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Spring Student Recognition Recital

May 4, 2022
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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

May 1, 2022
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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 W&J Jazz Ensemble Concert feat. Milt Barney

April 28, 2022
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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 …  

Spring Choral Concert – Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

April 22, 2022
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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.

W&J Arts Series: Pianist, Mark Valenti

March 11, 2022

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.

Music Faculty Recital: Clint Bleil

February 18, 2022
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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

December 7, 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

December 2, 2021
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Recital features selected performances from W&J’s Applied Music Studios. Location: Room 211, Olin Fine Arts Center

Fall W&J Jazz Ensemble Concert

November 4, 2021
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The W&J Jazz Ensemble will be performing a concert of big band jazz. They will be playing music from the great jazz composers and arrangers, including Pittsburgh’s own Sammy Nestico and Mike Tomaro. Come out and enjoy live jazz right here on campus!

Fall W&J Wind Ensemble Concert

October 24, 2021
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The W&J Wind Ensemble will perform a concert alongside the Bridges Saxophone Quartet. The Bridges Saxophone Quartet is a modern group based in Pittsburgh that performs music from both the standard classical and jazz idioms. They together will be premiering a brand new concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Wind Ensemble, written by conductor Clint Bleil. …