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Music Events

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Upcoming Events

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble
Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble performs under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito.
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West African Drumming and Dance Concert
West African Drumming and Dance Concert
Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
An invigorating performance showcasing the vibrancy of West African cultures through their music and dance forms.
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Music from East Asia
Music from East Asia
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Wesleyan's Taiko Drumming Ensembles, Korean Drumming and Creative Music, and the Wesleyan Chinese Music Ensemble perform a concert of music from East Asia. 
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Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Monday, December 4, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
An evening of great gospel music featuring the Wesleyan University Ebony Singers conducted by Marichal Monts '85.
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Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 12:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program perform works by Jacques Ibert, Cornelius Gurlitt, Mélanie Bonis, Johannes Brahms, and more

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WesWinds Fall Concert
WesWinds Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 5, 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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John Cage's Musicircus
John Cage's Musicircus
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 3:15pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Students from the adventurous MUSC 109 "Introduction to Experimental Music" class present a rendition of John Cage's Musicircus.
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Javanese Gamelan
Javanese Gamelan
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
Beginning students of the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble will present an evening of Javanese music, with a prelude by the Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble.
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Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Concert
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Concert
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and the Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
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Masayo Ishigure: Koto 360°
Masayo Ishigure: Koto 360°
Friday, February 16, 2018 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Masayo Ishigure began playing the koto at the age of five in Gifu, Japan, and continues to stretch the limits of the thirteen-stringed instrument.
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Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The GRAMMY Award-winning Kronos Quartet returns to Wesleyan to perform a wide-ranging program of music from around the world, featuring adventurous string quartets either written for or arranged for the legendary group.
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