MUSIC WEEK @ KCC February 6-14, 2016

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Choir members rehearse for an Opera Workshop performance


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In collaboration with the Community Music School

Saturday, February 13, 2016


Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center

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The Community Music School in partnership with Kellogg Community College are pleased to announce VoiceFest 2016! The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb 13, in the Music Center and the newly renovated spaces of the Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Kellogg Community College. Beginning with a concert at 11 am, the event features guest artists, Dr. Lara Troyer (Kent State University) and Dr. Carl Ratner (Western Michigan University), as well as KCC and CMS voice faculty providing workshops on a splendid variety of voice and choral related topics.

The event will culminate with a community-wide hymn sing-along, where participants can request their favorite hymns to be sung by the audience in the newly renovated Davidson Center Auditorium. Dr. Gerald Blanchard, director of vocal music at KCC will lead the audience in song while Nancy Brown, director of the CMS and KCC faculty pianist, Kathy Cary will accompany on two grand pianos.  The Hymn sing will begin promptly at 4:15pm.  Available in the evening is a special concert by the esteemed Formosa Trio, in the Davidson Center Auditorium at 7:30pm. See below for ticket and registration details for VOICEFEST 2016.

Call 269.963.1911, ext 2585 for more information and to register. Sign up for the entire event for only $10, and partial event registration is available.

A female singer performs at a choir event.


Dr. Gerald J. Blanchard
Music Area Coordinator/Vocal Arts Director