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Members of the W&J wind ensemble perform in the Olin Fine Arts Center during the 2021 Holiday Concert.

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

Updated: May 1, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

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…

Members of the W&J jazz ensemble play the trumpets during a holiday concert.

Spring W&J Jazz Ensemble Concert feat. Milt Barney

Updated: April 28, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

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…

Members of the W&J choir perform during a holiday concert.

Spring Choral Concert – Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

Updated: April 22, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

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.

W&J Arts Series: Pianist, Mark Valenti

Updated: March 11, 2022 | Tagged: ,

We are relieved to finally bring renowned pianist Mark Valenti to you. Rescheduled and canceled twice, Mark is eager to play live for audiences again. The All American program selections include: The Alcotts by Ives, Piano Blues by Copland, Sonata by Barber, and pieces by Stefan Wolpe and Jon Fisher.

Washington Symphony Orchestra Ready to Rock at W&J

Updated: March 3, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 3, 2022) — Washington & Jefferson College is excited to host two performances by the Washington Symphony Orchestra. Both performances will be held in the Olin Fine Arts Center, with the first being at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, and the second at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. For the…

Music Faculty Recital: Clint Bleil

Updated: February 18, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

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

Updated: December 7, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

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

Updated: December 2, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

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