Month: October 2015

Fourth Keweenaw String Festival Presents “Violapalooza”

Violapalooza
Violapalooza

What is a Violapalooza? Lollapalooza with violas? Come to the 4th Keweenaw String Festival starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Rozsa Center and find out.

Picture a host of young Kurt Cobains, playing classical music instead of Nirvana. We’ll have stars of the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra, special guests, along with emerging, talented violists of the Keweenaw—all on stage at the Rozsa.

For more information, see the Michigan Tech event page.

From Tech Today.

Rozsa Center to host “Senses of Land” Gallery exhibit, Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra “Violapalooza” concert Oct. 10

What is a Viola you ask? According to Wikipedia: “The viola is a bowed string instrument that is slightly larger than a violin, with a lower and deeper sound.” The KSO’s Violapalooza this Saturday will feature many, many violas!

Read more at Keweenaw Now.


Choirs, Wind Symphony and Jazz, Oh My

A Musical Sampler
A Musical Sampler

A Musical Sampler will whet your eclectic musical taste buds! Ever wonder what the choirs at Michigan Tech sound like? Want to mash up an evening of Jazz and Wind Symphony? This Saturday night at the Rozsa, you have your chance to sample a bit of each all in one evening.

Michigan Tech’s department of visual and performing arts presents “A Musical Sampler, a celebration of music at Michigan Tech.”

The concert will feature the Jazz Lab Band, the Superior Wind Symphony, Concert Choir, conScience and the jazz ensemble AstroSax. The show will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for the Musical Sampler concert are on sale now, $13 for adults, $5 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at 7-2073, online at Rozsa.mtu.edu, or in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex.

From Tech Today, by Rozsa Center.