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All Upcoming Events

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2017
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2017

April

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Ebony Singers Spring Concert
Monday, April 24, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
An evening of great gospel music by Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Dr. Marichal Monts ’85 will soothe your soul and lift your spirits.
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Between Charms: Piano Recital by Yvonne Troxler
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 9:00pm
The Russell House
A performance by Yvonne Troxler of the Glass Farm Ensemble.
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Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 4
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
View the talents of seniors Lucia Salwen, Lily Homer, Sonya Torres, Alison Lam, and Kaitlin Chan in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History.
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Senior Talks in the History of Art
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4:30pm
Boger Hall, Room 112
Seniors in the Art History Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History present their talks.
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Advanced Javanese Gamelan
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
A performance by the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito.
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Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
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Spring Dance Concert
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Student dance choreographers present new works created after a full year of dance composition studies.
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Connecticut Percussive Arts Society "Day of Percussion"
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:30am
Crowell Concert Hall, World Music Hall, and Adzenyah Rehearsal Hall
The Wesleyan Music Department hosts the annual meeting of the Connecticut Percussive Arts Society, featuring an exploration of the world of percussion with Wesleyan ensembles.
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Eli Fountain's Percussion Discussion
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Acclaimed percussionist and composer Eli Fountain performs with Professor of Music Jay Hoggard and others as part of the 16th annual Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Weekend.
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Spring Dance Concert
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Student dance choreographers present new works created after a full year of dance composition studies.
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Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
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May

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A Celebration of Silent Sounds
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:30pm
Memorial Chapel
Celebrate the writing excellence of students in Middletown Public Schools, grades 6 through 12, and hear their winning submissions of essays, short stories, and poetry from the annual literary magazine Silent Sounds.
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South Indian Music Student Recital
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
Students of Adjunct Assistant Professors of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyanand David Nelson perform music from the Karnatak tradition of South India.
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Beginners Javanese Gamelan
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A concert by beginning students of the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, with a prelude by the Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble.
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Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program perform works by various composers on a variety of instruments.
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Heinrich Isaac: Hofkomponist to Emperor Maximilian I
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00pm
Memorial Chapel
The Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies Jane Alden, performs works by Heinrich Isaac.
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Wesleyan Korean Drumming and Taiko Ensembles
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A performance by the Taiko Drumming Ensemble and Korean Drumming Ensemble perform.
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Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
The Spring Faculty Dance Concert Shake features choreography and direction by Wesleyan Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Bates College Associate Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia.
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Wesleyan University Orchestra Concert
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Orchestra will preform under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.
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Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
The Spring Faculty Dance Concert Shake features choreography and direction by Wesleyan Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Bates College Associate Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia.
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Worlds of Dance Concert (PRICE CHANGED)
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A performance by beginning dance students.
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Wesleyan Concert Choir
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, the Wesleyan Concert Choir presents music from classical and modern choral repertoire.
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Wesleyan Chinese Ensemble Spring Concert
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
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WesWinds Spring Concert
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan Wind Ensemble performs an exciting array of pieces for winds and percussion.
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Toneburst Electroextravaganza
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 9:00pm
Memorial Chapel
The Toneburst Electroextravaganza features premieres of works written by the ensemble members as well as recent works by Linda Buckley, Visiting Scholar in Music Terri Hron, and Jeff Snyder.
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Composing, Performing, and Listening
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A performance of new compositions by music students under the direction onf Professor of Music Ronald Kuivila.
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Annual Organ Romp
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Wesleyan organists and their friends get together for an evening of musical jokes and old and new music.
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West African Drumming and Dance Concert
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 3:00pm
CFA Courtyard (Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall)
An invigorating performance filled with rhythms of West Africa, featuring Wesleyan Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka joined by his students and guest artists and drummers.
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Senior Recital: William King (DATE CHANGED)
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A senior recital by William KingPolymodal Inventions.
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Reception: Thesis Art Exhibition
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Zilkha Gallery showcases the work of the Class of 2017's thesis students in the Department of Art and Art History's Art Studio Program.
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