Events

Men Who Cook January 17

Men Who Cook
A Music Center Fundraiser
Friday, January 17, 2020, 6 pm
First Congregational Church
Tickets $85

This popular Music Center fundraiser is back! Please join us for a multi-course meal prepared by people from the community.
Enjoy great food, drinks, & entertainment. Fundraiser to support children’s programs.

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Speakeasy – A Roaring 20’s Revue May 16

Battle Creek Community Chorus
Saturday, May 16th, 7:30 pm
Binda Performing Arts Center
On the campus of Kellogg Community College

It’s the “Roaring ‘20s” once again, and the Community Chorus is celebrating by presenting a program of music from the 1920s in a program that will delight both eye and ear. We’ll be joined by a “speakeasy band” and we’ll have small groups, solos, and some costumed dance numbers!

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Spring Fling May 17

Battle Creek Boychoir
Battle Creek Girls Chorus
Sunday, May 17th, 3pm
The Music Center
FREE!

For the second year in a row, we are offering our final FREE concert, so bring your family and friends with you as the BCGC and BCBC end the season with songs of love, flowers and new beginnings.

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The Gilmore Concert May 2

The Gilmore Concert

The Gilmore Concert
May 2, 2020, 7:30 pm
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
featuring 2020 Gilmore Young Artist

We are excited to once again be a part of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival featuring the Gilmore Young Artist. This award is presented every two years to single out the most promising of the new generation of U.S. pianists. You’ll enjoy the passion and virtuosity and talent presented by the winner, who will be announced in the fall of 2019. The Symphony will also perform the beautiful Brahms Symphony No. 2.

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A Gospel Christmas December 14

A Gospel Christmas

A Gospel Christmas
December 14, 2019, 7:30 pm
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
featuring Freddy Washington, Jr.

Freddy Washington, Jr. stars in this rich and inspirational holiday concert. The lead soloist for the Grammy award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, he is an artist with a truly fresh sound delivering his unique brand of emotional, thought-provoking music. Also joining in this production are the Battle Creek Boychoir, Battle Creek Girls Chorus, and Sojourner Truth Choir.

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The Planets February 29th

The Planets February 29

Battle Creek Symphony
The Planets
February 29, 2020, 7:30 pm
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
Zachary Brandon, violin

The Battle Creek Symphony will present Gustav Holst’s exhilarating masterpiece, The Planets. The incredible women of the Battle Creek Community Chorus will be joining the concert for the Neptune movement providing an other-worldly, mystical quality. Guest artist and rising star Zachary Brandon will be performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

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Doug LaBrecque in Concert November 9

Doug LaBrecque in Concert

Battle Creek Symphony
Doug LaBrecque in Concert
November 9, 2019, 7:30 pm
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
featuring the Battle Creek Community Chorus

Hometown hero and Broadway superstar, Doug LaBrecque has thrilled theatre audiences as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and as Ravenal in the revival of Showboat. One of the most prolific concert performers of his generation, he has been a soloist with the world’s finest symphonies and we are absolutely thrilled to have him perform here in Battle Creek. Joining him onstage is local favorite, the Battle Creek Community Chorus.

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Tango! October 5

Tango

Battle Creek Symphony
Tango!
October 5, 2019
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
Hector del Curto, bandoneon

You’ll enjoy this romantic Argentine style tango music featuring traditional tango and Tango Nuevo. Guest artists include Hector del Curto, one of the most sought-after bandoneonists in the world, and tango dancers Ana Padron and Andres Bravo.

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Together We Sing March 8

Battle Creek Boychoir
Battle Creek Girls Chorus
Sojourner Truth Choir
Sunday, March 8th, 3pm
The Music Center
FREE!

What could be better than an afternoon in musical bliss with fresh faced young choristers lifting their voices in harmony and spreading the joy of music? Join the Music Center Childrens’ Choruses in this annual joint concert, free for the first time on the campus of The Music Center.

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Generational Connections February 21

Generational Connections

Battle Creek Community Chorus
Marshall Singers
Albion College Concert Choir
Friday, February 21, 7:30 pm
Marshall High School

The Battle Creek Community Chorus continues its popular annual Generational Connections concert. Come join us at Marshall High School as the Community Chorus teams with the Marshall Singers and the Albion College Concert Choir, bringing singers of varying ages together for a program celebrating the great choral legacy we share, in a program that will span the centuries of choral history from the Renaissance to the present day.

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