Coming this summer  

(Mark your calendar now)

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Saturday, August 6, 2016, 7:30 PM 

Elisa Doughty, Soprano


Bridget Convey, Piano

Songs of Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, Mozart and Puccini

Admission $20 . Reservations suggested 




Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 7:30 PM 


Reading and Book Signing

Ann Beattie & Jonathan Lethem


free admission 



 Sunday, August 21, 2016, 7:30 PM 

 Greg Osby, Alto


Tal Cohen, Piano

Admission $25 . Reservations suggested



Past Performances

Sunday, July 19Dan Tepfer, solo piano with special guest, Joanna Wallfisch, soprano.  Dan and Joanna have recently released a CD for which they have just completed a tour of Europe. 

Wednesday, August 5 – An Evening with Bill McGlaughlin and Kneisel Hall Young Artists.  Bill will lead an evening of conversation and music, discussing pieces the young artists will play.

Bill McGlaughlin is the host of Exploring Music, a daily radio program syndicated out of WFMT in Chicago.  For many years he was the host of NPR’s St. Paul Sunday Morning.  The young artists, an international body of especially gifted musicians, are spending the summer at Kneisel Hall studying the chamber music repertoire.

Friday, August 7 – An Evening with Karrin Allyson, vocals and piano.  Four-time Grammy Award nominee, Karrin performed for a sold out audience last year at the Gallery.

Sunday, August 16 - Camila Meza has been described by the New York Times as "a bright young singer and guitarist with an ear for music of both folkloric and pop intention". A native from Santiago de Chile, Camila has gathered great attention from her colleagues, the media and audiences in Chile, New York and internationally, for being considered an outstanding singer, guitarist, composer, arranger and improviser, who has a very distinctive way of blending jazz with her wide musical world that includes latinamerican, brazilian, folk and pop elements.

Sunday, August 23 - Vincent Chancey, french horn and Bruce Barth, piano.  Vincent is the premiere french horn player in jazz and travels worldwide to perform with leading musicians and bands.

                                Sunday, July 6, 2014, 7:30 PM

Bruce Barth and Eri Yamamoto

Jazz Piano Duo

 Limited Seating . Reservations suggested


Camila Meza

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 7:30 PM

Jazz Vocalist/Guitar

Limited Seating . Reservations suggested


Kimberly Oppelt

Mezzo Soparano

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 7;30PM

 Reservations suggested 


Greg Osby and Dan Tepfer

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 7:30PM

Admission $25 . Reservations suggested


Karrin Allyson

Friday, August 29, 2014, 7:30 PM

Jazz Vocalist/Piano


Admission $25 . Reserve now . Limited Seating


Past Performances

Vincent Chancey & Mike Levine Duo 

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 7:30 PM

  Limited Seating.  Reservations suggested. 

Aaron Goldberg 

Jazz Piano

Friday, September 6, 2013, 7:30 PM

 Limited Seating.  Reservations suggested. 


Saturday, October 20, 2012, 7:30PM


Goldberg Variations/Variations

In November 2011 Dan Tepfer, known primarily as a jazz musician, released a highly acclaimed solo recording entitled Goldberg Variations/Variations in which he performs Bach’s original variations while adding his own improvised variations between each.  He will be performing this program at the Gallery.  Prior to his performance in Stonington, Tepfer will be performing the Goldberg Variations/Variations in Vienna, Gdansk, and New York.

Limited Seating.  Reservations suggested. 

Phone 207.367.2900.   gwatsongallery@gmail.com
Additional information at www.dantepfer.com


Mezzo Soprano

Arias and Songs

Friday, June 15, 2012

7:30 PM

Michael Effenberger, Piano   

 Reservations: 207-367-2900



July 8, 2012 

7:30 PM 

Bruce Barth and Eri Yamamoto

Jazz Piano Duo

Pianists Bruce Barth and Eri Yamamoto will be performing on the Gallery's Knabe grand piano and an electric Fender Roads keyboard




 Reservations: 207-367-2900


July 12, 2012 

7:30 PM

 Arturo O'Farrill 

 Solo Jazz Piano



  Reservations: 207-367-2900



August 16, 2012

7:30 PM

 Greg Abate

Alto Saxophone

 Reservations: 207-367-2900

September 7, 2012, 5-7PM

Stonington First Friday Art Walk

Scott Cleveland


Piano Jazz



Jazz at the gWatson Gallery

Trio WAG

 Saturday, August 13, 2011



                                                               Vincent Chancey Quartet

July 2010


 Greg Abate Quartet

August 2009 & August 2010