Gala Benefit Musicale Supports Scholarships, ASO
Alma College music faculty and guest artists will perform classical,
jazz and contemporary music at the third annual Gala Benefit Musicale
at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 in the Remick Heritage Center.
The concert benefits music scholarships for Alma College students and the Alma Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $20 for adults and free for Alma College students and youth 18 and under. Seating is reserved. Call (989) 463-7304 for ticket information.
“This will be a great opportunity for the Alma community to hear the outstanding playing of our music faculty,” says Murray Gross, faculty director of the Alma Symphony Orchestra. “The program features many exciting and colorful pieces that will make this an engaging event.”
Performers include faculty percussionist David Zerbe and faculty pianists Zhihua Tang and Tony Patterson. Other artists include saxophonist Jeffrey Loeffert, vocalist Viki Walker, and guitarists Carlos Melendez and Roger Humphrey.
The musicale will include pieces varying in style from classical to jazz to contemporary music. Works will include “Ballade No. 4” by Frederic Chopin and “Zoom Tube” by Ian Clarke.
Posted: Mon, September 29th, 2008 at 8:11AM