2016-2017 Student performances
The Music Department presents many events and student performances during the academic year. For current Westminster students, staff and faculty, all events are free.
Westminster Music invites you to celebrate Homecoming with an incredible showcase of performances by talented new and continuing music students.
Sept. 17, 7:30pm
Sonata Competition Winner Recital
The inaugural competition features top instrumentalists vying for prizes and performance recognition solo and chamber selections from western music’s greatest compositional form, the sonata.
Nov. 21, 7:30pm
SugarTown is Westminster's pitch-perfect, gleeful mixed voice acappella group, singing and dancing their way through hip, contemporary and classical pop tunes for audiences on campus and in the community.
Dec. 3, 7:30pm
Enjoy the culmination of the chamber music performance class, showcasing a variety of composers in celebrated and uncommon combinations of instruments.
Dec. 4, 4:00pm
Westminster Combined Choir and Orchestra Present: Handel’s Messiah
Celebrate the season with one of classical music’s most beloved works, Handel’s joyous “Messiah.” Featuring the combined forces of Westminster Chamber Singers, Community Choir and Chamber Orchestra.
Led by Jazz director, David Halliday, this ensemble includes saxophones, trumpets, percussion and smaller jazz combo instruments and singers…a relaxed, yet upbeat look that reflects the repertoire of blues, jazz, R&B, and Funk favorites.
Dec. 13, 7:30pm
Larry Spell leads the Westminster Chamber Orchestra through a series of famous composers and classic music.
Dec. 14, 7:30pm
Westminster Opera Studio presents: La Bohème
Westminster College's Opera Studio presents Puccini's passionate opera La Bohème. The heartbreaking story of a group of young artists trying to live and love with passion, poetry, and youthful exuberance. This tragic master piece, set amid the harsh realities of life, will pull at your heartstrings. These rapturous dreamers hunger for eternal youth, but must embrace the inevitable fate of humankind.
Jan. 19–21 & 26–28
Vocal Showcase Recital
The top vocal talent of Westminster come together for an eclectic evening of song and music. Usually ranging from classical arrangements to contemporary musicals, these vocalists will surprise and inspire you.
February 18, 4pm
The top instrumentalists of Westminster Music come together to compete for the top honors in this riveting and inspiring concerto competition.
February 25, 10am-4pm
Opera Studio Presents: “Scenes”
The amazing voices of the Opera Studio present famous songs from famous film scores. Relive your favorite films through the inspiring music.
April 11, 7:30pm
The Chamber Singers finish out their year with a season farewell. They will sing a dazzling and diverse range of songs to welcome summer.
April 21–22, 7:30pm
April 23, 4:00pm
April 27, 7:30pm
April 29, 7:30pm
May 2, 7:30pm
May 3, 7:30pm