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November 14, 2019

FALL PERFORMANCE—Wendy and the Neckbeards

November 14, 2019 to November 16, 2019
11/14/19 7:00 pm
Strider Theater, Runnals Hall

Wendy, a 17-year-old plus-sized, body-positive makeup artist with her own YouTube channel, is having her life exploded by internet trolls. In the meantime, Jess discovers that her long-term boyfriend Chad spends his time harassing young women on the internet to “blow off steam”. From here, the two stories converge in a hilarious and insightful examination  More

Posted September 19 at 2:16 pm
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Mathematics and Statistics Candidate Talk

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 PM, Davis 301 Refreshments at 3:30 PM, Davis 2nd floor Exploring and Evaluating Patterns in Data Through Model-Based Clustering and Partition Agreement Clustering is a method of unsupervised machine learning that seeks to uncover group structure in data by classifying observations when little or no a  More

Posted November 11 at 11:05 am
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November 16, 2019

We Have Standards: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas, Saturday, November 16

11/16/19 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
We Have Standards: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas, Saturday, November 16

All professional jazz musicians are expected to know their “standards,” an ever-evolving list from which we’ll select some of the best known examples, including “St. Louis Blues,” “‘Round Midnight,” and “Body and Soul.” We’ll also check out some lesser-known works we suspect may be standards-in-waiting, including selections from the album The New Standard and from  More

Posted September 10 at 12:09 pm
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November 21, 2019

Senior Piano Recital- Sydney Greenlee

11/21/19 5:00 pm
Lorimer Chapel

Come see Sydney Greenlee ’20 perform in her senior piano recital at Colby on Thursday, November 21 at 5:00 pm in Lorimer Chapel.

Posted November 12 at 11:52 am
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November 23, 2019

Discovery: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

11/23/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Discovery: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

Colby’s own Eric Thomas takes center stage as both composer and clarinet soloist in his Threnody for Ann Arceneaux for solo clarinet and viola, featuring Boston University viola faculty member Hye Min Choi. Thomas and Choi will have further opportunity to shine in Max Bruch’s Concerto for Viola and Clarinet. The concert will conclude with  More

Posted September 10 at 12:11 pm
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December 2, 2019

Upcoming Music Department and Studio Recitals

December 2, 2019 to December 6, 2019

Please join us as we celebrate our student’s musical accomplishments from the semester. Flute Studio – Monday, December 2, 5:00 pm, Given Auditorium Department Recital – Monday and Tuesday, December 2 & 3, 7:00 pm, Given Auditorium Guitar Ensemble – Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 pm, Mary Low Coffee House Violin Studio – Wednesday December 4,  More

Posted November 12 at 11:58 am
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December 6, 2019

50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights

12/6/19 7:00 pm
Lorimer Chapel
50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights

A Colby tradition since 1971, the service includes reading and carol singing by candlelight. Colby music ensembles provide a festive evening of traditional and contemporary seasonal music from around the world. Shuttle service will be available from the Eustis parking lot beginning at 6:30pm and immediately after the performance.

Posted September 10 at 12:48 pm
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February 29, 2020

Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

2/29/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Colby College Chorale and the Colby Art Song Initiative will reflect on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in a concert that will include solo and choral compositions related to the music festival to end all music festivals. The choirs and soloists will perform works by Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills,  More

Posted September 11 at 10:52 am
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March 7, 2020

Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

3/7/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Journey to America alternates between energy and exhaustion, between dramatic and sublime. Beginning in Austria with Beethoven’s electrifying, epochal Fifth Symphony, the program shifts quickly to a pair of very different works by American masters Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. Barber’s sometimes ethereal, sometimes anguished Adagio for Strings becomes  More

Posted September 11 at 10:55 am
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March 14, 2020

Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

Lorimer Chapel
Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

The Colby Wind Ensemble’s spring concert features music full of frantic motion, including Ghost Train Triptych, depicting a supernatural machine that roars out of the night, and Powerhouse, featuring that purveyor of pure energy Bugs Bunny, along with other friends of Looney Tunes fame. The organized chaos of the factory floor will be represented by  More

Posted September 11 at 11:00 am
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April 4, 2020

First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

4/4/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

(Featuring guest performers from Associate Professor Sonja Thomas’s course “Critical Race Feminisms and Tap Dance”) Who would have guessed that the humble seed of the blues would grow into musical flowers of so many hues?! We’ll trace the evolution of the blues from the works of early artists like Robert Johnson and Ma Rainey through  More

Posted September 11 at 11:03 am
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April 11, 2020

Henry Kramer, piano

4/11/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Henry Kramer, piano

(Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund) As winner of the Second Prize at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition and a recipient of a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Henry Kramer is well on his way to becoming one of the most exciting American musicians of his generation. For his Music at Colby  More

Posted September 11 at 11:05 am
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April 18, 2020

Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

4/18/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

The Colby College Collegium will combine forces with guest artists in a rarely heard performance of the Passion setting by Reinhard Keiser, a contemporary of J.S. Bach. The work is a musical telling of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of St. Mark and was performed frequently by Bach himself as part  More

Posted September 11 at 11:06 am
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April 25, 2020

Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

4/25/20 7:30 am
Lorimer Chapel
Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

The final program of the Colby Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 season begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, a work that has become famous for one of classical music’s most endearing practical jokes. The concert will continue with a performance by the 2020 student concerto competition winner and will conclude with Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, a mesmerizing work that  More

Posted September 11 at 11:08 am
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