Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all performances are at the Reynolds Recital Hall and are open to the public without charge.  Events are generally rescheduled when the university is closed because of inclement weather, and this schedule is updated throughout the semester.  Please contact the department (906) 227-2563 for the latest information.  More detailed information about individual performances can often be found on the NMU Master Calendar.

*Indicates admission charge.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Faculty Recital Series

Nancy Redfern, piano

Dr. Redfern will be highlighting three composers featuring: Cesar Franck, J.S. Bach, and Dmitri Shostakovich,
Friday, September 8

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

*Marquette Symphony Orchestra

POPS Concert
"As American As Baseball and Apple Pie" including Bernstein's Overture to Candide and On the Town: Three Dance Episodes, Copland's Billy the Kid Suite, Gershwin's Strike Up the Band, along with a fun version of Casey at the Bat, and some great medleys, including A Salute to the Big Apple; Pops, Hoe Down; and Chicago (from the musical).  The encores will include God Bless America and The Stars and Stripes Forever.  
Russell Vinick will be the conductor for this concert.  Mr. Vinick is the conductor and music director of the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra (Chicago), and part-time music faculty member at Columbia College of Chicago.

Saturday, September 16

7:30 p.m.

Kaufman Auditorium

 

 

Guest Artist Series
Beethoven & Banjos

2017 marks the third annual week-long collaboration between members of Decoda (Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble) and a folk ensemble creating and performing music together in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. "The music will be chosen and composed to be a direct celebration of the UP's landscape, culture, and heritage," says Beethoven and Banjos Artistic Director and UP native Evan Premo.  We're extremely excited to be welcoming Michigan artist May Erlewine for our third season.
Friday, September 29

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Guest Artist Series

Runebergskören BSB

(Finnish Male Choir)
Swedish-speaking male choir from Porvoo, Finland.
50 singers, some with a native language other than Swedish.  
Their repertoire includes songs in many languages.

Sunday, October 1

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Student Recital

A regular series of afternoon performances presented by students taking private lessons or enrolled in chamber ensembles in the Department of Music.  These recitals include a variety of instrumental and vocal works presented by students of varying levels.  Depending on the number of performers and length of repertoire, these recitals vary in length, with a maximum of about one hour.
Tuesday, October 3

4 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

NMU Jazz Band & Combos

Tuesday, October 10

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Siril Cinema Lite
A Brief Introduction to:

Dido and Aeneas - Royal Opera House

Wednesday, October 11

7:00 p.m.

Thomas Fine Arts 319

 

 

Guest Artist Series

 Gary Reeves, horn
Nancy Redfern, piano

Friday, October 13

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Chamber Music Series
The Far North Brass
"Premier Performance"
Saturday, October 14
7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

 *Siril Cinema Series
Dido and Aeneas - Royal Opera House

Dido and Aeneas is an opera in a prologue and three acts, written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate. ...Dido and Aeneas tells the tale of the legendary Queen of Carthage, Dido, and the Trojan refugee prince, Aeneas. When Aeneas and his crew become shipwrecked in Carthage, he and the Queen fall in love. In the meantime, witches plot Dido's destruction.
Sunday, October 15

5:00 p.m.

Forest Roberts Theatre
Tickets: Free to NMU students, faculty and staff with ID, Adults $10.00 - Under 18 no charge
Tickets available at NMU Tickets
* Siril Endowment for Musical Arts Event

 

 

Guest Artist Series

Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi

(Klezmer Band)
Hot Pstromi bandleader and founder Yale Strom was a pioneer among revivalists in conducting extensive field research in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans among the Jewish and Rom communities. This unique research formed the foundation for Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi.  Hot Pstromi’s sound – a fusion of traditional klezmer, new Jewish music, Gypsy, khasidic, world beat and Balkan music noted for long improvisational breaks – is unique and celebrated.

Tuesday, October 17

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Beaumier Folk Music Series

Kardemimmit

(Finnish Folk Group)
Kardemimmit are four young women playing the ancient Finnish national instrument, kantele. The band members are Maija Pokela, Jutta Rahmel, Anna Wegelius and Leeni Wegelius.  Alongside 15 and 38 stringed kanteles, singing has a big part in Kardemimmit’s musical universe where original pieces with a modern aproach still have a strong foundation in Finnish, Eastern European and Scandinavian traditions. The Finnish reki-singing style, 19th century dancing music and Perhonjokilaakso kantele playing style, Eastern Finnish archaic improvisation and ancient runo singing are all present in Kardemimmit’s music.

