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On Saturday, September 9, 2017 A family-friendly celebration of Middletown’s Main Street and the new Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, the Main Street Stroll featured music, street performers, specialty workshops, free admission at Kidcity Children’s Museum, and much more. Inspired by Fete de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), the sixth annual The MASH […]

On Sunday, April 9, 2017 the Wesleyan Music Department hosted the annual meeting of the Connecticut Percussive Arts Society, featuring an exploration of the world of percussion with Wesleyan ensembles including the West African Drumming Ensemble, Taiko Drumming Ensemble, Korean Drumming Ensemble, and WesWinds, as well as several visiting ensembles from other Connecticut colleges and […]

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Wesleyan University Crowell Concert Hall, acclaimed percussionist and composer Eli Fountain presented an evening of music alongside a formidable cast of fellow jazz musicians including Warren Smith, Professor of Music Jay Hoggard, Bryan Carrott, Bobby Sanabria, Reggie Nicholson, Lyndon Achee, and Patience Higgins, as part of the 16th annual […]

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Memorial Chapel, a lunchtime concert of choral music by the Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum under the direction of Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies Jane Alden, and the Concert Choir under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, featured seasonal music spanning four centuries, including […]

On Thursday, April 13, 2017 a one-hour concert took place at Wesleyan University World Music Hall, juxtaposing music from multiple continents, centuries, and technologies, featuring the Javanese Gamelan, Toneburst Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble, and the Collegium Musicum. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 The Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Noah Baerman, and Wesleyan University Orchestra and Concert Choir, under the direction of Nadya Potemkina, presented a one-hour concert at Crowell Concert Hall. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 composer/performer Pamela Z gave an immersive ensemble performance at the Wesleyan University Ring Family Performing Arts Hall. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

Photos from the Muhal Richard Abrams Quintet performance on Friday, February 24, 2017 in Crowell Concert Hall. Legendary pianist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Muhal Richard Abrams performed with his Quintet, featuring trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, vibraphonist Bryan Carrott, drummer Reggie Nicholson, and bassist John Hébert. Photos by Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Photos from the Muhal Richard Abrams Quintet pre-concert talk in the Adzenyah Rehearsal Hall before the performance on Friday, February 24, 2017. Photos by Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles performed an end of the semester concert on Friday, December 9, 2016 in Crowell Concert Hall. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.  

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