CMU School of Music selects top talent for Opus XVI

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Central Michigan University's School of Music has selected 16 of its most talented student solo and ensemble groups to perform at Opus XVI on April 6 in CMU's Music Building.

Central Michigan University’s School of Music has selected 16 of its most talented student solo and ensemble groups to perform at Opus XVI on April 6 in CMU’s Music Building. The annual collage concert raises funds for scholarships, equipment and travel for music students.

The Central Michigan University Chamber Singers conducted by Dr. Nina Nash-Robertson and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble conducted by Jack Williamson will also perform at the gala event.
The black tie optional evening includes a strolling reception catered by Soaring Eagle Resort and a cash bar beginning at 6 p.m. followed by the collage concert at 8 p.m. Dessert and coffee with the featured student musicians will conclude the evening.
Tickets for Opus XVI are $125, which includes a $75 tax-deductible contribution. Individual tickets may be purchased by calling 989-774-1885, and corporate and group sponsorships may be arranged by calling Christine Alwood in CMU’s Development and Alumni Relations office at 989-774-7155.
Space is limited, and reservations are required.
Opus XVI student musicians:
  • Kevin Keith & David Abraham, percussion duo
  • Andy Wade, Charlie Church, Michael McLaughlin, Ben Yats, percussion quartet
  • Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy Band
  • Tyler Kivel, piano
  • Synergos Saxophone Quartet
  • Sarah Clark, soprano
  • Tom Harder, saxophone & Kellie Cheer, clarinet
  • Tim Ginn, guitar & Miranda Browne, flute
  • Central Wails Saxophone Orchestra
  • Ardito Assai, woodwind quintet
  • Brian Durocher, marimba
  • Miranda Browne, flute
  • Adam Ignacio, baritone
  • The Common Denominator, 11 member jazz ensemble

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