The Music Department is celebrating spring with a free community concert in Grandville. A varied program will include segments by the University Arts Chorale, under the direction of Ellen Pool, the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henry Duitman and solo performances by students and faculty members.
Music Department Spring Gala Concert
Wednesday, April 4, from 8 - 9:30 p.m.
Grandville High School, 4700 Canal Avenue SW, Grandville, MI
Featured soloists include the two 2012 Student Concerto Contest winners: Ashley Harris, flute, will perform “Ballade” by Frank Martin; and Elizabeth Cullen, saxophone, will play the Tomasi Saxophone Concerto.
The final portion of the concert, “Operatic Favorites,” will feature Grand Valley voice professors, Kathryn Stieler, Dale Schriemer, and Min Jin performing works by Bizet, Rossini, and Puccini with the orchestra. The grand finale will bring together all of the Grand Valley choirs with the faculty soloists and orchestra for two works by Verdi.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information call (616) 331-3484 or visit http://www.gvsu.edu/music.