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Benefits feature jazz, barbershop

Jazz artist John Cleveland will perform in a dinner concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Tickets are $25. The concert will benefit Grand Central Station, a nonprofit organization that offers after-school enrichment and tutoring to low-income children. Information: 419-243-9929.


The Seaway Commanders will be featured in a barbershop music concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd. Tickets are $8. Funds raised will benefit a mission team that is traveling to the Deborah House, which serves girls who are victims of domestic abuse in Timisora, Romania. Information: 419-473-1294.


The Bowling Green High School Dance Team presents the third annual Showcase America Dance Contest at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Bowling Green High School, 510 West Poe Rd. The contest will feature dance teams from Ohio and Michigan competing in a variety of categories. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Information: 419-575-0353.


Pianist Robert Satterlee will perform works by Beethoven, Rzewsi and Schumann as part of the Faculty Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center at Bowling Green State University.

Also in Bryan Hall, guitarist Daniel Lippell will present a concert at 8 p.m. Monday.

In Kobacker Hall, winners of the Bowling Green Philharmonia Concerto will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday.

The concerts are free to the public.


Music from Bowling Green at the Manor House will present mezzo-soprano Ellen Scholl and tenor Christopher Scholl at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Manor House of Wildwood Preserve Metropark, 5100 West Central Ave.


The Toledo Heights Branch Library of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 423 Shasta Dr., celebrates Black History Month with an evening of gospel music sung by the Christian Community Sanctuary Choir. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: 419-259-5220.


The Netherlands Wind Ensemble will perform Mozart's rarely heard Seranade No. 10, also known as the "Gran Partita," at 8 tonight in Rackham Auditorium, 915 East Washington St., Ann Arbor. Tickets range from $20 to $42.

Also in Rackham, the Michigan Chamber Players will perform a free concert featuring the music of Kodaly, Schubert, Biscogli and Reinecke at 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 800-221-1229.


The hip-hop dance ensemble Rennie Harris Puremovement will present the program Facing Mekka at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in the University of Michigan's Power Center for the Performing Arts, 121 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor. Tickets range from $18 to $40. Information: 800-221-1229.


Pianist and conductor Peter Nero will lead the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in "A Gershwin Valentine" in Orchestra Hall in the Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. The concerts are scheduled at 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. today, 11 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, noon and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $15 to $95.

Also performing in Orchestra Hall will be Grammy-winning singer Peabo Bryson, who will be accompanied by the DSO in a Valentine's Day concert at 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets range from $29 to $110.

Information: 313-576-5111.

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