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Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret - Week of August 12, 2019

Between the Kerrytown Concert House and the University Musical Society, an energized Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and dozens of smaller ensembles, Ann Arbor's classical music calendar has an opus for every taste. This category also includes choral music and a cappella groups.





 
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Monday


August 2019
 7 p.m.  Free! 

Organ Recital Series: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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Every Mon. Organ recitals by Michigan musicians. Reception follows. Today: retired Metropolitan Methodist Church (Detroit) organist Gale Kramer.
7 p.m., St. Francis, 2250 E. Stadium. Free. 769-2550. [map]


 8-9:30 p.m. 

Annick Odom & Vanguard Reed Quintet: Third Place Concert Series.

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Double bill. Chamber music performances by West Virginia-raised, Netherlands-based vocalist-bassist Odom and the local Vanguard Reed Quintet.
8-9:30 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/TheThirdPlaceConcertSeries. [map]


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Tuesday


August 2019
 7 p.m.  Free! 

Huron Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

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Every Tues. All male singers invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
7 p.m., Stony Creek United Methodist Church, 8635 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. Free to visitors ($130 annual dues for those who join). 796-7467. [map]


 7-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Voices in Harmony Sweet Adelines.

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Every Tues. All women invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local 70-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
7-9:30 p.m., UAW Local 898 Hall, 8975 Textile Rd. (west of Rawsonville Rd. off I-94), Ypsilanti. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). singwithus.org 612-7580. [map]


 7-10 p.m.  Free! 

"Pub Sing": Ann Arbor Morris.

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Local Morris dancers lead an evening of rousing choruses, drinking songs, sea shanties, and English folk songs. Food & drinks available.
7-10 p.m., Wolverine State Brewing Co., 2019 W. Stadium. Free. (908) 721-2599. [map]


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Wednesday


August 2019
 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


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Friday


August 2019
 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


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Saturday


August 2019
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


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Sunday


August 2019
 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Songs of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco": NCC Classics (Northside Community Church).

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Soprano Caroline Helton and pianist Kathryn Goodson, both U-M music faculty, perform works by this prolific 20th century Italian Jewish composer. Program: settings of 2 poems by 17th century scientist-poet Francesco Redi, 2 ballades about St. Francis of Assisi, and 8 songs from the Stelle Cadenti ("Fallen Stars"), a song cycle adapted from Tuscan folk songs.
7 p.m., Northside Community Church, 929 Barton Dr. Free; donations welcome. 662-6351. [map]






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