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Music Section :: Page 9

  • A Saint for the season

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Chamber Orchestra presented a grand holiday musical spectacle with the performance of Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas,” featuring tenor Vincent Davis, at the First Presbyterian Church Sunday, Dec. 18. Overlooking the ensemble from the choir loft was the trio singing the part of the “pickled boys” — three children said to have been brought back to life by the saint — from left, David Walker, Eliza Minde-Berman and Danny Grote; organist Susanne Grote is at right. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Chamber Orchestra presented a grand holiday musical spectacle with the performance of Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas.”

  • Yellow Springs Brass! performs tonight

    The Yellow Springs Brass! will perform tonight, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Friends Care Center. They are shown here performing downtown during last week-end's Holiday Fest.

    The Yellow Springs Brass! will perform a holiday concert tonight, Dec. 19, at the Friends Care Center.

  • Beethoven brings amateur and professional musicians to the stage this weekend


    The community orchestra and chorus provide accompaniment to a performance

  • Quartet Kicks off CMYS

    The Chamber Music Yellow Springs season opens Sunday, Oct. 2, with a return visit by the renowned Brentano String Quartet.

  • AACW Blues Fest— Learning, love and music

    At this year’s annual Blues and Jazz Fest, African American Cross-Cultural Works can be expected to deliver another lineup of strong bands that draw large crowds.

  • AACW’s Bluesfest to rock out the weekend


    AACW’s 14th annual Blues and Jazz Festival this weekend will feature blues, reggae, open mic poetry and gospel music. See the full schedule and a video from last year’s festival.

  • BLOG: Ride Some Village Vibes

    Village Vibes

    In Yellow Springs, the local music scene is thriving. Through my new blog Village Vibes I’ll profile local bands, preview upcoming shows, produce videos of live performances and more.

  • VIDEO: Yellow Springs street music

    Ben Hemendinger and Birkásné Sej Edit trade accordion tunes on a Friday afternoon by the Emporium in Yellow Springs, OH.

    Passersby were treated to an accordion exchange Friday afternoon, Aug. 12, just next to the Emporium.

  • New, lush tunes on village streets

    Street musician Ben Hemmendinger can often be found in front of Tom’s Market playing his accordion. He returned to the village about six months ago, having lived here until he was 7. Scroll to the bottom of the post to hear Ben play an Irish tune. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Ben Hemmendinger says that his mom insists that when he bought his first accordion at age 8 (with a $20 gift from his grandmother), he said someday he’d play the instrument in the street.

  • Sights and Sounds collide at Arts Council

    Matt Housh (drums) and Ryan Henry (guitar) rock and roll at the Art Council's Synesthesia event last Saturday night (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council hosted an audio/visual extravaganza last Saturday night called Synesthesia.