WCMS Presents: 2016-2017

Each year, WCMS presents a variety of concerts that showcase our exceptional faculty, guest artists, and advanced students. These family-friendly concerts offer something for everyone! Please join us.

For more information about these and other upcoming events, please visit our calendar page.


November 13, 3:00 pm
Concerts for Kids! The Choice
The ultimate talent show where you're the audience, and our faculty and guest students perform for judges John Lennon, Lady Gaga, and Johann Sebastian Bach. Intended for ages 5 and up.

November 18, 7:30 pm
Faculty Recital with John Kramer
A solo piano recital featuring John's original compositions, including works from his new CD, Meditations.

December 2, 7:30 pm
Faculty Piano Trio - Recital and Presentation
Karen Oosterbaan, Anne Bennett, and Rieko Tanaka present an "Under the Hood" exploration and performance of Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67.

January 29, 3:00 pm
Faculty Concert with Glenn Dickson
Glenn Dickson and the Shrim Klezmer Orchestra celebrate the ensemble's and WCMS' 35th anniversaries.

February 3, 6:00 pm
String Department Honors Concert
Advanced students from the string department perform for family, friends, and the public.

March 5, 3:00 pm
Concerts for Kids!
The spring installment of our popular children's music concerts.

March 16, 7:00 pm
Night of 1,000 Guitars
A faculty and student performance featuring a variety of guitar types and musical genres.

March 18, 7:00 pm
Two-Piano Concert
A special student performance of two-piano music at M. Steinert & Sons.

March 24, 7:00 pm
Beat of Life
Our percussion ensembles perform a lively program of percussion repertoire on a variety of instruments.

April 1, 7:30 pm
The Vocal Factor
A singing competition for youth and teens, featuring music industry judges and special prizes.

April 7, 6:30 pm
Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Honors Concert
Advanced students from the woodwind, brass, and percussion department perform for family, friends, and the public.

April 8, 4:00 pm
Voice Department Honors Concert
Advanced students from the voice department perform for family, friends, and the public.

April 9, 3:00 pm
Faculty String Quartet - Recital and Presentation
Noralee Walker and Pamela Ambrose, with special guests Judith Lee and Leah Bartell, present an "Under the Hood" exploration and performance of Vartan Aghababian's String Quartet No. 1.

May 13, 5:00 pm & 6:30 pm
Piano Honors Concerts
Advanced students from the piano department perform for family, friends, and the public.