Fall 2020 Projects

In the fall of 2020, our Student Ensembles overcame unprecedented challenges to create beautiful musical collaborations. Some were recorded separately and later combined, while others were recorded in small, socially distanced cohorts. We hope you enjoy this sampling (click on any image below to play the full video).

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The Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra and Brandeis University Chorus perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy with special guests.

Eric Hollander plays viola in front of a black and white video backdrop of a waterfall

PhD Candidate Eric Hollander performs "Cowboy" as his Chamber Music final project.

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Members of the Brandeis Chamber Singers and invited guests perform Bach's BWV 115: Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit.

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The Brandeis Early Music Ensemble performs music from the Chansonnier of Zeghere van Male.

Members of Fafali play drums with artists from the Dagbe Cultural Center

Fafali: Music and Dance from Ghana performs Gahu music with artists from the Dagbe Cultural Center in Ghana.

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Members of the Brandeis Jazz Ensemble perform "Brainville" by Sun Ra.

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The Brandeis Wind Ensemble performs From the Delta (1945) by William Grant Still.