Ensemble Concerts



Music Department Concerts 2014-2015  

Prism: An Ensemble Sampler

A varied program showcasing the Connecticut College Chamber Choir, Camel Heard, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Percussion and New Music Ensemble Gary Buttery, Wendy Moy, and Peter Jarvis, directors Friday, October 10, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3 

Handel’s Messiah

The Connecticut College Chamber Choir, Camel Heard, and Orchestra present part 1 and selections from parts 2 and 3 of Handel’s beloved oratorio, culminating in the “Hallelujah Chorus” Wendy Moy, director Saturday, November 15, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3 

"December Winds With a Touch of Samba".

       The concert will include Coast Guard Academy players and will be featuring music of American composers: Howard Hanson
       ("Chorale and Alleluia"), Robert W. Smith ("Brazil: Ceremony and Samba"), Alan Silverstri ("The Polar Express"), Anne McGinty
       ("Kokopelli"), and Leroy Anderson ("The Prodigy" & "Sleigh Ride"). "The Prodigy" is a piano solo with band, featuring Ian Frenkel.
       Gary Buttery, director Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm     Free to All

 “H & M” Orchestra Concert

Works by Handel and Mozart that have changed the face of classical music Wendy Moy, director Thursday, December 4, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3 

Peer Gynt and the Essence of Ellington: Traditional Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble

Gary Buttery, director Monday, December 8, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3 

Percussion & New Music Concert

Peter Jarvis, director Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3

March Winds and Crazy Rhythm: Concert Band, Traditional Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble

Gary Buttery, director Monday, March 2, 2015 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3

Byrd and the B’s

Chamber Choir and Camel Heard present Byrd’s “Mass for Four Voices” and the music of Brahms, Britten and beyond Wendy Moy, director Sunday, April 26, 2015 Harkness Chapel – 4:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3

A Springtime Concert: CC Concert Band

Gary Buttery, director Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3

Tchaikovsky’s Second: Orchestra Concert

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, the winner(s) of the annual concerto competition, and more Mark Seto, director Thursday, April 30, 2015 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3 

Jazz in the Courtyard: Traditional Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble

Gary Buttery, director Friday, May 1, 2015 Castle Court – 4:00 pm (Evans Hall, if rain) Free to everyone 

Percussion & New Music Concert

Peter Jarvis, director Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Evans Hall – 7:00 pm Tickets $5, Students & Seniors $3