The Arts are alive in every corner of campus, with new events happening every week. Whether you’re into hip-hop or abstract painting, poetry or puppetry, ballet or Balinese gamelan, we’ve got you covered. The Arts are for you.

Semester at a glance: Spring 2024

Coming up

  • February 24, 2024 | 10:00am
    Lam Museum of Anthropology
    Commemoration is a process that involves witness, preservation, interpretation, and performance. This process calls upon human creativity, commitment, emotional connection, and contemporary context. Literature, music, and performance work together to open a window across space and time for generations to connect with one another.  This ten-panel traveling exhibit and …
  • February 24, 2024 | 7:30pm
    Scales Fine Arts Center
    Sense and Sensibility is a fun and lively adaptation of the classic novel. The Dashwood sisters—sensible, restrained Elinor and emotional, romantic Marianne—both engage in the high stakes game (more or less obligatory for women of their time and social class) of securing a suitable husband. Adding …
  • February 25, 2024 | 3:00pm
    Centenary United Methodist Church
    Wake Forest University Department of Music presents a collaborative performance of Duruflé Requiem with Jamie Allbritten, conductor. For ticket information please visit the "Register" link.
  • February 25, 2024 | 3:00pm
    Scales Fine Arts Center
    Wake Forest University Department of Music presents our first WFU Wind Ensemble concert of 2024! Free and open to the public
  • February 27, 2024 | 5:00pm
    Brendle Recital Hall
    Join us for a special WFU faculty panel and screening of the Oscar-nominated film Maestro.   5:00 PM: Panel moderated by Dr. Megan Francisco, Assistant Professor, Department of Music Dr. Mary Dalton, Professor of Communication and Film and Media Studies Dr. Jeff Solomon, Associate Professor of English Dr. J. Aaron Hardwick, …
  • February 28, 2024 | 11:00am
    Wake Forest University Department of Music welcomes scholar Glenn Gass as part of our Virtual Wavelengths virtual speaker series. This event is free and open to the public. All times are in EST. Glenn Gass is Provost Professor and Rudy Professor Emeritus of Music in Music in General Studies at …
  • March 1, 2024 | 7:30pm
    Scales Fine Arts Center
    The Wake Forest University Department of Music and Wake Forest University Symphony Orchestra present the 2024 Concerto Competition Winners Concert. The Wake Forest University Symphony Orchestra shares the stage with the winners of the 2023 Department of Music Concerto Competition winners. This concert will highlight the incredible musical talent of Wake Forest …
  • March 3, 2024 | 3:00pm
    Brendle Recital Hall
    Wake Forest University Department of Music presents a student recital featuring Malachi Woodard and Hannah Murrow.   This event is free and open to the public.
  • March 19, 2024 | 7:30pm
    Brendle Recital Hall
    Named one of the greatest string quartets of the last 100 years by BBC Music Magazine, the two-time GRAMMY-nominated Dover Quartet is one of the world’s most in-demand chamber ensembles. The Dover Quartet is the Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence at the Curtis Institute of …
  • March 23, 2024 | 10:00am
    Scales Fine Arts Center
    The WFU Department of Music presents the 47th Annual Giles-Harris Music Competitions. The competitions honor esteemed former piano faculty Lucille Harris and Christopher Giles. Two competitions are held annually, featuring WFU Music students currently enrolled in individual instruction. More information for our Piano Competition and Open Competition will be available …
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