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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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

The Upper Peninsula is a great place to visit, and the visiting artists featured on the program know that too.  Hear from a variety of musical visitors to the U.P. 

Program:

Pine Mountain Music Festival 2019 - Bergonzi Trio

  • Ludwig van Beethoven - Trio in B flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
  • Johannes Brahms - Trio in B Major, Op. 8

Percussion Group Cincinnati, 3-29-19 (Excerpts)

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November 2019:

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

11/01 & 05

Guitarist Ana Vidovic 

(Rebroadcast #1805)

Guitarist Ana Vidovic visited the campus of Northern Michigan University on multiple occasions, and on this program we’ll turn to her 2008 and 2012 visits as part of the Pine Mountain Music Festival

11/08 & 12

A Veteran’s Celebration

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Next time on Peninsula Performances, 

Bask in grandiose sounds on the program, with bands, orchestras, choirs and other large ensembles from the Upper Peninsula area.

Program:

Excerpts from the following concerts:

  • 10-15-16 University Choir & Chamber Orchestra
  • 4-12-17 Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble
  • 2-26-19 University Choir & Jazz Band
  • 10-14-17 Far North Brass

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

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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

We continue with the NMU Music Department, this time pulling together as many Senior Recital pieces as we can!  Appreciate music students in capstone performances from the recent past and prior.

The program consists of a variety of Senior Recital performances, including the sounds of piano, saxophone, flute, double bass, trumpet, tuba, trombone, percussion and voice.

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

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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

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!

Program:

Part One - Classical Pieces (Bach, Handel and Vivaldi)

Part Two - Student Opportunities (Dvorak, Kennan and original NMU student jazz compositions)

Part Three - Variety (NMU Percussion, Brass and NMU Bands)

Part Four - Beauty (NMU Choirs and traditional music)

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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

Savor the music of the Bergonzi String Quartet in a duet of concerts from the 2018 Pine Mountain Music Festival featuring music of Mozart, Barber and Brahms, and the 2012 concert featuring music of Hugo Wolf and Maurice Ravel.

Program:

Pine Mountain Music Festival 2018

  • W. A. Mozart - Divertimento No. 3, K. 138
  • Samuel Barber - Quartet, Op. 11
  • Johannes Brahms - Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1
  • Enrique Entientes - Ecuadorian Dances

Pine Mountain Music Festival 2012 (excerpts)

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Next time on Peninsula Performances, 

 Music teachers take the stage with faculty from NMU’s Department of Music showcased, with chamber music and jazz from concerts in the Fall of 2018.

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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

Next time on Peninsula Performances, 

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).

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