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Michéle Ramo & Heidi Hepler Guest Artist, Todd Curtis

 Saturday, July 30, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

 

MICHÉLE RAMO is an 8 string nylon fingerstyle jazz guitarist, jazz violinist, jazz mandolinist, composer and educator who specializes in bringing American Swing, Brazilian, Gypsy and Latin rhythms together in his playing, as well as composing and arranging for the guitar. 

HEIDI HEPLER, singer, lyricist and actress grew up in the midwest outside of Detroit in Livonia, Michigan. Heidi's unique vocal color and range has been described as a cross of Cleo Laine, Sarah Brightman and Yma Sumac.

Learn more about these artists HERE.

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Dave Bennett’s Quartet

Friday, August 26, 2022 7:00 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

“The Dave Bennett Quartet presents an intense and emotional musical experience. Bennett and his band perform hard driving swing, rockabilly, jazz, pop, gospel, and original songs. Listeners will recognize the influences of Benny Goodman, Pete Fountain, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Beatles, Chris Isaak, Peter Gabriel, and Phil Collins.”

Dave Bennett – Clarinet, Guitar, Piano, Vocal

Jeff Kressler – Piano

Ed Fedewa – Bass

Pete Siers – Drums

Learn more about these artists HERE.

Michigan Flute Orchestra

Friday, November 4, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

 

The Michigan Flute Orchestra is an ensemble of dedicated and accomplished flutists from the Detroit Metropolitan area. Their mission is to bring a new dimension of ensemble performance to the community with a wide range of music that is entertaining and educational.

 

The Orchestra consists of Piccolo, Traditional C Flutes, Alto Flutes, Bass Flutes and Contrabass Flutes. This unique group performs a varied repertoire of music which displays the tonal richness and cohesiveness of the flute family.

 

Meet the Members

Motor City Chorale

Friday, December 2, 2022 7:30 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

 

Come celebrate the Christmas season with family and friends with an evening of music and merry-making.

Director – Eric Miller

Accompanist – Robert Foster

Serenade for Strings

Sunday, February 12, 2023 7:00 p.m.

Join Orchestra Sono and Music Director Andrew Neer as they present a marvelous serenade to music!

 

This performance features the marvelous Kim Kaloyanides Kennedy in Vaughan Williams’ Concerto for Violin and Strings. Experience the luscious, rich, and moving works of George Walker, Dvorak, & Elgar!

 

Repertoire

Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Violin and Strings
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings

$25 tickets at the door, or purchase online at orchestrasono.org/events

Classical Bells Concert

Friday, May 12, 2023 7:00 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

Classical Bells is noted for bringing music to life with our unique interpretative style, a technique they call "Ringing in Color". TM   Each show features musical selections in a wide variety of genres - classical, jazz, inspirational, even ragtime and swing!  This eclectic programming, combined with sensitive musical interpretation, technical skill, informal choreography, and a dash of humor, gives Classical Bells the well-deserved reputation of "Michigan's Premier Handbell Ensemble.”


This group of seasoned professionals, led by artistic director, Darlene Ebersole, has performed in concerts nationwide and  has appeared as the featured performers with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Opera Theater.

 

Classical Bells is dedicated to promoting the artistry of handbell ringing through educational programs, workshops, and shows in communities, churches and schools.

Dixieland Band Concert

Friday, October 13, 2023 7:00 p.m.

Come enjoy a wonderful evening of music. This is a non-ticketed event, but there will be a free will offering with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

The North Oakland Dixieland Band is a musical group specializing in both "Traditional Jazz" and Swing music from the years 1900 to 1960.  We are located in Lake Orion, Michigan and have traveled throughout the state of Michigan to perform.  

 

The band is composed of a four horn front line consisting of Clarinet, Cornet, Tenor Sax and Trombone.  Our rhythm Section includes Piano, Tuba, Banjo, Guitar and Drums.  This combination of instruments, plus our musicians ability to double on various instruments gives us the unique opportunity to perform various styles of music and vocals from the Traditional Jazz era.  

 

Our concerts and programs involve audience participation with many of our selections urging audience sing-a-longs.  Prepare yourselves for a fun evening of entertainment. 

Sunday Morning Guest Artist Series

Worship

Barb Ogar & Terry Herald 

Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:00 a.m.

Guest artists, Barb Ogar (flute) and Terry Herald (guitar), will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, June 12, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear their gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Listen HERE

Riverside Woodwind Trio

Sunday, July 24, 2022 9:00 a.m.

Guest artists, Robyn Meyers (flute), Steven Landino (oboe), and Kristen Moreno (calrinet) will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, July 24, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear their gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Listen HERE

String Quartet

Sunday, September 25, 2022 9:00 a.m.

A guest string quartet will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, September 25, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear their gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Listen HERE

Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, October 16, 2022 9:00 a.m.

A guest woodwind quintet will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, October 16, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear their gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Sonia Lee

Sunday, February 26, 2023 9:00 a.m.

A guest violinist, Sonia Lee will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, February 26, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear the gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Maurizio Bentanzo

Sunday, March 26, 2023 9:00 a.m.

A guest cellist, Maurizio Bentanzo will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, March 26, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear the gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

Flute

Lisa Wade & Friends

Sunday, May 21, 2023 9:00 a.m.

Guest flutists, Lisa Wade & Friends will join with Julie and the rest of our outstanding music team in leading worship on Sunday, May 21, at 9:00 a.m. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family to experience the joy of Beautiful Savior. Make sure to come early in order to hear the gorgeous gathering worship music as we continue with our Beautiful Savior Concert Series.

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