Music Fridays @ Noon


The COD music faculty created Music Fridays @ Noon to showcase student, faculty, alumni and guest artists in a free, accessible daytime series of music performances and related events. The series is open to the entire COD community as a place where a broad spectrum of music is on display.

January 2019
        Student Spotlight – Parallel Octaves (MAC Lobby)

February 2019
          Faculty Recital – Carolyn May, flute, & Cindy Trowbridge, piano, Rondos for Flute
8          Guest Speaker – Music Director of Bollywood Boulevard, a featured show at the MAC with dance, live music, storytelling and stunning visuals brings 100 year history of Hindi cinema to the stage.
15        Guest/Faculty Recital – Fourth Coast Ensemble and Lee Kesselman, piano
22        Guest Speaker – Dan Bindert, WDCB Station Manager, Jazz – American Art Form or World Music? presented in collaboration with COD Humanities Festival

March 2019
          Guest Artists – Guest Artists – Arabic Dance & Drumming with Iranian Dance Class Don Skoog & DeLayne Doyle, percussion, Maria Mobasseri, Arabic & Iranian dance
8          Guest Artist – Erik Skov Liminality, a jazz combo
15        Student Recital
22        Student Spotlight/Masterclass – COD Chamber Singers perform for a member of legendary music group Take 6, who will be in concert that evening at the MAC
29        No Event

April 2019
         Guest Artist – Chinese Zither Artist Menghua Guan recital and demonstration
12        Faculty Spotlight – Tom Tallman, Pops, Prez, Sun Ra and Anatomy of a Hit
19      Student Spotlight – COD Percussion Ensemble “Heartbeat: The Joy of Rhythm from Around the World Sponsored in part by the COD Global Educational Initiative
26        Student Spotlight – COD’s Got Talent (Belushi Hall)

May 2019
          Student Recital
10        Student Recital

All events are free and begin at noon in MAC Room 140
For more information, contact Lee Kesselman
For ADA accommodations, call 930.942.2141 (voice) or 630.858.9692 (TDD). Please call two weeks in advance.

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All events are free and begin at noon in MAC Room 140
For more information, contact Lee Kesselman