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St. Cecilia Music Center Brings Multi-talented Jazz Musician Joey DeFrancesco and his Quartet "The People" to Grand Rapids in Concert on Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Submitted 01-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will bring Multi-talented Jazz Musician Joey DeFrancesco and his quartet “The People” to Grand Rapids on February 7, 2019. DeFrancesco is a four time Grammy®...

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Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates 89th birthday with music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven

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Submitted 01-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

In the 1920s, there really were only two ways to hear music. Commercial radio, which made its debut in the early 1920s, was still in its infancy. You could listen to 3 ½ minutes’ worth of music on a 10-inch 78 rpm record before you had...

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'Bach and Beyond' opens Grand Rapids Symphony's Great Eras series Friday and Saturday

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Submitted 10-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Johann Sebastian Bach, of all the great composers of classical music, reigns supreme. Yet the composer that Beethoven called “the immortal god of harmony” had his favorite composers as well. When Bach happened upon a Concerto for Oboe...

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Grammy Award winning country swing band Asleep at the Wheel performs at St. Cecilia on April 12

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Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings American Country Music Group Asleep at the Wheel to the Royce Auditorium stage on Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. The band will arrive in Grand Rapids directly following six straight concert dates in...

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Beloved singer/songwriter Judy Collins to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center

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Submitted 01-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

There are a few tickets left for the Judy Collins Concert at St. Cecilia Music Center, but these are going fast. The iconic singer songwriter will return to Grand Rapids for her first concert at St. Cecilia Music Center’s intimate Royce...

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St. Cecilia Music Center to feature outstanding Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on November 2

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Submitted 10-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will feature the outstanding Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in a concert on November 2 featuring co-artistic director and cellist David Finckel, with violinist Arnaud Sussman and violist Paul Neubauer. The program...

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American Music Prize Winner Margo Price to appear at St. Cecilia Music Center

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Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will bring rising star Nashville singer Margo Price to Grand Rapids on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Margo Price has been taking the country music scene by storm with her debut album “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter....

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Review of 'Faure and Brahms' at Royce Auditorium

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 02-01-2017 under OPINION

It’s said that the only sure things in life are death and taxes, but classical devotees know of a third: that any concert taking place at Royce Auditorium will be filled with leather pants, gothic imagery and fake blood. The January 26...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger makes momentous debut in St. Cecilia Music Center

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Submitted 01-11-2017 under OPINION

A new artistic leader’s arrival in a new home is a series of firsts. There’s the first announcement, first public appearance, first performance and on it goes. January's first was Music Director Marcelo Lehninger’s debut in St...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting, new season will have you on the edge of your seat

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Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Symphony will have you on the edge of your seat in anticipation over the arrival of its new Music Director Marcelo Lehninger. The Grand Rapids Symphony’s 2016-17 season gets underway today with George Gershwin’s wildly...

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