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Join us for “New Beginnings and Final Frontiers” concert April 29

“New Beginnings and Final Frontiers” on April 29 promises an eclectic variety of music. It is free and open to the public.
Trumpeters performing at a concert.

Join us for the Spring Jazz Concert

The HFC Music Department concludes its 2023-24 season on a high note with the Spring Jazz Concert.
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HFC hosts “Raise Your Voice” spring choral program

The April 21 “Raise Your Voice” concert marks the final vocal music performance of the 2023-24 academic year. Admission is free.
Photo of Karen Sadanowicz, Anthony Lai, and Jennifer C. Markin

Three HFC employees promoted to permanent positions

HFC team members Karen Sadanowicz, Jennifer C. Markin, and Anthony Lai are now serving in permanent leadership roles at the College.
Three HFC Culinary students preparing dishes for the Fall Scholarship dinner in fall of 2023.

Spring Scholarship Event: Courses XXV Chef’s Dinner April 20

The Spring Scholarship Event: Courses XXV Chef's Dinner will support scholarships for HFC Culinary Arts students.
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29th Annual President’s Collage Concert is March 20

The President's Collage Concert features a variety of talented HFC musical groups. Tickets are available now.
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Celebrate Black History Month!

Culture, drumming, talent, cooking demos, HISTORY, and more will be shared and showcased during this month's events. Please join us!
Gina is wearing a green sweater and glasses, playing the piano.

Get to Know HFC: For 30 years, Gina D’Alessio has taught music from the heart

Being able to pass on her musical knowledge to students and seeing them succeed has been the center of Gina D’Alessio’s teaching career at HFC.
HFC student Andrew Cutting at the keyboard.

HawkStrong: HFC student Andrew Cutting makes music to make people feel happy

Andrew Cutting aspires to teach music at the college level and dreams of performing on Broadway.
Robert Nash in front of two keyboards and an outdoor audience.

HawkStrong: Robert Nash engages communities through volunteer work and music

Greening of Detroit volunteer coordinator, musician, and HFC alumnus Robert Nash says music calls on the inner parts of humanity to help make all of us better.
Anthony Lai with his guitar and a photo of the Beatles.

History in the making: HFC’s Anthony Lai discusses how A.I. made the last new Beatles song possible

Until now, the Beatles’ song “Now and Then” could not be released. Lai walks us through how the power of A.I. changed the game, allowing the real Beatles’ voices to shine through.
HFC Chorus members singing.

HFC Chorus performs in Michigan Community College Choral Festival

The HFC Chorus reintroduced itself under new directorship and delivered a high-quality performance at the Michigan Community College Choral Festival.
HFC Jazz musicians playing saxophone and reading sheet music.

Free jazz concert on campus Dec. 13

The December 13 jazz concert marks Anthony Lai's first time directing as faculty lead, and the first collaboration with Blue Fusion director Jiana Hunter.
Chorus singers with microphones.

HFC Chorus and Blue Fusion will perform Dec. 3 at St. Paul Lutheran Church

The HFC Chorus and Blue Fusion will combine their talents in a free public concert Dec. 3 at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Panoramic shot of students in the Sisson Art Gallery.

First HFC-24 “way beyond expectations”

More than 40 students from Theatre, Telecommunication, Graphic Design, Studio Arts, and Music worked together on HFC-24, which concluded "way beyond expectations."
HFC students Amal Khalil and Hannah Whitaker with Gita the puppet.

“Leo’s Big Day Out” makes its national onstage debut at HFC

"Leo's Big Day Out" is family-friendly fun for audiences of all ages, especially children. This theatre-musical collaboration makes its national onstage debut at HFC Nov. 18-19.
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HFC welcomes new music faculty members

The next great era in HFC music education begins with the addition of three new music faculty members who have great ideas for the future of HFC's Music department.
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Pizza and a Play with President Kavalhuna

President Kavalhuna invites you to a pizza dinner in the ASCC Atrium, followed by the HFC production of "Leo's Big Day Out." Please register so we will know you are attending. The play is fully suitable for all ages.
Jeremy Palmer sits at the editing console for the recording arts studio.

Recording Arts Studio renovated for state-of-the-art student experience

Recording Arts Studio boasts the most sophisticated recording technology of any community college in Southeast Michigan.
Looped pieces of colored string outlilning a lightbulb shape and radiating out to the edges of the frame.

HFC-24: Fine Arts hosts innovative 24-hour collaborative arts project

HFC-24 marks the first full collaboration between Theatre, Telecommunication, Graphic Design, Studio Art, and Music. The results will be presented to the public at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30. Don't miss it!
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HFC Big Band performs with Olivia Van Goor in support of early-career musicians

In the first in a series of concerts to provide local artists an opportunity to play with a larger ensemble, the HFC Big Band will perform alongside jazz performer Olivia Van Goor.
Rick Goward conducting.

HFC will dedicate the Rick L. Goward Band Room in August

The newly-dedicated Rick L. Goward Band Room will pay tribute to the late HFC music instructor during a public open house Aug. 22.
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Music Maestro Kevin Dewey retires after educating and inspiring musicians for nearly 30 years

Even though renowned music instructor Kevin Dewey is retiring from HFC, he will remain active leading choirs in the Dearborn community.
A closeup of the female singers in the Renaissance Voices singing at a performance.

Renaissance Voices performs Alumnae Concert in Farmington Hills

Renaissance Voices will perform its annual Alumnae Concert: Music for Women’s Voices, June 4.