May 13th, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, May 13, 2013 – West Michigan Symphony will feature guest pianist Alessio Bax for its season finale on May 31 and June 1.
The weekend performance will feature:
Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture” Op. 96
Richard Strauss’ “Don Juan” Op. 20, a tone poem after Nikolaus Lenau
Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 38, in B flat major with …
April 25th, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, April 25, 2013 – The West Michigan Symphony will welcome three of Broadway’s most talented divas to the stage on May 10 and 11 for a concert that will feature music from some of the most beloved Broadway shows.
Jan Horvath was Christine in the original “Phantom of the Opera.” Debbie Gravitte won a Tony …
April 23rd, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, April 19, 2013 – Students who have spent the year studying music using Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program through a partnership with the West Michigan Symphony will demonstrate their new music abilities at a special concert on Tuesday, May 7.
More than 4,000 third-fifth graders from 50 elementary schools across West Michigan will be …
April 23rd, 2013
West Michigan Youth Symphony Auditions
The West Michigan Youth Symphony will hold auditions on Tuesday, May 21 for the 2013-2014 season.
Open auditions will be held beginning at 6 p.m. at Muskegon Community College. The Youth Symphony is seeking to fill positions in the following sections: all strings, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba …
April 22nd, 2013
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Muskegon Country Club
2801 Lakeshore Drive
Muskegon, MI 49441
AND THEY’RE OFF…
Join the WMS Board of Directors in the winners circle to toast the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Muskegon Country Club. We’ve lined up our best thoroughbreds and jockeys for an evening of entertainment including dinner, cocktails (mint juleps, …
April 18th, 2013
Scott Speck, music director for the West Michigan Symphony, will give a talk at Temple B’nai Israel on Jewish composers on Broadway on May 7.
The 7 p.m. talk, which is free and open to the public, will focus on some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, including;
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” an adaptation of James Michener’s …
April 2nd, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, April 2, 2013 – West Michigan Symphony will feature music inspired by women as special guests Teresa Cheung and Elena Urioste take the stage for Masterworks concerts on April 19 and 20.
The “Women as Muses” performance will feature guest conductor Teresa Cheung:
• George Tsontakis’ “Clair de Lune;” the composer will join the Symphony …
February 27th, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, February 27, 2013 – West Michigan Symphony will feature Naumberg International Piano Competition winner Awadagin Pratt at its Masterworks series concerts on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16.
Returning for its sixth year, the popular “Beethoven and Blue Jeans” performance will feature:
Randall Woolf’s “Shakedown,” with the composer in attendance for the dress rehearsal …
January 17th, 2013
Muskegon, Michigan, January 17, 2013 – West Michigan Symphony will feature nine of its own brightest orchestral soloists during its Masterworks concert on Saturday, Feb. 9.
The “Mozart and Friends” performance will feature:
Flutists Jill Marie Brown and Jodi Dyer and Concertmaster Jennifer Walvoord performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 ,
Osvaldo Golijov’s “Mariel,” which is a duet for …
November 29th, 2012
Muskegon, Michigan, November 27, 2012 – The West Michigan Youth Symphony will hold auditions on Monday, Dec. 10 for the remainder of the 2012-13 season.
Open auditions will be held beginning at 6 p.m. at Muskegon Community College. The Youth Symphony is seeking to fill the following spots: all strings, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, …