Local Music

Hear interviews with guests on music programs produced here at WMUK, as well as program news.

Drew Le

Grand Rapids Symphony principal cellist Alicia Eppinga is one of the featured artists in this week's performances at the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck. The program, called "Revelations," is performed on Thursday and repeated Friday. It's the third in the six-week series of concerts held at the Saugatuck Woman's Club, now in its 29th year.


Brian Braun

Sarah Whitney and Angela Pickett are two members of Sybarite5 (pronounced SIB-uh-right five), a string quintet with a modern, global sensibility. The group performs tonight in the Dalton Center Recital Hall in Kalamazoo, opening of the Fontana Summer Music Festival


Fred Hall

New York-based baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and his partner, solo and collaborative pianist Spencer Myer, will present concerts on Thursday and Friday at the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck. Mr. Myer, an Artist-Teacher in Piano and Collaborative Piano at Boston's Longy School of Music of Bard College, will join Mr. Diaz-Moresco in selected songs and also play solo pieces by Ravel and William Bolcom.

Adam Mayer

Spamalot, the 2005 Broadway musical comedy based on the 1975 film Monty Python And The Holy Grail, goes up Friday at the Farmers Alley Theatre. Starring Dirk Lumbard as King Arthur, and Jamila Sabares-Klemm as the Lady of the Lake, it's helmed by director/choreographer Stephen Brotebeck, a San Diego-based alumnus of Western Michigan University.


Chamber Music Festival Of Saugatuck

Grand Rapids Symphony horn player Paul Austin looks forward to returning to the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck this week. It's the sixteenth year he has performed at the festival of live classical performances for ensembles of one to eight players, held every July and August. 


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