Peninsula Performances

Fridays at 8pm (repeats Tuesdays at 1pm)

Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features performances from large music ensembles, chamber groups, soloists, and musicians of all kinds.

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Repeats Tuesday at 1pm ET)

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Let the sound of a brass quintet and a pianist serenade you; the Far North Brass (a brass ensemble from Northern Michigan University's Department of Music that is made of students and faculty members) perform music of Speer, Praetorius, Hassler and more.

Listen to Peninsula Performances Fridays at 8pm ET / Tuesdays at 1pm ET / online at wnmufm.org 

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Peninsula Performances Listings March 2020:

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Re-broadcasted Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

*March 2020 will highlight Women’s History Month, with special featured pieces that spotlight women performers and composers.*

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A special edition of the program for our February Fund Drive! Make your contribution to Public Radio 90 by clicking 'Donate' on wnmufm.org at any time, and support local musical productions!

In this edition, we revisit gorgeous vocal and choral performances by performers across the Upper Peninsula area. Choirs, soloists, special guests and more will celebrate our common instrument: the voice.

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We'll get eclectic with performances of choirs and the tuba in this program! We begin with the NMU Choirs in concert with compositions from Pergolesi, Byrd, and Mendelssohn. Then, we hear the low end of the tuba with the Senior Recital of Richard Frankowski, and music of John Cheetham, Ben Hase, Alexej Lebedjew and Oystein Baadsvik.

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Two symphonic adventures await in this edition, where the NMU Orchestra gets the spotlight. Irish tunes, film scores, American classics and more await, along with special guest Tim Kliphuis, a “wizard of sound.”

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The middle of winter can be hard; music can help! The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra performs Vaughan Williams' Sinfonia Antartica (12-9-17); we'll also hear an archival recording of the Marquette Choral Society, performing excerps from Haydn's The Seasons.

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NMU Students are back to school, and they’re also in the spotlight. This program features student performers, with student recitals from the Fall 2019 semester.

Program:

This edition contains performances from NMU Music Student Recitals, from the following dates:

  • 10-11-19
  • 11-1-19
  • 11-8-19
  • 11-22-19

Tune in Friday at 8pm ET, and again Tuesday at 1pm ET on Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM 90.1 in Marquette, online at wnmufm.org

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With all the musical talent on the campus of NMU, it’s time to focus on the Music Department’s faculty! Enjoy a dazzling piano recital from Dr. Nancy Zimmerman (9-6-19), and a Faculty Showcase variety concert (9-14-19). Program: Faculty Piano Recital "Music at 60"
Dr. Nancy Zimmerman, piano

  • W.A. Mozart - Sonata in C minor, K. 457
  • J.S. Bach - Prelude in Eb minor & Fugue in D# minor, BWV 853
  • Maurice Ravel - from Miroirs (II. & III.)

NMU Music Faculty Showcase

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The Marquette Choral Society presents their annual Christmas masterworks concert, featuring Ottorino Respighi's Lauda per la Nativita del Signore ("Laud to the Nativity of the Lord") and Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Messe de Minuit pour Noel ("Midnight Mass").  We also revisit a Marquette Choral Society performance titled "Sure on This Shining Night."

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