music!

October 6th, 2016

  • 7:30pm: Dai Shihan (Grand Master) Michael Chikuzen Gould, Shakuhachi
    As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents Dai Shihan (Grand Master) Micheal Chikuzen Gould.  This event is co-sponsored by the Global Education Office, the William James Forum, and the Department of Philosophy and Religion. As one of only a handful of non-Japanese to hold the title of “Dai Shihan,” Chiukuzen will perform the shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese 5-holed flute. Advance Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

October 23rd, 2016

November 2nd, 2016

November 5th, 2016

November 11th, 2016

February 1st, 2017

  • 7:30pm: U.S. Naval Academy Brass
    As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents The United Stated Naval Academy Brass. This FREE concert is a collaboration between members of the US Naval Academy and WAC Faculty & Students.

March 6th, 2017

March 24th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: David Kim, violin & Matt Brower, piano
    As part of 2016-2017 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes David Kim, violin, & Matt Brower, piano. The concert will include selections from Handel’s Sonata in DMajor, 1 Nr. 13;  Kroll’s Banjo and Fiddle; Massenet’s Meditation from theOpera Thaïs and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.  Advance Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

April 21st, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Grupo Gato, Cuban Music & Dance (9 piece band)
    As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents Gropo Gato, a 9-piece Cuban Music & Dance ensemble.  The featured singer and bandleader, Ernesto “Gato” Gatell, is one of the most recognized and beloved Cuban singers alive today.  The group comprises several percussionists, singers, sax/trumpet, and rumba dancers. Advance Tickets are available through Eventbrite. There will be a reception during intermission.


Past Season Information 


Jonathan McCollum, Ph.D.
Premier Artist Series, Artistic Director

Ken Schweitzer, D.M.A
Concert Series Advisory Council, Chair