International Performing Arts Series

NW Staff

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Troy Andrews, better known as Shorty, is New Orlean’s up-and-coming musician. This is the opening act of the series and will take place on Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Kaufman Auditorium.

The Israeli Ethnic Ensemble

Sponsored by Arts Midwest World Fest, the Israeli Ethnic Ensemble will perform at the Forest Roberts Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 16. A week prior to their performance, these five musicians will be conducting workshops at NMU and at area schools.

Lepisto & Lehti

Troy Lepisto and Lehti will perform in Marquette on their first U.S. tour. Their folk-jazz style deeply engages those who listen, creating a unique music experience.

Los Pinguos

Argentine folk-groove band, Los Pinguos, will perform in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center on Saturday, Feb. 12. Their performance, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, won’t stick to just one genre.

Mauvais Sort

Mauvais Sort, one of the most popular folk acts from Quebec, created the genre, “Folk ‘n’ roll.” The dance floor of the Great Lakes Rooms will be open for their performance on Thursday, March 31.

Ingrid Jenson

Canadian jazz trumpeter Ingrid Jensen will be the closing act of the series. In collaboration with NMU’s Department of Music, Jensen will perform a concert with her ensemble on Friday, April 14, and a concert with the NMU Jazz Ensemble the following night.