Department of Music
All performances are in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center unless otherwise noted. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.
Fall Faculty Concert
Hamilton College faculty artists present a recital for voice, piano, strings, brass, and more.
Jazz Kick Off Concert
“Doc” Woods and local jazz artists present Thugmanuzzahnimmeride: An Album of Ridiculous Funk, an eight-movement suite of original tunes by Woods.
Lutz Get It On
“Doc” Woods, composition and bass, with Greg Lutz, saxophone
Monday, October 2, 9 p.m.
Lutz Get It On is an evening of jazz improvisation featuring local jazz musicians and guest artist Greg Lutz on tenor and alto saxophone.
Pianist Jesse Sprole offers a program of masterworks by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Scriabin.
Hamilton College and Community Masterworks Chorale with Symphoria
A Psalm Is A Psalm Is A Psalm
Tuesday, November 28, 7:30 p.m.
$10/$8/Free for Hamilton College students
G. Roberts Kolb conducts the Masterworks Chorale in A Psalm Is a Psalm Is a Psalm, a collection of psalms including Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Lili Boulanger’s Psalm 130, and Albert Roussel’s Psalm 80.
Hamilton College Choir
Family Weekend Performances
Forward Together: Celebrating Diversity Through Song
Friday, October 20, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 21, 1:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Jace Saplan, this program will feature exciting works by young American composers passionate about social justice, including Jake Runestad, Susan LaBarr, and Abbie Betinis in a shared program with the Department of Dance and Movement Studies.
Carols, Lullabies, and Love Songs
Saturday, December 2, 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers present a program featuring Conrad Susa’s Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest, a charming work that honors carols and lullabies from Latin America, and Eric Whitacre’s winter-inspired proclamation of love entitled Five Hebrew Love Songs.
Annual Service of Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 3, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, November 7, 9 p.m.
Family Weekend concert
Saturday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 1, 7:30 p.m.
Student Soloists Concert
Saturday, December 9, 6 p.m.
A recital of solo pieces for voice, piano, winds, strings, brass, and more by music students selected by a faculty panel.
Fallcoming Weekend Jazz
The Nicki Parrott Trio
Friday, October 20, 9 p.m.
Fillius Events Barn
Pianist Rossano Sportiello and drummer Eddie Metz will join bassist and vocalist Nicki Parrott for an evening of music guaranteed to please the most discerning jazz fan. Hosted by Monk Rowe and sponsored by the Fillius Jazz Archive. For additional information call: 315-859-4071.
Keith Kirchoff, piano and composition
The Electroacoustic Piano
Friday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.
The Electroacoustic Piano (EAPiano) is an ongoing project which supports and promotes new works for piano and computer. This evening’s performance includes works for live interactive video, Xbox Kinect, and a short glimpse into the infinitely long Fever Dream. The program also features music by Hamilton’s Ryan Carter.
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Saturday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.
The Days-Massolo Center, in cooperation with Sam Pellman, Monk Rowe, “Doc” Woods, and the Hamilton Choir presents Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Each group or musician explores the song “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” to demonstrate its meaning, application, and value to different cultural groups.