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Michael Buble Concert - Sept. 1, 2022

Q&A: Music professor elevates W&J, performs with Michael Bublé on “Higher” tour

Updated: September 23, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (September 22, 2022)—When Grammy-award winning artist Michael Bublé performed in Pittsburgh earlier this month, he was joined on stage by a president—a W&J president, that is. Professor of Music & Director of Choral Activities Susan Medley, D.M.A., offered her alto voice to the Canadian crooner during his soulful rendition of Sam Cooke’s “Bring…

Rockin’ the Lawn

Updated: August 15, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

W&J’s annual Rockin’ The Lawn welcomes students back to campus with an evening of food, music, and fun! Open to all current W&J students, this year’s event features Chris Jamison, one of the three top finalists on Season 7 of The Voice, and his band. Food and games will be provided. This event is open…

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…

W&J Arts Series: The Jazz Conspiracy

Updated: September 22, 2021 | Tagged: ,

The last time these Pittsburgh-based musicians were here, they blew the house down! We are so happy to bring back former Music Dept. Professor Kyle Simpson along with this band of skilled musicians. They specialize in Big Band music, but we told them to play whatever they like, so we are in for one delightful…

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: August 6, 2021 | 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 choir perform during a holiday concert.

Spring Choral Concert – Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

Updated: August 6, 2021 | 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.

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

Spring W&J Jazz Ensemble Concert feat. Milt Barney

Updated: August 6, 2021 | 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…

Music Faculty Recital: Clint Bleil

Updated: August 6, 2021 | 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…