Music Section :: Page 11

  • First fling of spring

    Michael Kalter, left, and Doug Hamilton performed a lively acoustic set of rock and roll, bluegrass and Eastern European music to the delight of dancing patrons at the Emporium’s Underdog Café on Friday, March 20. The musicians performed with their Miami Valley-based band, Wildwater Band, as part of the Spring into the Arts weekend, which was organized by members of the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

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  • Family finds harmony in village

    Ask any musician. One of the hardest challenges they face is finding a suitable job that pays a livable wage. David and Caryn Diamond were well aware of this fact when they first met as undergrads in the trumpet studio at the University of Kentucky School of Music.

  • Plucky harpists learn some string theory at Antioch School

    Artist-in-residence Holly Pratt spent a week at The Antioch School sharing her love of harp music and history. Pictured are students Landon Rhoads (far left), Danny Grote, Cecila Comerford and Francesca Brecha.

    The children sat on a rug in a semicircle around the visiting harpist in the art/science room at The Antioch School, each hugging her or his own child-sized harp, their faces pressed close to the strings.

  • Original music, home grown musicians in FMC benefit

    The Friends Music Camp chorus is shown here performing at a concert during the summer of 2007, led by choral director Brendan Cooney. Friends Music Camp staff will perform in concert Tuesday, Dec. 30, 7 p.m. at the Friends Care Extended Living Facility dining room in an event to raise funds for the camp’s scholarship fund.

    A benefit concert to raise money for Friends Music Camp scholarships will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Friends Care Extended Living Center dining room, 150 East Herman Street in Yellow Springs.

  • Variations on a family theme— Carmina debuts youngest member

    Yellow Springs native and violist Wendy Champney, left, and her husband, violinist Matthias Enderle, will perform this Sunday with their Carmina Quartet for CMYS’s 25th anniversary celebration. The program features the couple’s daughter, Chiara, pictured above, playing second cello on Schubert’s String Quintet.

    The chiming of church bells outside Wendy Champney’s home in Zürich, Switzerland rang clear and strong to sound the 6 o’clock hour on Sunday. It was a reminder that the time left to prepare before she and her husband and daughter returned to her hometown of Yellow Springs was growing short.

  • Little town, big chamber music series

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs will launch its 25th year with the Daedelus Quartet on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Xenia Avenue. Pictured above at the church are longtime CMYS organizers, from left, Jane Baker, Mary T. White, Mary Fahrenbruck and Bruce Bradtmiller.

    In the world of chamber music, Chamber Music Yellow Springs can play with the big boys. “When I go to the Chamber Music America Conference [the national association of chamber music presenters and performers]….”

  • Fall colors bring in the blues

    Around town folks still call it the “blues fest,” even though the popular annual event is now officially known as the Blues, Jazz and Cultural Fest. And, although there has been concern that without facilities traditionally provided by Antioch College the show might not go on…

  • WEB concert reprise at Oten

    In a reprise of a popular music scene that suddenly went poof about a year-and-a-half ago, one of the original organizers of the WEB Coffeehouse will be staging a series of three performances at the Oten Gallery, across Xenia Avenue from its long-time home, the First Presbyterian Church.

  • A Brazilian beat for dancing feet

    Rob Curto and his Sanfona Project plays Forró, a style of dance music from northeastern Brazil, Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m. in Kelly Hall on the Antioch College campus.

    Click on to the Web site of New York City-based accordionist and composer Rob Curto at www.robcurto.com and when the music starts, just try to keep your body motionless. Concentrate on keeping your shoulders completely still…

  • Early music renaissance in village

    Mary Fahrenbruck will perform early music on the harpsichord on Saturday, April 5, at noon at Antioch University McGregor’s National City Auditorium. The concert and lecture about the harpsichord, built by Ray Olds, is one of three events to inaugurate a revival of the Early Music Center in Yellow Springs.

    Pat Olds first started the Early Music Center in Yellow Springs in 1979 shortly after learning she had multiple sclerosis. A professional cellist, she was devastated that she could no longer perform for an audience. But she soon found that she could still play the viola da gamba,…

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