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Alma College is a great place for musicians.
Whether you have professional ambitions or you just love to play and sing, there is a spot for you in one of Alma’s fine ensembles.
You have opportunities to perform on campus and to tour across Michigan, the United States and around the world. You can study with experienced professors who are professional performers and respected scholars.
The top of this page shows the Masterworks Concert featuring the Alma Symphony Orchestra and combined Choirs, all conducted by Murray Gross, April 11–12.
Congratulations to the Alma College Pipe Band, winning its fourth consecutive United States Pipe Band Championship at the Highland Games in Alma on May 31!
The Alma College Percussion Ensemble performed on February 28 at the 57th annual Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival. The ensemble received a Division I score from all five judges. Awards for “Outstanding Soloist” were given to Kegan Ball, Chelsea Bertagnoli, Elliot Bates, Shanley Dorn, Aaron Krause, and Rachel Nemeth.
Musicians here practice on Steinway pianos, work with the most current audio technology, give concerts and recitals in the Heritage Center for the Performing Arts, and rehearse and practice in the Eddy Music Building (below).
Facade of the new Eddy Music Building Lobby
December 4, 2015
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.:
Alma College Percussion Ensemble
Fall Concert 2015
December 6, 2015
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.:
Alma Symphony Orchestra
The French Connection
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.:
A Senior Percussion Recital by Anthony Audia
The Alma College Music Department proudly presents: Anthony “Tony” Audia in his Senior Percussion Recital, given in fulfillment of his Music Education B.S. degree. All are welcome!
December 8, 2015
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.:
Alma College Chamber Ensembles Recital
Please join us for the Alma College Chamber Ensembles Recital featuring the Flute Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble and Clarinet & Cello Ensemble.
December 11, 2015
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.:
Alma College Choirs
Festival of Carols
Congratulations to Joseph Kennedy (right, 1st place) and Cameron Tahaney (left, 3rd place) for awards at the state NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) competition on November 7.
“Both Joe and Cameron received high scores for their performances and positive comments from the judges.” — Barbara Burdick
“Musicians and writers have been influencing each other throughout history. This recital seeks to demonstrate how words can allow music to delve deeper, but also how music can illuminate word meanings.” — Tess Miller