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Fri, Mar 14, 2014 10:14 am

The Athens Middle School Auditorium will fill with more than 90 voices for the 19th Annual Southeastern Ohio Children’s Chorus Festival on Saturday, March 15.

The festival is part of an ongoing collaboration between the Athens Children’s Chorus, an ensemble of the Athens Community Music School, and the Hocking County Children’s Chorus in Logan.  

In addition to the local children’s choruses, the Con Brio Chorus from Worthington, Ohio, will participate as well.

Wed, Mar 12, 2014 4:48 pm

Sun, Mar 16, 2014 6:03 pm

This week, OU School of Media Arts and Studies Instructor Josh Antonuccio is leading a class of 24 OU students on a week-long trip to the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. While there, he's sharing his comments, photos and videos on woub.org and Twitter.

Wed, Mar 12, 2014 9:57 am

For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage has established a long tradition of featuring national and international acts in almost every style of music. That tradition continues on Sunday, March 16 when the NPR radio series returns to Ohio University, featuring Portland, Oregon's Pink Martini, The von Trapps (descendants of the Trapp Family Singers), eclectic acoustic act The Parkington Sisters, blues-rockers Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound and guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo.

Tue, Mar 11, 2014 9:03 am

This week, Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies Instructor Josh Antonuccio will be leading a class of 24 OU students for a week-long trip to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. 

This industry immersion course provides OU MDIA students the opportunity to engage with all facets of the music industry at the largest media industry gathering of the year.

South by Southwest offers an unparalleled convergence of the music, interactive, and film industries and fosters an engaging atmosphere for professional and educational growth.

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 3:52 pm

The covered bridge at OU-Lancaster has been the literal link between the campus and the Lancaster Festival for more than 25 years.

That’s one of the many reasons why a new name for a relatively new partnership between the Lancaster Festival and OUL, The Covered Bridge Music Series, seems to make perfect sense. Country singer Elizabeth Cook is scheduled to perform on April 25.

Tue, Mar 4, 2014 10:27 am

The Muskingum University Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble will present a concert as part of their annual spring tour on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, 516 Shinnick Street, in Zanesville. 

The concert will feature a wide variety of music, including choral works by Brahms, Poulenc and Lauridsen; instrumental works by Vaughan Williams, Holst and Hazo; plus spirituals, hymns and patriotic songs.

Mon, Mar 3, 2014 1:55 pm

Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will present an evening of banjo music from Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn on Wednesday, March 5 at 8 p.m.

The two musicians have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet, with performances embracing a surprising diversity coming from just two banjos and one voice.

Fleck, a 15-time Grammy winner who has collaborated with Chick Corea, Dave Matthews, Earl Scruggs and the Cleveland Orchestra, may be the most prominent banjo player in the world.