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Jazz on A Summer's Day: Great Lakes Ensemble

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Event starts at 4:00 p.m. 
Price at the door:  $15.00

Great Lake Ensemble

Lakeside Inn
15251 Lakeshore Road Lakeside, MI 49116
Click here for location info

AUGUST 26 4PM EST $15

The GREAT LAKES ENSEMBLE

 

The Great Lakes Ensemble is an artistic exploration of the Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes Ensemble's principals are Lisa LaMarre, James Cornish and Dan Godston. Other artists (such as musicians and dancers) join the Great Lakes Ensemble during specific projects. This program will feature

Lisa LaMarre—dance & choreography

James Cornish—horns

Sarah Ritch—cello, electronics

Dan Godston—trumpet

Joseph Vajarskiy—tenor saxophone

Albert Wildeman—upright bass

www.greatlakesensemble.

Lisa LaMarre Choreographer, Dancer, and Movement Educator, Lisa LaMarre is dedicated to keeping her art alive through her commitment to strong dance choreography and technique, creation intent, and process. She is the originator of LaMarre and Dancers, an explorative group of dancers focused on interdisciplinary collaborations.

 

James Cornish
James Cornish is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who has been active in the performing arts for over three decades. A composer of three operas, his work includes compositions inspired by poetry -- including poems by current U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, works by Detroit poets contending with issues in urban Detroit, and the ancient Sumerian epic poem Gudea.

Cornish is the recipient of state and national arts grants, including American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius (2009). He was commissioned to compose a series of dance pieces in public spaces in Detroit (2011).

Dan Godston
Dan Godston teaches and lives in Chicago. His writings have appeared in many prestigious print publications and online journals. His poem “Mask to Skin to Blood to Heart to Bone and Back” was nominated by the editors of 580 Split for the Pushcart Prize. He also composes and performs music, and he directs the Borderbend Arts Collective

 

About the artists:

Great Lake Ensemble

The GREAT LAKES ENSEMBLE

 

The Great Lakes Ensemble is an artistic exploration of the Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes Ensemble's principals are Lisa LaMarre, James Cornish and Dan Godston. Other artists (such as musicians and dancers) join the Great Lakes Ensemble during specific projects. This program will feature

Lisa LaMarre—dance & choreography

James Cornish—horns

Sarah Ritch—cello, electronics

Dan Godston—trumpet

Joseph Vajarskiy—tenor saxophone

Albert Wildeman—upright bass

www.greatlakesensemble.

Lisa LaMarre Choreographer, Dancer, and Movement Educator, Lisa LaMarre is dedicated to keeping her art alive through her commitment to strong dance choreography and technique, creation intent, and process. She is the originator of LaMarre and Dancers, an explorative group of dancers focused on interdisciplinary collaborations.

 

James Cornish
James Cornish is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who has been active in the performing arts for over three decades. A composer of three operas, his work includes compositions inspired by poetry -- including poems by current U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, works by Detroit poets contending with issues in urban Detroit, and the ancient Sumerian epic poem Gudea.

Cornish is the recipient of state and national arts grants, including American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius (2009). He was commissioned to compose a series of dance pieces in public spaces in Detroit (2011).

Dan Godston
Dan Godston teaches and lives in Chicago. His writings have appeared in many prestigious print publications and online journals. His poem “Mask to Skin to Blood to Heart to Bone and Back” was nominated by the editors of 580 Split for the Pushcart Prize. He also composes and performs music, and he directs the Borderbend Arts Collective




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