Gold Company and GCII are back and bigger than ever in their new show, Royally Dunn! Come enjoy of some of music royalty's greatest hits, rearranged in true Gold Company style, with a special nod of thanks to retiring Western Michigan University President John Dunn. Experience the songs of Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley and more, plus some of Gold Company's traditional hits. Gold Company and GCII will be joined by Grammy-nominated GC Alum Jeremy Fox and the WMU University Symphony Orchestra for this Royal Extravaganza! With the show including some of the greatest music ever produced, plus the comedy, choreography and showmanship that make this WMU award-winning vocal group an audience favorite, it's a must-see at Miller! Tickets for Gold Company: Royally Dunn are on sale now at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office, by phone at (269) 387-2300 and online.
Gold Company is the internationally regarded and award-winning vocal ensemble from WMU. The group has been selected numerous times as "Outstanding Vocal Jazz Ensemble" by the International Association for Jazz Education. They have also performed at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center and jazz festivals across the U.S. and Canada. The ensemble has been awarded over 45 "DB" awards from Down Beat magazine—more than any other university.
Gold Company is under the direction of Greg Jasperse, an alum of WMU—and Gold Company. A world-renowned composer, arranger, vocalist and pianist, Greg is no stranger to the stage or recording studio. His credits include numerous movie soundtracks such as “Epic,” “Oz, The Great and Powerful,” “The Campaign,” “Star Trek” and “Star Trek 2,” as well as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Monarchy of Roses” and Muse’s album “The 2nd Law.” Greg is a member of Vertical Voices and Sixth Wave. He had the pleasure of singing with Adele on the 85th Annual Oscars on her hit song “Skyfall.” He has also recently arranged, produced and music-directed “A Gallagher Family Christmas” for William H. Macy and the cast of Showtime’s “Shameless.”
Gold Company: Royally Dunn is part of the Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series and welcomed by Meijer, Zhang Financial, Pepsi and Seat n Sleep. Tickets are available now by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. Groups of 10 or more can call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts.