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April 2014


Campus Wide

Grandparents U
Register now
Event is June 18- 20, 2014
CMU campus

For further details and to register for the 7th Annual Grandparents U, call Alumni Relations at 1-800-358-6903, or Register online.

Art and Design

Graphic Design 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
April 5 – 19, 2014
CMU Art Gallery Main and West Galleries
Reception:  Saturday, April 5, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibition done as part of a capstone class taught by Professor Clark Most, will feature work by candidates for the BFA in Graphic Design.

International Biennale Artists Miami 2014 Exhibition

April 17 – 26, 2014
Miami, Florida
Opening reception:  Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

CMU Art and Design professor Al Wildey will be displaying 2 pieces in this group show.  For further information call Al Wildey at 989-774-6516 or by email at wilde1a@cmich.edu or visit http://ninatorresfineart.com/NTFA_website/Home.html.

Into the Light, Scratch Paintings by Steven Dale Barber
March 19 – April 28, 2014
Gainey Gallery
Van Singel Fine Arts Center
8500 Burlingame Ave. SW
Byron Center, MI 49315
Artist Talk:  Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Works on display by CMU Art and Design professor Steve Barber.   For further information email Professor Barber at barbe1sd@cmich.edu, or Gainey Gallery curator, Cindi Ford at cindiford11@gmail.com.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Spring 2014 Exhibition
April 25 – May 10, 2014
CMU Art Gallery Main Gallery
Reception:  Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This art exhibition showcases the work by CMU Department of Art & Design candidates for the BFA in Art degree as part of the requirements for their degree.

Department of Art & Design Fall 2013 BAA/BA/BS Exhibition
April 25 – May 10, 2014
CMU Art Gallery West Gallery and Park Library Extended Hours Student Gallery
Reception:  Saturday, April 26, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Works by Fall 2013 BAA/BA/BS graduates from the Department of Art & Design will be featured.

Exhibits at CMU are free and open to the public.  CMU GALLERY HOURS are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.   For further information contact Gallery Director, Anne Gochenour, at 989-774-7457.

 

Broadcast and Cinematic Arts

41st Annual BCA Awards Banquet**
Friday, April 11, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
Bucks Run Golf Course, Mount Pleasant, MI

Keynote speaker for this year's banquet is Michelle McClure, communications attorney, Fletcher, Healt & Hildreth, Washington, DC.

**Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from Joan McDonald by email at mcdon1jk@cmich.edu, by phoning 989-774-3851, or in person at CMU Moore Hall 340.


Communication and Dramatic Arts

The Cherry Orchard*
Written by Anton Chekhov
Adapted by David Mamet
Directed by Timothy D. Connors
Wednesday – Saturday, April 2 – 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Bush Theatre

Featuring CMU University Theatre Director, Steve Berglund as "Firs", this famous examination of idle privilege and social change follows proud landowners who are forced to sell their cherished property and its beautiful trees and take up their lives anew.  Anton Chekhov is widely considered among the best writers of all time. 


Trap Door Improv

Monday, April 14, 2014, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre MO 102

Seating is limited for this free performance so we suggest you arrive early.  For further information please email Jim Hickerson, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, at 989-750-6608.

Rescue Me (The Episodic Theatre Project)

Wednesdays, April 23 and 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre MO 102

Seating is limited for this free performance so we suggest you arrive early.  For further information please email Jim Hickerson, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, at 989-750-6608.

University Theatre Dance Company Concert*
Artistic direction by Heather Trommer-Beardslee
Thursday – Saturday, April 24 – 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Bush Theatre

Enjoy a thrilling evening of dance as the University Theatre Dance Company performs a variety of styles.  The evening will feature a variety of works choreographed by CMU faculty and a selection of student works from the student choreography showcase which took place in December 2013.

*Tickets are available through CMU Ticket Central:  online at www.cmich.edu/ticketcentral, by phone at 989-774-3045, or at Tickets Central in person in the CMU Events Center.

**Special pricing

May be charged an additional box office service fee.

 

Journalism

Michigan Community College Press Association Annual Conference
Saturday, April 5, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CMU Powers Ballroom

Hosted by Department of Journalism.  For further information, please contact Cindy Gall at 989-774-3196 or by email at gall1c@cmich.edu.

Journalism Awards Luncheon Banquet
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
CMU Bovee University Center Rotunda

Students who have received scholarships will be honored and the "Alumni of the Year" recipient will be announced.  For further information please contact Cindy Gall at 989-774-3196 or by email at gall1c@cmich.edu.


PRSSA Spring Conference

Friday, April 11, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CMU Bovee University Center

For further information please contact Cindy Gall at 989-774-3196 or by email at gall1c@cmich.edu.

 

Music

All concerts are in CMU School of Music Building's Staples Family Concert Hall unless otherwise specified

New Music Symposium – Hummie Mann*
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Opus in Grand Rapids
Saturday, April 5, 2014, 6 p.m.
The Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Arts and Worship
on the campus of Grand Rapids Christian High School

To register online click here: https://ssl.cmich.edu/development2/EventContribution/?FormID=18   or contact Kathy Jussila at (989) 774-2324  or jussi1km@cmich.edu .


Horn Studio Recital

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public


Flute Choir

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public

 

Percussion Ensemble
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Central Foundation Ensemble
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


Composition Recital

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


Flute Studio Recital

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public


CMU Jazz Central

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


CMU Jazz Lab 1

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Oboe Studio Recital
Sunday, April 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public


Faculty Artist: Eric H. Tucker, bass-baritone*

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Faculty Artist: Lindabeth Binkley, oboe*
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Clarinet Studio Recital
Friday, April 18, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public


Horn Studio Recital

Friday, April 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public

 

Techniques for the Singing Actor
Monday, April 21, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
CMU School of Music Building Chamichian Recital Hall
Free and open to the public

 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

CMU Orchestra w/Concerto Winners
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


CMU Chamber & Concert Choir

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


CMU Women's Chorus

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


Wind Symphony & Symphony Band

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


University Band

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


*Tickets can be purchased at the Central Box Office in the CMU Events Center, or by calling 989-774-3045.  Tickets are also available online at http://centralboxoffice.cmich.edu and at the door.  Program details can be viewed at http://www.music.cmich.edu/events/all_events/.

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office. 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.




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