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This week’s Throwback Thursday post, the final post for our Black History Month series, features one of Wesleyan University Press’ best-selling titles, Tricia Rose’s Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. Rose’s book is one among many published by Wesleyan on African American music and musicians. Other books include Monument Eternal: The Music of Alice Coltrane,…

CFA Arts Administration Intern Chloe Jones ’15 talks about the Connecticut premiere of “Tari Aceh! (Dance Aceh!)” Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra, taking place on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall. After many months of planning and overseas communication, the Center for the Arts is delighted to welcome to campus […]

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to help us orchestrate the seventh annual Minds in Motion Middletown program on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Wilbert Snow Elementary School in Middletown from 12:00-4:00 pm.  Minds in Motion (MIM) is an afternoon of fun, fast-paced, hands-on workshops for 200 curious and motivated students from kindergarten through grade […]

Wesleyan University is a center for creativity and innovation, and one of the best places for our community to come together to participate in that energy is at the Center for the Arts. Our year-long exploration of Muslim Women’s Voices in performance continues on February 27 with a rare opportunity to see a dance company […]

The “Tuesdays with Wesleyan Composers” concert series culminated in a collaborative show featuring members of the composition seminar taught by the esteemed David Behrman on December 5, 2014, at World Music Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.    

London vocalist Veronica Doubleday accompanied her singing of Persian-language texts on daireh frame drum, and John Baily joined her on the two-stringed dutar lute on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at CFA Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Phot…

Veronica Doubleday, Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths, London University, considered the emotional impact of songs and dance from the western Afghan city of Herat during a talk on December 3, 2014, at CFA Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photog…

John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce conducted the WesWinds fall concert on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at Crowell Concert Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.

 

Attendees enjoyed the melodious sounds of Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Dr. Marichal Monts ’85 on December 1, 2014, at Crowell Concert Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.  

Under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, the Wesleyan University Orchestra presented an evening of popular holiday classics (including an audience sing-along) on November 22, 2014, at Crowell Concert Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.

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