The Hamilton College Departments of Music and Dance and Movement Studies will offer a full schedule of free performances in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center during the College’s Family Weekend, Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24.

Under the direction of G. Roberts Kolb, the Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers will perform on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m.  The Choir and College Hill Singers will present a selection of music for choral ensemble, select small choir, and spirituals.

The second part of the Friday evening and Saturday afternoon performances is dedicated to the Department of Dance and Movement Studies. Hamilton College professors Elaine Heekin, Bruce Walczyk, Sandra Stanton, and Paris Wilcox will present original works performed by Hamilton students.

On Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m., the Hamilton College Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble take to the stage.  Conducted by Heather Buchman, the orchestra will present Mozart’s Symphony No. 36, K. 425 (Linz)In the second half of the Saturday evening performance, the Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble will perform under the direction of Michael “Doc” Woods. The Jazz Ensemble will play standards as well as new arrangements from Woods.

All Family Weekend performing arts events are free and open to the public. Seating is general admission. For more information call the box office at 859-4331 or visit www.hamiltonpa.org.

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