Davidson College presents a wide variety of musical performances by faculty, students and visiting performers. Many of them are free. To see a list of all the concerts for the 2016-2017 season, visit the music department website. Here is a list of the free events. Follow the link to see in which Davidson College venue the performance takes place, as well as other details. Also, please make sure to follow the links in case the schedule has changed.
Key: ACU = Alvarez College Union; Davidson College Presbyterian Church = DCPC; Duke FamilyPerformance Hall = DFPH; Tyler-Tallman Hall = TTH
ORKHEISTHAI – TO DANCE
Wednesday, Nov. 2 • 7:30 p.m. • DFPH
This concert features the winners of the 2016 annual Concerto Competition, along with a refreshing dive into the realm of orchestral dance music.
Crescendo: The Power of Music
Sat. November 5, 2016
Sloan Music Center
In collaboration with MusicalMinds NC, the Davidson College Music Department presents a powerful program of performance and film. Following presentations from MusicalMinds students, we’ll show excerpts from the award-winning documentary, Crescendo: The Power of Music. Free and open to the public, donations accepted to benefit MusicalMinds NC.
FALL CHORALE & DAVIDSON SINGERS CONCERT
Friday, Nov. 11 • 7 p.m. • 900 Room, ACU
The Davidson College Chorale and Davidson Singers bring beautiful music to a new venue this fall, performing in the 900 Room for the first time. This program will include fresh and fun offerings to start your weekend off right!
JAZZ COMBO FALL CONCERT
Thursday, Nov. 17 • 7:30 p.m. • TTH
Under the direction of accomplished saxophonist Tim Gordon, the popular Davidson College Jazz Combo presents a mesmerizing evening of small group jazz literature and improv.
VESPERS: A SERVICE OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
Sunday, Dec. 4 • 7:30 p.m. • DCPC
An annual highlight for the Davidson College community. Davidson College Chorale and campus leaders reflect on the true meaning of the holiday season-featuring Carolina Brass, and the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Handbell ensemble.
CAMPUS CHRISTMAS PARTY
Monday, Dec. 5 • 9 p.m. • Chambers Lawn
Join the Davidson Singers as they lead this year’s carols at the annual Campus Christmas Party.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 • 7 p.m. • DFPH
Capping off our seasonal offerings, join the Davidson College Choirs at the second annual Messiah Sing-Along! Bring your own score and join the festivities as we sing through the Christmas portion (and a few others) of Handel’s Messiah. Featuring the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra and professional and community soloists.