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.
YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Guest Artist Recital on Sunday, November 8th, at 4:00 pm, in YSU's Bliss Hall Recital Hall. Featured artists include saxophonist Stephen Page of the University of Texas at Austin, and pianist Cameron Hofmann. [A Master Class with the artists also begins at 1:00 pm in Bliss Hall Room 2326.]
James McClellan and The Mahoning Valley Chorale will perform a concert entitled “Farewell To Summer,” on Sunday, October 4 at 1:30 pm, at St. Patrick Church, on Oak Hill Avenue, in Youngstown. The concert is part of the “Sunday, Sauce and Song Concert Series." Selections will include songs from summer as well as Broadway and jazz favorites.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Jazz clinic and performance by Guitarist Brad Shepik of the New England Conservatory of Music, on Friday, November 6th, at noon, in YSU's Bliss Hall, Room 2222.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday, November 4th, at 8:00 pm, at the St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue in Youngstown. The concert is free and open to the public.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Music at Noon Concert featuring a Clarinet Studio Recital on Wednesday, November 4th, at 12:15 PM at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. The concert is free and open to the public.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting the Fall Dana Choral Concert - "Choral Banquet in Praise, Beauty, Love and Nature" - at St. Columbia Cathedral on Wood Street, in Youngstown, Monday,
November 2 at 7:30 pm. The concert will feature the Dana Chorale and University Chorus presenting choral masterworks of all generations. The concert is free.