Department of Music

All events in Wellin Hall unless otherwise noted

faculty events

Fall Faculty Concert

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

Music faculty open the fall semester with a recital for voice, piano, strings, winds, and more.

Jazz Kick Off Concert

Wednesday, September 12, 7:30 p.m.
Café Opus

“Doc” Woods presents Just Two Suite, an evening of new charts with the area’s best jazz musicians and guest artist Jakubu Griffin on drums.

Student & Community Ensembles

Hamilton College Choir

Family Weekend
Friday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.

Join the Hamilton College Choir for an evening of choral works in a combined program with the Department of Dance and Movement Studies.

Masterworks Chorale with Symphoria

Tuesday, November 27, 7:30 p.m.

G. Roberts Kolb conducts the Masterworks Chorale and Symphoria in a program that includes Anton Bruckner’s Mass in D Minor, Michel-Richard Delalande’s Cantate Domino, and John Rutter’s Gloria.

$10 adults/$8 senior citizens, students and Hamilton Community/free for Hamilton students

Purchase Tickets

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 2, 4 p.m.

The Hamilton College Choir continues a holiday tradition by performing at the Annual Service of Lessons and Carols.

Winter Concert, Intersections

Wednesday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.

Led by Danan Tsan, The Hamilton College Choirs present their final concert of the semester.

Jazz Ensembles

Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.

“Doc” Woods leads the Jazz Ensemble in a program of jazz tunes in a combined program with the Hamilton College Orchestra.

Jazz Combo

Tuesday, November 13, 9 p.m.
Café Opus

The Jazz Combo performs an informal concert for small group jazz.

Winter Concert

Tuesday, December 4, 9:00 p.m.
Café Opus

The Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble concludes their semester with a concert featuring charts for large ensemble and student soloists.

College Orchestra

Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.

Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra in a special Family Weekend concert.

Winter Concert

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

Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1, "Winter Dreams."

Chamber Ensembles

Chamber Ensemble Crawl

Saturday, December 1, 7:30 p.m.

Join the Chamber Ensembles for a musical tour of the Schambach Center with performances by Hamstrings, the Percussion, Brass, Saxophone, and Flute Ensembles, Piano Duets, and possibly more.

Student Events

Junior Recital

Sunday, November 11, 3 p.m.
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center

Sopranos Megan Buiocchi and Kelsey Brush share a two-part Junior Recital with solo vocal works by Purcell, Handel, Shubert, Schumann, and more.

Student Soloists Concert

Saturday, December 8, 6 p.m.
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center

A recital for voice, piano, strings, winds, and more feature student soloists.

Special Events

Fei FeiShute Piano Concert

Fei-Fei, piano
Sunday, October 21, 3 p.m.

Praised for her “bountiful gifts and passionate immersion into the music she touches” (The Plain Dealer), Chinese pianist Fei-Fei is a winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition and a top finalist at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Her recital includes Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K. 576, Schumann’s Kinderszenen, Op.15, and Rachmaninoff’s Moments Musicaux, Op.16, among other works.


Fallcoming Jazz, Catherine Russell

Friday, October 26, 9 p.m.
Fillius Events Barn

Milt Fillius Jr. ’44 established the Fallcoming Jazz concert series in 1993 to coincide with the opening of the Fillius Events Barn. Hamilton College celebrates the 25th anniversary of the series and the building with a performance by celebrated songstress Catherine Russell. The iconic jazz critic Nat Hentoff observed, “Cat, as she is called by fellow musicians, hits a groove (or as she calls it, “the pocket”) from note one on whatever she sings.” Join Catherine and her trio for delightful evening of sumptuous swing.

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

Contact Information

Michelle Reiser-Memmer

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