Saturday, October 21

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

NMU Orchestra & Choirs

Sunday, October 22

3:00 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Student Recital

A regular series of afternoon performances presented by students taking private lessons or enrolled in chamber ensembles in the Department of Music.  These recitals include a variety of instrumental and vocal works presented by students of varying levels.  Depending on the number of performers and length of repertoire, these recitals vary in length, with a maximum of about one hour.
Tuesday, October 24

4:00 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Guest Artist Series

 Margaret Kieckhafer, piano

Thursday, October 26

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

*Siril Cinema Series

 Frankenstein - Royal Ballet

A period adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale of morality and our craving for love, companionship and understanding.  This is a repeat showing from last semester for a Halloween treat.
Sunday, October 29

7:00 p.m.

Forest Roberts Theatre
Tickets: Free to NMU students, faculty and staff with ID, Adults $10.00 - Under 18 no charge
Tickets available at NMU Tickets
* Siril Endowment for Musical Arts Event

 

 

NMU Percussion Ensemble

Saturday, November 4

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Student Recital

A regular series of afternoon performances presented by students taking private lessons or enrolled in chamber ensembles in the Department of Music.  These recitals include a variety of instrumental and vocal works presented by students of varying levels.  Depending on the number of performers and length of repertoire, these recitals vary in length, with a maximum of about one hour.
Tuesday, November 7

4:00 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Siril Cinema Lite
A Brief Introduction to:
Don Quixote - American Ballet Theatre

Wednesday, November 8

7:00 p.m.
Thomas Fine Arts 319

 

 

*Marquette Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, November 11

7:30 p.m.

Kaufman Auditorium

 

 

*Siril Cinema Series

Don Quixote - American Ballet Theatre

The American Ballet Theatre, performing at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, June 1983, led by Mikhail Baryshnikov, present Cervantes' story about the adventures of the Knight of Rueful Countenance.  Alonso Quixana is an older gentleman who lives in La Mancha, in the Spanish countryside. He has read many of the books of chivalry and as a result, he has lost his wits, and he decides to roam the country as a knight-errant named Don Quixote de La Mancha.
Sunday, November 12

5:00 p.m.

Forest Roberts Theatre
Tickets: Free to NMU students, faculty and staff with ID, Adults $10.00 - Under 18 no charge
Tickets available at NMU Tickets
* Siril Endowment for Musical Arts Event

 

 

Student Recital

A regular series of afternoon performances presented by students taking private lessons or enrolled in chamber ensembles in the Department of Music.  These recitals include a variety of instrumental and vocal works presented by students of varying levels.  Depending on the number of performers and length of repertoire, these recitals vary in length, with a maximum of about one hour.
Tuesday, November 14

4:00 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Student Recital

A regular series of afternoon performances presented by students taking private lessons or enrolled in chamber ensembles in the Department of Music.  These recitals include a variety of instrumental and vocal works presented by students of varying levels.  Depending on the number of performers and length of repertoire, these recitals vary in length, with a maximum of about one hour.
Tuesday, November 28

4:00 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

NMU Jazz & Orchestra

Thursday, November 30

7:30 pm.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

Chamber Music Series
The Far North Brass
"Seasons Greetings!"

Friday, December 1
7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Recital Hall 

 

 

Marquette Choral Society

 Benjamin Britten's "St. Nicolas" cantata and Arthur Honegger's "Une Cantate de Noel." 

Saturday, December 2

7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Cathedral

 

 

Marquette Choral Society

 Benjamin Britten's "St. Nicolas" cantata and Arthur Honegger's "Une Cantate de Noel." 

Sunday, December 3

3:00 p.m.

St. Peter Cathedral

 

 

*Holiday Collage Concert

Thursday, December 7

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

*Marquette Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, December 9

7:30 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall

 

 

 

For more information please contact music@nmu.edu or (906) 227-2563.
Last updated: August 23 @ 12:32 p.m.

 
 




 
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