Wheaton College Artist Series

DuPage County's ONLY Classical Music Series!

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Welcome to the Wheaton College Artist Series! For 73 years, the series has presented the world's best live music and dance from classical and folk traditions. Please take time to explore what the Series has to offer this season. And then make your plans to join us!

Evenings at the Wheaton College Artist Series feature world-renowned performers sharing their artistic genius in one of Wheaton’s unique concert venues--epic Edman Chapel, or our intimate new 650-seat Armerding Concert Hall.

If you haven’t registered at tickets.wheaton.edu, do so now and set up your own personal profile to purchase tickets. The 2023-2024 Season is before us!

Subscriptions are on sale now. Individual ticket sales begin July 1!

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Picosa Ensemble

Saturday, January 20, 2024, 7:30 PM, Armerding Concert Hall

Picosa is an acclaimed chamber music ensemble that has earned recognition for exceptional musicianship, dynamic stage presence, and a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity through music. In Chicago and around the country, Picosa has delighted audiences of all ages and cultural traditions. 


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Shawn Okpebholo’s Songs in Flight featuring Rhiannon Giddens

Monday, March 11, 2024, 7:30 PM, Edman Chapel

Pulitzer Prize-, MacArthur Genius Grant-, and Grammy Award-winning artist Rhiannon Giddens, alongside other internationally acclaimed and award-winning artists will present, award-winning composer Shawn E. Okpebholo song cycle, “Songs in Flight.” This powerful work is inspired by “Freedom on the Move,” a database comprising over 30,000 newspaper advertisements placed by North American enslavers to aid in the capture of runaway enslaved people..



Handel's Messiah

Saturday, March 23, 2024, 7:30 PM, Armerding Concert Hall

Handel’s “Messiah” is a masterpiece of classical music that has stood the test of time, captivating audiences for centuries with its grandeur, emotional depth and through Handel’s exquisite choral and orchestral writing. Come hear and see John William Trotter’s semi-staged version as a highlight of the Lenten season.


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Midori and the Lucerne Festival Strings

Monday, November 13, 2023, 7:30 PM, Edman Chapel

Midori “violin superstar” performs with the remarkable Lucerne Festival Strings in a premium performance that spotlights their globally distinguished talents.

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National Chorus of Korea

Friday, September 22, 2023, 7:30 p.m. Edman Chapel

The National Chorus of Korea, under the direction of Euijoong Yoon is renowned for its exceptional musical talent, captivating performances, and dedication to preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of Korea. 

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Ballet 5:8

Friday, September 15, 2023, 7:30 PM, Edman Chapel

Ballet 5:8, with pianists Daniel Paul Horn and Caroline Hong, presents Gospel Impressions & Golden Sessions. Gospel Impressions—Makoto Fujimura's exquisite paintings inspire Slager's newest work Gospel Impressions. Fujimura's work is layered, colorful, and nuanced.  Golden Sessions—displays the four Greek words for love with movement. 

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