Concert Series

The Concert Series brings world-class performers to campus, complementing the department’s academic offerings and augmenting the cultural life of the College and surrounding community. Ranging from classical to jazz, early music to electronic, and world music from every continent, the series features concerts and residencies with visiting artists, as well as the performing faculty. Several faculty-directed student ensembles also perform each semester.  All events are listed, below.

All events are free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise, with general seating. All venues are accessible to those with disabilities. For events with reservations required, email Isabel.fine@wellesley.edu, or join our email list by texting CONCERTS to 42828. Please visit our Student Recitals page for information regarding student recitals.

  • Photo of a past music department faculty performance

    Classical Faculty Concert

    Gone with the Winds

    Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs

    Family and Friends Open Towers and Master Classes

    Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Galen Stone Tower
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  • BANDALOOP: Workshop and Conversation

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College
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  • BANDALOOP performs on the side of a glass wall

    BANDALOOP: Performances

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
    On the exterior walls of Pendleton West
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  • The Parker Quartet

    !hope: Works by Augusta Read Thomas

    Performed by the Wellesley College Chamber Singers and Parker Quartet

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Cynthia Mead Sargent ’60 Concert Salon; Jewett Auditorium
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  • Augusta Read Thomas Lecture

    The ART of Inspiration

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • !hope - Works by Augusta Read Thomas

    Wellesley College Chamber Singers and Parker Quartet perform

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
    Pendleton West 101 Music Salon
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  • BANDALOOP: Performances

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
    See description of the event for the location
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  • James David Christie Organ Concert

    Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel, Houghton Chapel Foyer
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  • Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs

    Halloween Open Tower

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Galen Stone Tower
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  • Simon Shaheen and Qantara

    Zafir: Exploring the Arab Roots of Flamenco Music

    Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Public Workshop: Arabic Music

    with Simon Shaheen

    Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 11:00am
    Pendleton West 201 Grand Music Hall
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  • The Dober Concert

    Wellesley College Chorale with Rutgers Glee Club

    Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Houghton Chapel Multi Faith Reception Area, Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel
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  • Midday Muse: Tom Duprey and TickleJuice

    Stationary Travellers: Improvisational Explorations: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra

    Fall Concert

    Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Houghton Chapel Multi Faith Reception Area, Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel, Houghton Chapel Foyer, Houghton Chapel Multi Faith Room
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  • Collegium Musicum (Early Music Ensemble)

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel, Houghton Chapel Foyer
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  • BlueJazz Strings & Combos Fall Concert

    Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs

    Holiday Open Tower

    Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Galen Stone Tower
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  • Chamber Music Society Fall Concert #1

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Pendleton West 101 Music Salon
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  • Chamber Music Ensemble Fall Concert #2

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Wellesley BlueJazz Big Band Fall Concert

    Cercie Miller, Conductor

    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Yanvalou Drum and Dance Ensemble

    Fall Concert

    Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Chamber Music Society Fall Concert #3

    Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
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  • Chamber Music Society Fall Concert #4

    Monday, December 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Pendleton West 101 Music Salon
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