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ScHoolboy Q to bring West Coast sounds to a West Michigan stage

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Schoolboy Q Concert Preview

ScHoolboy Q to bring West Coast sounds to a West Michigan stage


By DAVID SPECHT Published 04/16/14 8:33pm

While Lakers have likely spent the last few days struggling to stay awake during their fellow classmates’ final presentations, there’s one last schoolboy set to present this week whose subject matter might be a bit more provocative.


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Back to basics

Back to basics

From the prominent Opera Theatre to the acclaimed Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Performing Arts Center at Grand Valley State University seems to be synonymous with the concept of classical music. But with the changing nature of today’s music industry, how does this prepare music majors for the professional world?
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Combined ensembles bring jubilant music to GVSU

Combined ensembles bring jubilant music to GVSU

Chamber music, due to the intimacy experienced among its performers, has been described as “the
music of friends.” This week, that friendship will extend beyond the members of Grand Valley State
University’s chamber groups to include other student musicians.
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GRFF brings films from across the world to Grand Rapids

Chamber music, due to the intimacy experienced among its performers, has been described as “the
music of friends.” This week, that friendship will extend beyond the members of Grand Valley State
University’s chamber groups to include other student musicians.
Read More