Opening Concert - Center Stage Strings
Jun
19
3:00 PM15:00

Opening Concert - Center Stage Strings

  • University of Michigan School of Music (map)
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Center Stage Strings, a summer institute and festival founded by Danielle Belen in California and now based in Ann Arbor, MI attracts students and faculty from across the nation who come together to work and perform.  Over 20 free performances and master classes open to the public will be presented between June 19th and July 13th.  Be sure to catch as many as you can!

Visit  www.CenterStageStrings.com for more information about the institute and check back in Spring of 2018 for a full calendar of summer performances!

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Beethoven Triple Concerto - date change
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Beethoven Triple Concerto - date change

  • Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Ann Arbor (map)
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Beethoven's magnificent Triple Concerto performed along with pianist Mi-Eun Kim and cellist Richard Narroway.   Conductor Chelsea Gallo will lead the orchestra of fine young musicians from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance in an off-campus performance sure to inspire.  

--Free Admission--

Danielle Belen, violin,  Mi-Eun Kim, piano, Richard Narroway, cello

Chelsea Gallo, conductor

 

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Recital with Kevin Miura and Jennie Jung
Feb
26
7:30 PM19:30

Recital with Kevin Miura and Jennie Jung

  • Fullerton First United Methodist Church (map)
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Danielle Belen is joined by her student, prize-winning violinist Kevin Miura and concert pianist Jennie Jung in a recital presented by the North Orange County Community Concert Association.  To learn more about Kevin, click here

Program to include works by Brahms, Faure, Piazzolla and Saint-Saens

Recital info at http://www.northocconcerts.org

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Faculty Recital at the University of Michigan - Chausson and Piazzolla
Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

Faculty Recital at the University of Michigan - Chausson and Piazzolla

In her fourth year of teaching at the University of Michigan, Danielle Belen presents a Faculty Recital showcasing Chausson's Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, op.21.  This work will feature virtuoso pianist Hye Jin Cho as well as the electric young Ivalas Quartet.   The second half of the concert will sizzle with Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires for violin and small chamber orchestra. 

Free Admission

Danielle Belen, violin  Hye Jin Cho, piano   Ivalas Quartet

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Classical Brunch - Recital in Birmingham, MI
Dec
3
11:30 AM11:30

Classical Brunch - Recital in Birmingham, MI

Danielle Belen with Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians Caroline Coade, viola and Wei Yu, cello, and pianist Keuna Lee as they play music by Schumann, Brahms, Vaughan Williams and more. 

 

Each two-hour brunch, 11:30-1:30 pm, features a hearty meal and superb classical music, performed by Detroit’s best musicians, including many from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets are just $35 per seat and includes the meal and concert.  Proceeds support WRCJ-FM.

To reserve a table or order tickets, contact Dave Devereaux at ddevereaux@dptv.org or  248.305.3780.

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Master Class at the Music Institute of Chicago
Mar
18
9:45 AM09:45

Master Class at the Music Institute of Chicago

Danielle Belen will work with violin students from the Academy at the Music Institute of Chicago in a master class setting.

The Academy is a core program of the Music Institute of Chicago, a national leader in music education for more than 80 years.  The Academy program, for highly gifted string and piano students, is designed to be the primary musical experience in a students’ life.

https://www.musicinst.org/academy

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Michigan Chamber Players
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Michigan Chamber Players

  • Moore Music Building, Britton Recital Hall (map)
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Danielle Belen and colleagues from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance join together to play chamber music.  This program will feature a variety of music by American composers, including Gran Turismo for Eight Virtuoso Violinists by Andrew Norman.


Free- no tickets required

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Chamber Music Michigan
Nov
5
7:30 PM19:30

Chamber Music Michigan

  • First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti​ (map)
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In the second concert of it's inaugural season, Chamber Music Michigan is a collective of musicians that is committed first and foremost to performing outstanding chamber works in a variety of intimate settings. 

HUNGARIAN MASTERPIECES

Bartók Contrasts, Sz. 111 , Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7, Dohnányi Piano Quintet in C min

Free Admission, $10 suggested donation    More info at www.chambermusicmichigan.com

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William Bolcom Residency in Composition: David T. Little Chamber Recital
Oct
9
2:00 PM14:00

William Bolcom Residency in Composition: David T. Little Chamber Recital

William Bolcom Residency in Composition: David T. Little Chamber Recital

Joined by her U of M colleagues, Associate Professor of Violin Danielle Belen performs "and the sky was still there" by David T. Little for amplified violin and recorded track.  

2:00pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall

Free - no tickets required

For more information click here

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Prokofiev with Firelands Symphony
Apr
16
7:30 PM19:30

Prokofiev with Firelands Symphony

 

Danielle Belen joins Carl Topilow and his Firelands Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto.  Danielle is an alumna of the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) where she played Concertmaster under the baton of Maestro Topilow for two summers back in 2006 and 2007.
Also included on the program is Dvorak's magnificent Symphony #9 "From The New World". 

More information at www.firelandssymphony.com

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Bruch Concerto with the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Oct
15
8:00 PM20:00

Bruch Concerto with the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra

Danielle Belen performs Bruch's gorgeous Violin Concerto No.1 in g minor with the USO in historical Hill Auditorium.  Newly appointed to the violin faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Ms. Belen looks forward to sharing the stage with many of her own violin students in the orchestra! 

University Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Kiesler, conductor
Danielle Belen, violin

Free- no tickets required

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