Esbenshade Series schedule packed with talented artists for 2013-14

September 13, 2013 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series is back for its 33rd consecutive season with a variety of programming that should offer something to most fans of the arts.
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Esbenshade returns with ‘For the Love of Clara’ on Feb. 29

February 21, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series will offer its third performance in February when “For the Love of Clara,” with Delores Zeigler and Rita Sloan appears on campus, Wednesday, Feb. 29. One of the great love stories to have captured the imagination of music-lovers, Clara and Robert Schumann’s romance and marriage have been the stuff of fairy...
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Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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Esbenshade Series returns for 37th season, features exciting performers

August 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College is excited to team up with the Peoples Bank Theatre again to bring the entire community another exciting season of Esbenshade Series performances, which begin on Sunday, Sept. 17. The 37th season is highlighted by three musical performances, as well as best-selling author J.D. Vance and the talented dancers of Ailey II.
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Piano prodigy Gavin George to perform in November 20th Esbenshade concert

November 4, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Ohio native Gavin George, a 13-year-old pianist who made his concerto debut at 7 with the Newark-Granville Symphony, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved through the theatre’s website at peoplesbanktheatre....
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Esbenshade Series opens 35th year on Sept. 14

August 18, 2015 | Esbenshade Series
The Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College has brought the Mid-Ohio Valley inspiring and engaging entertainment for 35 years. That tradition will continue during the 2015-16 academic year with five outstanding performances on the schedule.
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Esbenshade Series returns with three programs this spring

March 4, 2013 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s long-running Esbenshade Series returns after a short hiatus this year with three programs schedule for the spring, beginning with Tempesta di Mare.
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MC Esbenshade Series features variety of musical performances

August 25, 2005 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College brings a variety of musical performances to the campus and community this year. Dr. Daniel Monek, director of the series, recently announced the schedule for the 2005-06 season. All performances, unless otherwise noted, take place in the McDonough Center Auditorium of Marietta College at 7:30 p.m.
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Author J.D. Vance to speak at Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 8

January 19, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
J.D. Vance, a Middletown, Ohio, native and author of the best-selling 2016 book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will speak at Marietta College as part of the 2017-18 Esbenshade Series.
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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Strong connection between MC, community shines with Esbenshade

October 11, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Since 1980, Marietta College has been offering free community performances and speakers through the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series. While there have been many memorable moments over the years, those currently involved with the planning and organization of the program believe the series reached a new high before, during and after the Béla...
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Esbenshade Series delivers strong programs for 2014-15

September 11, 2014 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series returns this fall for its 34th season with a variety of programs that should offer something to most fans of the arts. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium unless specified otherwise. All performances are free and open to the public.
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Esbenshade Series returns with author Wes Moore on Nov. 13

November 5, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Wes Moore, author of Marietta College’s 2012 Common Reading, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, will speak publicly at the College at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Moore’s appearance is part of the 2012-13 Frederica G. Esbenshade Series, as well as the College Theme of “Leadership & Social Justice...
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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