The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Guest Artists Recital featuring saxophonist Dr. Otis Murphy and pianist Haruko Murphy, on Sunday, October 9, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public
The YSU College of Creative Arts andd Communications presents "Blissful Beginnings," on Friday, September 30, 6:00 pm, in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. It is a night devoted to the arts on opening night of of University Theater's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." Student and faculty art exhibits will be on display and a Dana School of Music group will be performing. More information at 330-941-2307.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a guest lecture by John Covach from the Eastman School of Music, on Friday, September 30, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital hall on the YSU campus. Covach has published dozens of articles on topics dealing with popular music, twelve-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.
The Young Artists from Opera Western Reserve present "Opera Extravaganza - Fun with Opera," Sunday, September 25, at 1:00 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, on Elm Street, in Youngstown. This unique and fun-filled program includes improvisations with audience input by the Young Artists, and a performance of the operetta "Three Billy Goats Gruff," based on scenes from operas by Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini. It is free and open to the public.
Todd Wilson will be presenting an All Saints Day Organ Concert on Sunday, October 30 at 4:00 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Youngstown. Joining Wilson will be the choral group Illuminare. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert is free and open to the public. More information at (330) 743-3175.
WYSU-FM & St. John's Episcopal Church present a concert by American violinist Andrew Sords at the Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, on Sunday, October 9, at 3:00 pm. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents the concert "Rock On," on Saturday, February 18, at 8:00 pm, at Powe4s Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. Tickets available at youngstownsymphony.com or 330-744-0264. It’s a journey back to the rock hits of the '70s and '80s with Rob Evans of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, LaKisha Jones from American Idol, and Mady Gonzalez from Broadway’s Wicked, and the Youngstown Connection.
The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents the "Christmas in the City" Pops Concert, on Saturday, December 3, at 8:00 pm, in the Edward W. Powers Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. The concert features Rachel York, the dynamic and versatile Broadway, film and television actress, singer, dancer and comedienne, and a cast of Mahoning Valley performers, including the Simple Gifts Choir. Tickets available at youngstownsymphony.com and 330-744-0264.
The Youngstown Symphony presents "YSO Pops - A Tribute to the Beatles," on Saturday, October 1, at 8:00 pm, at Edward W. Powers Auditorium in downtown Youngstown. The program features the original members of the Broadway sensation "Beatlemania" performing timeless Beatles classics. Tickets available at 330-744-0264 and youngstownsymphony.com.
The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to immigrants from the British Isles and homage to the Underground Railroad, in their Saturday, March 25 concert, 8:00 pm, at Powers Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. Nkeiru Okove’s opera "Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom," is on the program, along with Copland’s "Fanfare to the Common Man," and a Concerto Grosso by Handel. Tickets available at youngstownsymphony.com and 330-744-0264.