Concerts and Events

All concerts are free and open to the public.

We are delighted, as ever, to offer this outstanding concert series free of charge and hope you will join us often.

Summer 2016

July 2016
Jul 7 (Thu) 8:00pm Chamber Music of Mendelssohn

A concert of chamber music by Mendelssohn and Vincent Persichetti, given by pianist and Vassar faculty member Thomas Sauer with guests Sunghae Anna Lim, violin, Rose Hashimoto, viola, and Clancy Newman, cello.  Featuring the rarely-played Piano Quartet in B Minor by Mendelssohn, a meditation for viola and piano on the Virgin Mary by Persichetti, and the ever popular Trio in D Minor by Mendelssohn.

Jul 12 (Tue) 8:00pm Mano a Mano

Hailing from Cuba, this dynamic new vocal group visits Vassar on its first ever cultural tour to the United States. The program will include a variety of pieces ranging from a Cuban Orisha spiritual, to a medley of iconic American Soul. An unique musical journey from the point of view of Cuba’s young generation - and perhaps a glimpse into a changing Cuba.

Jul 16 (Sat) 12:00pm Summer Choral Festival

Cappella Festiva's two-week Summer Choral Festival culminates in a final concert in Skinner Hall of Music.

Join us for this free performance by singers ages 8-18, directed by Christine Howlett, Ron Bemrich, Elizabeth Clifton and Justin Stockslager. Free and open to the public.

Jul 24 (Sun) 3:00pm Works by Carter, Schumann, Wilson, and Brahms

Moran Katz, clarinet, and faculty member Richard Wilson, piano.

All events not otherwise noted take place in Skinner Hall of Music and are free and open to the public. Programs are subject to change. For further information and up-to-date details on all Vassar College Department of Music concerts, please call (845) 437-7294. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Office of Campus Activities at (845) 437-5370. Latecomers will be seated at the performers’ discretion. All audience members are to be seated. Food and beverages are not permitted in the Recital Hall. All electronic devices must be silenced during performances.