Interactive reality television may capture our imaginations with shows like American Idol, The Voice and Dancing with the Stars, but they still can’t replace the experience of live entertainment – the lights, the sounds; the shared experience. Experience “The Voice” of Macomb Community College, The Macombers, one of the finest show choirs in the state, as they present the best of musical theater in their Fall Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts.
The Magic Company, Macomb’s show choir for select high school students, will join The Macombers in performing a range of music styles including Pop, Broadway, Big Band and more. This year, the evening will also include a special performance featuring Michigan Caroling Company and Macomb Chamber Choir. Put a little “Glee” in your life; enjoy fun entertainment for the entire family – for tickets call (586) 286-2222.
One of Michigan’s oldest college show choirs, The Macombers, founded in 1970, continues to grow in emphasis and stature. Currently under the direction of Harvey Kahl, the 12-18 member group performs dozens of shows a year throughout the Detroit area and beyond. The highly choreographed show choir ensemble has appeared with professional performers such as The Cheiftains, Neil Sedaka, Judy Collins, Marvin Hamlisch and Tom Jones. As the Goodwill Ambassadors of Macomb Community College, The Macombers have performed for everyone from American Presidents and major corporations to local school children.
Tickets are $15 adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Purchase tickets in person at the Macomb Center box office Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Friday 12 – 6 p.m. The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is located on Macomb Community College’s Center Campus at 44575 Garfield Road in Clinton Township, Michigan 48038. Tickets and additional information, including a complete season schedule, are available online at www.MacombCenter.com or by calling 586.286.2222.
The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is a community enrichment program of Macomb Community College dedicated to providing a diverse range of family-oriented cultural enrichment experiences. The Macomb Center presents high-quality professional performances, offers educational outreach in the arts and, in partnership with the adjacent Albert L. Lorenzo Cultural Center, creates unique opportunities for multifaceted cultural programming.
About Macomb Community College
Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to more than 50,000 students annually. Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded and as the largest grantor of associate degrees in Michigan. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.