Central’s music department will conclude the Spring 2021 semester with four performances in May.
The A Cappella Choir will perform a virtual pre-tour concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2, in Douwstra Auditorium on Hoekstra Family stage. The performance will be directed by Mark Babcock, professor of music, director of choirs and M. Joan Kuyper Farver Endowed Chair in Music.
A virtual performance by the Symphonic Wind Ensemble will follow at 5 p.m. and will be directed by Eileen McGonigal, assistant professor of music.
The String Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, in Douwstra Auditorium on Hoekstra Family Stage. The concert will be conducted by John Helmich, adjunct instructor of music.
Performances will be livestreamed at central.edu/fine-arts.
The department will conclude the semester with a live Tulip Time performance by Flying Pans Steel Band at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Pella Opera House. The performance will be directed by Stan Dahl, senior lecturer of music, and feature energetic and soothing sounds of calypso, soca, Latin, jazz and rock.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and can be purchased here or at the Pella Opera House.