proudly presents its

49th Anniversary Season

of Quality Chamber Music


Fair Lane--The Home of Clara and Henry Ford is currently closed for renovations, but thanks to the generosity of the University and the Historic Ford Estates, the Fair Lane Music Guild is being allowed to use the Pool Room for these concerts.

Only 100 tickets available per concert, so please consider ordering season tickets!

The Fair Lane Music Guild continues its format of cafe seating and wonderful dessert concerts.

                                                   Doors will open and service will begin one half hour prior to the concerts.



Chamber Soloists of Detroit -- Just Between Us: Part 1
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

(Concert sponsored by the Carl T. Lenk Trust)

The Guild’s 2018-2019 season opens with the first of a two-part series of dynamic programs by the Chamber Soloists of Detroit. CSD has introduced us to some of Detroit’s newest rising stars, and this will be no exception! This recital by Detroit violinist Ran Cheng will be held in memory of long-time Fair Lane Music Guild patron Marilyn Copeland. Joining Ran at the piano will be CSD pianist Pauline Martin.


Ran Cheng


The Paul VornHagen Quartet-- An Evening of Jazz
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

(Concert sponsored by the University of Michigan Credit Union)
(Dessert Table sponsored by UM-Dearborn Chancellor Domenico Grasso)

Winner of six Detroit Music Awards, saxophonist/flutist/vocalist Paul VornHagen will present a program of jazz standards by such composers as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Dave Brubeck, Antonio Carlos Jobim (Brazilian) and more. Robust with a touch of romance, expect the highest level of musicianship and professionalism. Paul has released ten recordings on the PKO Records that have been featured on all the major NPR programs nationwide. Accompanied this evening by piano, acoustic bass and drums, his sound has been compared to Stan Getz (sax), Herbie Mann (flute) and Chet Baker(vocals). This concert includes the annual Chancellor’s Reception, sponsored and hosted by UM-Dearborn Chancellor Domenico Grasso. 


Tickets are SOLD OUT for this concert.


Paul VornHagen



Chamber Soloists of Detroit -- Just Between Us: Part 2

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30 P.M.

(Dessert Table sponsored by Park Place Catering, Dearborn)

Pianist Pauline Martin and violinist Eliot Heaton (Concertmaster of Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra) have received rave reviews for their performances as a duo.  When award-winning cellist Nathaniel Pierce steps in, expect a truly a memorable concert of chamber music gems!

CSD Artistic Director Pauline Martin


Gabe Kitayama Bolkosky featuring the Phoenix Quartet --
The Art of the String Quartet: Classical Masters

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7:30 P.M.

(
Concert sponsored by Ms. Cecilia Benner)

The season will conclude with Guild favorite Gabe Kitayama Bolkosky featuring the Phoenix Quartet. Bolkosky is known for his versatility and sensitivity as a violinist and has been praised for his ability to "take audiences into his confidence and include them." For this concert Gabe will be filling the role of viola alongside Nurit Pacht (violin), Steffani Kitayama Bolkosky (violin) and Laura Usiskin (cello). He is the executive director of The Phoenix Ensemble, a nonprofit organization dedicated to being a musical resource for artists and educational institutions, and directs the annual chamber music festival PhoenixPhest. Gabe also maintains a private violin studio in Ann Arbor.

Clockwise from upper left: Nurit Pacht, Steffani Kitayama Bolkosky, Gabe Kitayama Bolkosky and Laura Usiskin



4901 Evergreen Rd


From the west

Take I-94 east to Southfield (M-39) and exit north. Follow Southfield to Michigan Ave. (U.S. 12) and exit west. Take Michigan Ave. west to Evergreen. Turn right, merging into traffic from the east. Follow Evergreen past Hubbard Road and turn left around the island. Move immediately into the right lane and turn right into the northern entrance of the campus.

From the east

Take I-94 west to Michigan Ave. (U.S. 12) and exit west. Take Michigan Ave. to Evergreen. Turn right, merging into traffic from the east. Follow Evergreen past Hubbard Road and turn left around the island. Move immediately into the right lane and turn right into the northern entrance of the campus.

From the south

Take Southfield (M-39) north to Michigan Ave. (U.S. 12) and exit west. Take Michigan Ave. to Evergreen. Turn right, merging into traffic from the east. Follow Evergreen past Hubbard Road and turn left around the island. Move immediately into the right lane and turn right into the northern entrance of the campus.

From the north

Take Southfield (M-39) south to Ford Road (M-153) and exit west. Follow Ford Road about one mile to Evergreen Road and go south. We are on the west (right) side of the road, immediately south of Henry Ford Community College.