Peninsula Performances

Fridays at 8pm (repeats Tuesdays at 1pm)

Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features recorded performances from multiple music ensembles, chamber groups and soloists. 

November 2017:

11/3 & 7:  Marquette City Band & NMU Senior Recitals

Enjoy selections from a Marquette City Band concert, recorded in February 2016; and highlights from NMU Music Department Senior Recitals featuring Audra Hagen, saxophone, recorded March 2016; and Robert Strieter, euphonium, recorded November 2015.

11/10 & 14: NMU Percussion

Experience two NMU Percussion Ensemble performances featuring pieces incorporating the sounds of claps, sandwich bags, marimbas, and a South American Samba, recorded April 19, 2017; and compositions from Leroy Anderson, Christopher Rouse, Bela Fleck and more, recorded April 14, 2012.

11/17 & 21: Marquette Choral Society: Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit & Sure on this Shining Night

Two Marquette Choral Society performances featuring spirituals (recorded in Spring 2010): Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit, I Wanna Be Ready, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, There is a Balm in Gilead, and more; and highlights from an April 2017 concert including: Finnish Folk Song Water Under Snow is Weary, Ukko the Firemaker (Sibelius), and Sure on this Shining Night (Barber).

11/24 & 28: NMU Ensembles

NMU Open Mind Ensemble & NMU Harp Ensemble, recorded March 2012

Expand your musical horizons with the sounds of The Open Mind Ensemble, a group made of flutist Dr. Elda Tate and NMU music students interested in performing works of modern composers and avant-garde compositions, and the NMU Harp Ensemble.  Enjoy the works of Will Offermans, Cindy McTee, Alan Hovhaness in the Open Mind performance, as well as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jean Sibelius, and traditional arrangements from the Harp Ensemble, all from a March 2012 recording.