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Jazz festival in Grand Rapids this summer has something for everyone

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

Saxophonist Richard Elliot will headline the free sixth annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation on August 19 and 20.


Passion brings first Asian Festival to Grand Rapids on June 10

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NEWS

As the Grand Rapids Asian Festival nears, food, performances, vendors, and activities are being finalized by the event organizers.


St. Cecilia Music Center announces dynamic 2017-18 concert line-up

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center's 2017 / 2018 Jazz, Chamber Music and Acoustic Folk Performers will include Judy Collins, Leo Kottke, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, and the Renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center


'Greatest Symphony of All Time' concludes Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 season

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

A 2016 poll of world-famous conductors for BBC Music Magazine picked Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony to top its list of 20 All-Time Greatest Symphonies


Division Avenue Arts Collective is back with all-ages summer programming

Submitted 05-12-2017 under NEWS

The DAAC, Division Avenue Arts Collective, is back this summer with all-ages programming at their 333 Rumsey location as part of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County.


Grand Rapids Symphony sees spectacular audience growth from new Symphony Scorecard program

Submitted 05-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

Symphony Scorecard, which provides free tickets to most Grand Rapids Symphony concerts, has surpassed its original goal by a factor of 10


Opera Grand Rapids' "The Barber of Seville" features Met Opera lead

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Opera Grand Rapids’ production of “The Barber of Seville,” hitting the DeVos Performance Hall stage May 12 and 13, 2017, features a mezzo-soprano that recently performed the production’s star role at The Metropolitan Opera.


Creative Youth Center, Triumph Music Academy create music, spoken word album

Submitted 05-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy teamed up to create an entirely student-made music and spoken word album. Some of the poems written for the album have earned awards, and the collaborative project has drawn the attention of Michigan Radio.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings SFJAZZ Collective to perform music of Miles Davis this Thursday

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will bring eight of the best jazz musicians from around the world to the Royce Auditorium stage on May 4. The SFJazz Collective is an all-star ensemble comprised of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today.


Let's Talk GR Music discusses recording, recording studios

Submitted 05-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Let's Talk GR Music caught up with Peter Fox of Stone House Recording and Roy Wallace of River City Studios to talk about recording and recording studios.