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More Great Jazz Coming to St. Cecilia Music Center

Eight of the best jazz musicians from around the world are coming to Grand Rapids. They're coming to the Royce Auditorium stage on May 4 for a great concert with music of Miles Davis as well as their own compositions.

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Singer / Songwriter Marc Cohn at St. Cecelia Thursday Night

Soulful Grammy award winning folk singer / songwriter Marc Cohn will bring his beautiful mucsic to Royce Auditorium and St. Cecilia Music Center this Thursday night, April 13 at 7:30. It's going to be a great night.

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Country Music Star Margo Price Sings at St. Cecilia This Thursday

Country music comes to St. Cecilia Music Center this Thursday night with rising star Nashville singer Margo Price. Margo Price has been taking the country music scene by storm with her debut album “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter.” As a matter of fact, in March  Price became the winner of the 2017 American Music Prize ($25,000) that recognizes the year's best debut album. She is also winner of the 2016 Best County Album by Nashville Scene and was named Emerging Artist of the Year by the American Music Association.

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He’s Only 13, Already a Grammy Nominee, and Playing in Grand Rapids

It's going to be an amazing time in Grand Rapids when thirteen year old world-class jazz artist Joey Alexander makes his debut appearance at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. I did say he is thirteen. Oh, by the way, he's already been nominated for a Grammy.

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Los Lonely Boys Playing in Grand Rapids in March

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) brings the Grammy Award Winning Los Lonely Boys to St. Cecilia Music Center on Tuesday, March 14th. Los Lonely Boys, who dub their music “Texican Rock and Roll”, are three brothers with a unique mix of bluesy rock ’n’ roll and rootsy brown-eyed soul.

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14 Must-Hear Music Entries at ArtPrize Eight [Audio/Video]

Music hasn't been a strength of ArtPrize, but it is slowly becoming a bigger part of the event and the music featured is getting better. This year, there are over 50 musical entries in the Blue Bridge Music Festival. Listen to some of the best.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Drops Out of ArtPrize, Artist Registration Extended to June 9

Today, ArtPrize announced they are extending artist registration for ArtPrize Eight by one week after St. Cecilia Music Center pulled out of this year's competition.

The new artist registration deadline is June 9 at 5PM. Connections are extended through June 23 at 5PM.

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More Great Jazz Coming To St. Cecilia This Month

On Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 pm the audience at St. Cecilia Music Center will witness one of the most influential jazz drummers of the 20th Century, Jack DeJohnette in concert with Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane (son of Jazz legend John Coltrane and Alice Coltrane) and Electric Bassist Matt Garrison (son of bassist of the classic Coltrane quartet Jimmy Garrison).

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Gypsy Jazz Coming to St. Cecilia Music Center in March [Video]

Great Jazz continues in Grand Rapids, and March 10, 2016, is the night Grand Rapids will hear the newest star, dynamic young French Jazz Vocalist Cyrille Aimée with a night of Gypsy Jazz at the St. Cecilia Music Center. She is certainly on a roll, as her latest album, "Let's Get Lost" recently hit #1 on the Jazz Charts.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Features the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Performing “Piano Extravaganza”

Another exciting concert for Grand Rapids.

Four internationally renowned pianists from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform in concert at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, January 21st entitled “Piano Extravaganza”. Two pianos will be played by multiple pianists throughout the performance. In Bartok’s The Miraculous Mandarin for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 19, two pianists will perform together on one piano. Now that's exciting.

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Joshua Davis in ArtPrize Concert Sunday, October 4 at St. Cecilia Music Center

 

Joshua Davis, the Michigan finalist from “The Voice”, is in concert at a benefit for St. Cecilia Music Center this Sunday, October 4th. The benefit concert will help raise funds to support St. Cecilia as the official ArtPrize music hub. Opening acts for the benefit concert include local folk rock veterans Troll for Trout and bluegrass favorites Fauxgrass Quartet.

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ArtPrize Music Competition Alive and Well at St. Cecilia Music Center Hub

St. Cecilia Music Center, as the Official ArtPrize 2015 Music Hub, is organizing busking sites, which means to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place, featuring ArtPrize musicians who are entered in the competition. This year’s ArtPrize music performance element includes busking sites at five locations throughout the city, with over 150 live performances during the first 12 days of the event from September 23 – October 4, 2015.

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