The Dana School of Music is holding an "All Dana School of Music Reunion" on Saturday, November 28th, from 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM at the Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. All past and present Dana students and faculty are invited to attend. Reservations are required at ysu.edu/dana-alumni-reunion by November 13th. More information can be found from Catherine Cala at 330-941-2752.
Opera Western Reserve presents Donizetti's opera, "The Elixir of Love" on the stage of historic Stambaugh Auditorium, Friday, November 13, 2015, at 7:30 pm. The Italian opera celebrates the beauty of the human voice and features a cast of talented world-famous vocalists, as well as local performers, musicians, and dancers. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Box Office at (330)259-0555.
The Junior Civic League will host its 60th Annual Cinderella Ball, featuring debutantes from the local high schools within the Mahoning Valley, on Friday, November 27, at 5:30 pm, at Mr. Anthony's, 7440 South Avenue,Boardman. The Michael Austin Project will provide the entertainment. More information available from Jerrine King, Cinderella Ball Chair at 330 261-1261 or juniorcivicleague.org
The Rust Belt Theater Company will present its fourth annual production of LIVING DEAD: The Musical, on October 30 and 31 at 8 pm. There will also be a midnight performance on October 31st. [Written by Robert Dennick Joki and Josh Taylor, LIVING DEAD is a ridiculous send up of classic horror films.] Reservations can be made at 330-507-2358. The Rust Belt Theater Company is located in the Calvin Center at 755 Mahoning Avenue, just outside of downtown Youngstown.
The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present a family friendly Halloween concert at St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave, Youngstown on Saturday, October 31st at 1:00 pm in the church. The concert “Night Noises” will feature music from Phantom of the Opera, Jekyll & Hyde, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more. Adults and children are encouraged to attend in costume. Treat bags will be available for the children. The concert is free and open to the public. More information at 330-707-2144.
The Stambaugh Chorus and The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will present "A Holiday Concert of Giving", on Sunday, December 13th, at 4:00 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. Admission is free and open to the public. More information is available at stambaughchorus.org.
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.