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Since 1883 St. Cecilia Music Center has upheld its mission of promoting the appreciation, study and performance of music in order to enrich the lives of the residents of West Michigan. Today, St. Cecilia Music Center is known by audiences

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February 9, 2017 Royce Auditorium 7:15pm – Jack Grelle 8:15pm – Pokey LaFarge Tickets $30 and $35 (including fees) From Local Spins: Pokey LaFarge may have cultivated a devoted following for his old-timey, early jazz-inspired American roots music but don’t

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“St. Louis based Pokey LaFarge incorporates elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues, Western swing, and much more in his performances. His expansive musical vision and vivid storytelling sensibility are totally his own. “ Cathy Holbrook, SCMC Executive Director told

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On January 26th The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center visited SCMC for the second of three concerts in the 2016-17 season. Read the full concert review According to The Rapidian, recent renovations to the Auditorium, built in 1894, served

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Beginning with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on January 26th, St. Cecilia Music Center has an amazing full schedule of concerts lined up in a variety of genres for the winter months of 2017.    

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Winner of the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for her second release, “For One To Love,” Cécile has been dubbed the Ella Fitzgerald of her generation. A walk on winner of the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz

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You Can Help Preserve the Legacy Join us from 5-7pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 for a Community Open House celebrating the “Music Lives Here Campaign.” Download Campaign Brochure Download Music Lives Here Pledge Form “Music Lives Here” Capital improvements

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Local Spins on the first of five Acoustic Cafe Folk Concerts at SCMC The 2016-17 Acoustic Cafe Folk Series We are delighted to partner for the third season in a row with the internationally syndicated radio show, The Acoustic Café

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We are delighted to partner for the third season in a row with the internationally syndicated radio show, The Acoustic Café to bring nationally touring folk artists to Grand Rapids. Single tickets and a subscription discount package for our 2016-17

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St. Cecilia Music Center 2016-17 Jazz & Chamber Presenting Concert Series Subscription Packages   The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series Since 2012 SCMC has collaborated with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s artistic directors, David Finckel and

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  St. Cecilia Music Center’s diversity in music programming recently earned the organization recognition as a 2015 Best-Managed Nonprofit by MiBiz. < p style=”text-align: right;”>Read More

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“The evening, which began with an impressive indie folk set by Canadian pianist and songstress Lucette, played out much like Escovedo’s four-decade career – diverse and panoramic offerings spanning rock, Americana, folk and Tex-Mex propelled by the singer-guitarist’s extraordinary musical

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