local music | WMUK

local music

Lynn Houghton for Encore Magazine

Longtime contributor Lynn Houghton researched a series of interesting local cemeteries for the latest issue of Encore Magazine. She's one of the writers editor Marie Lee depends on to uncover new corners of Southwest Michigan, Lee tells Cara Lieurance as they go behind the stories in the latest issue.

flickr user mm-j. All Creative Commons license.

Violist Ellen Rose, who served as principal violist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for 37 years, will perform works of Bloch, Ravel, Messaien, Albeniz and others in a concert presented by the Bullock Series at 7:30 pm Wednesday, Oct 6. She spoke with Cara Lieurance about the music and her experience as a symphonic musician. 

Wellspring/Cori Terry and Dancers

Wellspring/Cori Terry And Dancers' Artistic Director Cori Terry and Executive Director Kate Yancho recently joined Cara Lieurance on Classical WMUK for an update on the premiere modern dance company's plans for performance this season.

Gary Peeples/ US Fish & Wildlife Service. All Creative Commons license.

After a season of creative virtual concerts using smaller combinations of players due to the COVID-19 pandemic, music director Anne Harrigan says she is thrilled to bring the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra back on stage again in front of the public at 7:30 pm on Saturday, Oct 2 at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium.

C. Klose2U Photography / Farmers Alley Theatre

A series of seemingly unrelated songs becomes a whole over the course of the performance of Songs of a New World, the first production in the 14th season of Farmers Alley Theatre