Music House Museum Upcoming Events

Each season the Music House Museum puts together a season of quality events that feature our unique venue and our amazing instruments, celebrating great music and the history that our collection represents. Our Upcoming Events give you a listing of details of our events and let you know how to purchase tickets. Working with artists both local and from around the country, we strive for quality events that will entertain and educate, and hopefully make a few dollars to support the Museum’s operations and instrument restoration and acquisition. We hope to see you here! CLICK THE 'MYNORTH' ICON BELOW FOR MUSIC HOUSE EVENT TICKETS:MyNorth_Music_House  
Jul
20
Sat
The Music House Presents Tenth Intervention Accompanying Planet Earth II: Jungles
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Music House is excited to announce that we are continuing last year's special addition to our Silent Film Series. Interlochen Arts Academy guest instructors, Hajnal Pivnick and Dorian Wallace of Tenth Intervention will be bringing their brilliant talent, accompanying a special episode of BBC’s series “Planet Earth II" : "Jungles" at 5:30PM on Friday, July 19 and Saturday July 20. They will be accompanying "Planet Earth II": "Islands" at 7:00PM on Friday July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Please join us for this special performance that will combine beautiful images of nature with their exceptional and creative musical talent. Hajnal’s talent as a violinist and Dorian’s talent as a pianist combine to create a modern, unique and beautiful experience of film accompaniment that you will not want to miss! “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement, the greatest source of visual beauty, the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living” – David Attenborough The Music House Museum is partnering with musical duo Tenth Intervention to bring you the sweeping vistas and extravagant mating calls of Planet Earth with a live score! Tenth Intervention (Dorian Wallace, piano, Hajnal Pivnick, violin) presents contemporary music in New York City. Through collaborations with composers, musicians, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers, they produce programs that expand the reach of music to be diverse, pioneering, and socially conscious. Visit www.tenthintervention.com for more info! Please join us on July 27th at 7 pm for the unique evening of beautiful music and film.   Artist Bios: Hajnal Pivnick, Co-founder/Artistic DirectorHungarian-American violinist Hajnal Kármán Pivnick was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She advocates the performance and promotion of music written in the 20th and 21st century, and works extensively as an educator and arts administrator. She is co-founder of Tenth Intervention, a collective of musicians and concert series that presents new music in New York City. Hajnal performs regularly with IRIS Orchestra, ensemble mise-en, and Quartet Metadata, and has played with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, and the Hungarian New Music Chamber Ensemble (UMZE). In New York, she performs in venues ranging in scope from the Park Avenue Armory to Joe’s Pub to Carnegie Hall. As a soloist, she has performed with the Association for the Promotion of New Music and the Tribeca New Music Festival. Hajnal is a member of the violin faculty at Interlochen Arts Camp, and maintains a violin studio at Greenwich House Music School, Opus 118 Harlem School of Music, and Lucy Moses School. She is also a chamber music coach with the Face the Music/Kronos Quartet program. She holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. ​Dorian Wallace, Co-founder/Artistic Director ​Dorian Wallace is a composer, improviser, pianist, teacher, and activist. His work explores aspects of conscious and unconscious experiences, politics and theatrics. His music has been performed worldwide at venues such as The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR, Pompidou Centre, Palais Jacques Coeur, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, National Sawdust, Universidad de Costa Rica, and GK Arts Center. He has composed and collaborated with artists including ​10 Hairy Legs, Alison Cook Beatty Dance, Robert Ashley, Hernando Bensuelo, Seneca Black, Tiger Chengliang Cai, The Cleveland Orchestra Piano Trio, Composers Concordance, Cylixe, Experiments In Opera, John King, Dave Liebman, Frank London, LottDance, Matt Marks, Brianna Matzke, Charlotte Mundy, New Vintage Baroque, Periapsis Music and Dance, Paul Pinto, Hajnal Pivnick, RIOULT Dance, John Sanborn, Son Lux, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Pamela Z. Dorian is a founder and artistic director of the New York City based new music collective Tenth Intervention, director of the improvisational septendectet The Free Sound Ahn-somble, pianist for the surrealist nightclub act Trystero, and a founding member of free improvisational quintet AmmoCake.
