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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…

Old Main as seen from a drone view on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in May 2018.

W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation

Updated: April 29, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.

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 Jazz Ensemble and the Washington Jazz Orchestra Performance

Updated: March 18, 2022 | Tagged: ,

Come support the W&J Jazz Ensemble as they perform at the Washington Elks Lodge at 7 p.m. on March 18! They will be joined by the Washington Jazz Orchestra, a professional group right here in Washington, PA. W&J students get in free, and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase!

Washington Symphony Orchestra Concert

Updated: March 6, 2022 | Tagged: ,

For the first time since 2016, the Washington Symphony Orchestra will let down its collectivehair and embrace a rock n’ roll theme. WSO ROCKS will feature vocal and instrumentalperformances highlighting great rock music from throughout the years. To allow more flexibility for social distancing, two performances of “WSO ROCKS” have beenscheduled one on Saturday, March…

Washington Symphony Orchestra Concert

Updated: March 6, 2022 | Tagged: ,

For the first time since 2016, the Washington Symphony Orchestra will let down its collectivehair and embrace a rock n’ roll theme. WSO ROCKS will feature vocal and instrumentalperformances highlighting great rock music from throughout the years. To allow more flexibility for social distancing, two performances of “WSO ROCKS” have beenscheduled one on Saturday, March…

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…