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October 14, 2021
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Learn music as an integral part of the liberal arts education at W&J College. Participate in performance ensembles including choral, jazz, wind and chamber, and improve your technique in private lessons with exceptional performers drawn from across the region.

Anna Higgins ’22

August 12, 2021
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My experiences with the W&J Wind and Jazz Ensembles broadened my understanding of music history and helped conceptualize music theory. Having a wide range of instrumental experiences also inspired me to take advantage of other opportunities off-campus. As a result of my time with the Music Department, I plan to pursue a doctoral degree in …  

Cassandra Muhr ’21

August 12, 2021
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Before coming to W&J I knew I wanted to study music, but I did not have any background in music and was nervous about pursuing it because of this. As soon as I was introduced to the faculty in the music department, they immediately began talking to me about my desired path and helped me …  

Spring Student Recognition Recital

August 6, 2021
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Recital features selected performances from W&J’s Applied Music studios.

Spring W&J Wind Ensemble Concert presents “Rhapsody in Blue” feat. Dr. Mark Swift

August 6, 2021
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The W&J Wind Ensemble will feature W&J Professor Mark Swift in performing George Gershwin’s arguably most recognizable work, “Rhapsody in Blue”. Mark Swift attended Davidson College for its intimate, liberal arts setting, where he focused his talent in piano study with Dr. James Swisher. He regularly performs as a pianist in chamber groups performing 20th …  

Spring Choral Concert – Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

August 6, 2021
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Every four years the W&J Choir and Camerata Singers present Mozart’s Requiem, a giant among choral/orchestral works. Performed with professional soloists and orchestra in the majestic sanctuary of Church of the Covenant, this concert will stay with you long after the final chords subside.

Spring W&J Jazz Ensemble Concert feat. Milt Barney

August 6, 2021
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The W&J Jazz Ensemble will be performing a concert of big band jazz featuring W&J Professor and saxophonist Milt Barney. Milt Barney joined the United States Air Force Band Program after graduating from Duquesne University. His career spanned just over 20 years and included performances in over 20 states, Japan, Korea, and Guam, as well …  

Music Faculty Recital: Clint Bleil

August 6, 2021
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Come hear Clint Bleil perform a jazz recital of entirely original compositions and arrangements. Clint’s music ranges in styles from straight-ahead jazz to alternative rock. He will be performing music written for his group “The Bleil Brothers”, as well as his jazz collective, the “Clint Bleil Nonet”. You won’t get to hear a lot of …  

Holiday Concert

August 6, 2021
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W&J’s annual kickoff to the holiday season is back! The instrumental and choral ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Choir & Camerata Singers) present traditional favorites, popular songs, and timeless carols that will put you in the holiday spirit. Come celebrate the season with us!

Fall Student Recognition Recital

August 6, 2021
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Recital features selected performances from W&J’s Applied Music Studios. Location: Room 211, Olin Fine Arts Center