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CounterpointHOLIDAY HARMONIES
Counterpoint Counterpoint listen
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 Dave Karl, 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.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Ann Arbor Suzuki InstituteSUZUKI VIOLIN HOLIDAY CONCERT
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 their music with people around the area. You will hear some classical pieces, but mostly Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday music. Wendy Azrak, the director of this group and a Gifts of Art Bedside Music Practitioner, will describe some aspects of the Suzuki teaching method.
Gifts of Art Free Concert

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


KlezmephonicKLEZMER MUSIC
Klezmephonic Ann Arbor Klezmer Trio listen

Rollicking freylakhs, sweet cradle songs, and hot American vaudeville tunes are brought to life by the Ann Arbor-based band Klezmephonic. Their sound stems from the Eastern European Jewish folk music of the 19th and 20th centuries and is sprinkled with swing and Roma stylings. The clarinet (Jennie Lavine) and violin (Henrik Karapetyan) sing, wail and moan over the driving, dance-inducing rhythms of bass (Dave Sharp), accordion (Will Cicola), guitar and banjo (Alex Belhaj). The musicians bring a mix of classical and jazz training and years of experience interpreting traditional styles.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 12:10-1:00 pm
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 21, 2014, 1:30-4:00 pm
University Hospital Patient Care Areas
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


No Concert
Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
Happy Holidays!


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