Performance Calendar 2018-2019

Professor Ondras conducting a musical ensemble.

Thursday, April  4, 2019

GRCC Spring 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 and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- FREE

Are you a GRCC Music Alumni? Join the GRCC Alumni Association for a special pre-performance reception and tour of the Albert P. Music Center. Tickets are complimentary for the first 25 alumni to register at:
Registration Link

Proceeds will benefit the Duane Shields Davis Vocal Jazz Scholarship.

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

GRCC Music Department Bands Concert: Featuring Wind Ensemble and Small 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 and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- 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 and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- 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

                       

Friday, April 12, 2019

Jonah Craker and Ben Ferrell Guitar Student Recital

7:00 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 - 24 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Admission:  Adults $5:00; Students/Seniors $3:00/All GRCC and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- FREE

 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Student Composers Forum Concert: Featuring composition students

6:00 p.m.
GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall
Admission:  Adults $5.00; Students/Seniors $3.00/All GRCC and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- FREE

Proceeds will benefit the Corey VanRandwyk Music Scholarship Fund

 

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

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

GRCC International Guitar Series: Featuring Solo Classical Guitarist,Samuel Hines

7:30 p.m.
GRCC Albert P. Smith Music Center, Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall
Admission:  Adults $15.00; Students/Seniors $10.00

 

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.

7:30 p.m.
St. Cecilia Music Center Royce Auditorium - 24 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Admission:  Adults $12.00 Students/Seniors/Veterans $6.00/All GRCC and GRPS Students with current school ID Card- FREE

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