Sweet Adelines to perform Mystery Dinner Theater
DAVISON — “WHO DUN IT?”, a Musical Mystery Dinner Theater presented by the Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus, will be held at the Davison County Club, 9512 E. Lippincott, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30, which includes a delicious dinner, wonderful music by the chorus, and an intriguing evening of entertainment. Reservations required. Cash bar available. Call 810-742-0977 for reservations and visit www.songofthelakes.webs.com for additional information. The Song of the Lakes Chorus rehearses on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center. Visitors are welcome. — G.G.
Faculty Jazz Quintet set to heat up November
FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint’s Department of Music presents the Faculty Jazz Quintet in concert, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert takes place at the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Tickets are $5 for general admission and free to students with valid I.D. As the name implies, the quintet is comprised of five outstanding musicians from the department’s faculty. In addition to their work at UM-Flint, Jim Coviak (drums) leads the Mott Community College Steelheads and Brian DiBlassio is the pianist for Latin Jazz bands Los Gatos, Tumbao Bravo and Nuevo Rumbón. Jeff Price (alto sax) splits his
time between UM-Flint, the University of Windsor, and the Flint Institute of Music. Pat Prouty is a composer and veteran bass-man from the Detroit area. And when not teaching or playing, Joe Wright (tenor sax) can be found restoring instruments at Sherm’s Musical Instrument Repair in Flint. Details: Call 810-762-3377. — G.G.
Saúl Medina to perform
FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra continues its season, Around the World in 80 Musical Minutes, at 8 p.m., Nov. 5 at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. The orchestra, led by Maestro Enrique Diemecke, will perform several works by composers Beethoven, Diemecke, and Mahler. Saúl Medina has studied music in Mexico, U.S.A., Italy, Brazil, Czech Republic and Poland. He has participated as a soloist with the following orchestras: Moscow State Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Filarmónica de Bueno Aires (Argentina) Flint Symphony Orchestra (Michigan), Long Beach Symphony Orchestra (California), Sinfónica Petrobras (Río de Janeiro Brasil), Filarmónica de Bogotá (Columbia), Orquesta de Cámara del Conservatorio Nacional de Música, Mexico, Bellas Artes Chamber Orchestra, Mexico. Program notes by Grammy Award-winning annotator and music critic Richard Freed are available in advance free of charge by calling the FIM Audience Services Office at 810-237-3122. Single tickets range in price from $9.50 to $58; students and seniors 60 and over receive a $2 discount. Tickets may be purchased by calling The Whiting Ticket Center at 810-237-7333 or 888.8CENTER or online. — G.G.