“Jasmine Flowers” Experience the sounds of West and East coming together in choral music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Bob Chilcott, Libby Larsen, and others inspired by the musical traditions of East Asia.
“A Thousand Beautiful Dreams” Flint, Michigan has become a symbol of how social and environmental justice (and injustice) are intertwined. We welcome the University of Michigan-Flint Chamber Singers, under Dr. Gabriela Hristova, to join with us in presenting recent music that gives voice to the tragedies of the past and present, the promise of social […]
“Angels and Demons” Come with us on a Dante-inspired journey from the Inferno through Purgatory all the way to Paradise, as interpreted by composers Karl Jenkins, Zdeněk Lukáš, György Orbán, Alfred Schnittke, Joseph Rheinberger, Rodion Schedrin, W. A. Mozart, and Marteen Spruijt!
Sh*tty Barn Session No. 184: NINETEEN THIRTEEN // Mal-O-Dua Cellist Janet Schiff and Percussionist Victor DeLorenzo (founding drummer of Violent Femmes) create the bold and vibrant new sound of NINETEEN THIRTEEN. A cello made in Romania in the year of 1913 and a set of drums made in modern day America entertain each other in […]
Learn the art of songwriting with seven great musicians! We’ll use basic information gathering questions (Who, What, Where, When, Why and How) to dig into songwriting. A different musician will facilitate each week: Jeff Burkhart, Beth Kille, Annelies Howell, Josh Harty, Nick Brown, Anna Wang, Dana Perry. This course is designed for experienced songwriters who […]
On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8pm, Arts + Literature Laboratory presents Triptych, a trio with violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer. As a compositional collective they are creating new repertoire that draws on the traditions of jazz, contemporary classical, and American roots music. While Brock, Ulery, and Deitemyer have been […]