The Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Daniel Sommerville, performs approximately eight public concerts each academic year.
"Oh! Geography" by Joel Sheesley. Professor Sheesley's work in painting addresses a variety of themes having to do with the human person's connection to place and culture.
Composed of more than 60 members, the Women's Chorale performs a diverse repertoire of music, and has appeared in recent years at both regional and national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). The Women's Chorale is directed by Dr. Mary Hopper.
Arena Theater, Wheaton's theater production company, has been producing quality theater since 1972. The small, ensemble-driven company includes students from many different majors.
The Wheaton College Jazz Ensemble, directed by jazz pianist and composer Josh Moshier, often performs with visiting Jazz artists.
"Karen, Watervale" by Greg Shreck, Associate Professor of Art
Will Liverman performs a solo with the Men's Glee Club, directed by Dr. Mary Hopper. Will graduated from Wheaton in 2010 and is currently studying music at Julliard.
Sarah Meyer '11, explains the oil paintings in her senior show entitled "Painting the Invisible".
The Jazz Ensemble performs both on and off campus throughout the academic year, including performances at the Elmhurst Jazz Festival.
Wheaton's Community School of the Arts offers classes in music, dance, and the visual arts for children and adults.
Founded in 1972, the Wheaton College Percussion Ensemble is directed by Dr. Kathleen Kastner and includes music majors as well as other liberal arts majors.
By David Hooker, Assistant Professor in the Art Department for Sculpture, Ceramics and Art Survey.
Tim Kroll '10, from his senior showcase entitled "Necktie Party".
Arena Theater performs a three-play, twenty-four-performance season each year in the 140-seat black box space in Jenks Hall.
Paper cut outs from the senior showcase "Macrographs", by Kai Mazurczyk '11.
The Wheaton College Concert Choir is directed by Dr. Paul Wiens. For nearly three decades, the Concert Choir motto has been the statement by J.S. Bach, "Music's only purpose should be for the glory of God and the recreation of the human spirit!"
From "Is, Seems", senior showcase of Stephen Monkemeier '10.
From Professor David Hooker's "Construction Series".
The mission of Arena Theater is "to nurture and develop whole and effective theater artists within an intentionally Christ-centered theater community, and to create theater together that reflects and engages the broader Wheaton College community, while giving vigorous attention to Jesus’ two great commandments (Matt 22: 37-40) in all that we do."
From the senior showcase of Katie Campbell '10, which explored "the accumulation of language and the way that it impedes our communion with the people in our world."
The Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Timothy Yontz, has performed traditional and contemporary wind band literature for over 120 years at Wheaton.
Greg Schreck, from the "Bagmen" series. Professor Schreck has been a professor of photography at Wheaton since 1989.
Arena Theater regularly performs classics (Shakespeare, Moliere, Ibsen, Chekhov) and musicals, alongside the very best current plays from around the world.
From the senior showcase of Elizabeth Fuller '11, entitled "Still Lives".
Children attending a Saturday morning violin class as a part of the Community School of the Arts.
Music lessons are given to children of all ages at the Community School of the Arts.
Nickle and Dimed, performed by Arena Theater, explores what it means to eke out a living on minimum wage.
"Departure", by David Hooker. Professor Hooker's ceramic sculptures seek to engage poignant questions about the self and American culture.