South of the Border: Celebrating the Music of the Other Americas

Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series

Photo: MSU Women's Chamber Ensemble, conducted by Sandra Snow.
During the first half of the program, the MSU Women’s Chamber Ensemble conducted by Sandra Snow will present choral compositions from Brazil, Venezuela, the Dominican, and Cuba.
Cellist Suren Bagratuni and the MSU Cello Ensemble
The second half of the program includes cellist Suren Bagratuni and the MSU Cello Ensemble.


We celebrate the culture and music of the “other Americas” with a tribute to our southern neighbors in a concert filled with variety.

Travel “South of the Border” with the West Circle Players celebrating the music of the “other Americas.” Tango with Piazzolla on two pianos and enjoy a smorgasbord of music from Latin, Central and South America. Featuring cellist Suren Bagratuni and the MSU Cello Ensemble, James Forger, saxophone, Richard Fracker, tenor, Derek Polischuk and Genadi Zagor, piano, and the MSU Women’s Chamber Ensemble conducted by Sandra Snow.

Generously sponsored by Mike and Midge Morrow, and “Dinner and a Concert” from the State Room Restaurant inside Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Reserved Seating Tickets: $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $7 for students and those under age 18. Add a $1.50 convenience fee for each ticket ordered online or over the phone. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available. College of Music Box Office: 517-353-5340, musicboxoffice@music.msu.edu

Media press release for event.


Dinner and a Concert

State Room Restaurant at the Kellogg Center

Show your West Circle Series tickets on the same date of the concert, before or after the performance, and receive 15% off of your meal. Call for reservations 517-432-5049. View the State Room menus online. 

Excludes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Not valid for cash back and cannot be combined with other offers or special events.

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