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In addition to the classes below, Private Music Lessons are available for Guitar, Piano, Percussion, Voice and more. For details, call NMC-EES at (231) 995-1700.

Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-08$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Aug. 30-Dec. 8, 5:30-7 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu. All participants must remain masked during rehearsal, and socially-distanced when possible.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555167
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band (Face to Face)— 2021-08-31 through  2021-12-07$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues., Aug. 31-Dec. 7, 7-9 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email pbrumbaugh@nmc.edu for audition information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555707
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century, with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The GT Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu. All participants must remain masked during rehearsal, and socially-distanced when possible.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555514
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band - 5:30 (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 5:30-7:25 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555520
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band - 7:30 (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555525
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century, with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The GT Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu. All participants must remain masked during rehearsal, and socially-distanced when possible.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555514
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-08$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Aug. 30-Dec. 8, 5:30-7 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu. All participants must remain masked during rehearsal, and socially-distanced when possible.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555167
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band - 5:30 (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 5:30-7:25 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555520
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band - 7:30 (Face to Face)— 2021-08-30 through  2021-12-06$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon., Aug. 30-Dec. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555525
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band (Face to Face)— 2021-08-31 through  2021-12-07$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues., Aug. 31-Dec. 7, 7-9 p.m., Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email pbrumbaugh@nmc.edu for audition information. All participants must remain masked and socially-distanced when not playing. Bell covers and other COVID safety gear will be provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555707