The Music House Presents Tenth Intervention Accompanying Planet Earth II: Islands
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Music House is excited to announce that we are continuing last year's special addition to our Silent Film Series. Interlochen Arts Academy guest instructors, Hajnal Pivnick and Dorian Wallace of Tenth Intervention will be bringing their brilliant talent, accompanying a special episode of BBC’s series “Planet Earth II" : "Jungles" at 5:30PM on Friday, July 19 and Saturday July 20. They will be accompanying "Planet Earth II": "Islands" at 7:00PM on Friday July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Please join us for this special performance that will combine beautiful images of nature with their exceptional and creative musical talent. Hajnal’s talent as a violinist and Dorian’s talent as a pianist combine to create a modern, unique and beautiful experience of film accompaniment that you will not want to miss!  “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement, the greatest source of visual beauty, the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living” – David Attenborough The Music House Museum is partnering with musical duo Tenth Intervention to bring you the sweeping vistas and extravagant mating calls of Planet Earth with a live score! Tenth Intervention (Dorian Wallace, piano, Hajnal Pivnick, violin) presents contemporary music in New York City. Through collaborations with composers, musicians, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers, they produce programs that expand the reach of music to be diverse, pioneering, and socially conscious. Visit www.tenthintervention.com for more info! Please join us on July 27th at 7 pm for the unique evening of beautiful music and film.   Artist Bios: Hajnal Pivnick, Co-founder/Artistic DirectorHungarian-American violinist Hajnal Kármán Pivnick was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She advocates the performance and promotion of music written in the 20th and 21st century, and works extensively as an educator and arts administrator. She is co-founder of Tenth Intervention, a collective of musicians and concert series that presents new music in New York City. Hajnal performs regularly with IRIS Orchestra, ensemble mise-en, and Quartet Metadata, and has played with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, and the Hungarian New Music Chamber Ensemble (UMZE). In New York, she performs in venues ranging in scope from the Park Avenue Armory to Joe’s Pub to Carnegie Hall. As a soloist, she has performed with the Association for the Promotion of New Music and the Tribeca New Music Festival. Hajnal is a member of the violin faculty at Interlochen Arts Camp, and maintains a violin studio at Greenwich House Music School, Opus 118 Harlem School of Music, and Lucy Moses School. She is also a chamber music coach with the Face the Music/Kronos Quartet program. She holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. ​Dorian Wallace, Co-founder/Artistic Director ​Dorian Wallace is a composer, improviser, pianist, teacher, and activist. His work explores aspects of conscious and unconscious experiences, politics and theatrics. His music has been performed worldwide at venues such as The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR, Pompidou Centre, Palais Jacques Coeur, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, National Sawdust, Universidad de Costa Rica, and GK Arts Center. He has composed and collaborated with artists including ​10 Hairy Legs, Alison Cook Beatty Dance, Robert Ashley, Hernando Bensuelo, Seneca Black, Tiger Chengliang Cai, The Cleveland Orchestra Piano Trio, Composers Concordance, Cylixe, Experiments In Opera, John King, Dave Liebman, Frank London, LottDance, Matt Marks, Brianna Matzke, Charlotte Mundy, New Vintage Baroque, Periapsis Music and Dance, Paul Pinto, Hajnal Pivnick, RIOULT Dance, John Sanborn, Son Lux, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Pamela Z. Dorian is a founder and artistic director of the New York City based new music collective Tenth Intervention, director of the improvisational septendectet The Free Sound Ahn-somble, pianist for the surrealist nightclub act Trystero, and a founding member of free improvisational quintet AmmoCake.
Jul
26
Fri
Pizza and Pipes: Gourmet Pizza Dinner and Concert with Dave Calendine
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pizza and Pipes: Gourmet Pizza Dinner and Concert with Dave Calendine @ The Music House Museum
The Music House presents Pizza and Pipes, a delicious gourmet pizza dinner and a very special concert from Red Wings organist, Dave Calendine, on the ‘Mighty Wurlizter’ theater organ. Enjoy a great dinner and dessert with great music. Doors open at 6 pm for dinner, with the concert around 6:30 pm. This is a very popular event so reservations are highly recommended. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. Dave Calendine is an amazingly talented organist and pianist and a great entertainer. A resident of the Detroit area, Dave is one of two organists for The Detroit Red Wings, is the staff organist at The Fox Theater, has accompanied the Rockettes in both Detroit and New York, performs at The Redford Theater and at his church as, well as concerts at the Sanfillipo Foundation in Illinois, and at the national Music Box Society International conventions. Calendine is also the current President of the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS).
