The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra has added a Sunday Serenade to the performance schedule this season. The concert will be held Sunday, October 25, at 3 p.m. in the Ford Family Recital Hall at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The program includes Serenades of Dvorak, Elgar and Tchaikovsky. Tickets and more information at youngstownsymphony.com.
The New Castle Lyric Opera with Westminster College presents its first production with the world premiere of "Katharina Von Bora," Saturday November 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Orr Auditorium on the Westminster campus, New Wilmington, PA. Katharina's altruism at the time of the Reformation was the inspiration of Opera Westminster’s Maestro Mihai Valcu [MEE-high VAL-coo]. Ticket information at 724-714-3003.
The First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown is presenting a Taize (TAY-zee) service of music and meditation on Thursday, April 7th, at 7:30 PM, at 201 Wick Avenue in Youngstown. St. Columba Cathedral, Poland Presbyterian and First Presbyterian Church choirs will all be featured. The event is free and open to the public.
Arts on Atlantic presents The West Shore Chorale, in a concert of Hymns, Spirituals, and Folk Songs, on Sunday, October 18, at 4:00 pm, at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Street NE, in Warren. More information at 330-372-4998.
The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, invites you to a family friendly Halloween concert on Sunday, November 1, at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church 2627 Atlantic Avenue Northeast in Warren – The orchestra promises many surprise, tricks and treats, as well as special honors for the Art in Music prize winners. More information at warrenphilharmonic.org.
East Palestine High School is presenting "The Carson and Jarred Show", on Sunday, November 8th, at 3:00 PM, at the East Palestine High School Auditorium. Carson and Jarred perform popular music in a classical style on two grand pianos. The program features comedy, music from movies and Broadway, and a tribute to piano great Liberace.Tickets can be purchased from any East Palestine Band Member or parent in advance or at the door. More information available from Scott Weingart at 330-507-2192.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place in downtown Youngstown will host a YSU collaborative event - a glamorous 1920s themed Halloween Masquerade on Friday, October 30th from 8:00 pm - midnight. The party recalls 1923, the year the historic Erie Terminal was built. 1920s themed costumes encouraged but not required. Music by the swingin' jazz band Dr. Zoot from Pittsburgh! Costume contest at Midnight!
The Southside Fine Arts Academy, located at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, has its opening event on Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00 pm. The Academy, sponsored by The Mahoning Valley Chorale, will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October, with Saturday classes added in November. The Academy is open to all children in the greater Youngstown area grades K-12. There is no cost to participate. Registration and schedule information at 330-707-2144.
Students considering attending Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are invited to a Fall Open House, on Wednesday, October 14, beginning at 8:30 am, in Bliss Hall’s first floor lobby. Students will have the opportunity to meet professors and current students; sit in on vocal and instrumental ensemble rehearsals, as well as attend other classes. A full day of information and music has been planned to assist students considering an education in music. Registration is preferred but not required. More information is available at the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636.