Butler Institute of American Art: The Guitar in Art and Music History

The Butler Institute of American Art presents a lecture on The Guitar in Art and Music History, by Dr. Randall Goldberg, director of the YSU Dana School of Music, on Sunday, April 9, at 12:30 pm, in the Butler Zona Auditorium.  Admission is free, but seating is limited.

YSU Dana School of Music: Guest Artist Musicology Lecture: Daniel Goldmark

The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Guest Artist Musicology Lecture, by Daniel Goldmark, a professor at Case Western Reserve University, on Friday, April 7, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. Daniel Goldmark works on American popular music, film and cartoon music, and the history of the music industry. 

YSU College of Creative Arts and Communications: Blissful Beginnings

The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents "Blissful Beginnings, Opening Night Art Walk," on Thursday, April 6, at 6:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. It’s a night devoted to the arts on opening night of the YSU Dance Ensemble Concert.


YSU Dana School of Music:Ashtabula Brass Concert

The Ashtabula Brass Band conducted by Dana School of Music student Robert Bo Violette (Vee Oh Let) will perform a concert titled The British are Coming!, on  Sunday, April 2, at 1:00 pm, at St. Columba Cathedral,  on Wood Street, in Youngstown. The performance will feature work by British composers.This event is open to the public. 





Westminster College: Wind Ensemble Concert

Westminster College presents a free concert by the Westminster College Wind Ensemble, on Friday, March 31, at 7:30 pm, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 110 East Lincoln Avenue, in New Castle. The ensemble will be joined by the Shenango Valley Chorale and pianist Dr. Nancy Zipay DeSalvo. 


Arab American Community Center: Shoruq Girls’ Hip-Hop Group

The Arab American Community Center in Youngstown is sponsoring a performance by the Shoruq Girls’ Hip-Hop Group, on Saturday, March 25, at 7:00 pm, at St. Ann Church 4310 Kirk Road, in Youngstown.  The 18 dancers, all between the ages of 12 and 16, live in a Palestinian refugee camp.  The group will perform a selection of songs they have created themselves, in a mix of Arabic and English.     

Stambaugh Chorus and and Warren Civic Chorus: Messiah Sing-Along

The Stambaugh Chorus and and Warren Civic Chorus are presenting a "Messiah Sing-Along," under the direction of Dr. Hae-Jong Lee, on Friday, March 24, at 7:30 pm, at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Street NE, in Warren. Featured vocal soloists are Brianne Samson, Victor Cardamone, and Max Pivik. The musical accompanists are Kathy Miller on organ and Susan Sexton on trumpet. All are invited to participate.



YSU Flute Society: 24th Annual YSU Flute Festival

The 24th Annual YSU Flute Festival takes place on Saturday, March 15, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus.  Feature special guest artist is Marianne Gedigian, Professor of Flute at The University of Texas. This event includes masterclasses, exhibitors, and concerts. The Festival is free for parents of attending students and all YSU students, faculty and staff. More information at (330) 941-1831.

Opera Western Reserve: Spring Opera Cabaret

Opera Western Reserve presents the Spring Opera Cabaret, on Friday, May 19, at 7:00 pm, in the Tyler Grand Ballroom, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown.  It will be a night of opera arias and Broadway favorites performed by singers from past Opera Western Reserve productions.  There will be hors d'oeuvres and dessert.  Tickets available at and 330-259-0555.

Opera Western Reserve: Lucia di Lammermoor

Opera Western Reserve presents Gaetano Donizetti's opera Lucia di Lammermoor on Friday, on November 10th at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown.  It weill be sung in the original Italian with English supertitles. Ticket are available online at Opera Western Reserve DOT org or 330-259-0555.


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