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Guest Artist Prof. Ric Roberts

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Guest Artist Prof. Ric Roberts

With 42 years of theater experience, this veteran actor/director has an impressive list of credits at Pit & Balcony, Saginaw Valley State University, Bay City Players, and the 1997 Off-Broadway Musical production of That’s Life! in New York City. Ric is very involved with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. He has served as KCACTF festival host four times, spent three years as the Michigan State Chair, three years as Region III Vice-Chair and is currently serving his second of three years as Region III Chair. He...

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Celebrating a Birthday 

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Celebrating a Birthday 

This weeks we are celebrating the 90th birthday of SCS member Dorothy Hughes. Dorothy has been sharing her voice and lively spirit with the Saginaw Choral Society for 67 years! Happy Birthday,...

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Member Showcase: Motown!

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Member Showcase: Motown!

The Saginaw Choral Society presents their 2016-2017 season Member Showcase “Motown!” on Saturday, April 1, at 3:00pm in the Saginaw Arts & Science Academy auditorium. Jeremiah Kraniak, music director, says “Our 81st season, “In Our Own Backyard” is about collaboration, highlighting local talent and showcasing the rich musical history of our region. This concert features some of the individual talent from within our choir in the recently renovated SASA auditorium, a gem of a venue that most people have likely never seen.” Formerly a...

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What’s Going on with the NEA?

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What’s Going on with the NEA?

The National Endowment for the Arts has been in the news a lot lately. The Saginaw Choral Society is an organization that directly benefits from the NEA which means you are in a community that also benefits from the support of the NEA. Want to learn more about the rumors about proposed funding? Creative Many puts the details in perspective… For months we’ve heard rumors about proposed threats to completely eliminate funding for federal cultural agencies. This morning, those rumors became reality as the White House released its proposed...

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The SCS Sings with CMU!

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The SCS Sings with CMU!

On February, 17th and 18th the Saginaw Choral Society will sing the Dona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams with the choirs and orchestra of Central Michigan University. Both concerts will take place at 7pm at Staples Recital Hall in the CMU School of Music in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Tickets are available at the door $5/student and $8/adult.  Click for...

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Tailgate & Trivia

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Tailgate & Trivia

How can you support the SCS and have a great time at the same time? Tailgate and Trivia of course! Join us for an evening of games, prizes, and tailgate buffet with a cash bar. There will be prizes for best and worst table decorations/costumes! Registration is $160 per team (8 people). Online registration is safe, secure, and super easy. Know you team mates? Great! You’re almost done. Payment may be made as a team or by individuals but please, have a team assembled before you begin. Teams may also register by calling our office at...

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Holiday in the Heart of the City

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Holiday in the Heart of the City

Members of the SCS had a wonderful time (in the great weather!) singing  carols during Saginaw’s annual festival, Holidays in the Heart of the City! It was a treat to stand in front of the city’s water works building when the holiday lights were turned on and the festival...

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Guest Artists, The Bijou Orchestra

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Guest Artists, The Bijou Orchestra

The Saginaw Choral Society presents their 2016-2017 season holiday concert “A Michigan Christmas” on Saturday, December 10th at 3:00pm at the Temple Theatre. The SCS will be joined by siblings and Bay City natives, Katie & Matt Travis and the Bijou Orchestra.  Songs will include: Brian D’arcy James’ “A Michigan Christmas,” Holst’s “Christmas Day,” three holiday songs from “Home Alone,” and other timeless holiday classics from Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” to a Charlie Brown Medley. The Bijou Orchestra, was established in 2003 to be Bay...

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Guest Artist, Katie Travis

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Guest Artist, Katie Travis

Our 81st season, “In Our Own Backyard” is about collaboration and highlighting some of the terrific talents in our region. Our holiday concert “A Michigan Christmas” is on Saturday, December 10th at 3:00pm at the Temple Theatre. The SCS will be joined by siblings and Bay City natives, Katie & Matt Travis and the Bijou Orchestra.  Songs will include: Brian D’arcy James’ “A Michigan Christmas,” Holst’s “Christmas Day,” three holiday songs from “Home Alone,” and other timeless holiday classics from Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” to a Charlie...

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Guest Artists, Matt Travis

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Guest Artists, Matt Travis

The Saginaw Choral Society presents their 2016-2017 season holiday concert “A Michigan Christmas” on Saturday, December 10th at 3:00pm at the Temple Theatre. The SCS will be joined by siblings and Bay City natives, Katie & Matt Travis and the Bijou Orchestra.  Songs will include: Brian D’arcy James’ “A Michigan Christmas,” Holst’s “Christmas Day,” three holiday songs from “Home Alone,” and other timeless holiday classics from Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” to a Charlie Brown Medley. Matt Travis, from Bay City, MI completed his bachelor’s...

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