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Concert Calendar

MiPAC has scheduled 25 concerts for the summer.

  • Campers perform in concert three days a week: Wed, Fri, Sat.
  • Visiting Artist performances will be held each week.
  • Performances will be held in Dawson Auditorium, Herrick Chapel, Downs Hall, and outdoors on the grounds of Adrian College.

CONCERT CALENDAR (AT A GLANCE)

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WEEKLY CAMPER CONCERTS

  • “Kitchen Sink” Recital Weds @ 7:00 pm (TBA) – Dawson Auditiorium OR Downs Hall
  • Concert C: Combos & Chamber Ens Fri @ 7:00 pm (TBA) – Dawson Aud OR Downs Hall
  • Pizza Nite / Battle OT Bands Fri @ 9:00 pm (TBA) – Dorm Quad OR Caine Patio
  • Concert A: Large Ens A Saturdays @ 1:00 pm (TBA) – Dawson Auditiorium
  • Concert D: New Works Saturdays @ 3:00 pm (TBA) – Dawson Auditiorium OR Downs Hall
  • Concert B: Large Ens B Saturdays @ 7:00 pm (TBA) – Dawson Auditiorium

LARGE ENSEMBLES: SAT @1&7 PM

Every major performing group presents a 15-minute programs every week, playing different repertory for every concert.

Concert A | Lab Jazz Ensemble | Jazz Choir | Chamber Orchestra | Wind Ensemble

Concert B | Jazz Ensemble | Chamber Choir | Symphonic Band | Symphony Orchestra | Concert Choir

COMBOS & SMALL ENS: FRI @7 PM

Up to 15 jazz combos and chamber ensembles are selected to play short pieces (5–7 min each) for our Friday night concert.

Concert C | Jazz Combos | Chamber Ensembles | Piano Ensembles

PIZZA NITE BATTLE OF THE BANDS: FRI @9 PMpizzanight

Friday at 9pm is Pizza Nite, an all-camp pizza party with music provided by our Rock Bands (and other nontraditional groups) in a classic BATTLE OF THE BANDS! (winners get ice cream woopwoop!)

Pizza Nite Battle of the Bands | Rock Bands

NEW WORKS : EVERY OTHER SAT @ 3 PM

singers outdoors at summer music campOur centerpiece NEW WORKS Program presents brand-new compositions, film, songs, and musical theatre every two weeks.

Concert D | Filmmaking | Songwriting | Composition | New Musical Workshop

KITCHEN SINK RECITAL: WED @ 7PM

All campers and counselors are welcome to apply for up to 8 spots (10 minutes each) on our Wednesday Night “Kitchen Sink” Recitals. It’s “Anything Goes” for these evenings!

  • Any style, genre, instrumentation.
  • Play a concerto; sing an original song; arrange a brass quintet.
  • We even encourage NON-musical entertainments, like magic shows, ballet recitals, Vaudevillian-slapstick, martial arts demos …

If you can do it, and do it well, you’ve got a shot at a spot!

All volunteer performers must audition their for MiPAC Artistic Director, Tim Martuch, who has final approval on your act. Go ahead – make us cheer!


GUEST ARTIST CONCERTS (TBA)

MiPAC is lucky enough to host several outstanding professional musicians as part of its Guest Artist Program. Depending on our visitors’ schedules, they may offer a free masterclass, concert, private lessons, coaching during ensembles, sitting in on rehearsals, etc.