NMU Music

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 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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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.

Leslie Shank

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform as a part of the NMU Music Department's Siril Artist Residency on September 25, 2019.

With profoundly moving performances expressing heart-felt intimacy to dazzling bravado, the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet has captivated audiences throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. From Bach to Piazzolla to Prince, MGQ’s eclectic programs are propelled by virtuosity and synchronization that come from decades of classical training and ensemble experience.

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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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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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“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.

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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

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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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Two sopranos will serenade you; Elizabeth Grugin held a voice recital in May of 2018, performing works of Haydn, Barber, Britten amongst others.  Cheyenne Kaufman interpreted music of Clara Schumann, Satie, Bellini and others for her Senior Recital in November of 2017.

Program:

Guest Artist - Elizabeth Grugin, soprano (5/19/18)

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