Michigan Tech’s iconic husky dog statue is turning one year old. Join us at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, for a special celebration. Members of the Pep Band will be on hand to play the birthday song and help mark the first anniversary of the statue’s dedication. The event is also a great way to thank Joan and (the late) Dan Lorenzetti, whose generosity made the husky statue a reality.
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.
Video 1: Five Sax Arrangement of “Round Midnight” (An adaption of a Robert Conti solo guitar arrangement)
Arrangement by Mike Irish. Musicians: Rebecca Prich, Tonina Clements, Ben Sheff, Jake Reid, Nick Black
Video 2: Some Like It Cool – A Film About Mike Irish
A film by: Paul Kirby, Erik Doering, Peter Falk, Kevin Gray. Thanks to: Brittany Vanderwall, Kyle Frazier, Mike Christianson, Libby Meyer, Bob Hiltunen, Steve Jones, Orpheum Theater, Rozsa Theater. A special thanks to: Mike Irish, Erin Smith
Just Jazz Guitar Online features the greatest players, educators and writers in the field of jazz.
The Portage Lake District Library invites everyone to bring their lunch and enjoy “Music on the Menu,” an outdoor series of events held on the dock outside the library tomorrow.
Everyone is invited to bring their lunch and relax while listening to some great music. In the event of bad weather, the program will be held inside the library.
Library programs are free and open to all. For more information, call the library at 482-4570 or visit http://www.pldl.org.
The Rozsa Center and Visual and Performing Arts 2015/16 season presents a little something for everyone. The season includes more than 39 events, encompassing film, lectures, music, art gallery exhibitions, dance and more. From Shakespeare and ballet, to comedy and jazz, Rozsa shows will entertain all tastes and ages. The season even includes an opportunity for local young dancers to perform alongside professional ballet dancers in The Nutcracker.
Flexible discount season ticket packages are on sale Aug. 1 to 31with single tickets going on sale Sept. 1. For more information visit the Rozsa Center website or contact Bethany Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Evening of Music & Food
Friday, July 17, 2015, 6-8 pm
Associate Professor Mike Irish will be performing in the 2nd Annual Key Ingredients event. Key Ingredients involves food, music, and sidewalk sales the day before the 40th annual Canal Run.
Key Ingredients is presented by the City of Hancock and HBPA (Hancock Business Professionals Association).
The recipients of the 2015 VPA awards to graduating students are:
Art Award: Ellyn Hurst
Music Award: Andrew Groenleer
Sound Award: Mason Pew
Theatre Award: Mark Postma
Woman of Promise Award: Anna Catton
All Arts: Alex Flannery
The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra took its inaugural concert tour of Chicago in April 2015.
Thursday, April 16: Crystal Theatre (Crystal Falls, MI) at 7:30 pm
Friday, April 17: Algoma Performing Arts Center (Algoma, WI) at 12:00 pm [noon]
Friday, April 17: UW Oshkosh Music Hall (Oshkosh, WI) at 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 18: Beverly Arts Center (Chicago, IL) at 1:00 pm
The Vice President for Research Office announces the Research Excellence Fund Awards. Thanks to the volunteer review committees, as well as the deans and department chairs, for their time spent on this important internal research award process.
Joel Neves, VPA, received a Scholarship and Creativity Grant.
Keweenawesomefest is an annual two-day music festival hosted by WMTU 91.9 FM. The event takes place in the McArdle Theatre on the second floor of the Walker Arts and Humanities Center on the Michigan Tech campus.
Beginning at 7 p.m. tomorrow, the evening will feature five local DJs in a night of electronic music. On Saturday, a variety of bands will perform including: Flitch, Ladders, The Lately, Valentiger and headliner Flint Eastwood. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert should finish up around midnight.
Members of WMTU staff and Michigan Tech’s Visual and Performing Arts majors are in charge of creating an amazing experience with projections, fancy lighting, awesome sound and the live video and audio stream of the event on WMTU’s website.
Tickets are $3 for one night or $5 for both nights. Tickets will be available at the door or for advance purchase from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the MUB Commons by the food court.
Questions can be directed to WMTU’s head of marketing at email@example.com.