7:00 PM19:00

Michael Malis: "Dualisms" at Strange Beautiful Music

“Dualisms” — a series of new duet compositions with various collaborators, including two world premieres. Featuring myself on piano, and variously:

Denzel Donald — voice
Kaleigh Wilder — baritone saxophone
Thom Monks — percussion

Presented as part of New Music Detroit’s annual marathon festival, Strange Beautiful Music. More information here:

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7:30 PM19:30

Michael Malis and Denzel Donald -- "What's Going On" Recomposed

SIdewalk Festival, Detroit MI

In response to Sidewalk Festival’s theme this year of “Peace Power Utopia,” I’ll be presenting a creative recomposition of Marvin Gaye’s classic “What’s Going On.” Featuring samples from the original merged with newly composed material, this piece will fall somewhere between a remix and an art song, bringing the poignancy of the original into conversation with current social ails.

Michael Malis — piano, electronics, composition
Denzel Donald — tenor (vocalist)

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8:00 PM20:00

Balance + Grand Rapids String Quartet

Balance featuring Grand Rapids String Quartet

Performing new compositions commissioned by Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings for Balance + String Quartet

Michael Malis — piano

Marcus Elliot — saxophones

featuring members of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra

House Concert — email me through the “Contact” form on my website for the address


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