NMU Music Department

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

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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The Percussion Group Cincinnati will perform and make connections to social justice as a part of the Siril Concert Series, sponsored by the Siril Endowment for the Arts and NMU's Music Department.  One of the members of the trio, Allen Otte, joined Dr. Jim Strain of the NMU Music Dept. in conversation with Classiclectic host Kurt Hauswirth, to discuss all the percussive events this week:


Public Radio 90

The Northern Michigan University Orchestra will perform a Children's Concert for free Wednesday, February 27th at 6pm.  The program is ideal for all ages, but especially catered to children with an exciting program and demonstrations of instruments of the orchestra.

Selections include music from the motion pictures Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, Gladiator, and Pirates of the Caribbean.


NMU Veterans Day Benefit Concert Facebook Event Page

Dr. Erin Colwitz, assistant professor of music and director of choirs at Northern Michigan University, and Megan O'Connor, senior communications studies major, have assembled a program of music to honor veterans on Sunday, November 11th.  The choral concert features American patriotic songs from different periods of our military's history.  Erin and Megan came to Public Radio 90 to tell us more:


Kurt Hauswirth

The Axiom Brass Quintet, on their Siril Artist Residency at Northern Michigan University, dropped by our studios to talk about their group, their activities on campus, upcoming concerts and more.

Listen to the full interview:

For full information on their residency:
wnmufm.org/post/axiom-brass-nmu
 

Axiom Brass at NMU

Mar 20, 2018
NMU Music Department

The Axiom Brass Quintet is the next group in the Siril Artist Residency to come to Northern Michigan University.   They are dedicated to enhancing the musical life of communities across the globe and educating the next generation of musicians, and to do that they have a variety of performances and learning sessions throughout the week at Reynolds Recital Hall.

Reynolds Session Schedule:

10am Tues March 20

9am Wed March 21

4pm Wed March 21 (brass masterclass w/NMU and high school students)

11am Thurs March 22

1pm Thurs March 22

Marquette Choral Society - "Sure on this Shining Night"

Apr 20, 2017

The Marquette Choral Society will perform Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:00pm in Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.  Tickets are $10 and available at the door, the Berry Events Center, and NMU Ticket Outlets.

For more information:

http://www.nmu.edu/choralsociety/home

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