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Jerry PerrineOLD TIME PIANO
Choctaw Artist Jerry Perrine listen

Jerry Perrine has performed his music throughout Southeast Michigan for nearly 40 years. In addition to his piano playing, vocals and original compositions, he tells background stories of the classic American piano styles of ragtime, early jazz, blues and boogie-woogie. His concerts span the decades between the 1890s and the 1930s. Perrine is a member of The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and through his years of music, he is certified as a Choctaw Artist. He has played at the Michigan Jazz Festival and the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



U-M String Prepatory AcademyAWARD WINNING YOUTH RECITAL
U-M String Preparatory Academy

The String Preparatory Academy at the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) provides the highest quality of string training to pre-college musicians in elementary through high school. Cello and violin students receive private lessons with faculty, guest and graduate student instructors as well as participate in monthly master classes by renowned U-M string faculty. Ian Smith will perform Reynoldo’s “Hahn Romance”, Trinity Chen, De Falla’s “Spanish Dance”, Kathy Zheng, Bruch’s “Concerto 2”, and Eugenia Cho will perform Mendelssohn’s “Concerto”. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Sam CorbinAMERICANA
Sam Corbin & Jason Dennie Ray Kamalay listen

Sam Corbin is an Ypsilanti-based performing songwriter and member of the Earthwork Music Collective. With influences ranging from the thought provoking troubadours of Greenwich Village, New York, to the soul singers of Detroit, Corbin writes honest and meaningful songs drawn from day-to-day life. His third album entitled "Let the Fire Burn Strong", released in early winter 2016, was named by John Bommarito, of Ann Arbor's 107.1 FM, as his #1 album of 2016. Ypsilanti-based musician, Jason Dennie, will join Corbin on mandolin for this performance. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 12:00-1:00 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 16, 2018, 1:30-4:00 pm
University Hospital Patient Care Areas
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109



No concert
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!


Ingrid RacineCLASSIC & MODERN JAZZ
Ingrid Racine Trio listen

Ingrid Racine (trumpet & vocals) leads Ann Arbor-based jazz ensembles, performing modern arrangements of American standards. Known for performing a diverse range of musical styles, this U-M School of Music graduate adapts tunes from the 1920s to the bebop era, infusing them with 21st century inflections of hip hop, electronica and rock. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 12:00-1:00 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 CONCERTS


Ann Arbor SuzukiVIOLINS OF THE SEASON
Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute

The Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute provides music instruction based on the idea that every child can learn to play music, just as every child learns to speak. For almost 50 years, a dedicated group of instrumental teachers, all specially trained in the methods of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, has helped to raise generations of Ann Arbor area musical students, many of whom participate in award-winning school music programs. Wendy Zohar will direct the violin students in pieces from the Suzuki repertoire, as well as holiday, folk and seasonal songs from different traditions with assistance from Deborah Stanton. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 6, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



Life Sciences OrchestraSYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
U-M Life Sciences Orchestra

Founded in the fall of 2000, the Life Sciences Orchestra (LSO) began as a small group of musicians and artists at the U-M Medical School and Health System under the umbrella of the Gifts of Art Program. The Life Sciences Orchestra today is the symphonic ensemble of the University of Michigan health and life sciences communities, providing opportunities for its members to express their musical talents from rehearsal to public performance. For its winter concert in the celebrated Hill Auditorium, the LSO will perform pieces by Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss II, as well as Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet, No. 1, Op. 25, orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg. There will be a pre-concert lecture by Chelsea Gallo, the Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D. Music Director at 7:15 pm. This is the first of two free concerts per year, the second being on April 14, 2019.
LSO free concert
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium

825 North University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Dodworth Duo19TH CENTURY HOLIDAY MUSIC
Dodworth Duo

The Dodworth Duo brings alive the music of America's past in formal period attire with voice, various instruments (banjo, fife, harmonica and pennywhistle) and guitar. Classically trained mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Mitchell and classical tenor David Andrews bring holiday music from the 19th century Dodworth era (1835-1895) in a historical context while encouraging audience participation. 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” as well as audience requests. Look for live stream video on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109



CounterpointHOLIDAY HARMONIES
Counterpoint

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 on Gifts of Art Facebook.
Gifts of Art free concert
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm
Gifts of Art – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109




No concert
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Happy Holidays!


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