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Music Section :: Page 3

  • Pianist Sam Reich— Loving to practice as much as play

    Pianist Sam Reich has this year performed six fundraising concerts for the Yellow Springs Senior Center, where he practices each morning. He and Martin Bakari will perform another benefit concert on Aug. 10. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Yellow Springs-based pianist Sam Reich is at a place in his life and career where he’s often asked about his plans. Having completed a master’s degree in 2012 from the prestigious Eastman School of Music, where he also earned a bachelor’s in piano performance, Reich says a typical path would involve next pursuing a doctorate, as many of his former classmates are doing.

  • Ohio Brass & Electric to play Emporium tonight

    Ohio Brass & Electric, which plays tonight at the Emporium, performed last Saturday at the Yellow Springs Street Fair. Shown in front is guitarist Skip Leeds. The group was joined by 11-year-old Sean McDonald on saxophone.

    The local horn band Ohio Brass & Electric will perform tonight, Friday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Emporium during the Summer Art Stroll.

  • Evie Ladin & Keith Terry to perform at Glen Helen Building

    Antioch College hosts eclectic musicians/dancers Keith Terry and Evie Ladin Wednesday for an evening of song, dance, rhythm and storytelling.

    Antioch College will host an evening of body music, acoustic American songs and storytelling on Wednesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

  • Blue Moon Soup at Clifton— A musical melange of bluegrass, Celtic and ’60s rock riffs

    Local four-piece string band Blue Moon Soup is making a name for itself in the region with a sound that blends bluegrass, Celtic traditional, folk and pop. From left is Jon Bauman, Robbie Marion, Brendan Moore, Justin Moon and pitbull “Moon.” Blue Moon Soup plays a benefit concert for WYSO at the Clifton Opera House at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, with Irish duo Changeling. (Submitted photo by Suzy Perler)

    If the wizard Gandalf was a fan of the Grateful Dead, he would probably also listen to the Blue Moon Soup string band.

  • VIDEO: Local string band Blue Moon Soup

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    Blue Moon Soup headlines a benefit for WYSO at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Clifton Opera House. See a video medley of three original songs after the jump.

  • World House Choir to celebrate CSK’s birthday

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    A local social justice choir formed at the Coretta Scott King Center honors the late King at a birthday celebration on Sunday, April 27.

  • Community orchestra to perform concerto for flute and harp

    The YS Community  Orchestra performing a holiday concert in 2011 with the YS Community Chorus.

    The YS Chamber Orchestra presents its Spring concert with music by Mozart and Haydn this weekend.

  • Battle comes home, with clarinet

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    Yellow Springs native and one-time Yellow Springs News paper carrier Mark Battle will return to town with his clarinet in tow next week to perform a house concert with colleague and friend, pianist George Lopez.

  • Concert series celbrates 30 years— CMYS built on Antioch’s shoulders

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    The local First Presbyterian Church sanctuary is quite lovely, but ever thought of comparing it to, say, Carnegie Hall? The same small string, wind and vocal ensembles that play under the big lights in New York City, Paris and Tokyo, also play in this little Ohio town, the improbable seat of a world-class chamber music series known as Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springs music scene gets bigger

    Local indie band Speaking Suns rocked the audience at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse on Saturday night. The band will perform with labelmates Sport Fishing USA and Blond at a fundraiser for the independent label Great Guys Records. From left are Connor Stratton on bass, Jacob Diebold on guitar, David Byrne (back) on drums and Sam Salazar on keyboard. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For a bumping live music scene, Sixth Street in Austin and the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn had a competitor in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday night.