Department of Music
All performances are in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center unless otherwise noted. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.
Jazz Appreciation Month Concert
Blowin’ in the Wind
Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
“Doc” Woods premieres a set of new tunes featuring local jazz artists with special guests Javon Jackson, saxophone, and Jakubu Griffin, drums.
Hamilton College Choir Musical
Pirates of Penzance
Directed by G. Roberts Kolb
Fri. and Sat., February 3 and 4, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 5, 2 p.m.
$10 adults/$8 senior citizens, Hamilton Community and students/$3 Hamilton College students
In Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, pirate apprentice Frederic turns 21, completes his apprenticeship, and is ready to go seek his love and fortune, but is thwarted by the discovery that his birthday is on February 29th; therefore, he has only celebrated five of them.
Home Tour Concert
Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Masterworks Chorale and Hamilton College Choir with Symphoria
Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
$10 adults/$8 senior citizens, students and Hamilton College community/free for Hamilton students
The Masterworks Chorale is joined by the Hamilton College Choir and Symphoria to present Giuseppe Verdi’s dramatic and monumental Requiem.
Sunday, March 5, 3 p.m.
Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra in for their spring concert.
Exploring Space Through Sound
Sunday, April 30, 3 p.m.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and Studio Arts
Hamilton College Orchestra presents a new work by Ryan Carter, “Spread Thin,” for musicians distributed throughout the KTSA building.
Friday April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 11, 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.
“Doc” Woods leads the Hamilton College big band in a concert featuring charts for large ensemble and featured soloists.
Eliza Burwell, Piano
Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m.
Adelaide Fuller, Voice and Choral Conducting
Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Adelaide Fuller mezzo-soprano presents a senior recital in voice and choral conducting. Accompanied by Sar-Shalom Strong, she will sing works ranging from Handel to John Duke, then she will conduct the College Hill Singers in compositions by woman composers from Hildegard von Bingen to Libby Larsen.
Student Soloists Concert
Saturday, May 6, 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, 9 p.m.
Senior music students present a final concert the night before Commencement.
Memories and Reflections
Shem Guibbory, violin, and Sar-Shalom Strong, piano, with photographic images by Peter Laytin
Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Guibbory and Strong give a recital of works for violin and piano. The evening includes Mozart’s Sonata in Eminor and Bach’s Sonata in B Minor and ends with Memories and Reflections: Georges Enesco’s Impressions D’Enfance accompanied by photographic images by Peter Laytin.
Vision of Sound: (making) PLACE
Sunday, February 26, 3 p.m.
Six upstate composers and choreographers will collaborate on new works focused on “place” and what that means and has meant in their lives.