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CFA Arts Administration Intern Chloe Jones ’15 talks to Claire Marshall ’17, Trouve Ivo ’15, Alma Sanchez-Eppler ’14, and CFA Programming Intern Francesca Miller ’14 about the “Living in Song” residency workshops. Participants from the workshops will perform song, movement, and sign language in a free celebratory concert on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7pm in […]

Favorite Course: Art History 101 Favorite Professors: Samuel Green & Heinrich Schwarz Center for the Arts Story: Work began on the Center for the Arts while I was an undergrad. We never saw any part of it finished, but, in keeping with Wesleyan’s penchant for the exotic and barely practical, we felt proud that it […]

Congratulations to Joy Harjo, recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship to Assist Research and Artistic Creation. Read more about Harjo’s life and achievements here. Wesleyan is proud to have published two of Harjo’s books: the American Book Award-winning poetry collection In Mad Love and War and Soul Talk, Song Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo.   

CFA Arts Administration Intern Chloe Jones ’15 talks to University Professor of Music and Director of the Electronic Music and Recording Studios Ronald Kuivila about the conference of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, taking place at Wesleyan University from Thursday, March 27 through Saturday, March 29, 2014. Experimental music composer Alvin Lucier […]

The Ganbarg Internship Program, established by Pete Ganbarg ’88,  provides $4,000 to encourage and enable a Wesleyan student to explore and begin a career in the music industry. It is Pete’s hope that this annual grant opportunity will help launch the next generation of industry leaders, helping to maintain and push the boundaries of exciting […]

  Come on out for the Late Night Featured Musician of the Week! Isaac Butler-Brown will be performing a solo set of covers and originals. Thursday, February 20 from 10pm – 12 midnight, West Dining Bay, Usdan

As winter sets in, the Center for the Arts heats up with many events and experiences designed to inspire, entertain, provoke and delight. We are welcoming two groups who, like the CFA, are also celebrating their 40th anniversary. The first is Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier dance companies […]

CFA Arts Administration Intern Chloe Jones ’15 talks to Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina about directing the Wesleyan Concert Choir, who will perform a free concert on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7pm in Memorial Chapel, located at 221 High Street in Middletown.  The concert will feature works by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Richard Genée, Eric […]

Matthew Chilton ’16 talks to Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina about directing the Wesleyan University Orchestra, who will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Overture to “Don Giovanni” and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 at a free concert on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall. Russian week at Wesleyan reaches its apex tonight […]

Today’s Artful Lunch with Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Mark Slobin featured instruments from Wesleyan’s World Instrument Collection, one of the largest and most diverse collections of its kind at any university.  Slobin presented a number of different instruments from Northern Afghanistan both from the Wesleyan collection and his own personal one. He talked about a few […]

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