Creating Community Works!

Creating Community Projects

All of these projects were coordinated by Foundry Hall volunteers!  Grant funding, sponsorships and donations are used to pay musicians, sound engineering and supplies.  Check out the Creating Community Fund page to find out how YOU can help, too!

KOBO TOWN!

Foundry Hall brought a Juno award winning Calypso based band to South Haven for in class workshops and a performance for Baseline Middle School as well as a community performance at Listiak Auditorium.  (more…)

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Scott Club Concert Series

The South Haven Scott Club and Foundry Hall have partnered to create a three concert series celebrating the club’s Everett concert grand piano. (more…)

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Teen Open Mic 11/14

Teen Open Mic is really a gratifying experience for Us at Foundry Hall.  It is like the epitome of build it and they will come and they won’t just show up and watch, but they will be creative and interesting, supportive and friendly.  (more…)

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Jazz Jam workshop at SHHS with Jim Cooper

Vibraphonist Jim Cooper led a workshop at South Haven High School on how to join in on a jazz jam.  Open to any interested students, the workshop was held after school on Tuesday, November 5th  in the band room.   Students played their instruments and Jim described how their parts (more…)

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Steel Drums at South Walnut Elementary in Bangor

Foundry Hall coordinated a second week of Steel Pan (Drum) workshops with Jean Raabe.  This time we brought the program to Bangor’s South Walnut Elementary School and worked with kids from kindergarten to fourth grade.  A target group of 2nd-4th graders spent three extra days learning 2 songs per grade to perform for the whole school on Monday, November 4th.  (more…)

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What About Jazz workshop

Foundry Hall created a “What About Jazz” workshop with the Randy Napoleon Trio prior to their performance at the South Haven Center for the Arts on Friday, November 1st.  (more…)

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Foundry at FARM

Foundry Hall is participating in FARM this year!  The Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) conference took place in Grand Rapids October 24-27 and we were there! (more…)

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Halloween Carnival Instrument Petting Zoo

FH volunteers Lotte Resek and Michael Vanden Tak set up a small petting zoo with electric and acoustic guitars, a banjo, keyboard and baritone ukulele for carnival goes to play.  (more…)

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Steel Pan Drums at North Shore Elementary

Foundry Hall coordinated a week long workshop with all of the 4th and 5th graders at North Shore Elementary with music therapist Jean Raabe.  (more…)

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TOM wsg/ Jordan Hamilton

Foundry Hall’s monthly Teen Open Mic in the art studio behind Rock n’ Road Cycle had another special guest host.  Jordan Hamilton, an amazing up and coming solo musician, recording artist and founding member of the Last Gasp Collective, joined us for an evening of teen creative space!  (more…)

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