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)

If you are interested in being featured on Peninsula Performances, please email the producer.

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NMU Music Department

Next time on Peninsula Performances:

“Chant and Praise” is the theme of the NMU Choirs & NMU Orchestra concert from April 2019, where each ensemble is featured and then combined for their final piece.  Then, join the Marquette Choral Society for their Russian Nights concert (also from April 2019), featuring Rachmaninoff’s All Night Vigil and more.

Program:

4-16-19 NMU Choirs and Orchestra "Chant and Praise"

NMU Music Department

Next time on Peninsula Performances:

Take in two NMU faculty concerts on this program from the 2018-19 academic year, with Dr. Nancy Zimmerman at piano and Dr. Jeffrey Vickers at saxophone.  Piano works include classic music of Debussy, Beethoven and Bach, while saxophone works include more recent repertoire from Lemay and Zupko.

Program:

Faculty Recital - Nancy Zimmerman, Piano

Public Radio 90

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NMU Music Department

Next time on Peninsula Performances:

Hear the full spectrum of sound, with the NMU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble from the spring of 2019, and the Senior Recital of Kyle Mol from November 2018.  Music of Grainger, Holst, Handel and Balay are featured.

Program:

NMU Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble 4-15-19

Symphonic Band

Pine Mountain Music Festival

Delight in "A Taste of Carmen", a June 2018 Pine Mountain Music Festival concert which samples song and dance from the full stage opera of Bizet’s “Carmen.”  An additional feature will highlight a String Octet performance from Pine Mountain's 2011 lineup.

Bergonzi String Quartet web

Savor the music of the Bergonzi String Quartet in a return concert for the 2018 Pine Mountain Music Festival, featuring music of Mozart, Barber and Brahms.

Program:

Bergonzi String Quartet June 2018

Pine Mountain Music Festival

Next time on Peninsula Performances:  

Amaze in the sound of youth musicians from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with the Pine Mountain Music Festival’s UPStarts from June of 2018.  Then, go back to 2012 with a review of the UPStarts concert.

Here's what you can expect to hear on the program:

Tune in Friday 5/10/19 at 8pm ET, and again Tuesday 5/14/19 at 1pm ET on Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM 90.1 in Marquette, or online at wnmufm.org. 

NMU Music Department

Next time on Peninsula Performances:

The NMU Music Student Performance Competition rewards students with scholarships, but also rewards you with very fine musicianship; from a concert in March of 2018, hear music of Khachaturian, Brubeck and John Williams. 

Then, prepare for a percussive concert from the NMU Percussion Ensemble’s November 2017 performance, with music of Rossini, McKenzie and Gene Koshinski.

NMU Music Department

Next time on Peninsula Performances:

Come together in sound with two concerts from February 2019!  The NMU Jazz Band and University Choir concert featured music of The Beatles, Gershwin, Monk and more.  Follow that with the Piano Duet Festival concert and hear duets of all kinds from local piano teachers and their students.

Program 5/03/19: NMU University Choir and Jazz Band 2-26-19 / Piano Duet Festival 2-23-19

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