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Department of Music


All performances are in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center unless otherwise noted. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.

Faculty Events

Fall Faculty Concert

Friday, September 6, 7:30 p.m.

Faculty artists start the academic year with a recital for voice, piano, strings, winds, and more.


Jazz KickOff Concert 

Wednesday, September 11, 9 p.m.
 

“Doc” Woods, composition and bass, presents a suite of new tunes in a fun and funky concert. The band includes guest artist Jakubu Griffin, percussion; Jeff Stockham, trumpet; Bob Cesari, saxophone; Marty Hollister, trombone; Joe Handy, guitar; and Tom Witkowski, keyboard.


Choral Ensembles

Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers Family Weekend Concert
Saturday, September 28, 7:30 p.m.

Danan Tsan directs the Choir and College Hill Singers in choral works from inside and outside the Western canon. This program also includes performances by Dance and Movement Studies, Jazz Ensemble, and Orchestra.


Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 8, 4 p.m.
Chapel

The Hamilton College Choir sings at the annual Service of Lessons and Carols.


Winter Concert

Wednesday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.

Danan Tsan directs the Choir and College Hill Singers in a program featuring music from many different traditions of winter holidays and celebrations.

 
Masterworks Chorale with Symphoria Winter Concert

Tuesday, December 3, 7:30 p.m.
$10 adult general admission/$8 Hamilton Community, senior citizens and students/free for Hamilton students

The Hamilton College and Community Masterworks Chorale will be joined by
Symphoria as it embarks on its last season under the direction of G. Roberts Kolb with a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s celebrated oratorio Elijah, a dramatic account of significant events in the life of the Hebrew prophet, including his contest with the priests of Baal, his encounter with Ahab and Jezebel, and his apotheosis, as “there came a fiery chariot, with fiery horses, and he went by a whirlwind to heaven.”


Student Jazz

Jazz Ensemble 
Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, September 28, 7:30 p.m.

“Doc” Woods directs the big band in a program of new charts and jazz standards. This program also includes performances by Dance and Movement Studies, Choir, and Orchestra.


Winter Concert 

Thursday, December 5, 9 p.m.
Café Opus

“Doc” Woods leads the Jazz Ensemble in their final concert of the semester.


Jazz Combo Fall Concert

Tuesday, November 5, 9 p.m.
Café Opus

The Jazz Combo gives an informal concert featuring student solos and charts for a small jazz combo.


College Orchestra

Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, September 28, 7:30 p.m.

Ubaldo Valli conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra for a special Family Weekend concert. This program also includes performances by Dance and Movement Studies, Choir,
and Jazz Ensemble.


Winter Concert

Friday, December 13, 7:30 p.m.

Ubaldo Valli conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra’s final concert of the semester.


Other Performances

Junior Recital 
Kelly Collins, soprano

Sunday, October 27, 3 p.m.

Kelly Collins, soprano, presents a half recital featuring Italian, German, and English art songs as well as operatic arias and musical theater pieces.

Chamber Ensembles

Saturday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.

Take a musical tour of the Schambach Center with Hamilton College Chamber Ensembles. The concert begins in Wellin Hall and features performances by the Percussion Ensemble, Piano Duets, Flute Ensemble, Hamstrings, Clarinet Trio, and Saxophone Ensemble.


Student Soloists Concert

Saturday, December 14, 6 p.m.

An end of semester recital of student soloists in voice, piano, strings, winds, and more.

Special Events

Fallcoming jazz26th Annual Fallcoming Jazz Concert

Friday, September 27, 9 p.m.
Beinecke Student Center, Fillius Events Barn

Clarinet crusader Evan Christopher teams up with trumpet stylist Jon-Erik Kellso for a New Orleans-themed concert. Joined by pianist David Torkanowsky, their program celebrates Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, whose early works established the preeminence of the improvising soloist in jazz music.

Sponsored by The Fillius Jazz Archive and hosted by Monk Rowe.
 

Vassily PrimakovShute Piano Concert 
Vassily Primakov

Sunday, November 3, 3 p.m.

Pianist Vassily Primakov performs selections from Shumann’s Fantasiestücke, Op.12 and Schumann’s rarely performed Grand Sonata No. 3. He is joined by Oxana Mikhailoff in the second half of the program for a four hands arrangement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

Contact Information


Michelle Reiser-Memmer

Performing Arts Administrator
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4350 mreiserm@hamilton.edu
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