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Danielle BelenAMERICANA UKULELE
Gerald Ross
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Gerald Ross is one of America's best-known ukulele performers, entertainers and advocates. He’s comfortable with just about every type of Americana roots music, and he’ll play it all on ukulele and steel guitar. He's performed in concert with Bonnie Raitt, Arlo Guthrie and Doc Watson, and he has appeared many times on “A Prairie Home Companion”. In addition to his outstanding playing, Gerald Ross will give the audience a brief history of the origins of the ukulele and how it came into American culture. A historic ukulele is on display in the Stearns Collection exhibition in Gifts of Art Gallery — Cancer Center Elevator Alcove, Level 2. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Paul Keller TrioGREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
Paul Keller Trio with Sarah D'Angelo & James Dapogny
Paul Keller Trio listen
Paul Keller is best known for the Detroit Music Award winning 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra, playing on Monday nights in Ann Arbor since 1989, but he also toured internationally with Diana Krall for many years. Jazz vocalist Sarah D’Angelo has a master’s degree in clarinet performance from U-M, and she brings her lifetime of music study to her singing. James Dapogny is Professor Emeritus from the U-M School of Music, Theater and Dance, and he led his Grammy-nominated Chicago Jazz Band on piano for over 30 years. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Stephen ShippsCLASSICAL VIOLIN
Stephen Shipps & U-M Students

U-M School of Music, Theater & Dance Professor Stephen Shipps enjoys a varied professional career as violinist, teacher, editor, administrator, adjudicator and commentator. The U-M Strings Program, of which he is chair, attracts some of the nation’s top students. For this performance, he will play a composition by Ysaÿe. His students will perform the following: Sarah-Catherine Shaw, Partita No. 2 in D minor by Bach; Landon Oja, Variations by Wieniawski and “Round of the Goblins” by Bazzini; and Grant Flick, jazz and bluegrass selections. Narae Joo will provide piano accompaniment. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



No concert
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving!



Joe Summers Jazz Group GYPSY JAZZ
Joe Summers Jazz Group
Joe Summers Jazz Group listen
Joe Summers is most widely known for the gypsy jazz groups he's led for nearly three decades. Gypsy jazz is a music genre singlehandedly created by the musical giant and genius, Django Reinhardt. Summers has become known for amazing guitar solos, melodic phrasing, and complex chord work, and his musical mentors include Southeast Michigan guitarists Hugh Nicks, Bob Richter, Jerry Duncan, Benny Collins, and the international jazz guitar legend, Lenny Breau. Summers will be joined by Mickey Richard on rhythm guitar & percussion. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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UPCOMING DECEMBER PERFORMANCES & EVENTS

Danielle BelenHOLIDAY HARMONIES
Counterpoint Counterpoint listen

Come enjoy some of your holiday favorites with the local band Counterpoint. Their blended vocal harmonies and refreshing arrangements of seasonal music are a Michigan Medicine tradition. With Debbie Colesa, Deborah McKenzie, and Laurie Williams on vocals, Peter Tchoryk on trumpet and vocals, guitarist Dave Karl, and bass player Daniel McConnell, their full bodied yet easy listening sound is enlivening. Guest performers often make appearances, and the band brings song lyrics, extra percussion instruments and bells for audience members to join in on the fun. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Ann Arbor Suzuki InstituteVIOLINS OF THE SEASON
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 delight in sharing their music with people around the area. You will hear some classical pieces, but mostly Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday music. One of the teachers, Wendy Zohar, will describe some aspects of the Suzuki teaching method. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 14, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Arbor ConsortSTROLLING VICTORIAN CAROLING
Arbor Consort

In picturesque costumes of 19th-century England, this a cappella vocal ensemble will perform four-part harmonies in patient care areas, creating a festive holiday atmosphere. Selections will include well known Victorian carols, some Hanukkah songs and several beautiful European carols.
Sunday, December 17, 2016, 1:30-4:00 pm
University Hospital Patient Care Areas
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109



Dodworth DuoJOVIAL 19TH CENTURY HOLIDAY MUSIC
Dodworth Duo

Sing and laugh with the Dodworth Duo and the music of America's past. Soprano Carol Ambrogio-Wood and classical tenor Ted Badgerow bring music from the 19th century Dodworth era (1835-1895) with a variety of instruments (guitar, flute and harmonica) and encourage audience participation and requests. You’ll hear songs such as “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”; “White Christmas”; “Little Drummer Boy”; “Angels We Have Heard On High” and “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”. Look for live stream video and event subscriptions on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 21, 2017, 12:10-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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No concert
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Happy Holidays!



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