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Adding a national twist to folk . . .

Tuesday, August 05 2014

Adding a national twist to its folk series, Grand Rapids’ St. Cecilia Music Center will bring acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle to its Royce Auditorium stage in December, with West Michigan’s own Ralston Bowles hosting an Earthwork Music all-star cast for an October concert. . . .

Read more HERE.

Acoustic Cafe and SCMC team up

Tuesday, August 05 2014

Nationally syndicated radio show “Acoustic Café” with host Rob Reinhart is teaming with St. Cecilia Music Center to bring folk musicians to Grand Rapids as well as to record performances and interviews for the show heard on more than 80 radio stations in the United States and abroad. . .

Read more HERE.

Chick Corea, legendary jazz fusion artist, is SCMS’s next Great Artist

Tuesday, May 06 2014

Legendary jazz artist Chick Corea, who ranks with Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner and Keith Jarrett as one of the great pianists and keyboardists of his generation, appears with his electro/acoustic group, The Vigil, September 18, 2014.

Read more HERE.

An exciting opening of the 2nd season of chamber music direct from NYC.

Monday, November 25 2013

Haydn and Mozart, soon followed by Beethoven, loomed large over music in late 18th century Vienna. Some 200 years later, it’s easy to believe there was no one else on the scene. . .

Read more HERE.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns for a second season

Monday, November 18 2013

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is nearly a half century old, but the venerable classical music organization still is blazing a trail through uncharted territory.

Read more form the Grand Rapids Press HERE.

CMS directors Wu Han and David Finckel present this season’s chamber series

Tuesday, November 12 2013

Artistic directors David Finckel and Wu Han talk about the upcoming CMS season at SCMC.

Watch more HERE.

Fresh Folk Series starts this week!

Tuesday, November 12 2013

Top flight singer-songwriters return to Royce Auditorium for three concerts and lots of great musicians in SCMC’s Fresh Folk Series.

Read more HERE.

Retooling for arts organizations

Wednesday, June 26 2013

The changing world of philanthropy and what that means for SCMC.

Read more HERE