Performance Calendar 2019-2020

Professor Ondras conducting a musical ensemble.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Alumni Artist Recital Featuring Antonina Chehovska, Soprano with Dr. Kenneth Bos, collaborative pianist and Dr. Libor Ondras, violin/viola

(Antonina Chehovska is a 2010 graduate of Grand Rapids Community College and prizewinner of the prestigious George London Competition).

7:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall (Room 200)

Admission: Adults $10.00; Students $5.00

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Musical Moods Dress Rehearsal (not open to the public)

7:00 p.m.

East Grand Rapids High School Performing Arts Center - 2211 Lake Dr. SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

   

Friday, February 21, 2020

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

7:00 p.m.

East Grand Rapids High School Performing Arts Center - 2211 Lake Dr. SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Admission:  Adults $11.00; Students/Seniors $6.00

 

Thursday, February 27, 2020

GRCC International Guitar Series, featuring Classical Guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre (2018 GFA Competition Winner)

7:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall (Room 200)

Admission: Adults $15.00 Students/Seniors $10.00

 

Friday, February 28, 2020

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra: Celebrate with us Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th anniversary.

Beethoven: Egmont Overture 

Beethoven: Romance for Violin, Op. 40 and 50 

Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 

7:30 p.m.

St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium  - 24 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503                                                         

Admission:  Adults $12.00 Students/Seniors $6.00

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

GRCC International Guitar Series: Classical Guitarist Kyle Thompson

7:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall (Room 200)

Admission: Adults $15.00 Students/Seniors $10.00

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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 27, 2020

GRCC Music Department Masterclass with Mark Valenti, pianist

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall.

Admission:  FREE

 

Friday, March 27, 2020

GRCC Music Department Guest Recital featuring Pianist Mark Valenti

7:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall.

Admission: Adults $10.00 Students/Seniors $5.00 All GRCC Students with current Raider Card ID- FREE/All GRPS Students with current ID – FREE

 

Sunday, April 5, 2020

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

3:00 p.m.

St. Cecilia Music Center, Royce Auditorium - 24 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

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, April 10, 2020

Recording Technology Project Showcase

3:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission: FREE

 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Student Composers Forum Concert: Featuring composition students

7:00 p.m.

GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall

Admission: Free; Donations will be accepted for the Carol VanRandwyck Scholarship Fund

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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 14, 2020

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

7:00 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 Duane Shields Davis Vocal Jazz Scholarship.)

 

Friday, April 17, 2020

GRCC Music Department PIANORAMA, featuring GRCC Piano Faculty

7:00 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, April 21, 2020

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

7:00 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, April 23, 2020

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

7:00 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, May 8, 2020

Kent Philharmonic Orchestra: A tribute to the Beatles featuring Brandon Ridenour, solo trumpet

Recognized as “…heralding the trumpet of the future” (Chicago Sun Times), The Juilliard School graduate and an alumnus of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect

Brandon Ridenour became the youngest member ever to join the iconic Canadian Brass, a position he held for seven years. Brandon appeared as a soloist with major orchestras including The L.A. Philharmonic, The N.Y. Philharmonic and performed at Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center. Brandon’s latest project Come Together features his arrangements of Beatles songs scored for a diverse array of musicians/instruments is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lennon's song and his message of humanity coming together. 

7:30 p.m.

St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium  - 24 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503                                                         

Admission:  Adults $12.00 Students/Seniors $6.00