Music at Aquinas College

Concerts and Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge and take place in Kretschmer Recital Hall in the Art and Music Center. For more information, please call (616) 632-2413.

Fall 2019 Concert and Events Calendar

Sept. 5, 2019 - Alessandro Vena, Pianist in Recital
The Italian concert artist plays Chopin, Fribbins, & Lupis
7:30 p.m.

Sept. 12-13, 2019 - Artist in Residence – David Nesmith, M.M., A.T., A.E.
“What Every Musician Needs To Know About the Body”
Thursday, 12:15-1:30 p.m. - Public Presentation by David Nesmith
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. - Music Faculty Showcase Recital with Guest David Nesmith, French Hornist

Sept. 21, 2019 - AQ Homecoming
Noon - Jazz Band Main Stage Tent
5 p.m. - Homecoming Mass with Alumni Choir, Dr. Mark Webb, Conductor Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel
7:30 p.m. - Annual Alumni Concert: “Let Choral Music Ring!” Featuring Schubert’s Mass in G

Sept. 22, 2019 - “Fall Experience: From the Silly to the Sublime”
A Concert featuring all ensembles in the Department!
3 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2019 - Jazz Jam at The Moose Café
9:30 p.m. Moose Café, Cook Carriage House

Oct. 7, 2019 - Evening Prayer with the College Chorus and Organ
Campus Ministry & Music Department Collaboration
4:30 p.m. Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel

Oct. 25, 2019 - Student Opera Soiree
Performing Solos, Trios and more!
7:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2019 - Salon Concert - An afternoon of Chamber Music
3 p.m. Wege Ballroom, Wege Student Center

Nov. 8, 2019 - Il Duo Lyrico
The Cellist-Pianist duo of Nancy Steltmann and Robert Byrens presents a recital of works by Rachmaninoff, Schumann, and Beethoven.
7:30 p.m.

Nov. 10, 2019 - Choral Invitational Concert
with Choirs from GR Catholic High Schools and the College Chorus directed by Dr. Mark Webb
3 p.m. Basilica of Saint Adalbert, 654 Davis N.W. Grand Rapids, MI

Nov. 15, 2019 - Fall Jazz Band Concert
“Women of Jazz” directed by Dr. Tom Polett
7:30 p.m. Jazz Café, Donnelly Center

Nov. 17, 2019 - College Band and Chamber Strings Concert
“Angels and Demons” directed by Dr. Tom Polett and Mary Hillyard
3 p.m.

Nov. 22, 2019 - Catholic High School Honors Band Concert
directed by Dr. Tom Polett
4:30 p.m.

Dec. 6, 2019 - A Service of Lessons and Carols
7:30 p.m. Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel

Dec. 8, 2019 - Annual Christmas Collage Concert
3 p.m. Performing Arts Center