Sundays | Starting January 15th to February 26
Various Venues

The Chelsea District Library is proud to present its 2016-2017 Sonic Sunday lineup! Stay tuned here or on Facebook for further Sonic Sunday updates. This Winter Music Series is made possible by the Friends of Chelsea District Library.

January 15

Chelsea High School Percussion Ensembles Concert | Sunday, Jan. 15
2–3pm | CHS Auditorium | 740 N. Freer Rd. | Drop-in | All ages

Chelsea High School Percussion Ensembles perform in their very own Chelsea High School auditorium with bells, xylophone, timpani, marimba and more! Students will perform the same classical ensemble pieces that they will compete with in the MSBOA Solo & Ensemble Festival.

January 22

AASO Chamber Orchestra | Sunday, Jan. 22 | 2–3pm | McKune Room
Drop-In | All ages

Warm up your January afternoon with an intimate concert by the Ann Arbor Symphony String Quartet. Ann Arbor Symphony musicians Jennifer Berg, Sherry Meyers, Kristina Willey and Alicia Rowe present a program that includes classics of the Quartet repertoire as well as familiar favorites. This concert is sure to entertain and inspire!

January 29

CrossBow | Sunday, Jan. 29 | 2–3pm | Chelsea Alehouse
420 N Main St, Ste 100 | Drop-In | All ages

CrossBow is a high-energy Celtic band originating from Allendale, Michigan (featuring a few Chelsea natives) and has had the pleasure of sharing their distinct sound to a wide variety of audiences. CrossBow has made a home in the beloved Irish/Scottish music community and has been featured all over the Midwest. The band’s first album includes traditional Celtic music, in addition to Pop covers with hints of World and Folk.

February 5

Jon Taylor Trio | Sunday, Feb. 5 | 2–3pm | McKune Room | Drop-In | All ages

Jon Taylor is a drummer, percussionist, composer, improviser, and educator based in Detroit, MI and will be joined by Ian Finkelstein on piano and Ben Rolston on bass. Jon is a regular collaborator in Detroit’s jazz and improvised arts communities and one of the founding members of Polyfold, a musical arts collective. He has performed with such luminaries of improvised music as Wadada Leo Smith, Michael Formanek, Dave Liebman, and Jaribu Shahid, and has been featured at Edgefest, the Jazz Gallery in New York, and the DC Jazz Festival. Jon co-leads a number of original projects, including the Indie-Electronic group Saajtak, Detroit/Toronto based jazz outfit Sonic Perfume, the multi-media movement and sound ensemble legs, and his own band Rocket to the Moon.

February 12

Jen Sygit & Sam Corbin | Sunday, Feb. 12 | 2–3pm | Silver Maples
100 Silver Maples Dr. | Drop-In | All ages

Earthwork artists Jen Sygit and Sam Corbin have been performing regionally as a team of songwriters for the better part of a decade. Together they have five albums under their belt (soon to be six) and are also both members of the Americana band Lincoln County Process. With soulful vocals laden with rich harmonies, instrumentation like banjo, acoustic guitar, telecaster and harmonica round out the duo’s eclectic rootsy sound.

February 26

Beach Middle School Fiddle Club | Sunday, Feb. 26 | 2–3pm | McKune Room
Drop-in | All ages

How about some lively Bluegrass and Celtic tunes to “fiddle” away those winter blahs? Come and listen to the Beach Middle School Fiddle Club. The Fiddle Club has been part of Beach Middle School for 16 years and consists of Chelsea School District 5th -8th grade string students, under the direction of Coach Nathan Peters and high school cadet teachers Lydia Peters, Reese Smith, Clara Dobos, and Katie Rae Hayduk.

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