Once again, the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will offer an eclectic roster of performers and speakers that will entertain and inspire audiences throughout the 2022-23 academic year as four of the five events will be conducted at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta.
Todd Burge, who is considered to be one of West Virginia's most prolific singer/songwriters, has agreed to be the new Director of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College.
For the second time this season, Marietta College has switched the location for an Esbenshade Series performance as the Tesla String Quartet concert will be conducted in the First Congregational Church (318 Front St.) in downtown Marietta.
In just a few weeks, Dyson Baudo Recreation Center will transform into a concert venue to welcome the brilliant and powerful singer, songwriter and musician, Amythyst Kiah, as the first performer of the 2021-22 Esbenshade Series. The concert is set for 3:00 p.m.
From blues to dance, classical music and Grammy nominees, the return of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College is once again on the books for Peoples Bank Theatre this 2021-22 academic year.
Local naturalist, artist and writer, Julie Zickefoose will speak about her book, Saving Jemima: Life and Love With a Hard-luck Jay, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series.
American pianist Daniel Hsu, who captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13th.
Mixing Lowcountry tradition with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk and R&B, Ranky Tanky gives true expression to its name, a Gullah phrase that translates as “work it” or “get funky.”
The 39th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features five performances, will highlight gifted musicians, dancers and speakers during the 2019-20 academic year.
Each performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 222 Putnam St., starting on Sunday, September 15th.
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta.