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Michigan Tech Music Presents: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

Saturday, December 10, 2022 7:30 pm

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MICHIGAN TECH MUSIC PRESENTS

RACHMANINOFF PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2

PERFORMED BY THE KEWEENAW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PROGRAM

Run time approx. 100 min. including intermission | Public Welcome | General Admission

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra performs an eclectic array of British symphonic music, Black Sabbath metal, and a premiere by Jazz Professor Emeritus, Mike Irish. Featuring Adam Meckler on trumpet and flugelhorn. Headlined by history’s most romantic piano concerto: Rachmaninoff’s Second with Lindsay Garritson as soloist.

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TICKETS

Student Rush tickets are available 30 minutes before the performance. Skip the line by reserving online at any time.

Public Pay As You're Able Tickets are on sale now. Michigan Tech Music believes that the foundation of an equitable and inclusive arts culture requires making events financially accessible to all. So, this year we are beta testing Pay as You're Able ticketing on a few events, including this one.

All public tickets for this performance are Pay As You're Able. Our "full fee" represents the value of the ticket. For you, Pay As You’re Able may mean covering your ticket price and part of someone else's through "full fee +." It could also mean paying half or some of the ticket price. Please pay what you can afford. 

ABOUT

Michigan Tech Music, part of the Michigan Tech Visual and Performing Arts Department, offers ten music performance groups: bands, orchestra, jazz, and choral ensembles that expose students, faculty, and the community to the artistic and communicative values of music and the power it has to change lives.

Founded in 1971, the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra is the Upper Peninsula’s oldest orchestra and one of five symphony orchestras in the Lake Superior region. The KSO is a college-community ensemble composed of Michigan Tech students, faculty and staff, and community musicians. The orchestra presents four to five concerts per year—including orchestral masterworks, choral-orchestral, music theatre, ballet, opera, and pops—in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.

Joel Neves enjoys a dynamic and versatile career as an opera, ballet, and orchestra conductor and educator. A prizewinner in the American Prize in Conducting, Joel is Director of Orchestral Activities at Michigan Tech, where he conducts the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra. Joel served as national President of the College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA). During his term of service, he made a special focus on repertoire for college orchestras, especially contemporary music and music by women composers. Joel received a Doctor of Musical Arts in orchestral, choral, and opera conducting from Arizona State University and bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University.

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