2017 - 2018 Season
THE FAUX FRENCHMEN GYPSY JAZZ
Sunday, September 24, 2017
The Faux Frenchmen – Brian Lovely and George Cunningham, acoustic guitar; Don Aren, acoustic bass; Paul Patterson, violin – take us to 1930’s France with their Hot Club-style gypsy jazz. Blend gypsy music and popular music with the sounds of American jazz greats like Duke Ellington, Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong, and the result is a unique take on gypsy jazz.
PHIL DEGREG TRIO / JEREMY LONG QUARTET JAZZFEST
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Phil DeGreg is an internationally known jazz pianist, composer and educator who is at home performing everything from mainstream jazz to Brazilian jazz. Jeremy Long, saxophonist and also a composer and educator, has performed to great acclaim with a wide variety of artists and orchestras in many genres. They front their own combos and have performed together. What to expect? It’s jazz!
HEATHER MACPHAIL & CINCINNATI POPS BRASS ORGAN & BRASS
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Westwood First’s organist, Heather MacPhail, will be joined by the Cincinnati POPS Brass Quintet in a program of fanfares and concert pieces, in which they will be sure to pull out all the stops! Included will be organ showpieces and arrangements written especially for the Brass. The concert will conclude with Widor’s Toccata from Symphony No. 5 arranged for organ and brass!
MIAMI UNIVERSITY MEN’S GLEE CLUB
DR. JEREMY JONES, DIRECTOR
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Exuberance abounds when young men raise their voices in song! Founded in 1907and currently numbering over 100 singers, the Miami University Men’s Glee Club is among the oldest and largest groups of its kind in the nation. With a repertoire including everything from Gregorian Chant to modern popular music, the Glee Club’s performance is sure to inspire.
WESTWOOD FIRST CHANCEL CHOIR & SOLOISTS AMERICAN CELEBRATION
Sunday, April 22, 2018
The Westwood First Chancel Choir and Soloists, under the direction of Heather MacPhail, will bring our thirty-sixth season to a close with a concert of music by American composers. A special focus of the concert will be the music of Leonard Bernstein, as we celebrate the centennial of his birth. Expect some West Side Story, Candide, Mass, Wonderful Town.
All events are free and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door. A reception in Calvin Hall will follow most concerts. For more information, call the music office at 661-6846, ext. 101.