Fall 2015 Events

All events are free, open to the public, and take place on Mount Holyoke College campus, unless otherwise noted

Christmas Vespers – Boston -- Mount Holyoke College Choral and Jazz Ensembles
Fri. Dec. 4
Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
8 pm
The Mount Holyoke College Choral and Jazz Ensembles bring their traditional Christmas Vespers concert to Old South Church in Boston.  For ticket information: http://sites.alumnae.mtholyoke.edu/wp/boston/

Hot Jazz On A Cold Night!
Sat. Dec. 5
McCulloch Auditorium, Pratt Music Hall
7:30 PM
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke, Mark Gionfriddo, director.  The annual winter concert with music by Alan Baylok, Gordon Goodwin, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jimmy Web, and others.

Flute Choir - Sylvan Settings
Sun. Dec. 6

McCulloch Auditorium, Pratt Music Hall
4 pm
First movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony arranged for flutes, plus music inspired by the natural world. Directed by Alison Hale. Reception to follow in the Warbeke Room.

Klezmos!  MHC Klezmer Band
Wed. Dec. 9
The Warbeke Room, Pratt Music Hall
5:30 pm
Music from Eastern Europe and Out of this World! 
Come dance and frolic! MHC’s Klezmer Band performs the annual Klezmer Tants! Andrianne Greenbaum directs.

Razzle Dazzle – MHSO Concert
Thurs. Dec. 10
Abbey Chapel
8 pm
Enjoy the virtuosic playing of the winners of our Concerto Competition, Whitney Gao ’16 (piano) and Yiwen Li ’17 (flute), contrasted with Nyman’s post minimalist music for dance.  Ng Tian Hui conducts.

MHC Choral and Jazz Ensembles -- Annual Christmas Vespers – South Hadley
Sun. Dec. 13
Abbey Chapel
4 & 7:30 pm
Vespers at Mount Holyoke has become a time-honored college tradition and a popular community event.  The performance will include a traditional candlelight processional and community carol-singing. Featuring: The Mount Holyoke College Chamber SIngers, Chorale, and Glee Club (Lindsay Pope, conductor; Mark Gionfriddo, accompanist), the Vocal Jazz and Chamber Jazz Ensembles (Mark Gionfriddo, conductor), and the English Handbell Ensemble.