Wellesley BlueJazz Big Band Spring Concert
Get on the jazz train this spring, with music of Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and more! The Wellesley College Big Band performs new and classic jazz repertoire with a fresh take, featuring dynamic ensemble passages, big-band shouts, and spirited soloists. Celebrate jazz this spring at Wellesley with Wellesley BlueJazz, directed by saxophonist Cercie Miller. Refreshments to follow.
The Wellesley BlueJazz Ensemble Program includes Wellesley BlueJazz Big Band and BlueJazz Combos. Students are immersed in a rich jazz repertoire, from classic to contemporary. Faculty-directed rehearsals encourage the development of fluency in jazz improvisation, and guest artists offer workshops and clinics. The ensembles perform throughout the year on campus and with other colleges in the Boston area.
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Apr 23, 7:30 PMSkylark Ensemble presents <em>Sub Rosa: Secrets Revealed</em>
What might happen if Robert Langdon, professor of Symbology, were enlisted to explore hidden symbols, secret codes, and long-forgotten historical connections buried in manuscripts of choral music over the centuries? Join Skylark to find out!Event Date:Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 7:30pm
Apr 24, 7:30 PMWellesley BlueJazz Combos Concert: <em>No Walls, No Borders</em>
Join us for a lively evening as our wonderful instrumentalists and vocalists create the interplay between group and individual expression, weaving in musical influences from around the world, in the best of small ensemble jazz.Event Date:Friday, April 24, 2020 - 7:30pm
Apr 26, Apr 30, May 3, May 5, May 6Chamber Music Society
Founded in 1958, The Chamber Music Society of Wellesley College provides an opportunity for instrumentalists and vocalists to prepare and perform works for small ensembles.Event Date:Sunday, April 26, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Thursday, April 30, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Sunday, May 3, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, May 6, 2020 (All day)
Mar 12, 12:30–2:15 PM
Mar 8, 7:30 PMVisions of Paradise: Tchaikovsky’s <em>String Quartet No. 2</em>
In the intimate setting of the musical salon, the group will explore the background and historical context of this masterpiece and trace its important musical ideas before performing the piece in its entirety.Event Date:Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:30pm
Feb 20, 1 PMJazz Midday Muse: Mark Hamilton & <em>Klezperanto!</em>
With solid klezmer roots, spectacular technical virtuosity, and a wry sense of humor, Mark Hamilton, Ilene Stahl, and an all-star line-up of Boston's best musicians re-groove traditional klezmer and Mediterranean melodies.Event Date:Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:00pm