St. Clair County Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department presents an annual Thursday at Noon Concert Series offering a variety of talent and musical styles. Performances are monthly during the fall and winter semesters in the college’s Fine Arts Theatre.
All concerts, except for the Holiday Special in December, are free to the public.
For more information: (810) 989-5709
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Click here for a full-color PDF of SC4's complete printed arts calendar for 2012-13.
2012-13 concert schedule
Thursday, Sept. 20
Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan presents:
A Taste of Opera
Naomi Ruiz, soprano
Jason Wickson, tenor
Jean Renee Schneider, piano
Naomi Ruiz is rapidly gaining recognition for her “energetic stage presence” and her “darkly hued, ravishing voice.” Jason Wickson most recently was seen as the tenor soloist in Michigan Opera Theatre’s production of “Carmina Burana” in collaboration with the famed Cirque du Soleil. Jean Renee Schneider, a gifted recital accompanist, performs frequently with singers throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Thursday, Jan. 24
Mary Hackstock and Laura Reynolds piano duo
Join Mary Hackstock, SC4 adjunct faculty member, and Laura Reynolds as they intermingle their talents to perform an innovative program.
|Thursday, Oct. 25 |
Jessica Cech, flutist
Ina Yoon, pianist
Flutist Jessica Cech and pianist Ina Yoon will be performing recent works from 20th century composers. Their fresh and evocative harmonies will take you on a cultural journey with music from around the world.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Biakuye Percussion Group
Mark Stone, Gyil xylophone and Kalimba
Sulley Imoro, dance, vocals and Lunna talking drum
Sawande Keita, Djembe and Kpanlogo drum
Enjoy this interpretation of authentic African dance and music.
Bonus performance at 7 p.m. - sponsored by SC4 Global Diversity Advisory Council
Thursday, Nov. 15
The Jeremy Kittel Band
The Jeremy Kittel Band offers a fiery blend of jazz, Celtic fiddling and sultry world grooves. Kittel has won multiple U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Championships and six Detroit Music Awards for both folk and jazz. He has released three highly acclaimed solo CDs. Upon graduating at age 20 from the University of Michigan School of Music, he was awarded the Stanley Medal, the school’s highest honor.
Thursday, March 28
Faculty String Trio from Grand Valley State University
Spend an hour experiencing this string trio, as they create an enchanting performance of classical music, and you will be a fan for life.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Dave Bennett’s Quartet plays Benny Goodman
Dave Bennett, with his All-Star Quartet, will play Benny Goodman’s big hits and “swing-era” classics: “Moonglow”; “I’ve Got Rhythm”; “Body and Soul”; “Slipped Disc”; “Sing, Sing, Sing”; and many others. Bennett is a jaw-dropping clarinet prodigy, who brings to life the music of “The King of Swing” with incredible technique, expression and sensitivity.
|Thursday, April 18 |
Join us in celebrating SC4’s performing arts students’ accomplishments; this tapestry of talent is great entertainment.
Lunch with the performers
Following each concert in SC4 Fine Arts Galleries
Seating is limited.
Reservations required: Call (810) 989-5709 by Monday before concert.