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Date Time Event Location Category
February 12 2:30 p.m. Tri-County Honors Band & Scot Symphonic Band Concert

The Tri-County Honors Band and Scot Symphonic Band, under the direction of Nancy Ditmer, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.
McGaw Chapel
340 E. University St.
Music
February 15 7:30 p.m. “Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Guide to Gender Variance”

Presented by Jack Halberstam, professor of English, gender studies, and American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

Free and open to the public.
Freedlander Theatre
329 E. University St.
Lecture
February 16 7:30 p.m. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

Philip Kitcher, the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will be at The College of Wooster to give a lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall
303 E. University St.
Lecture
February 17
February 19
7:30 p.m.
4 p.m.
Wooster Symphony Orchestra Concert

The Wooster Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present a concert.

Tickets are $10 
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
February 20 7:30 p.m. Symone Sanders

Ms. Sanders was national press secretary for the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Just 25 years old at the time, she was the youngest press secretary ever for a major presidential candidate.

Free and open to the public.
McGaw Chapel
340 E. University St.
Lecture
February 22 7:30 p.m. Wilson Lecture

James Dicke II, Chairman and CEO of Crown Equipment Corporation, will speak at the Wilson Lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Wilson Governance Room, Scot Center 
1267 Beall Ave.
Lecture
February 23 7:30 p.m. Great Decisions Lecture Series

Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of priceline.com and ColorJar/SCALE will present “Innovations for Global Problems – How Entrepreneurs Can Save the World,” at the third Great Decisions Lecture Series.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Lecture
February 26 3 p.m. Wooster Chamber Music Series

The St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform at the fifth Wooster Chamber Music Series concert of the season.

Tickets are $25
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
February 27 7:30 p.m. Guest Recital

Davis Brooks (violin) will present a recital.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
March 1 7:30 p.m. Richard G. Osgood, Jr. Memorial Lecture

Rob Thieler, a research geologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, will present the annual Richard G. Osgood Memorial Lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall 
303 E. University St.
Lecture
March 2 12:00 p.m. Alumnus to give Music Lecture

Elizabeth West Marvin, professor of music theory and chair of the music theory department at the Eastman School of Music, will present “In Their Own Words: Analyzing the Extents and Origins of Absolute Pitch.”

Free and open to the public, guests are welcome to bring their lunch.
Scheide Music Center Room 204 
525 E. University St.
Lecture
March 2 7:30 p.m. Great Decisions Lecture Series

Raj Patel, global policy expert, will present “How Will We Feed 10 Billion People Sustainably?” at the fourth Great Decisions Lecture Series.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Lecture
March 2, 3, 4 7:30 p.m. Theatre Production

John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine,” directed by Jimmy Noriega.

General admission tickets are $9. Tickets for faculty, staff, College of Wooster students, and senior citizens are $6.
Freedlander Theatre
329 E University St.
Theatre
March 5 2:30 p.m. Scot Symphonic Band Concert

The Scot Symphonic Band, under the direction of Nancy Ditmer, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.
McGaw Chapel
340 E. University St.
Music
March 30 7:30 p.m. Great Decisions Lecture Series

Spencer Abraham, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and former U.S. Senator, will present “Lights Out! Ten Myths About (and Real Solutions to) America’s Energy Crisis” at the fifth and final Great Decisions Lecture Series.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Lecture
March 31 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble Concert

The College of Wooster Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present a concert.

Tickets are $10.
Freedlander Theatre
329 E University St.
Music
April 2 3 p.m. Wooster Chamber Music Series

Emerson String Quartet will perform at the sixth and final Wooster Chamber Music Series concert of the season.

Tickets are $25.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
April 13, 14, 15 7:30 p.m. Spring Dance Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its annual Spring Dance Concert, directed by Kim Tritt.

Free and open to the public.
Freedlander Theatre
329 E University St.
Theatre
April 17 7:30 p.m. Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law

Hiroshi Motomura, professor of law at UCLA, will speak at the 20th annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Lecture
April 20 7 p.m. Poetry Reading

Rowan Ricardo Phillips, an award winning author and fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, will give a reading of his works at the Donaldson Lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Kauke Hall Room 038
400 E. University St.
Lecture
April 20 7:30 p.m. Philosophy Honor Society Lecture

Tristram McPherson, associate professor of philosophy at The Ohio State University, will speak at the Philosophy Honor Society Lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Lean Lecture Room
Wishart Hall
303 E. University St.
Lecture
April 21 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble Concert

The College of Wooster Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present a concert.

Tickets are $10
Freedlander Theatre 329 E. University St. Music
April 22 7:30 p.m. Wooster Chorus & Wooster Singers Concert

The Wooster Chorus and Wooster Singers, under the direction of Lisa Wong, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall
Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
April 28 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Senior Research Symposium

The College of Wooster will showcase its nationally acclaimed Independent Study program at the eighth annual Senior Research Symposium.

Free and open to the public.
   
April 28 & 29 7:30 p.m. Opera Workshop Performance

An Opera Workshop performance will be presented.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall
Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Theatre
April 30 2:30 p.m. Scot Symphonic Band Concert

The Scot Symphonic Band, under the direction of Nancy Ditmer, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.
McGaw Chapel
340 E. University St.
Music
May 3 7 p.m. Wooster Concert Band

The Wooster Concert Band will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall
Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
May 14 4 p.m. Senior Music Hour

The Senior Music Hour will be presented.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall
Scheide Music Center
525 E. University St.
Music
May 14 7:30 p.m. Wooster Symphony Orchestra Commencement Concert

The Wooster Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present the commencement concert.

Tickets are $10.
McGaw Chapel
340 E. University St.
Music
January 17-March 10 See museum hours Art Exhibitions

The College of Wooster Art Museum (CWAM) will present 

Amber Kempthorn: A River Isn’t Too Much To Love in the Burton D. Morgan Gallery of Ebert Art Center 

and 

Alison Saar: Breach in the Sussel Gallery of Ebert Art Center. 

A River Isn’t Too Much To Love is a collection ofhighly-detailed drawings and collages that take as their subject the minutia of everyday life distilled through the vagaries of memory. Breach is rooted in the music and literature that grew out of the profound racial inequities exposed by the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. 
The College of Wooster Art Museum Ebert Art Center 
1220 Beall Ave.
Art
April 28 - May 14 See museum hours African Art: Student-Curated Exhibition Selected from the College of Wooster Art Museum’s Permanent Collection will be on display in the Burton D. Morgan Gallery

and

The Senior Independent Study Group Exhibition, featuring projects by students from the Class of 2017, will be on display in the Sussel Gallery
The College of Wooster Art Museum Ebert Art Center 
1220 Beall Ave.
 Art