MSU Federal Credit Union Showcase Series

Featuring the musical depth and breadth of excellence at MSU through an eclectic range of performances. Enjoy a collage of music variety, the holiday classics, a vocal arts showcase, and a contemporary classical chamber group from New York City. Both the renovated Fairchild Theatre and the Cobb Great Hall at Wharton Center play host to this series.

2017/2018 Season Performances

A Fairchild Fanfare

9/16 Saturday, 3:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

A fast-paced montage showcasing a fabulous array of musical talent featuring ensembles and artists who perform in Fairchild Theatre: jazz, faculty artists, chamber music, new music, opera.

Generously sponsored by Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon

Handel’s Messiah
12/9 Saturday, 8:00 p.m.
Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center

Composed 276 years ago, Messiah, with its famous Hallelujah Chorus, continues to be one of the world’s most popular works. Choral Union, University Chorale, and State Singers share the stage with the MSU Symphony Orchestra to perform this powerful holiday tradition. Ssandra Snow, conductor.

A Jazzy Little Christmas
12/16 Saturday, 8:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Celebrate the season with the MSU Professors of Jazz and friends as they present their festive favorites – a perfect way to swing into the holidays.

Generously sponsored by Craig and Lisa Murray; Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire

A Night in Vienna
2/3 Saturday, 8:00 p.m. 
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

MSU Vocal Arts faculty, assisted by a chorus of students from MSU Opera Theatre, present an evening of vocal works from and about Vienna—the fabled city of music. 

Generously sponsored by Doug and Brenda Jewell


4/6 Friday, 8:00 p.m. 
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

A group of six New York City instrumentalists flourishing in the overlap between the pop and classical worlds. Their virtuosic execution and unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet, and trumpet) has attracted the attention of high profile collaborators. 

Generously sponsored by Jeff D. Williams