Our 14th year promises to be the best yet!
FRIDAY, APRIL 26 – 7:30 P.M.
The Irving S. Gilmore International Piano Festival presents 2024 Gilmore Young Artist Harmony Zhu. Born in 2005, Harmony Zhu began piano study at The Juilliard School at age eight. She was recognized as a Young Steinway Artist at age 10, and made her debut at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium at age 14. She won the 2021 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, becoming the youngest artist on the YCA roster.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7 – 7:30 P.M.
The Chicago-based Galvin Cello Quartet will explore the limitless range of a cello ensemble by bringing together new works from diverse cultural backgrounds while seeking to establish the quartet as a core part of the classical music world. Comprised of members from China, Brazil, South Korea, and the United States who were students together at Northwestern University, the quartet burst onto the scene after capturing the silver medal at the 2021 Fischoff Competition, followed shortly by winning the 2022 Victor Elmaleh Competition.
FRIDAY, JULY 26 – 7:30 P.M.
Returning to South Haven by popular demand, the award-winning Pure Winds Quintet strives to create conversations between performers and the audience with a repertoire of traditional and classical music. Members of the Lansing-based ensemble have performed, taught, and placed in competitions across the U.S. and internationally.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 – 7:30 P.M.
One of the most exciting groups on Chicago’s musical scene, FANDANGO! is a spicy mix of Latin, Spanish, Sephardic, Balkan and classical sounds. These four multi-award-winning, globe-trotting virtuosi hail from Spain, France, Bosnia, and Taiwan. Their unique programming for the duos, trios and quartets of their ensemble feature a wonderful mixture of classical transcriptions, commissions and Sephardic, Spanish and Balkan folk-inspired music.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15 – 5 P.M.
For our traditional holiday concert we proudly present the Vox GR Choral Ensemble, a premiere choral group. The ensemble’s members are professional singers who reside in Michigan.
The summer portion (April thru August) of the South Haven Performance Series will be presented at the First United Methodist Church, 429 Michigan Avenue, South Haven MI 49090. The December concert will be presented at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 06321 Blue Star Memorial Highway, South Haven MI 49090. All concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m.