Gold Company

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The Battle Creek Symphony has invited Gold Company, Western Michigan University’s internationally recognized vocal jazz ensemble, to join them in a holiday pops concert on Saturday at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek. Conductor Anne Harrigan says it's the first time in over 15 years the two groups have collaborated. Harrigan and Gold Company director Greg Jasperse preview the program with Cara Lieurance.


KALAMAZOO, MI -- Stephen Zegree, former Western Michigan University music professor and director of the vocal jazz ensemble Gold Company, died Saturday morning at his home in Bloomington, Indiana. Zegree, 61, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this fall. He began hospice care recently. Zegree taught at Western Michigan University for 34 years before leaving in 2012 to join the faculty at Indiana University. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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Greg Jasperse, who recently became Director of  Vocal Jazz at Western Michigan University, talks about Gold Company and GCII's "Sneak Preview" concert with Cara Lieurance.