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Featured Artists

Each year the Department of Music and Dance hosts performances, residencies and master classes by distinguished musicians and dancers from around the world. The Featured Artist series presents each artist as performer and teacher, leading master classes, giving solo performances, and collaborating in performances with Swarthmore College student musicians.

The 2020-2021 Featured Guest Artist series presents performances and collaborations with Jasper String Quartet and Akropolis Reed Quintet.  Our virtual music series continues this spring with Aisha Fukushima, Martronimous, and Nobuko Miyamoto.  The fall semester featured Third Coast Percussion, Christine LampreaMarié Abe, Branford Marsalis, Rhiannon Giddens, and Wu Man

Featured Artists in recent seasons have included Amy BarstonVariant 6, David Kim, Janice Siegel, and  Music From China.

Zoom Tunes poster with pictures of artists

New virtual series with Branford Marsalis, Wu Man, Third Coast Percussion, Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, Jasper String Quartet, Christine Lamprea, Akropolis Reed Quintet, and Marie Abe (Fall 2020)

Poster for Spring 2021 Zoom Tunes with Aisha Fukushima, Martronimous, and Nobuko Miyamoto

New virtual series continues with Aisha Fukushima, Martronimous, and Nobuko Miyamoto (Spring 2020)

New virtual series with Branford Marsalis, Wu Man, Third Coast Percussion, Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, Jasper String Quartet, Christine Lamprea, Akropolis Reed Quintet, and Marie Abe (Fall 2020)

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