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Time Stands Still: Notation in Musical Practice Wesleyan University, April 3-6, 2013 This festival-conference combines talks, workshops, discussions, and performances to explore innovative notation in the 21st century. Featured composers in attendance: Mark Applebaum, Pauline Oliveros, Michael Parsons, Christian Wolff, and Wesleyan composers Anthony Braxton, Ronald Kuivila, and Paula Matthusen. The Vocal Constructivists, a London-based choral group directed by […]

Seth and May Michigan-based folk musicians and environmental activists Samuel Seth Bernard and May Erlewine will participate in a performance and conversation over a vegan dinner for Wesleyan students, faculty and staff. This free event is entitled “Music & Conversation with Seth and May” and is being hosted by Rani Arbo on Tuesday, April 9, […]

Looking for something to do before you go trick or treating this Sat. night? Rock out with the Smokin’ Lilies  Louise Brown, Barry Chernoff, Rob Rosenthal, Paul Horton, Luanne Benshimol & Evan Glass The Cypress, Rte. 17 (across from Haveli’s)   8 p.m. That’s right.  

Music Department Colloquium and Book Launch:  Rob Rosenthal: Pete Seeger–His Life In His Own Words Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 4:15pm Daltry Room (Music Rehearsal Hall 003) FREE!

“The Art of Russian Song,” Monika Krajewska (mezzo-soprano) and Natasha Ulyanovsky (piano) This recital features art songs by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Rachmaninoff, as well as the popular Russian songs known as “romansy [romances].”  Romansy are poignant, nostalgic songs of love and loss, often set in a garden at twilight, a gypsy café, or a […]

The Mash — today

 THE MASH All-Campus Music Festival featuring student bands & special guest Bear Hands Friday, September 7, noon-8pm FREE!    FOUR STAGES OF MUSIC USDAN HUSS PATIO noon-1pm Mattabassett String Collective with special guest President Roth 2pm Mel Hsu    2:30pm Open Mic     3pm The Blooming Youth 3:30pm Open Mic   4pm Faith Harding   4:30pm Open Mic WESTCO COURTYARD […]

Spring Fling is an all-campus outdoor concert that happens on Foss Hill every May. In the past, artists like The Dirty Projectors, Big Boi, and TV on the Radio have come to rock out Wesleyan’s student body. The Spring Fling Committee works throughout the year to put together a multiple-act show that brings the most […]

Smokin’ Lilies… 4/21, 8 p.m.

Smokin’ Lilies  Saturday, April 21   8 p.m.  The Cypress (across from Haveli’s) Take a break from the pressures of your incredible social life at Wes to rock out with Smokin’ Lilies–Louise Brown, Barry Chernoff, Rob Rosenthal–and three more much cooler people–Luanne Benshimol, Evan Glass and Paul Horton.  

  Wesleyan’s annual Battle of the Bands is taking place on April 13th at Eclectic House! The winning band will open for Spring Fling on May 10th. Please email a demo (2 songs) to dbostick@wesleyan.edu by Tuesday, April 10th. Bands chosen to compete will be announced by Thursday. PS: Don’t worry, the Spring Fling line-up will be […]

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