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Simone Chaney, BA project
April 25 2015 at 3:00 PM
Schaver Music Recital Hall
Simone Chaney, BA project April 25 at 7:30pm
Klez Motown Recital & Master Classes
April 27 2015 at 11:45 AM
Schaver Music Recital Hall
On April 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in WSU’s Community Arts Auditorium Daniel Kahn and The Painted Bird and the R2G Klezmer Trio will present their lively blend of Eastern European party music and Jewish spirituality as part of ‘Klez-Motown,’ a unique collaboration sponsored by The Workmen’s Circle Michigan in partnership with the Wayne State University Department of Music and the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies. This performance also is the signature event and precursor to the 2015 Jewish Community Center’s Stephen Gottlieb Music Festival beginning April 27th at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts. At WSU, each group will perform separately, followed by a joint set that demonstrates their commitment to traditional Ashkenazi Klezmer roots along with electro-acoustic innovations that are reinventing the genre. The Wayne State University Community Arts Auditorium is located at 450 Reuther Mall. Tickets for the April 25th performance are $10 at the door, and $5 with a student ID. On April 27, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. the ensembles will present a joint recital in WSU Music Department’s Schaver Music Recital Hall, 450 W. Hancock Street, Detroit. This performance is free and open to the public. Immediately following the recital at 1:00 p.m., performers Joel Rubin, Steve Greenman, Pete Rushefsky and Michael Tuttle will present master classes in klezmer technique for strings, winds, Yiddish song, and electro-acoustic bass for WSU students, faculty, staff, and community members in the Music Department’s Old Main classrooms. All interested area musicians are welcome to attend the free joint recital and participate in the master classes. To learn more about WSU Music Department programs and performances visit us at www.music.wayne.edu.
Marc Tellier, trumpet - senior recital
April 27 2015 at 5:00 PM
Schaver Music Recital Hall
Marc Tellier, trumpet - senior recital April 27 at 5:00pm
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The Department of Music

The Department of Music cultivates music as a contemporary and global art, grounded in a long historical tradition, by combining higher education with professional training and experience for its undergraduate and graduate/professional students.

The Department offers students of music opportunities to learn, grow, and develop their skills and disciplines in an urban cultural setting. With close proximity to Detroit's cultural center, students have access to the resources of such premiere institutions as the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Opera House, and Orchestra Hall. The long historical relationship between the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Department allows students to study and coach with exceptional guest artists and resident artist-faculty who are specialists in all musical styles and media.

Building on the strengths of its geographic and cultural setting, the Department maintains public access to its performances and degree programs, offers high-level professional and academic standards and unique creative and scholarly opportunities appropriate to a large research university, and cultivates a deep aesthetic understanding of music in our students and the larger urban arts community.

Wayne State University
1321 Old Main
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Phone: (313) 577-1795

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