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Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret - Week of September 20, 2021

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


September 2021
 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 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. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


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Tuesday


September 2021
 7-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. Female singers invited to join the weekly virtual rehearsals of this local 40-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
For URL email Info@VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). 612-7580.


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Wednesday


September 2021
 8 p.m.  Free! 

University Philharmonia Orchestra: U-M School of Music.

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Adrian Slywotzky conducts this student orchestral ensemble. Program TBA. Masks Required.
Hill Auditorium. Free. 764-2538. [map]


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Thursday


September 2021
 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

Bach's Ornamentation": Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Guild.

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Lecture-demo by U-M harpsichord professor emeritus Edward Parmentier on suggestions for teaching and playing Bach's ornaments-especially trills-using the French Suites as examples.
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Free. elenatsai007@gmail.com. [map]


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Friday


September 2021
 Noon-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 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. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Falling in Love: An AWWtumn Celebration": Kerrytown Concert House.

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Cabaret by local composer R. MacKenzie Lewis and vocalist David Moan, a regular of Dexter's Encore Musical Theatre Company. Mask & proof of vaccination-or negative Covid test within past 72 hours-required.
KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. For more updates and ticket information, see KerrytownConcertHouse.com. 769-2999. [map]


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Sunday


September 2021
 Noon-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 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. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free!  Hybrid 

"All My People": Concert4aCause for Corner Health Center.

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The WSU faculty duo Kimwana Doner (soprano) and Vincent Chandler (trombonist) performs music from diverse American traditions, including works by Samuel Barber, Adolphus Hailstork, Kurt Weill, and Margaret Bonds. Joined by the Vincent Chandler Experience jazz ensemble, local pianist Kathryn Goodson, the NCC handbell choir, and others. Masks required; livestream available.
Northside Community Church, 929 Barton Dr. Free, but donations for the Corner Health Center welcome. Preregistration recommended (capacity limited). Concert4aCause.org, 649-7948. [map]


 8 p.m. 

The Mack Sisters: Kerrytown Concert House.

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Michigan-based Japanese sisters Yuki and Tomoko Mack form an award-winning piano duo known for a diverse repertoire that includes a broad range of both four-hand and orchestral music. Tonight they perform a technically challenging program that includes Manuel de Falla's popular "Spanish Dances" No. 1 & 2, Piazzolla's Oblivion and Libertango, Ravel's Rhapsody Español, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and Barber's "Souvenirs." Mask & proof of vaccination-or negative Covid test within past 72 hours-required.
KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets TBA in advance at KerrytownConcertHouse.com and at the door. 769-2999. [map]






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