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SUMMER COURTYARD CONCERT SERIES

Ann Arbor Symphony Brass QuintetPOPULAR & CLASSICAL BRASS MUSIC
Ann Arbor Symphony Brass Quintet

Scott Hartley, Mitchell Wechsler, Becky Gawron, Kurt Civilette and Phillip Bloomer make up the Ann Arbor Symphony Brass Quintet. Each of them has an impressive body of experience teaching and performing in Southeast Michigan and beyond. You may hear them playing with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra or the Symphonies of Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Saginaw Bay, Kalamazoo, Adrian or Toledo. Together, the members of the A2SO Brass Quintet take classical music off the concert stage and into area schools, giving thousands of students each year their first taste of classical music. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Raisin PickersOLD TIME & BLUEGRASS
Raisin Pickers Raisin Pickers listen
It’s the 22th anniversary of the founding of the Raisin Pickers, the Manchester-based string band that plays rustic Appalachian music, swingy jazz and bluegrass. Carol Wells Palms (string bass, fiddle, vocals) is a classically trained string player who captures the heart of traditional music. Mark Palms (banjo, fiddle, guitar, accordion, vocals) is a player and avid proponent of traditional music and American musical heritage. In his words, "It's diversity of music that drives my interest in culture, and I strive to honor that legacy in my original music." David Mosher (mandolin, fiddle, guitar, vocals) was named Country Instrumentalist of the Year at the Detroit Music Awards in 2004. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Gwenyth HayesSULTRY JAZZ & SOUL
Gwenyth Hayes Trio Gwenyth Hayes Trio listen

Bassist and vocalist Gwenyth Hayes’ hybrid reinterpretations give due respect to classics from many genres and eras and center around her sultry voice, groove oriented bass lines and tight instrumental arrangements. This approach serves to reinvent traditional soul, jazz, soft rock and blues standards with a new smooth, sensual and contemporary feel. During her Blues era as a professional bassist in Chicago, Hayes performed regularly at world famous clubs including Buddy Guy’s Legends. She performs with jazz guitarist Jake Reichbart and drummer Rob Avsharian at some of southeastern Michigan’s most popular festivals. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.
Gifts of Art Free Concert

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Five Guys Named MoeJAZZ & SWING
Five Guys Named Moe

Since 1993, this lively and accomplished quintet has entertained audiences throughout the Great Lakes region with excellent vocals and high-energy arrangements of new and old jazz standards, soulful ballads and unique instrumentals. All of the band members are impressively versatile. Eric Nyhuis on drums; Myron Grant on guitar, harmonica and vocals; Jake Reichbart on guitar and vocals; Eric Nachtrab is subbing for Erin Zurbuchen on bass; and Cary Kocher is subbing for Mary Seelhorst. Cary plays vibes. All have a full-bodied and eclectic sound as well as decades of performing experience. You’ll hear swing, Texas swing, free-wheeling be-bop, and much more. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Titos SompaCONGOLESE MUSIC & DANCE
Mbongi Dance Theater Project

In 1988, Titos Sompa founded Mbongi Dance Theater Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to advancing and celebrating the cultural arts of Africa, especially the music and dance of the Congo. Sompa is a renowned dancer, choreographer and musician, noted especially as a master Congolese drummer, percussionist and kalimba player. As artistic director of Mbongi Dance Theater, Sompa designs performances that offer healing, spiritual grounding and affirm community. For children and young adults, his educational programs teach self-esteem, promote values and behaviors that build community awareness, and help them imagine a future. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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