Jul
27
Sat
The Music House Presents A Laurel and Hardy Silent Movie “Fun Fest” Accompanied by Dave Calendine
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Music House Presents A Laurel and Hardy Silent Movie "Fun Fest" Accompanied by Dave Calendine @ The Music House Museum
The Music House Museum is proud to present a classic Laurel and Hardy Silent Film "Fun Fest" at both 5:30PM and 7:00PM on Saturday, July 27. We welcome back one of our longest partners, Organist, Dave Calendine to accompany three classic Laurel and Hardy shorts: First, "Putting Pants on Phillip", Made in 1927, this is their first "official" film together as a team. The plot involves Laurel as Philip, a young Scot newly arrived in the United States, in full kilted splendor, suffering mishaps involving the kilt. His uncle, played by Hardy, is shown trying to put trousers on him. Second, "The Battle of The Century" The film is famous for using over 3,000 cream pies in the film's climactic pie fight. Third, "Liberty", a 1929 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy as escaped convicts who, while trying to change pants, wind up on a skyscraper in construction. These are perfect films for the entire family! Experience this classic with the live accompaniment of Dave Calendine on our "Cinderella" Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Calendine is an amazingly talented organist and pianist and a great entertainer. A resident of the Detroit area, Dave is one of the two organists for The Detroit Red Wings, is the staff organist at The Fox Theater, has accompanied the Rockettes in both Detroit and New York, performs at The Redford Theater and at his church as, well as concerts at the Sanfillipo Foundation in Illinois, and at the national Music Box Society International conventions. Calendine is also the current President of the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS).
The Music House Presents A Laurel and Hardy Silent Movie “Fun Fest” Accompanied by Dave Calendine
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Music House Presents A Laurel and Hardy Silent Movie "Fun Fest" Accompanied by Dave Calendine @ The Music House Museum
The Music House Museum is proud to present a classic Laurel and Hardy Silent Film "Fun Fest" at both 5:30PM and 7:00PM on Saturday, July 27. We welcome back one of our longest partners, Organist, Dave Calendine to accompany three classic Laurel and Hardy shorts: First, "Putting Pants on Phillip", Made in 1927, this is their first "official" film together as a team. The plot involves Laurel as Philip, a young Scot newly arrived in the United States, in full kilted splendor, suffering mishaps involving the kilt. His uncle, played by Hardy, is shown trying to put trousers on him. Second, "The Battle of The Century" The film is famous for using over 3,000 cream pies in the film's climactic pie fight. Third, "Liberty", a 1929 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy as escaped convicts who, while trying to change pants, wind up on a skyscraper in construction. These are perfect films for the entire family! Experience this classic with the live accompaniment of Dave Calendine on our "Cinderella" Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Calendine is an amazingly talented organist and pianist and a great entertainer. A resident of the Detroit area, Dave is one of the two organists for The Detroit Red Wings, is the staff organist at The Fox Theater, has accompanied the Rockettes in both Detroit and New York, performs at The Redford Theater and at his church as, well as concerts at the Sanfillipo Foundation in Illinois, and at the national Music Box Society International conventions. Calendine is also the current President of the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS).
Aug
9
Fri
Dancing With The Kiogamas
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dancing With The Kiogamas @ The Music House Museum
Come and Dance with the Kiogamas from 7:00PM to 8:30PM on August 9, 2019. Lessons start at 6:30PM. Admission of $15.00 is taken at the door but call 231-938-9300 for reservations.
