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The Shanghai Quartet—violinists Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, violist Honggang Li, and cellist Nicholas Tzavaras—returned to Wesleyan for their Connecticut debut with pipa (Chinese lute) virtuosa Wu Man to perform “A Night in Ancient and New China,” featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11, Op. 95; traditional folk songs; and the Connecticut premiere of […]

Dear Friends of the Center for the Arts, It is astonishing to me that Friday April 1 is my last day at Wesleyan University, after nearly seventeen years. I wanted to send you a note to thank you for being patrons of the Center for the Arts. There is simply no way we can ever […]

A children’s concert by the Wesleyan University Orchestra under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina followed by a multi-station instrument petting zoo was held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

The Connecticut debut of Syrian vocalist/songwriter Gaida, one of the most “effusive and charming” (Timeout New York) singers on the world-music scene was held on Friday, February 5, 2016 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra, directed by Adjunct Professor of Music and African American Studies Jay Hoggard, and Jazz Ensembles, directed by Noah Baerman and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Private Lessons Teacher Pheeroan akLaff, performed an end of the semester concert on Friday, December 11, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here […]

Students from MUSC 109 “Introduction to Experimental Music” and special mystery guests staged their original work as part of a series of overlapping performances in their realization of John Cage’s “Musicircus” on Thursday, December 10, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions […]

An evening of great gospel music by the 100 members of Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Marichal Monts ’85 was held on Monday, December 7, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

“Introduction to Dance” (DANC 111) and beginning dance students performed works of various styles, including Bharata Natyam (South Indian classical dance) on Sunday, December 6, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

Master drummer and Adjunct Professor of Music Abraham Adzenyah celebrated his final performance with his students after 45 years at Wesleyan on Friday, December 4, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

Hailed as “the future of chamber music” (Strings), groundbreaking string quartet Brooklyn Rider performed works by Franz Schubert, Bill Frisell, Vijay Iyer, Glenn Kotche, and a U.S. premiere by Assistant Professor of Music Paula Matthusen on Saturday, November 21, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by […]

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