Central Stage

Thursdays 2pm-3pm

Central Stage is our series of programs showcasing performances by faculty artists and student
ensembles from Central Michigan University’s School of Music.  Hosted by Dr. Sue Gamble, Professor Emerita, CMU School of Music, listeners will hear concerts from the current academic year by the CMU Symphony Orchestra and CMU Concert Choir, woodwind quintet and Jazz Lab I, among others.

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The 2018 season of Central Stage continues Thursday on WCMU.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.  

This week, the final program in the 2018 season features a performance by Jazz Lab I, led by
 Rob Smith.  Jazz classics from standards to beautiful ballads are on the program, with selections
by Wayne Shorter, Pat Metheny and Sammy Nestico, among others.   

The 2018 season of Central Stage continues Thrusday.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.  

This week, the spotlight is on the cello with performer, Jamie Fiste, professor of cello.  His program features the Piano Trio #2 in D minor by Dmitri Shostakovich and the preludes from J. S. Bach’s Cello Suites numbers 3 & 4.

 

 

The 2018 season of Central Stage continues Thursday (today) at 2:00 pm on WCMU.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.
 

This week, a program of music from the Baroque era featuring selections for voice and instrument, including Giovanni Bertoli’s Sonata No. 1 for Bassoon and continuo and Handel’s aria “Quel fior che all’alba ride”.

 

 

The 2018 season of Central Stage continues Thursday on WCMU.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.  

This week, a concert of choral music featuring performances by the Central Michigan University Concert Choir and the CMU Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Amon Eady.

This week, a recital featuring Professor of Clarinet, Kennen White, performing Claude Debussy’s Premiere Rhapsodie, a standard in the repertory for clarinet and Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Igor Stravinsky.  Also, White performs a piece called Twist Variations from Daniel Dorff’s In a Deep Funk part of his Set for Solo Bass Clarinet.

 

 

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