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Four Promoted to Professor

Hamilton College President David Wippman announced the promotion of four faculty members to the rank of professor.  Heather Buchman, music; Stephen Ellingson, sociology; Ella Gant, art; and Chaise LaDousa, anthropology, were promoted effective July 1.  More ...

Kolb ā€™02 and Schell ā€™03 Cast in Rome Capitol Theatre's Carousel

David Kolb ’02 and Katrina Schell ’03 will appear in the the Rome Capitol Theatre production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel.  The show will run from July 14-16, at 7:30 p.m. Kolb will play the role of Mr. Snow and Schell is cast as Carrie Pipperidge. Music professor Rob Kolb is music director for the local production.  More ...

Kolb is Musical Director for Carousel Production

Professor of Music Rob Kolb  is music director for a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel  at the Capitol Theatre in Rome, N.Y. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, July 14-16, at 7:30 p.m.  More ...

Eight Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs

President Joan Hinde Stewart recently announced the appointment of eight Hamilton faculty members to endowed chairs.  Doug Ambrose (history),  Brian Collett (physics), Martine Guyot-Bender (French), Gordon Jones (physics), Tim Kelly (mathematics), Heidi Ravven (religious studies), Patrick Reynolds (biology) and Michael “Doc” Woods (music) received appointments. All are effective July 1.  More ...

Joel Dias-Porter
An Evening of Poetry and Jazz on May 5

Hamilton College’s Departments of Music and Literature and Creative Writing join forces to create a unique evening of poetry and music on Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m., in Café Opus.  More ...

Janis Siegel P'16, right, works with Nicole Mion '16. They were accompanied by Rick Montalbano, jazz piano instructor.
Janis Siegel Pā€™16 Presents Jazz Workshop

Recording artist Janis Siegel P’16 was on campus April 29 to conduct a jazz vocal workshop for students. The event was sponsored by the Fillius Jazz Archive in recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month.  More ...

Deanna Nappi '15 on baritone sax
Rowe's Jazz Session Reaches 600+ Around the World

“I'm playing this out the window to the monkeys... The monkeys are still there...so you didn't scare them off. I thought they only liked classical music,” exclaimed a Costa Rican listener to the livestreamed jazz program delivered by Fillius Jazz Archive Director Monk Rowe as part of his edX course on March 6. More than 600 listeners from dozens of countries and states joined in with those in the college’s packed Little Pub to hear Rowe and his fellow musicians play and talk about jazz.  More ...

Hamilton Orchestra Performs Brainstorm! Landscape Music on March 6

The Hamilton College Orchestra, conducted by Heather Buchman, presents the annual Brainstorm! concert on Sunday, March 6, at 3 p.m., in Wellin Hall. This year’s theme is “Landscape Music.”  More ...

Sar-Shalom Strong
Music Department Presents Schubertā€™s Die Winterreise for Voice and Piano on Feb. 21

The Hamilton College Department of Music will present Franz Schubert’s song cycle Die Winterreise (Winter’s Journey) with Jonathan English, tenor, and Sar-Shalom Strong, piano, on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center.  More ...

Choir Musical Preview: Sondheim on Sondheim

The Hamilton College Department of Music presents the 2016 choir musical, Sondheim on Sondheim, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5 and 6, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center.  More ...

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