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Laz & San SlomovitsFOLK MUSIC OF THE '60s
Folk Revival Band
Folk Revival Band listen
Come hear "Blowin' in the Wind," "If I Had a Hammer" and other classic songs by Pete Seeger; Bob Dylan; Peter, Paul and Mary; Simon and Garfunkel and others. In addition, the show will feature traditional American folk songs performed on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, "bones" and folk flutes. The Folk Revival Band consists of twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits (also known as Gemini, Ann Arbor's nationally known children's folk musicians), who came of age during the '60s. They will be joined on drums by U-M School of Music graduate and local music teacher, Mike Morrison. They will also be showcasing some new material.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Matt WatrobaFOLK SINGER/SONGWRITER
Matt Watroba

Michigan’s Matt Watroba has been building his repertoire of traditional and contemporary folk songs for over 25 years. He sings both original and traditional songs of compassion, inner strength, humor and everyday living, and his voice goes straight to the heart. His goal is to leave the audience feeling better than they did when they came in. Watroba was the radio host of "Folks Like Us" for over 20 years on WDET-FM. He has performed at the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, the Detroit 300 Celebration, the Ark, and the Spirit of the Woods Festival, and he has shared the stage with Pete Seeger, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie and Shawn Colvin, among others.
Gifts of Art Free Concert

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Alex BelhajTRADITIONAL HOT JAZZ
Alex Belhaj's Crescent City Trio

Drawing deep inspiration from the seminal recordings of 1920s and 30s hot jazz, Alex Belhaj's Crescent City Trio carries the torch of tradition while bringing their own spirit and arrangements to the music. Belhaj’s trio puts on a lively concert of stomps, struts, spirituals, rags, ballads and the blues at their shows throughout southeastern Michigan. The Ann Arbor based Crescent City Trio is comprised of Alex Belhaj (guitar/vocals), Raymond Heitger (clarinet/soprano saxophone/vocals) and U-M School of Music Professor Emeritus and 2014 Detroit Jazz Festival lead performer James Dapogny (piano).
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


__FEATURED MUSIC MAJORS
U-M Outreach Program for the Performing Arts

The Outreach Program for the Performing Arts is a course offered to students enrolled in the School of Music, Theatre, & Dance at the University of Michigan. Students in the class are music majors who perform for different age groups in various venues throughout the community. The musical styles range from classical music to Broadway show tunes. The performers also enjoy interacting with audiences and providing interesting information about their musical experiences.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


FEATURED MUSIC MAJORS
U-M Outreach Program for the Performing Arts

Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109

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