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November Performances & Events

Mariachi Vargas de Tacalitlán MARIACHI MUSIC
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán member with youth
A member from the Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, also known as "el mejor mariachi del mundo" (the greatest mariachi group in the world), will perform with two winners from a national mariachi competition. Both of the award winners are youth – one is in elementary school, and the other is in high school. Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán will perform at Hill Auditorium on Nov. 5 at 8:00 pm, and this concert at the University Hospital is courtesy of the University Musical Society.  
Thursday, November 4, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Badgerow & Dexter19TH CENTURY VOCAL DUO
Dodworth Duo
The Dodworth Duo is committed to bringing life to the songs of the 19th century – principally those of the Dodworth era (1835‑1895). These include folk melodies of the railways and rivers of early America, popular ballads of the time, songs of soldiers and civilians of the War Between the States, music of Victorian opera and concert halls, songs of Steven Foster, and African American spirituals. The Duo's performances are interactive, historically informative and invite audience participation. Mezzo soprano Leah Dexter and classical tenor Ted Badgerow bring a variety of instruments into their music (guitar, banjo, fife, harmonica, pennywhistle) and are pleased to take period song requests from the audience.
Thursday, November 11, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Clarinet Chamber Ensemble
Members of the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra

Mozart’s Clarinet Trio, premiered in 1786 with Mozart himself on the viola, represents a series of Mozart’s later masterworks heralding the clarinet’s entry into classical chamber music repertoire. Hummel, the virtuosic Hungarian piano student of Mozart, Haydn, Clementi and Salieri, wrote his airy Clarinet Quartet (c. 1807) in a style surely influenced by his Classical era teachers while transitioning to Romanticism. These two selections will be performed by Sam Terman (clarinet), Chester Chan (piano), Chase Schuler (violin), Stephanie Kirwan (viola) and Emily Bonem (cello).
Thursday, November 18, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Thursday, November 25, 2010
Happy Thanksgiving

Dard Hunter Poppy -- PeppermintMOTAWI MAKE-A-TILE WORKSHOP
Motawi Tileworks
The free Motawi hands-on tile making workshop is back! From 12:00-12:30 pm, Motawi Tileworks will give a colorful presentation of the production of a tile from start to finish. We encourage you to come for the first 30 minutes not only because it will include inspiring photography of the inside of the studio, products and installations, but because it will help you with the later hands-on part of the workshop. If you cannot make it by noon, the presenters ask that you please wait until 12:30 to enter the room. The drop-in part of the workshop is from 12:30-1:30 pm; there is no pre-registration required, and participation will occur on a first come, first serve John & Antheystbasis. Tiles will be glazed at the Motawi studio and then be available for pick up at UH. The U-M Health System has Motawi tile murals in the east and west Patient Elevator lobbies on floors 1-8 and in the Cardiovascular Center. The Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2, is exhibiting newly released Motawi tiles Oct. 18-Dec. 6, 2010.
Monday, November 29, 2010, 12:00-1:30 pm
University Hospital Cafeteria, Rooms C & D, Floor 2

1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Upcoming December Concerts

Members of the Avraham Ben Ze'ev Orchestra
Drawing from the time-honored repertoire of Jewish music, members of the Avraham Ben Ze’ev Orchestra perform energetic and uplifting traditional Hebrew songs. This all instrumental trio, composed of Jake Reichbart on guitar, Greg Koltyk on clarinet and Kurt Krahnke on bass, has played together for 10 years with the Avraham Ben Ze’ev Orchestra throughout the state and beyond.
Thursday, December 2, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Friends of Nephrology
For its fifth year, the Division of Nephrology is teaming up with other divisions in the Internal Medicine Department and Gifts of Art to offer their popular holiday concert as a gift to all of the patients, families and friends of the hospital. Some of the talented performers will return from last year, including members of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Dr. Crystal Gadegbeku will be the master of ceremonies, and together with the Nephrology communities’ many talented children, faculty, staff, patients and friends, will bring some cheer to this holiday season. This performance will be broadcast on University of Michigan Hospital Closed Circuit TV, Channel 45, Dec. 4, 2010-Jan. 5, 2011.
Saturday, December 4, 2010, 11:00 am-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Dodworth Holiday Brass Ensemble
The Dodworth Holiday Brass Ensemble is a brass octet with a male vocalist comprised of members of the Dodworth Saxhorn Band, America's Premier 19th Century Brass Band. They use original brass saxhorns dating from 1840-1880 to play popular, religious, secular and ethnic (Polish, French, German and Norwegian) Christmas and holiday music. The audience is encouraged to join in singing and listening to a variety of seasonal favorites such as: O' Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Hark, the Herald Angels Sing, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Angels We Have Heard on High, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Thursday, December 9, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Bob Sweet Trio
This is piano jazz at its finest. Bob Sweet (drums), Kurt Krahnke (bass) and Tad Weed (piano) have been part of the southeast Michigan jazz scene for decades. Anything might happen when they get together, but the performance is always fueled by creative group interplay. Whether they're playing jazz standards, original pieces, or unexpected takes on holiday favorites, you can count on a fresh, dynamic sound, distinctively flavored with the soul of the Detroit jazz tradition.
Thursday, December 16, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The Arbor Consort
In picturesque costumes of 19th-century England, this all a cappella vocal ensemble will perform four-part harmonies in patient care areas, creating a festive holiday atmosphere right at patient’s bedsides. Selections will include well-known Victorian carols, some Hanukkah songs and several beautiful European carols. 
Sunday, December 19, 2010, 1:30-4:00 pm
Patient Care Areas
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Come enjoy some of your Christmas favorites with the local band Counterpoint. They will entertain you with their blended vocal harmonies and refreshing arrangements. With Debbie Colesa, Deborah Davis, and Laurie Williams on vocals, Peter Tchoryk on trumpet, and guitarists Paul Olsztyn and Dan Reynolds, their full bodied yet easy listening sound is enlivening. You’re invited to join in the fun, so bring your jingle bells to help deck the halls. Special guest: Ken Davis (piano).
Thursday, December 23, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Thursday, December 30, 2010
Happy Holidays!

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