December 6, 2021

First Noon Concert this Wednesday

Jazz Ensemble

Winter Concert follows on Saturday

Live music performances are returning to Schoolcraft College, starting with the debut of this season’s Noon Concert Series followed by the Winter Concert.

Noon Concert Series

The Paul Keller Ensemble leads off the Noon Concert Series on Wednesday, December 8, in the Kehrl Auditorium in the VisTaTech Center.

Jazz bassist, composer, arranger and bandleader Paul Keller has been a favorite with Detroit and Ann Arbor Jazz fans for years. His ensembles have covered a range of jazz styles, with arrangements for groups ranging from trio to big band.

Trombone players in ensemble
Schoolcraft College is pleased to bring back live music performances.

For this performance of the popular Christmas Songs for Jazz Lovers show, Keller will be joined by vocalist Sarah D’Angelo, trumpeter Paul Finkbeiner, saxophonist Keith Kaminski, trombonist Terry Kimura, pianist Duncan McMillan and drummer David Alvarez.

In accordance with the College’s COVID-19 protocols, unvaccinated attendees are required to wear masks. The event also will be livestreamed. 

The rest of the schedule for the Noon Concert Series is as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022 – Iskander Zakirov, piano
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022 – Barbara Ware & Friends
  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022 – Trio Virado
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – Randy Napoleon Quartet
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 – Schoolcraft Music Faculty
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – Frances Renzi, piano

The Noon Concert Series is sponsored by the Schoolcraft Foundation, the Schoolcraft Liberal Arts Office and the Schoolcraft Music Department. The concerts are free and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door and will be used to fund student scholarships.

Winter Concert

The Winter Concert, presented by the Schoolcraft College Wind Ensemble, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, in the DiPonio Room in the VisTaTech Center. There is no admission charge.

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