7 pm, Sept. 21. Doors open before reception at 7:30 and concert at 8. Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings’ fan-favorite casual series, Nightnotes, begins its new season. Performers are trombonist Kenneth Thompkins, soprano soloist Nicole Joseph and pianist Zhihua Tang. At Hagopian World of Rugs, 850 S. Woodward, Birmingham. $25/$22 for seniors/$10 for students; $7 more each category at door. RSVP: detroitchamberwinds.org or 248-559-2095.