Our Music Director Dr. Nancy Summers was featured recently in a New Horizons International News article celebrating her 20th year with West Michigan New Horizons Music Ensembles. Her checklist of accomplishments on behalf of the organization are truly impressive!
Our Music Director Dr. Nancy Summers was interviewed recently by Shelley Irwin of WGVU–truly a “Powerful Woman” for West Michigan New Horizons! To listen to the audio interview click on Powerful Women.
Ransom Street Big Band was featured in the April 2019 AARP Bulletin. Click to read Magical Music for the Mind.
An article on West Michigan New Horizons Music Ensembles will run in the Cadence on December 2, 2018– one of the regional supplements to the GR Press.
With deepest gratitude, we are pleased to announce that we have received our SECOND Operational Grant from Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts totaling $30,000 in two years!
ANOTHER WGVU COMMUNITY CONNECTION!
Shelley Irwin interviews Dr. Summers and Concert Band member Mary Worst. Click below:
WGVU COMMUNITY CONNECTION
Shelley Irwin interviews Dr. Nancy Summers and Symphonic Band member Bruce Goodman.
Check out our own Dr. Nancy Summers as she teaches local radio host Shelley Irwin (WGVU) to play the oboe on “Art Unfiltered.”
Profile: Musician and conductor Nancy Summers-Meeusen
The Grand Rapids Press | By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk | March 28, 2010
Emily Zoladz | The Grand Rapids Press
Leader of the band: Nancy Summers-Meeusen gestures to an audience at the Salvation Army while directing the New Horizons Band. “The people are great, and there is such enthusiasm. … You can feel it,” Summers said about the program for adults 50 and older who are taking up a musical instrument for the first time or who are coming back to it after many years. “Our motto is ‘Music for life,’” Summers said.