St. Peter's Episcopal Church (4901 Main Street) in Downtown Ashtabula presents the Dr. C. K. Brandeberry Memorial Concert featuring the Lynos String Quartet on Sunday, April 6th at 2 P.M. [The Lynos String Quartet is made up of students from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and they will perform music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Sergei Prokofiev. The late Dr. Brandeberry was one of the founders of Warren General Hospital and a longtime Ashtabula County doctor.] More information about this concert is available at (440) 992-8100.
The Stambaugh Chorus presents their spring concert entitled Hope For Resolution, on Sunday, April 6th at 5 P.M. at Blessed Sacrament Church (3020 Reeves Road) in Warren. [Hope For Resolution will feature a range of sacred and secular music centered on the theme of peace and global conflict resolution, including the work that was composed and performed for the release of the late Nelson Mandela from prison.] More information about this concert is available at (330) 652-1749.
The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents a Taize Prayer and Music Service on Tuesday, March 18th at 7 P.M. in the Magnificat Chapel in the Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pennsylvania. [This Christian interdenominational prayer event will feature music, scripture, and silence.] More information about this event is available at (724) 964-8886.
WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor for the modern era world premiere of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Passion According To St. Luke on Monday, March 31st at 8 P.M. at Trinity United Methodist Church (30 West Front Street) in Downtown Youngstown. [This performance is part of a celebration of the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach's birth, and will feature performances by a combined Orchestra of Dana School of Music faculty, guest professionals, the Dana Symphony Orchestra, the Dana Chorale, University Chorus, and Trinity United Methodist Church Choir.
The DeYor Performing Arts Center (260 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a Hometown Heroes Concert featuring guitarist Phil Keaggy on Saturday, April 5th at 8 P.M. and also on Sunday, April 6th at 2:30 P.M. in the Ford Family Recital Hall. Tickets and more information about these concerts are available at (330) 744-0264.
The W.D. Packard Band presents a free band concert on Sunday, April 6th at 3 P.M. in the W.D. Packard Music Hall (1703 Mahoning Avenue, North West) in Warren. More information about this concert is available at (330) 841-2619.
The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Swing Jazz on Wednesday, April 16th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature performances by YSU Jazz Ensembles and screening of Ken Burns' Jazz: Episode 6, Swing, The Velocity of Celebration and International Sweethearts of Rhythm.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.
The Dana School of Music presents a free Recital of Musical Theater Song and Dance Performances on Tuesday, April 15th at 8 P.M. in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the campus of YSU. More information about this free recital is available at (330) 941-3636.
The First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, across from Wick Park) on the North Side of Youngstown presents the 4th Annual Wine, Chocolate, Treez - And Beez! Celebration on Saturday, March 29th at 7 P.M. [This Celebration will include candlelight and poetry or prose readings during Earth Hour, information on the natural world and the energy needed for springtime restoration of local ecosystems, hors d'oeuvres, wine, live musical entertainment, and more.] Reservations or more information about this celebration are available at (330) 518-2223.
The Rust Belt Theater Company presents Dating Sucks - The Musical, by Robert Dennick Joki and orchestrations by Josh Taylor, running weekends from Friday, March 7th through Saturday, March 15th at 8 P.M. each night at the Calvin Center (755 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown. [Dating Sucks - The Musical is a revue style musical that explores the pitfalls of dating in the modern age, with scenes and songs inspired by real life dating disasters.] Reservations and more information about this show are available at (330) 507-2358.