Cara Lieurance

Announcer & Producer

Cara Lieurance covers local music with live morning interviews, and produces WMUK's Let's Hear It weekday evenings Tues-Fri, showcasing local interviews and performances. She also produces The Pure Drop, an hour of Celtic music, with musician Dave Marlatt.

Email: cara.lieurance (at) wmich.edu

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Local Music
6:45 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Meet Susie Park, The New KSO Concertmaster

Violinist Susie Park
Credit kalamazoosymphony.org

In November, Australian native Susie Park debuted in her new role as concertmaster of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.

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Local Music
5:45 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Jun-Ching Lin And Renata Knific On 30 Years Of Music-Making, Friendship

Jun-Ching Ling
Credit atlantasymphony.org

Over the past several years, Jun-Ching Lin, the assistant concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, has been a welcome presence in the west Michigan region as a performer and educator. 

Most recently, he performed as the soloist in Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op 19 with the Kalamazoo Philharmonia, then joined the Merling Trio to perform a program of chamber music. 

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Local Music
4:20 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Kalamazoo Singers To Present 'A Partridge In A Pair Tree'

The Kalamazoo Singers
Credit https://www.facebook.com/kalamazoosingers

The Kalamazoo Singers will present one of the first holiday concerts of the season on Sunday

Rob Wagley, a performer and member of the Kalamazoo Singers board, says the program features pairs of composers, pairs of texts, and mirroring introductions and conclusions of brass and organ. 

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Local Music
3:38 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Cape Breton Fiddler Andrea Beaton To Play In Richland

Cape Breton fiddler Andrea Beaton
Credit andreabeaton.com

Andrea Beaton grew up on Cape Breton Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Beaton family, like the Rankins and the MacMasters, came to the attention of folk music enthusiasts in the 1960s and 70s through field recordings of house parties and dances. The main purpose of the music was social. It was something that knit together the small coal-mining communities.

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Local Music
3:50 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Bela Fleck And Brooklyn Rider In Fontana Series Saturday

Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider
Credit http://www.opus3artists.com/artists/b%C3%A9la-fleck

Béla Fleck has single-handedly turned the banjo into a virtuoso solo instrument that can comfortably play with jazz combos, African trios, string quartets and orchestras. In 2010 upon completing his first concerto for banjo, The Imposter, he followed up with a companion piece for banjo and string quartet, Night Flight Over Water, which he recorded with the adventurous string quartet, Brooklyn Rider.

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