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Music Section :: Page 2

  • Stringing us along

    Spectators and participants in the Cello Springs Festival 2018 technique workshop include, from left, Paul Van Ausdal, Jane Baker (partially obscured), Chiara Enderle, Miriam and Eleanor Liske-Doorandish and Joshua Dent. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    About 15 cellists gathered at Rockford Chapel Saturday, Jan. 6, for a technique workshop, part of the 2018 Cello Springs Festival.

  • Cello Springs returns to village

    Cello Springs Festival, an 11-day cello extravaganza, returns to Yellow Springs with a series of public, semi-public and private events through Saturday, Jan. 13. From left, are co-directors Miriam and Lisa Liske-Doorandish and Chiara Enderle. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Like snowbirds of a sort, cello players from far and away have descended on Yellow Springs in recent days for the second annual Cello Springs Festival.

  • BLOG—Jesus on Jesus

    Playing a Christ who resonates with millions outside of Christianity takes a great deal of faith. For Ted Neeley, that began when he was a bow-legged drummer from Texas who screamed high notes at church gatherings. Ever since, people have been grabbing at the hem of his garment.

  • Sax quartet comes to CMYS

    Project Fusion, a saxophone quartet, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, presented by Chamber Music in Yellow Springs. Members include Michael Sawzin, tenor saxophone; Matthew Amedio, alto saxophone; Dannel Espinoza, soprano saxophone; Matt Evans, baritone saxophone. (Submitted photo)

    On Sunday, Oct. 29, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will present the second of this season’s “Quartet of Quartets” with Project Fusion, a young saxophone quartet.

  • A singer’s path, at the Little Art

    Acclaimed tenor and former Yellow Springs resident Martin Bakari will be coming to the Little Art Theatre on Friday, Sept. 29, for conversation, Q&A, a reception and two short song selections as part of the Little Art’s “Homecoming” series. Tickets are $30, and can be purchased at the Little Art box office. (Submitted photo by Tim Knox)

    Acclaimed tenor Martin Bakari still calls Yellow Springs home, though he’s lived in New York for the past five years, and Boston for six years before that.

  • CMYS opens with Calidore

    On Sunday, Oct. 8, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will open its 2017–18 season with the Calidore String Quartet. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.

  • Calidore to open CMYS season

    The Calidore String Quartet will open the 2017–18 CMYS concert series on Oct. 8.

    On Sunday, Oct. 8, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will open its 2017–18 season with the Calidore String Quartet, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Still vibrant, still Victorettes

    Six members of the Victorettes held hands and sang at Central Chapel A.M.E. Church on Sunday, Sept. 3, capping off this year’s well-attended reunion. From left are Phyllis Jackson, Dorothy Allen, Marie Payton, Dorothy Boyce, Isabel Newman and Betty Ford. All were members of the singing and service group founded by Boyce in 1944 and active until 1946, with friendships that have lasted a lifetime. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    In the spring of 1944, a group of young African-American women came together under the leadership and musical direction of Dorothy Boyce. They called themselves “The Victorettes.”

  • Chamber Music Yellow Springs hosts quartet of quartets

    Autumn breezes will bring a fresh new season of chamber music performances from Chamber Music in Yellow Springs; the organization is ready to celebrate by welcoming audiences from across the Miami Valley to its 34th season

  • Stick-pounding rhythms at World House Choir concert

    Vocal activist Melanie DeMore poses with sticks used for traditional Gullah music known as stick-pounding. DeMore is appearing with the World House Choir for the group’s annual fall concert. Local performances are Sept. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    World House Choir Director Cathy Roma is bringing Melanie DeMore, perhaps the foremost keeper and transmitter of the Gullah tradition, to Yellow Springs.

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