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February 2015

Art and Design

2015 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition

February 27 – March 28, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main and West Galleries
Reception:  Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Juried by outside art professionals, this exhibition is open to all current students at Central Michigan University.  Cash awards and purchase awards selected by the jurors will be announced at the reception.  For further information, please contact Anne Gochenour by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.

University Gallery Hours for 2014-2015:  Tuesday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For further information contact Art Gallery Director, Anne Gochenour, at 989-774-7457 or by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.


Communication and Dramatic Arts

Dance Workshops with Guest Artist, Nic Gareiss
Monday, February 23, 2015:
Dance in the Moment, 9:00 – 9:50 a.m., CMU Rose 127

- Jazz Tap Skill Building, 11:00 – 11:50 a.m., CMU Rose 127

- Body Percussion, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m., CMU Rose 127

- Irish Dance: Old-style, Sean-nós, and An Coimisiún, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., CMU Rose 127

Tuesday, February 24, 2015:

- Appalachian Clogging and Flatfooting, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., CMU Rose 127

- The Shuffles, Clicks, and Ball-changes of Inter-ethnic Percussive Dance Practice, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., CMU Park Library Auditorium

Wednesday, February 25, 2015:

- Dance in the Moment continued, 9:00 – 9:50 a.m., CMU Rose 127

- Jazz Tap Skill Building continued, 11:00 – 11:50 a.m., CMU Rose 127

- Dance the Tune: dance you can hear, music you can see, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m., CMU Rose 127

- English Clog-dance, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., CMU Rose 127

Thursday, February 26, 2015:

- Appalachian Clogging and Flatfooting II, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., CMU Rose 127

- Cape Breton Step Dance, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., CMU Rose 127


For additional information on these workshops please contact Heather Trommer-Beardslee at tromm1hm@cmich.edu.

 

Humanity – Studio Theatre Production
Thursday – Saturday, February 26 – 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Townsend Kiva – Limited seating

For further information please contact Jim Hickerson at hicke1jr@cmich.edu.

 

The School of Music

Concerts are in Staples Family Concert Hall unless otherwise indicated and

are free unless followed by an asterisk

 

Faculty Artists: Powers Quintet*
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

*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 prior to the event at the door.  Program details can be viewed at http://www.music.cmich.edu/events/all_events/.  All music program, artists and dates are subject to change.

 

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office or contact listed in event announcement. 

 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.


March 2015


Campus-Wide Event

 

Grandparents U 2015

Wednesday – Friday, June 24-26, 2015

Register now for CMU's 8th Grandparents U or by March 31 to receive the early bird discount.  Online registration and further information can be found at

https://www.cmich.edu/alumni/engage/GrandparentsU/Pages/default.aspx, or by calling 1-800-358-6903.

 

Art and Design

2015 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition
February 27 – March 28, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main and West Galleries

Juried by outside art professionals, this exhibition is open to all current students at Central Michigan University.  Cash awards and purchase awards selected by the jurors will be announced at the reception.  For further information, please contact Anne Gochenour by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.

 

Through the Lens of Desire
March 5 – 28, 2015
Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

This is a solo exhibition of photographic work by CMU Art & Design faculty Kris Sanford.  For further information email Kris Sanford at sanfo1k@cmich.edu.

 

Asian Artist' Cultural Exchange: from Japan master Akira Takei and Chinese American artist Lily Lihting Li Kostrzewa
March 16 – April 10, 2015
CMU Multicultural/Diversity Center, Bovee University Center 108
Reception:  Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Demonstration:  Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Library, Mount Pleasant, MI

Ms. Kostrzewa is a CMU Department of Art and Design alum who describes herself as a cross-cultural artist with a BFA degree in Chinese painting and a MFA degree in Modern painting. Her artistic search has focused on how to bridge the East/West cultures and bring them together.  Working together with Mr. Takei, this exhibit will allow Americans to see the merge of East and West cultures and trace back the historical and cultural differences through composition and storytelling.  This exhibit is sponsored by the CME Mitsuba Corporation.  You may learn more about Ms. Kostrzewa by visiting her website at http://www.lilykostrzewa.com.


University Gallery Hours for 2014-2015:
  Tuesday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For summer hours, special appointments and further information contact Art Gallery Director, Anne Gochenour, at 989-774-7457 or by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.

 

Broadcast and Cinematic Arts

BCA Career Fair
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CMU University Center Rotunda

The Career Fair is open to all students interested in exploring electronic media careers.  Media professionals will be on hand to answer questions regarding internships or career opportunities.  For further information please contact the BCA office at 989-774-3851.


Moore Media Records Acoustic Show
Featuring the band “Moses” and friends

Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Kaya Coffee House, Mount Pleasant, MI
Free and open to the public.

The new 2015 Moore Media Records CD Sampler “Social Fretworking” will be available for purchase.  For further information contact Heather Polinsky at polin1he@cmich.edu.




Communication and Dramatic Arts

Trap Door Improv
6, 2015, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre (MO 102) – Limited seating

For further information contact Jim Hickerson at hicke1jr@cmich.edu.

 

The School of Music

Concerts are in Staples Family Concert Hall unless otherwise indicated and

are free unless followed by an asterisk

 

Bassoon Studio Recital
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

Alexandra Mascolo-David, piano & Sarah Stone, mezzo-soprano*
Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

Yara is an exciting and unique collaboration between acclaimed Portuguese-Italian pianist Mascolo-David and Brazilian-British-American mezzo-soprano Stone.  The Duo met in spring of 2013 and inspired by their love of all things Brazilian they adopted the Guarani (native Brazilian) name for the singing temptress of the waters:  the yara. The Yara performance experience invites the audience to step "behind the curtain" offering unique insight into the creative processes of the composers and poets behind the music and seeks to develop new audiences by humanizing the concert atmosphere through the weaving of music, media and narrative into a personal, accessible and engaging experience for the public.

 

University Band
Symphonic Wind Ensemble Chamber Winds

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

Opera:  Marriage of Figaro**
Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

 

Flute Studio
Sunday, March 22, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

 

Faculty Artist Fangye Sun, violin*
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

Trombone Choir & Trumpet Ensemble
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

Saxophone Day Guest Artist Chien-Kwan Lin*
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 p.m.

 

Flute Choir
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

 

Clarinet Studio Recital
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

 

Guest Artist Composer Lori Laitman*
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

*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 prior to the event at the door.  Program details can be viewed at http://www.music.cmich.edu/events/all_events/.  All music program, artists and dates are subject to change.

 

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office or contact listed in event announcement. 

 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.