The Canton Symphony will present Orchestra Spotlight on Sunday, November 2, with a concert featuring it's own talented members and solo performances on classical favorites. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes works by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, and Ginastera. All Canton Symphony Concerts are held at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street NW -- its home in Canton, Ohio. More information about this concert and the entire CSO season can be found here.
The YSU Board of Trustees general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24th at 3:00pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. The YSU Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board and WYSU business could be addressed at this meeting. The meeting is open to the public.
WYSU's "Looking Out" has kicked off the Fall Schedule of new programming with some great guests -- including YSU President Jim Tressel. "Looking Out" host Dr. George McCloud talks with Tressel on a variety of topics of concern to the University. The segment will air this Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU. "Looking Out" is a forum where community leaders discuss issues that affect all of us -- from global concerns to issues here in our community. You can find "Looking Out" archived here.
Maurice LoMonaco, a classically influenced Sicilian singer/songwriter, will perform a concert Sunday, September 21, at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. The concert is sponsored by the Italian Scholarship League and will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Ford Family Recital Hall.
$140,247! That was the total at the END of the Fund Drive on Friday at 4 p.m. Thank you to all of our members who have donated during this financially challenging time, as well as to the new members who have joined to support us! You helped us exceed our goal by $8,000.
WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.
They'll be stowing the gloves and baseball bats to make way for the instruments and music stands at Eastwood Field Saturday, August 23rd.
That is when the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra takes the field for Pops at the Ballpark! The Orchestra will perform a selection from their repertoire which will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display synced to Star Wars Main Titles and Stars and Stripes Forever. WYSU is a media sponsor for POPS at the Ballpark.
Highlights of the Blossom Music Festival season include a concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma as soloist in the Elgar Cello Concerto, a performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana, “A Beatles Tribute: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Their U.S. Arrival,” and two different programs to close the season on Labor Day weekend.