Hope College will host two music events on Saturday, Nov. 20, with student folk ensembles performing at 2 p.m. and work by student songwriters featured at 4 p.m., both in the John and Dede Howard Recital of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The folk ensembles concert will feature four student ensembles including the Appalachian String Band, the Telluride Ensemble, the Lomax Ensemble and the Hope Mandolin Quartet.  The Mandolin Quartet will be making its performance debut, playing a movement from Josef Haydn’s 5th String Quartet. The concert will also feature music by Alison Krauss, the Carter Family, Lianne la Havas, Nickel Creek and others.

The Student Songwriters’ Showcase will feature original music by Hope’s student songwriters, accompanied by student musicians.

The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.