Spring Photos: Muhal Richard Abrams Quintet

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.

Fall Photos: Music From East Asia

Wesleyan’s three East Asian ensembles–the Taiko Drumming Ensemble directed by Visiting Instructor in Music Barbara Merjan, the Chinese Music Ensemble directed by Ph.D. candidate Huan Li, and the Korean Drumming Ensemble, directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jin Hi Kim, performed an end of the semester concert on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in the Crowell Concert Hall.

Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Fall Photos: Nrityagram Dance Ensemble

Internationally acclaimed Nrityagram Dance Ensemble from Bangalore, India brought its exceptional synchronicity, compelling physicality, and emotional honesty to redefine dance and theater through powerful imagery and captivating dance as part of the 40th annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan on Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Crowell Concert Hall.

Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Fall Photos: B. Balasubrahmaniyan – Vocal Music of South India

Vocalist and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyan was joined by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam, violinist Sandhya Anand, and Karthik Venkataraman on kanjira as part of the 40th annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan on Friday, October 28, 2016 on Crowell Concert Hall.

Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Fall Photos: Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

On Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Crowell Concert Hall, banjo and vocal duo (and husband and wife) Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performed original music as well as Appalachian murder ballads, gospel, chamber music, and blues.

Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Spring Photos: Jay Hoggard Harlem Hieroglyphs Ensemble

Vibraphonist, composer, and Adjunct Professor of Music Jay Hoggard ’76 presented music from his new recording Harlem Hieroglyphs in celebration of 40 years since his Wesleyan senior recital on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the  Crowell Concert Hall.

Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.