The Concert Series brings world-class performers to campus, complementing the department’s academic offerings and augmenting the cultural life of the College and surrounding community. Ranging from classical to jazz, early music to electronic, and world music from every continent, the series features concerts and residencies with visiting artists, as well as the performing faculty. Several faculty-directed student ensembles also perform each semester.  All events are listed, below.

All events are free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise, with general seating. All venues are accessible to those with disabilities. For events with reservations required, email Isabel.fine@wellesley.edu, or join our email list by texting CONCERTS to 42828. Please visit our Student Recitals page for information regarding student recitals.

  • Ken Euno

    Excerpts from Aeolus: Ken Ueno

    Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
    Written by composer-performer Ken Ueno in collaboration with poet Robert Hass, architect Thomas Tsang, and vocalist Majel Connery. It is inspired by Homer’s Odyssey and the epic meeting between Odysseus and Aeolus, the keeper of the winds. More
  • Midday Jazz Muse: Russell Hoffmann

    Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
    Jewett Art Center Auditorium
    Hoffmann will share some of his discoveries of the rich musical and culture heritage of Cuba and also perform selections with his group, from pre-revolutionary Old Havana, along with more contemporary works. More
  • The Skylark Choral Ensemble

    Clear Voices in the Dark

    Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel
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  • Commencement '17: Baccalaureate Concert

    Baccalaureate Concert

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
    Houghton Chapel Upper Chapel
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