Nov. 9 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series

Pianist, conductor, composer — an amazing prodigy and musical genius whose gifts were rivaled only by Mozart.

Concert will feature

  • Ralph Votapek, solo piano, Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54
  • Suren Bagratuni, cello, and Deborah Moriarty, piano, Cello Sonata in D major Op. 58
  • Jane Bunnell, mezzo soprano, Melanie Helton, soprano, Anne Nispel, soprano, Marc Embree, bass-baritone, and Elden Little, piano, Mendelssohn duets

​Concert guide is Patrick Johnson.

Tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $5 for students and those under age 18.

Generously sponsored by April Clobes and Glen Brough

- See more at: http://music.msu.edu/event-listing/the-magic-of-mendelssohn#sthash.jjK8Iduh.dpuf

Good day on this sunny Monday.

MSU College of Music is bringing back to life the music of German pianist, conductor and composer Felix Mendelssohn today. The Magic of Mendelssohn concert features musicians Ralph Votapek, Suren Bagratuni, Jane Bunnell, Anne Nispel, Marc Embree and Elden Little.

The concert is part of the Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series and shows off the talents of MSU College of Music's capable faculty.

7:30-9:30 p.m. $15/$12 for seniors/5 students and kids. Fairchild Theatre, 220 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340. music.msu.edu/event-listing/the-magic-of-mendelssohn


For more of today's events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Adult Rape Survivor Support Group. Registration preferred. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Job Seekers Support Group. Finding the right career. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163, womenscenterofgreaterlansing.org.

Support Group. For the divorced, separated & widowed. 7:30 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272, stdavidslansing.org.

Learn to Meditate. 8:15 p.m. Donations. C. Weaver Physical Therapy Exercise Studio, 1720 Abbey Road, East Lansing. (517) 272-9379, cweaverphysicaltherapy.com.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Health. Weekly class. 1 and 5:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 528 N. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 323-0717.

Scratch Coding Club. Learn how to use Scratch 2 and create animations. 7-8 p.m. FREE, registration required. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Events

Mac’s Monday Comedy Night. Hosted by Mark Roebuck and Dan Currie. 9:30 p.m. FREE. Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-6795, macsbar.com.

Social Bridge. Play bridge and meet new people. No partner needed. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.

Homework Help. MSU students tutor younger students in a group setting. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

BabyTime. 0-24 months. Meeting at church. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Rd. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Music

The Magic of Mendelssohn. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. $15/$12 for seniors/5 students and kids. Fairchild Theatre, 220 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340.

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