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Spotlight on Musical Achievement: Charlotte Wang ’24 Presents Thesis “Eternal Reverie”

A Performance to Remember

Davis Rennella ’24 engages in dialogue with Charlotte Wang ’24, illuminating her recent presentation of the music composition thesis “Requiem: Eternal Existence.”

Journey to Artistic Expression

As a senior music major, Wang unveils her thesis at Buckley Recital Hall, culminating months of composition and rehearsal. Amidst applause and floral tributes, Wang reflects on her decision to pursue her passion for music, defying societal pressures for financial stability.

Embracing Creative Collaboration

Guided by professors and mentors, Wang explores composition, conducting, and ensemble performances. Collaborating with librettist Haoran Tong ’23, Wang infuses personal struggles and existential themes into her requiem, forging a profound emotional narrative.

A Vision Beyond Graduation

Wang’s composition serves as a testament to her growth and the supportive community at Amherst. With aspirations for a professional conducting career, she embarks on a journey fueled by artistic expression and collaborative spirit.