The Shrine String Quartet will perform works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Grieg, on Saturday, May 23, 7:30 - 10:30 pm, at the Rust Belt Tap House, on West Commerce Street, in downtown Youngstown, . The Shrine Quartet members Katie O'Neill, Natalie Sayhoun, and Father Vit Fiala will be joined by guest artist Joseph Kromholtz, the newly appointed violin professor at YSU.
The Salem Youth Chorus presents a concert of sacred choral music titled "How Can I Keep From Singing?" at a number of locations throughout May: St. Peter of the Fields Church, 3487 Old Forge Road, in Rootstown, on Friday, May 15, at 7:30 pm; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica, 343 Via Mount Carmel Avenue, in Youngstown, on Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 pm; St. Patrick’s Church, 1420 Oak Hill Avenue, in Youngstown, on Sunday, May 17, at 2:00 pm; and First United Methodist Church, 200 W 5th Street, in East Liverpool, on Sunday, May 24, at 7:30 pm.
The National Federation of Music Clubs is sponsioring NATIONAL MUSIC WEEK this week. The theme, “Music – Heartbeat of the Soul,” encourages us to explore the far-reaching effects of music in our lives and to discover the added dimension it can bring to the world today. Locally the Warren Music Club, now in its 111th year, is affiliated with NFMC and will meet on Saturday in observance of National Music Week.
The ladies of the Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present their 4th annual Jazz Soiree, on Saturday, May 30, 7:00 - 11:00 pm, at St. Dominic Recreation Center at 77 E. Lucius Avenue, in Youngstown. Tickets available from Dr. Sherri Lovelace-Cameron, at 330 619-7146, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Hoyt Center for the Arts present an evening celebrating The Art of Music, Wednesday May 20th 8:00 p.m., at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle. This program includes works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and others; performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Fawzi Haimor [FOW-zee HAY-more]. Details and tickets available at “Pittsburgh Symphony dot org slash S R C”.
The New Castle Playhouse is holding auditions for the musical "Damn Yankees" on Thursday, May 7th, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. The musical will be performed July 17th through July 26th, directed by Michael Cavalier. More information can be found at newcastleplayhouse.org.
Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown is presenting the Stambaugh Chorus Spring Concert, featuring Joseph Haydn's oratorio, "The Creation", on Sunday, May 17th, at 5:00 PM. There will also be a choral medley from The Sound of Music in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the theatrical release, as well as three other opera choruses. Tickets and more information can be found at stambaughauditorium.com.
Stambaugh Auditorium is presenting the classic silent film, "The Kid," with live accompaniment by organist Peter Richard Conte on Friday, May 1st at 7:30 pm. The film stars Charlie Chaplin, who
was also the writer, director and producer. More information at stambaughauditorium.com.
The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs, the Latino Student Organization, and the Mexican Mutual Society is holding a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday, May 1, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University. The event will present live music, traditional dances and ethnic food.
The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present a concert, “From Italy With Love” at the Brier Hill Cultural Center, 145 Jefferson St., in Youngstown on Sunday, April 26th at 3:00 pm. The concert will feature Italian opera, love songs and folk songs. Tickets can be reserved by calling 330-707-2144 and will also be available at the door.