Music

Performances & Events

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. Advance tickets are available through Eventbrite.  Washington College student tickets are free.

February 23rd, 2018

  • 8:00pm: Pippin
    The Department of Music presents Pippin, directed by Ernie Green.   Advance tickets are available through Eventbrite. Washington College student tickets are free.

March 5th, 2018

March 26th, 2018

March 29th, 2018

April 6th, 2018

  • 7:30pm: Music Department Showcase: World Music
    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 on the theme of World Music. This event is FREE and open to the public.

April 19th, 2018

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

April 21st, 2018

  • piano festival 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.
  • 7:30pm: Lydia Artymiw, Pianist
    As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents Lydia Artymiw, pianist. During her distinguished career, Lydia Artymiw has performed with over one hundred twenty orchestras world-wide, has enjoyed solo recital tours in all major American cities, many important European music centers, and throughout the Far East, has released 7 solo recordings, and has collaborated with such celebrated artists as Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Stoltzman, Arnold Steinhardt, Michael Tree, Kim Kashkashian, Marcy Rosen, John Aler, Benita Valente, and the Guarneri, Tokyo, American, Alexander, Borromeo, Daedalus, Miami, Orion, and Shanghai Quartets. Advance tickets are available through Eventbrite.

April 23rd, 2018

  • 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.

April 26th, 2018

May 1st, 2018

May 3rd, 2018

  • 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.

May 4th, 2018

  • 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.
  • 7:30pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on May 4 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

May 5th, 2018

  • 2:00pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on May 5 at 2:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.
  • 7:30pm: WACappella
    WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on May 5 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

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