GLCO Music Notes
November 2019
GLCO Sunday Series November 3 at 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 401 S. Park St. Boyne City featuring The Cummings String Quartet: Amanda Smith, David Reimer, Iuliia Fetysenko, and Elizabeth Bert.
Messiah tickets on sale now- Don't miss out!
Tickets go fast! Don't miss your chance to see t he quintessential musical crown of the season! GLCO presents Handel’s Messiah with dazzling vocal solos, instrumental fireworks, and splendid choral writing making this one of the most beloved Holiday traditions. Soloists include Karen Hughes Beacom, Christine Amon, John Beagle, and Clay Thomson. Libor Ondras leads the orchestra and chorus in a performance not to be missed.

Two 7 p.m. performances! Thursday, December 19 at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church and Friday December 20 at Great Lakes Center for the Arts. Tickets: $25-50, age 18 under Free. Tickets and more information at or call 231.487.0010
Featured video:
It's so much fun at the Young Children's Library Series! Join us this Saturday November 2 at 10:30 am at Petoskey District Library. Click the video to see fun dancing and sing-a-long! More info below.
Young Children Library Series,
continues with Winds - Tempo
Open to the public, and free of charge, this family-friendly program is designed to introduce young children to music in an entertaining setting. The 45-minute sessions are aimed at encouraging children’s involvement and interest in music.

November 2 features GLCO musicians, Lynn Hansen, oboe, and Jayne Winchester, clarinet, teaching the basics of fast and slow Tempo. Join us at 10:30 am Saturday at the Petoskey District Library!

See the full schedule here .
Lynne Tobin introduced the "Building Blocks of Music" in September.
GLCO Spotlight
If you know GLCO, you know Music Director, Dr. Libor Ondras. He is a conductor, viola recitalist and educator.

Dr. Ondras has performed with major orchestras throughout the US
and Europe including Florida Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Houston Grand Opera and Vienna Philharmonics. He has given lectures and played recitals for the American Viola Society and International Viola D’Amore Society. His research and scholarly writings were published in the Journal of American Viola Society.

Ondras’ conducting engagements include Music Director of the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra of Petoskey and Kent Philharmonic Orchestra of Grand Rapids and guest conductor for the Slovak State Opera. Dr. Ondras currently serves as a Director of Orchestras and String Specialist at Grand Rapids Community College.

As Northern Michigan’s champions of classical chamber music, it is our mission to entertain, to inspire and to educate. With a vast variety of concert themes, we highlight the most classic of traditional composers to the most innovative of today’s contemporaries—we truly have something for everyone!