Performance Calendar 2018-2019

Professor Ondras conducting a musical ensemble.

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

GRCC International Guitar Series - Folias Duo (Featuring Carmen Maret, flute and Andrew Bergeron, Guitar)

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $15.00; Seniors $10.00; Students $5.00

 

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

GRCC Music Department Bands Concert: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combo

     7:30 p.m. GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:  Adults $5.00 Students/Seniors $3.00 All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 


 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Instrumental Ensembles Fall Concert: Chamber Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles

     7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall     Admission:  Adults $5.00;   Students/Seniors $3.00

    All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 

Friday, October 19, 2018

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra Concert (Ghoulfest) - Featuring the Michigan Ballet Academy and KPO Concerto Competition Winners.

An annual concert for the whole family. Kick off your Halloween with a fun night out with the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra and Michigan Ballet Academy! Costume Contest will begin at 6:30pm for a chance to win a prize! Concert will follow at 7:30pm.


Saint Saens - Violin Concerto No. 3 (Concerto Competition Winner, Cameron Gouin)

Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 2 (Concerto Competition Winner, Audrey Zhang)

Hans Zimmer - Pirates of the Caribbean, featuring the Michigan Ballet Academy

7:30 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

Admission:  Adults $12.00  Students/Seniors/Veterans $6.00 

All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE


 

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Choral Ensembles Fall Concert:  A concert presentation by the GRCC Choral Ensembles and selected student soloists.

     3:00 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

Admission:  Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 

Thursday,  October 25, 2018

GRCC Music Department Guest  Recital (Featuring Dr. Jody Velosso, soprano, Dr. Libor Ondras, viola and with Dr. Mary Scanlan, collaborative pianist)

     7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:  Free


Monday, November 5, 2018

GRCC Music Department Voice Studio Recital

A recital presented by the voice students of Dr. Steve Barton, William Bokhout, Scott Bosscher, Diane Koperski,  and Lisa Wolhout.

7:00 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Free

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Michigan Community College Choral Festival

Choral Ensembles from Michigan’s Community Colleges

3:00 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

Admission: Free

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

GRCC Music Department Student Honors Recital

3:15 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Free

 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

GRCC International Guitar Series - Featuring the Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $15.00; Seniors $10.00; Students $5.00

 

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Songs for the Holidays: GRCC Music Department Choral Ensembles Concert

     3:00 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

     Admission:  Adults $5:00; Students/Seniors $3:00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 

Monday, December 3, 2018

GRCC Music Department Bands Concert: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combo

     7:30 p.m. GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:  Adults $5.00 Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Fall Percussion Ensemble Recital: Featuring the GRCC Percussion Ensemble and select percussion soloists.

     3:15 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:   Free

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Fall Jazz Night: An evening of jazz presented by the GRCC Jazz Combos, Jazz Orchestra, and Shades of Blue-Vocal Jazz Ensemble

     7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:   Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

     (Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Ray Gill Instrumental Jazz Scholarship.)

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Instrumental Ensembles Winter Concert:  Chamber Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles    

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:   Adults $5:00; Students/Seniors $3:00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID - FREE

 

Friday, December 14, 2018

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra Concert - Featuring James Crawford, violin

James Crawford joined the Grand Rapids Symphony as Concertmaster and first violin of the Grand Rapids Symphony’s DeVos String Quartet in January 1994. He came to Grand Rapids from North Carolina, where he was Concertmaster of the Western Piedmont Symphony and Associate Concertmaster of the Winston-Salem and Salisbury Symphonies. Some of his orchestral and chamber music experiences include performances and tours with the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, New York Pops, Warner Brothers Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Gamper Contemporary Music Festival, and the Razumovsky String Quartet. As well as teaching privately, Jamie has held assistant teaching positions at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine, and the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck.

