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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Peninsula Performances Listings

October 2019:

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

10/04 & 08

NMU Music Highlights 2018-19

Enjoy a variety show of the NMU Music Department, with a diverse program highlighting many kinds of talent; voices coming together in the NMU Choirs, talented Senior students, jazz, percussion and more! 

10/11 & 15

NMU Senior Recitals Collection

Kurt Hauswirth

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Instruments to strike are featured this time, with the NMU Percussion Ensemble and a Piano Duet Festival.  Hear the marimba, snare drums, pianos and more from April 2019, and piano duets from February 2018.

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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

In time for back-to-school, the sounds of the NMU Orchestra’s Children’s Concerts reach all ages; music from film scores and familiar themes that are fun for everyone (from February 2019 and 2018).

Kurt Hauswirth

Next time on Peninsula Performances,

This edition will draw from the 2018-19 academic year for Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music, and the student recitals throughout.  These are 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.

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Peninsula Performances Listings

September 2019:

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

9/06 & 10

NMU Orchestra Children’s Concert 2-27-19 / 2-28-18

In time for back-to-school, the sounds of the NMU Orchestra’s Children’s Concerts reach all ages; music from film scores and familiar themes that are fun for everyone (from February 2019 and 2018).

9/13 & 17

NMU Percussion Ensemble 4-6-19 / Piano Duet Festival 2-24-18

Public Radio 90

Next time on Peninsula Performances,

“Two Flutes and a Trombone” is the collection of three Senior Recitals from the Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music, featuring Cat Nevela, Paris Puuri, and Sydney Elliot in concert.

NMU Music Department

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Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, George Gershwin and more: in the Fall of 2018, the NMU Music Department had not three, not four, but five different ensembles in a jazzy performance of blues, jazz standards and more!  Plus, additional jazzy material from Fall 2018.

NMU Music Department

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An ensemble of dedicated young musicians from across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula performed in January and May 2019 as the U.P. Youth Symphony Orchestra!  Hear music from the great composers as well as some lesser-known works in a fast-paced duo of concerts

tonttu.com (Craig Randal Johnson)

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Enjoy the sounds of Sisu, at piano!  Craig Randal Johnson performs Piano Music of Finland, celebrating 100 years of Finnish Independence, from March 14, 2017.  Then, enjoy the music of the NMU Music Faculty with Violinist Barbara Rhyneer, and Harpist Nancy Redfern, performing music of Bach, O’Carolan and more.

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Peninsula Performances - August 2019

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Rebroadcast Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

 

 

 

9/06 & 10

NMU Orchestra Children’s Concert 2-27-19 / 2-28-18

In time for back-to-school, the sounds of the NMU Orchestra’s Children’s Concerts reach all ages; music from film scores and familiar themes that are fun for everyone (from February 2019 and 2018).

 

9/13 & 17

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