Music

Performances & Events

September 14th, 2017

September 28th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Formosa Quartet with Woobin Park
    As part of it’s 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, the Concert Series presents the Formosa Quartet. Winners of both the First Prize and Amadeus Prize at the London International String Quartet Competition, Formosa Quartet is “one of the very best quartets of their generation.” On several numbers, the Formosa Quartet will be joined by Woobin Park, piano. Advance Tickets are available through EventBrite.

October 19th, 2017

October 25th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: The Mashups
    As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents The Mashups, a trio of musicians specializing in genre bending. Their passion lies in mixing Beyonce with Bizet and coupling Porter with Puccini. They break all the rules while taking the audience on an adventure through opera to jazz to musicals to Motown and back again. Advance tickets are available through Eventbrite.

November 2nd, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Anansi Trio
    As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents the Anansi Trio. A fusion of Jazz, Indian, and Afro-Cuban musics, the Anansi Trio features Mark Merella (drums), Matt Beltzer (saxophone), and Larry Melton (bass). Advance tickets are available through EventBrite.

November 6th, 2017

November 15th, 2017

November 27th, 2017

November 28th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Student Honors Recital, Music Department
    The Department of Music presents the Student Honors Recital.  Student soloist and chamber ensembles are selected for this concert via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public.

November 30th, 2017

December 6th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Jazz Combo
    The Department of Music presents a concert by the WC Jazz Combo, directed by Dr. Kenneth Schweitzer. The jazz combo features students Michael DeMaio (alto sax), Kevin Jin (tenor sax), Gabby Bucci (bass), Maura West (piano), and Ben Lammers (drums). Special guest, Joe Holt, joins us on piano. The concert is FREE and open to the public.

December 7th, 2017

  • 7:30pm: Symphonic Band with Brass & Saxophone Ensembles
    The Department of Music presents the Washington College Symphonic Band (Keith Wharton, Director), with Brass (Davy DeArmond, Director) and Saxophone (John Thomas, Director) Ensembles. This event is FREE and open to the public.

December 8th, 2017

  • 4:00pm: Washington College Music Department Vocal Recital
    The Department of Music will present a Vocal Recital featuring students from the studios of Carolene Winter and Megan Adrielle.
  • 7:00pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 8 at 7:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

December 9th, 2017

  • 2:00pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 9 at 2:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.
  • 7:00pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 9 at 7:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

February 2nd, 2018

  • 12:00pm: Trio Simpatico

    As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents Trio Simpatico who performs eclectic chamber music with an orchestral bent. Simpatico’s unusual instrumentation of clarinet, horn, and piano borrows from orchestral timbres. Audiences remark, “…It sounds like a whole orchestra.”

February 8th, 2018

February 15th, 2018

February 22nd, 2018

  • 8:00pm: Pippin
    The Department of Music presents Pippin, directed by Ernie Green.

February 23rd, 2018

  • 8:00pm: Pippin
    The Department of Music presents Pippin, directed by Ernie Green.

March 5th, 2018

March 19th, 2018

March 22nd, 2018

  • 7:30pm: World Music Concert
    The Department of Music presents a world music concert, featuring Japanese Ensemble (directed by Dr. McCollum), Afro-Cuban Ensemble (directed by Dr. Schweitzer), and Pan Pipe Ensemble (directed by Lori Kesner).

March 26th, 2018

March 29th, 2018

April 7th, 2018

  • 8:00pm: Music Department Showcase
    The Department of Music presents its annual Music Department Showcase, featuring chamber music, world music, and student soloists. The event is FREE and open to the public. 

April 9th, 2018

April 10th, 2018

  • 7:30pm: Senior Recital: Xidan Zhang (piano)

    The Department of Music presents a Senior Recital featuring Xidan Zhang with on the theme of World Music. This event is FREE and open to the public.

     

April 21st, 2018

  • All Day: Washington College Piano Festival
    The Washington College Piano Festival invites participants of all ages to further develop their talents in an immersive educational experience. Students will have the opportunity to attend workshops, take lessons, and compete and win prizes in the Washington College Piano Competition, including the chance to perform in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. Our featured guest artist, Lydia Artymiw, Distinguished McKnight Professor of Piano at the University of Minnesota, will be teaching a master class and presenting a concert as part of the Washington College Premier Artists Series.

    All events will be open to the public.  In addition, students and families are welcome to take campus tours of the college.

Archive of Previous Seasons’ Performances