WMJS COVID-19 Response
WMJS will be complying with the new guidelines from the new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services “Pause to Save Lives” COVID-19 order. We will not be hosting any in person events in the near future. Our board of directors will be evaluating when it is safe to resume hosting live events.This includes our Noto's events and the jam session at Sandy Point Beach House.
We also would like to remind you that all membership renewals are due on January 1st, 2021. WMJS relies on members like you to continue to support live jazz in West Michigan. We are excited to provide more virtual content this year and more in 2021.
Thank you for your continued support of live jazz throughout the pandemic!
LIVE JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN
October through December 2020
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 15, 22, 29
- The New Standard at Snug Harbor Restaurant, Grand Haven, 6:00-9:00pm
- In the Blue at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6:00-9:00pm
- Mary Rademacher, Noto’s Supper Club, 6:30-8:30pm, dinner reservations required; 616-493-6686
- NEW! WMJS and Sandy Point Beach House have partnered to hold a JAM SESSION where college students are encouraged and welcome to sit in! These sessions will be hosted by GVSU and Hope college faculty members.
- Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6:00-9:00pm
For all Wednesday evening events at Noto's, phone reservations are recommended. We also emphasize that these events are safe and socially distanced in a well-ventilated ballroom limited to 50% of capacity.
VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES AROUND WEST MICHIGAN
Blue Lake Public Radio features Jazz From Blue Lake every Monday through Friday starting at 10 p.m. and the 5 hour broadcasts are also available the following day on demand by clicking the Jazz From Blue Lake links at www.bluelake.org/ondemand.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the West Michigan Jazz Society is to advance, uphold, and sustain live jazz in West Michigan through promotion, performance and education.
About WMJS and the Coronavirus Pandemic
West Michigan Jazz Society is complying with our Governor's stay at home proclamation. Until further notice we have no public events scheduled. However, check our online schedule for virtual concerts you can tune in to and enjoy by our west Michigan musicians. This is a work in progress so stay tuned. and keep the music playing!!
We Have Money to Give Away!
Click here for a scholarship app!
Part of WMJS's mission statement is to provide music scholarships for deserving students in pursuit of jazz education.The 2020 Music scholarships are ready to receive requests! PLEASE help us get the word out and direct worthy candidates here!
Payment can be made by mailing in a check or by clicking here or on the link below to pay through PayPal. We will get your new membership card sent out right away after payment. If you received our mailing in error, please just disregard. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
Thank you to Noto's Old World Italian Dining for providing a benefit for our members! Present your new membership card when ordering an entree' and receive a free appetizer!
Show your membership card at Forty Pearl and receive free truffle fries or a white fish dip appetizer.
West Michigan Jazz Society PO Box 150307 Grand Rapids, MI 49515