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 28th, 2015
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 24th, 2015
November 11th, 2015
February 8th, 2016
Mark Valenti, Piano
As part of 2015-2016 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes back pianist, Mark Valenti.
March 3rd, 2016
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.
April 21st, 2016
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
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).
Past Season Information
- 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