Aug
10
Sat
The Music House Museum Presents “It’s De-Lovely!” An Evening of Cole Porter and Friends featuring Edye Evans Hyde, Vocalist, Terry Lower, Piano, and Barry Ross, Violin
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Music House Museum Presents "It’s De-Lovely!” An Evening of Cole Porter and Friends featuring Edye Evans Hyde, Vocalist, Terry Lower, Piano, and Barry Ross, Violin @ Music House Museum
The Music House Museum Presents "It’s De-Lovely!” An Evening of Cole Porter and Friends featuring Edye Evans Hyde, Vocalist, Terry Lower, Piano, and Barry Ross, Violin Dr. Barry Ross is the former Assistant Conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Music Emeritus at Kalamazoo College, where he founded the Kalamazoo College and Community Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, now the Kalamazoo Philharmonia. For 32 years Barry performed as Concertmaster and Assistant Conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. During his almost 50 years in Michigan he has appeared as conductor, concertmaster and concert violinist throughout the country. Singer and Actress Edye Evans Hyde has been performing for over 30 years in West Michigan, Los Angeles, Asia, and Europe. Edye has shared the stage with world renowned blues singer Linda Hopkins, Michael Bolton, actress Connie Stevens, Cuban trumpet player, Art Pianist Terry Lower has been a fixture on the Michigan jazz scene for over 30 years. He is both a dazzling soloist and a superior accompanist. Terry Lower was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan. “My mother is a pianist who used to demonstrate sheet music in stores back in the 1940s. She started teaching me piano when I was six.uro Sandoval, Peter Scolari, and Tom Wopat, and the late Ray Charles.
Aug
16
Fri
The Music House Presents Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times” Accompanied by Andrew Rogers
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Music House Presents Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" Accompanied by Andrew Rogers @ The Music House Museum
The Music House Museum presents Modern Times, at 7:00PM on both August 16 and 17. This is a 1936 American comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic Little Tramp character struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and financial conditions many people faced during the Great Depression, conditions created, in Chaplin's view, by the efficiencies of modern industrialization. The movie stars Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman,Tiny Sandford and Chester Conklin. This wonderful film is accompanied by Andrew Rogers. His amazing skills on our Wurlitzer Theater Organ add the sound track to this amazing film. Rogers brings the perfect mix to this classic film. If you have not experienced a live artist providing accompaniment to a classic silent movie you will be in for treat. If you are a fan of this art form and our film series, you will not want to miss this one. Rogers is resident of Fenton, Michigan. He began his musical studies on the accordion aHe studied theater organ techniques with the late Fr. James Miller, and then augmented his studies with Dr. Marilyn Mason at the University of Michigan while she was on sabbatical. He accompanied Fr. Jim on his second tour of Australia and Norfolk Island, appearing both in joint concerts and solo engagements. Andrew also traveled on two Historic Organ Tours led by Dr. Mason covering France, Italy, and Switzerland. He is on staff at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor. He has also performed for local AGO chapters. A few years ago he quit his 17-year job at a travel agency to focus more on music and scoring silent films.t seven, winning local and National competitions playing transcriptions of classical orchestral music. He later appeared in the orchestra of Broadway productions at Michigan State University where he holds his degree, with honors, in Psychology.
Aug
17
Sat
The Music House Presents Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times” Accompanied by Andrew Rogers
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Music House Presents Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" Accompanied by Andrew Rogers @ The Music House Museum
The Music House Museum presents Modern Times, at 7:00PM on both August 16 and 17. This is a 1936 American comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic Little Tramp character struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and financial conditions many people faced during the Great Depression, conditions created, in Chaplin's view, by the efficiencies of modern industrialization. The movie stars Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman,Tiny Sandford and Chester Conklin. This wonderful film is accompanied by Andrew Rogers. His amazing skills on our Wurlitzer Theater Organ add the sound track to this amazing film. Rogers brings the perfect mix to this classic film. If you have not experienced a live artist providing accompaniment to a classic silent movie you will be in for treat. If you are a fan of this art form and our film series, you will not want to miss this one. Rogers is resident of Fenton, Michigan. He began his musical studies on the accordion aHe studied theater organ techniques with the late Fr. James Miller, and then augmented his studies with Dr. Marilyn Mason at the University of Michigan while she was on sabbatical. He accompanied Fr. Jim on his second tour of Australia and Norfolk Island, appearing both in joint concerts and solo engagements. Andrew also traveled on two Historic Organ Tours led by Dr. Mason covering France, Italy, and Switzerland. He is on staff at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor. He has also performed for local AGO chapters. A few years ago he quit his 17-year job at a travel agency to focus more on music and scoring silent films.t seven, winning local and National competitions playing transcriptions of classical orchestral music. He later appeared in the orchestra of Broadway productions at Michigan State University where he holds his degree, with honors, in Psychology.