NMU Music Department

Public Radio 90

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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).

Kurt Hauswirth

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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.

Public Radio 90

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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.

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.

Bay College

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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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Youth orchestral performers took to the Reynolds Recital Hall stage, performing music of Tchaikovsky, Hindemith and Britten in May 2018, and also in June of 2017, with music of Debussy, Sibelius and Stravinsky.

 UPYO 5/13/18

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11 - II. Andante Cantabile
  • Antonio Vivaldi - Bassoon Concerto in D minor, RV 481
  • Paul Hindemith - Funf Stucke fur Streichorchester, Op. 44 - I. Langsam
  • Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony, Op. 4

UPYO 6/17/17

NMU Music Department

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Look back to 2017 with two concerts; an NMU Band and Wind Ensemble performance from April, and guest artist Brian Carter with a horn recital from March.

Program:

NMU Band and Wind Ensemble, 4-12-17

NMU Music Department

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Tune in for the 2nd Annual Brass Bonanza, featuring the Far North Brass, the MSO Brass Quintet, and a combined ensemble, from February 2019.  Following that are the four B’s of classical with the Senior Recital of NMU Music student Jordan Mytty, and piano music of Brahms, Beethoven, Bach and Bloch (February 2018).

Program

The 2nd Annual Brass Bonanza - 2-6-19

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