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Edie HerroldTRADITIONAL, ORIGINAL & LATIN JAZZ
Edie Herrold Trio Edie Herrold Trio listen now
Enjoy the uplifting, exciting and inspiring sounds of the Edie Herrold Trio as they explore the world of jazz. You’ll hear great grooves from Brazil, the Caribbean and beyond mixed with originals and standard jazz tunes.Herrold studied at the University of Miami, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and for the last several years at the acclaimed Jazz Camp WEST immersion program in northern California. Master guitarist Brian Delaney and exceptional pianist Dale Grisa join bassist Edie Herrold for a journey of jazz inspiration.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, October 3, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Laz & San SlomovitsFOLK MUSIC OF THE '60s
Folk Revival Band
Folk Revival Band listen now
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.
Gifts of Art Free Concert

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Leah ClaiborneFEATURED U-M MUSIC MAJORS
U-M Outreach Program for the Performing Arts

The Outreach Program for the Performing Arts is a Andrew Callahancourse offered to students enrolled in the School of Music, Theatre, & Dance at the University of Michigan. The performers enjoy interacting with community audiences and providing interesting information about their musical experiences. For this program, Leah Claiborne and Andrew Callahan will both perform classical piano pieces. Claiborne is a second year Masters student working towards a double degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Callahan is a first year student pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Paul SkripnikCELEBRATING INVESTING IN ABILITIES WEEK – CLASSICAL PIANO PERFORMANCE
Paul Skripnik
Folk Revival Band listen now
Musician and composer Paul Skripnik had for many years been prevented by his seizures from taking full advantage of his talents. After successful surgical intervention by UMHS physicians, he is now seizure free. Skripnik produces classical concerts benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan and is currently composing a work for full orchestra for the Grand Rapids Symphony. He studied music composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music. This concert is part of U-M Investing in Abilities Week events. Skripnik will also participate in a panel discussion on epilepsy in the MCHC Auditorium later that day.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Dr. Rajeeb ChakrabortyINDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
U-M Visiting Artist Rajeeb Chakraborty
Rajeeb Chakraborty listen now
Musician, educator, composer and conductor Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty was 9 years old when he first began performing. His first music teacher was his father, Pandit Rabi Chakraborty, himself a distinguished sarodist. He studied sarod (a lutelike stringed instrument of classical Indian music), voice, taal (rhythm), laya (tempo), and many more aspects of music under highly esteemed teachers. In addition to being a scholar in Indian classical music, Dr. Chakraborty earned degrees in Western classical music from Royal College of Music (London) with distinction. Chakraborty has been a guest composer/conductor for the Leeds Summer Festival and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He is an artist in residence in World Performance Studies at U-M for the 2013 fall semester, and this concert is in partnership with Patient and Family Services at the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical Arts Program at the Medical School, Center for South Asian Studies, School of Music, and Center for World Performance.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, October 31, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Ann Arbor Suzuki InstituteCHILDREN'S CLASSICAL VIOLIN RECITAL
Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute
The Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute provides music instruction for children based on the idea that music learning can be like language learning. These children (ages 4-16) delight in sharing the music they have learned to people around the area. This concert includes highlights of how the children learn as well as beautiful music to enjoy. Wendy Azrak, the director of this group, is also one of Gifts of Art’s Bedside Musicians.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Sheena LawCLASSICAL SOPRANO ART SONGS & ARIAS
Sheena Law & Leslie Mason with Lydia Qiu

Sopranos Sheena Law and Leslie Mason are locally based classical vocalists from southeastern Michigan. They completed their training at Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan, Bowling Green University and the American Institute of Music in Graz, Austria. Law is currently employed as the Education Outreach Coordinator with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Mason currently performs as a staff singer at Michigan Opera Theater, First Metropolitan Methodist in Detroit Michigan, and is on faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. For this concert, Law and Mason will perform classical art songs and arias to piano accompaniment by Lydia Qiu.
Gifts of Art Free Concert

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Campus Symphony Woodwind QuintetCHAMBER MUSIC
Campus Symphony Woodwind Quintet

The woodwind quintet is made up of principal wind players in the Campus Symphony Orchestra, a University of Michigan orchestra composed of non-music major students and musicians from the Ann Arbor community. The performers are Xiao Wang, flute; William Burnham, clarinet; Katherine Lobaza, oboe; Marc Gerstein, bassoon; and David Goldberg, horn. This concert will feature classic works for wind quintet by Beethoven, Cambini, Ibert and Reicha. The next concert of the full Campus Symphony Orchestra will be held in Hill Auditorium on Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm.  
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


NO CONCERT
Thursday, November 28, 2013
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