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
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
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
- 6:00pm: SoloDuo, classical guitar
November 2nd, 2016
November 5th, 2016
November 11th, 2016
February 1st, 2017
March 6th, 2017
- 7:30pm: Woobin Park Duo, piano & cello
March 24th, 2017
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
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
- 2015-2016 Premier Artists Season Archive
- 2014-2015 Premier Artists Season Archive
- 2013-2014 Premier Artists Season Archive
- 2012-2013 Premier Artists Season Archive
Jonathan McCollum, Ph.D.
Premier Artist Series, Artistic Director
Ken Schweitzer, D.M.A
Concert Series Advisory Council, Chair