Rossini -- Barber of Seville Overture

Walton -- Violin Concerto; James Crawford, solo violin

Shostakovich -- Symphony no. 9

7:30 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

Admission:  Adults $12.00  Students/Seniors/Veterans $6.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE



 

Thursday, January  31, 2019

GRCC International Guitar Series (Featuring  Classical Guitarist, Ty Zhang, winner of the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America Competition)

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $15.00; Students/Seniors $10.00

All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- $5.00- All GRPS Students with student ID - $5.00

 

   

Friday, February 15, 2019

Musical Moods: A collage concert presented by all of the GRCC musical ensembles

     7:30 p.m.; East Grand Rapids High School Performing Arts Center- 2211 Lake Dr. SE 49506

     Admission:  Adults $11.00; Students/Seniors $6.00 

    All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/ All GRPS Students with current ID Card- FREE

 

                                       

Friday, March 1, 2019

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra Concert  

Featuring chamber music performances by KPO members

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall                                                   

Admission:  Adults $12.00 Students/Seniors/Veterans $6.00/ All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE


 

Thursday, March  21, 2019

GRCC International Guitar Series (Featuring Solo Classical Guitarist, Evan Taucher)

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $15.00; Students/Seniors $10.00/

All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- $5.00- All GRPS Students with student ID - $5.00


 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

GRCC Music Department Student Honors Recital

     3:15 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall    

   Admission:  Free

 

Friday, March 29, 2019

GRCC Music Department Piano Studio Recital

     7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall    

   Admission:  Free

    

 

Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, 2019

WMU Gold Company Vocal Jazz Invitational  

Western Michigan University, Dalton Center

Shades of Blue will participate

 

Monday, April  1, 2019

GRCC Music Department Voice Studio Recital

A recital presented by the voice students of Dr. Steve Barton, William Bokhout, Scott Bosscher, Diane Koperski,  and Lisa Wolhout.

7:00 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Free

 

Thursday, April  4, 2019

GRCC Winter Jazz Night: An evening of jazz presented by the GRCC Shades of Blue – Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, and Jazz Orchestra

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00/

All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE- All GRPS Students with student ID - FREE

                                                   

(Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Duane Shields Davis Vocal Jazz Scholarship.)

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

GRCC Music Department Bands Concert: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combo

     7:30 p.m. GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:  Adults $5.00 Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE- All GRPS Students with student ID - FREE


 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

GRCC Music Department Instrumental Ensembles Concert: Chamber Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble, and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE- All GRPS Students with student ID - FREE


 

Friday, April 12, 2019

Recording Technology Project Showcase

   3:00 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

   Admission: FREE

                                            

 

Sunday, April 14, 2019

GRCC Choral Ensembles Concert: College Choir, Concert Choir, and selected soloists

     3:00 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center, Royce Auditorium

     Admission:  Adults $5:00; Students/Seniors $3:00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE- All GRPS Students with student ID - FREE

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

GRCC Music Department Percussion Ensemble Recital

3:15 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Free

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Student Composers Forum Concert: Featuring composition students

7:30 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission:  Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00

All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE- All GRPS Students with student ID - FREE

Proceeds will benefit the Corey VanRandwyk Music Scholarship Fund

 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

GRCC Music Department Faculty Recital Dr. Samuel Gould, percussion

     3:00 p.m.; GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

     Admission:  Free

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra Concert, featuring Megan Crawford, violin and Libor Ondras, viola and KPO Concerto Competition Winners.

 

In addition to her full time job as a violinist with the Grand Rapids Symphony, Megan Crawford has been an active chamber musician and performed recitals with a Manhattan-based trio, Quest, when coaching with Isidore Cohen at the Manhattan School of Music. Most notably, Megan appeared with Vienna Philharmonic Principal Clarinetist Peter Schmidl in the trio version of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale while touring Japan with the Pacific Music Festival. Ms. Crawford has been the recipient of numerous awards including a fellowships and maintains a private violin studio.

 

Libor Ondras is a viola recitalist, conductor and educator. He currently serves as a music director of the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra and Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and as a guest conductor of the Slovak State Opera, Artist-in-Residence at Bay View Music Festival and holds the position of the Orchestra Director at GRCC. Dr. Ondras has performed with major orchestras in Europe and US, for the American Viola Society, and International Viola D'Amore Society. His research and scholarly writings were published in the Journal of American Viola Society.

 

Kenji Bunch--Verso for violin & viola; Megan Crawford, violin; Libor Ondras, viola

Gershwin--Rhapsody in Blue

Copland--Three Latin American Sketches

 

7:30 p.m.; St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium                                                     

Admission:  Adults $12.00 Students/Seniors/Veterans $6.00/All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE