The Rapidian

John Varineau

Classic film "E.T." unites musician, volunteer, concert-goer

by (karenpimpo)

Submitted 11-07-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Symphony’s performance of John Williams’ score for "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" brought a sweet sense of nostalgia and close-knit community into Grand Rapids this weekend. Among those moved by the...

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Uses, misuses and abuses of music: John Varineau at the January Series

by (Ken Ford)

Submitted 01-06-2012 under OPINION

Associate conductor John Varineau of the Grand Rapids Symphony demonstrated to the audience "The Uses, Misuses and Abuses of Music" this past Thursday at the January Series of Calvin College. After opening performance with Mozart's...

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Bond, James Bond

by (Ken Tamke)

Submitted 10-02-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Sept. 26 — The arts have exploded in downtown Grand Rapids much like the fall color does this time of year. Faced with a smorgasbord of choices for Friday night’s activity, no self respecting James Bond fan could pass up a chance at the Grand...

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