Serious about music ... serious about the liberal arts

Connecticut College offers excellence in music programming and performances for enjoyment and enrichment by musicians and music enthusiasts from the College, the surrounding community and the world.

As a student, you'll find that the College has distinguished itself among the nation's music departments with a curriculum modeled on the best features of both the music conservatory and a liberal arts school of music, offering:

Music lovers and musicians from anywhere can enjoy:

  • Public performances by music students — an essential part of the educational experience — and faculty. Individual students or ensembles present concerts each semester.
  • Visits by internationally renowned performers, composers, and scholars who regularly offer master classes and lectures. Among them: Larry Austin, Emanuel Ax, Milton Babbitt, Pierre Boulez, Frances Blaisdell, Shirlee Emmons, Eliot Fisk, Gary Glaze, Stephen Hinton, Lev Koblyakov, Fred Lerdahl, Allan Neave, Itzak Perlman, Bernard Rands, Paula Robison, and Ben Verdery.
  • onStage Guest Artist Series at Connecticut College, bringing world-class dance, music, art and theater performances and events to our stages and concert halls.
  • A biennial Symposium on Arts & Technology, a major international conference devoted to presenting the edge and exploring the increasing links in the interdisciplinary world of arts, sciences, media, and technology. There are speakers, panels, and concerts that include electro-acoustic music.

Events at a Glance

Music

Student Recital

Fortune Hall

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Free Admission

Music

Autumn Concert: Connecticut College Concert Band and U. S. Coast Guard Academy Band

Evans Hall

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Gary Buttery, Director

Free Admission

Music

Student Recital

Fortune Hall

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Free Admission

Music

Senior Recital

Evans Hall

Friday, Dec. 8

Julia Tackett, soprano

Free Admission

Music

Charles Shackford Memorial Student Composers Concert

Evans Hall

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Art Kreiger, Director

Free Admission

Music

A Faculty Showcase Concert

Evans Hall

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Faculty perform works by Crausaz, Plant, Previn, Prokofiev, Ravel. Theodore Arm, violin; Gary Buttery, tuba; Ian Frenkel, accordion; Mark McCormick, bass; Wendy Moy, soprano; Patrice Newman, piano; Rebecca Noreen, bassoon; Kelli O’Connor, clarinet; Megan Sesma, harp; Joshua Thomas, saxophone; Libby Van Cleve, oboe.

 

Tickets: $10; Seniors: $5; Students: $5; CC Students, Faculty & Staff: Free (General Admission)

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