Hypnotic Music at Wellesley

By Dominic Esposito: On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 5:30pm in the Houghton Chapel (Upper Chapel) composer Jenny Oliva Johnson will be showcasing an original multi-media event that has been hailed by the Boston Globe as “gorgeous, ominous, and hypnotic.” You can also catch Johnson’s work in the Davis Museum with her new exhibit “Sight…

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A Classical Journey at Wellesley: Mythos/Melos

By Dominic Esposito: Music will be flying off the page at Wellesley’s “Intertwining Threads of Music and Narrative” as faculty pianists Lois Shapiro and Randall Hodgkinson perform Stravinsky’s revolutionary ballets, Petroushka and The Firebird, plus original works February 9, 2013 at 8pm in Jewett Art Center Auditorium at Wellesley College This event is highly recommended…

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3 Colleges + Composers= Exciting Concert!

By Marion Dry:  The Three College Collaboration usually means classes at Babson, Olin or Wellesley; joint academic projects; lectures; and the occasional party.   But on November 4 at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley, we add MUSIC to that mix.  Not just any music!!!  Songs (two sets) by composer and law professor, Toni Lester of Babson, and…

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Being a Musician at Babson

Solomon Zheng: Playing the piano is one of my hobbies. Before I arrived at Babson, one of my concerns was not being able to get involved in music at a business school. However, during the freshman orientation days, I received an email from Michele, the Director of Sorenson Center for the Arts, about various opportunities…

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