End of semester concerts planned at Hamilton College

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CLINTON — Hamilton College Department of Music ends the fall semester with a variety of free performances in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. 

The Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble performs on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Monk Rowe leads the big band and jazz combo in an eclectic set of jazz in several styles including swing, Latin, and soul.

Charlotte Botha conducts Hamilton Voices in “To dwell…uncovering the homeless experience through song,” on Sunday, Dec. 5. The evening starts with a showing of Songs from the Streets documentary at 6 p.m., followed by a performance of Forgotten Voices by the choir at 7:30 p.m.

Katie Kring’s Forgotten Voices based on texts by homeless members of the Springfield Street Choir in Springfield, Mo., and the documentary Songs from the Streets chronicles forming the choir. Donations of coats and other winter apparel will be accepted at the door. 

The Hamilton College Choir performs on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The program, Closer Together, is a celebration of the community and creative expression the group has found through music, despite the pandemic.

Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra on Friday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The program includes Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, Unfinished, Borodin’s In the Steppes of Central Asia, and Grieg’s Norwegian Dances.

Tickets are not required. All patrons must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask while indoors. For more information, visit www.hamilton.edu/performingarts or call 315-859-4331.

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