As part of the 30th New Music Festival, the Dana School of Music presents a New Music Festival Recital on Wednesday, April 30th at 12:15 P.M. at the Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This recital will feature composer and Youngstown State University alumnus Lars Brondum, pianist Holly Roadfeldt, and composer Kathy Henkel.] More information about this free recital is available at (330) 941-3636.
As part of the 30th New Music Festival, the Dana School of Music presents the Gala Festival Concert featuring Swedish composer and YSU alumnus Lars Brondum, on Wednesday, April 30th at 8 P.M. in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the campus of Youngstown State University. [This concert will include the premiere of Brondum's Variations for String Orchestra, based on a Swedish folk tune; a premiere of Passing Doble, written as a memorial for two friends; and Moorland, both by composer Kathy Henkel.] More information about this free concert is available at (330) 941-3636.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society and Youngstown State University's Melnick Museum present a lecture by Betsy Estilow entitled Overlooked And Undervalued - The Role Of African Americans In Civil War Medicine on Wednesday, April 30th at 7 P.M. at the Tyler History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown.
The Dana School of Music presents the Youngstown State University Band and the Concert Band in a concert entitled Simple Gifts on Thursday, April 24th at 8 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This concert features the music of Aaron Copland, Percy Grainger, Edwin Franko Goldman, Frank Ticcehli, and Steven Bryant.] Tickets and more information about this concert are available at (330) 259-0555.
As part of their 145th Anniversary, the Dana School of Music& the Stambaugh Chorus will present The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace by Karl Jenkins performed by the Youngstown State University Wind Ensemble, the Dana Symphonic Choir, and the Stambaugh Chorus on Sunday, May 4th at 6 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This work was dedicated to the victims of Kosovo, alternates between scenes of war and the sections of the mass, and challenges audiences to find and tread the path from war to peace.
The Youngstown State University College of Fine and Performing Arts and Power of the Arts, in The Arts Mean Business Lecture Series, present the lectureThe Changing Art Market in the Digital Age on Wednesday, May 14th at 5:30 P.M. at The Raymond John Wean Foundation (147 West Market Street) in Warren.
The Dana School of Music presents a Guest Artist Recital featuring pianist Holly Roadfeldt on Thursday, May 1st at 8 P.M. in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the campus of Youngstown State University. [Ms. Roadfeldt has studied at the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Colorado in Boulder, made her concert debut at the age of thirteen, and she is actively performing in the United States, Europe, and Asia.] More information about this free recital is available at (330) 941-3636.
Youngstown State University Theater and the Dana School of Music present two one-act operas by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Trial By Jury and Cox And Box running from Thursday, April 24th through Sunday, April 27th in the Ford Theater of Bliss Hall on the campus of YSU. Evening performances begin at 7:30 P.M. and the Sunday matinee is at 2 P.M.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Music At Noon Recital featuring performances by student guitar ensembles on Wednesday, April 23rd at 12:15 P.M. in the Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. More information about this recital is available at (330) 941-3636.
As part of their Spring Ensemble Season, Cedars West End (706 Steel Street) in Youngstown presents the Dana Brass Quintet in a concert on Sunday, April 27th at 8 P.M. The Dana Brass Quintet will perform a set of various selections ranging from Baroque to modern music.