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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Music Department excited to present Fall Jazz Concert on Nov. 18

November 12, 2014 | Music
Marietta College’s Music Department is ready to perform the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18.
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Marietta College inducts three students into music honorary

May 10, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music recently inducted three musicians into the music honorary Mu Psi Kappa. This was the third class to be inducted into Marietta’s chapter of the honorary. The musicians who were inducted included Vocal Performance student Megan Ross ’19 (Fairlawn, Ohio), Physics student Ryan...
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College’s Instructor of Clarinet to perform recital April 13

April 10, 2019 | Recital
Christopher Bowmaster, Instructor of Clarinet at Marietta College, will present a clarinet recital at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Music Department hosting eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2

February 27, 2019 | Recital
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Marietta College chapter of National Association for Music Education Collegiate (CNAfME) will host the eighth annual High School Honor Solo Recital at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 2nd.
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Blues & Americana concert scheduled at The Gathering Place on Feb. 1

January 23, 2019 | Concert
Marietta College is hosting An Evening of Blues & Americana Music at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, at the newly renovated Gathering Place — at the corner of Seventh and Butler streets. Featuring The Dany Franchi Band and The Kara Grainger Band, the event will benefit music education. Admission is $10. Beer, wine and food will be...
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Marietta College Faculty Music Recital scheduled for Feb. 13

February 6, 2018 | Faculty Recital
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Faculty Music Recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital features the musical talents of four faculty members — Christopher Bowmaster (clarinet), Jordan Reed (saxophone) Merewyn Weinkauf (piano) and Dr. Andrew Francis...
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New flute quartet to perform at Marietta College on Oct. 3

September 26, 2017 | Music
PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet, a newly formed group of teachers and performing professionals who represent a diverse group of Ohio universities, will be performing in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 3rd, in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Compositions to be performed will include...
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College excited to host OPCICA Honor Band Weekend Jan. 28-29

January 19, 2017 | Band
For the first time in the 30-year history of the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA), Marietta College will host the Honor Band Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the...
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Four Marietta College groups to perform at Music at the Mall on April 5th

March 27, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Department of Music will have four different groups performing at Music at the Mall at 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, at Grand Central Mall in Vienna, West Virginia. Admission is free. Performing will be the Marietta College Funk Band, Floodstage, Jazz Band, and the Pio Pep Band. The funk group is comprised of 15 musicians...
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Students from Marietta, Shenandoah high schools take top honors at 8th annual Honor High School Solo Recital

March 12, 2019 | Music
Two Marietta High School students and another from Shenandoah High School claimed the top spots in Marietta College’s eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2. Marietta High School’s Christian MesMarteau, a tenor, earned the top spot in the vocal division, while Jodan Weber, marimba, of Scott Kitchen private studio, finished...
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Department of Music inducts students into Mu Psi Kappa honorary

May 10, 2018 | Mu Psi Kappa
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music inducted three student-musicians into Mu Psi Kappa, a national music honorary, on Thursday, April 26. This is just the second class to be inducted into this honorary at Marietta College, as last year was the first year the honorary had a chapter on campus. The student-musicians...
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Marietta College choir’s annual fundraiser set for Feb. 23

February 13, 2019 | Winter Gala
The Choirs at Marietta College are conducting the annual Winter Gala on Saturday, February 23rd, at The Gathering Place on campus. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are pre-sold only (no tickets at the door). For tickets, visit www.MCchoirs.com. This annual fundraiser and auction feature a catered...
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Marietta College junior to give Vocal Performance recital on April 4th

March 29, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Ayako Diaz ’19 (Strongsville, Ohio) will present her junior Vocal Performance recital at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital, which is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music in Music Performance degree, is free and open to the public.
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Marietta College’s Music Department hosting Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert

November 6, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting the Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 8th at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which will feature a large variety of styles and genres of music, is free and open to the public.
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Opera Workshop performance free, open to public on Nov. 14th

November 9, 2017 | Vocal Performance
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting an Opera Workshop performance — The Old Maid and the Thief — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 14th, in Hermann 217.  The opera, which is under the direction of Instructor of Voice and Opera Dr. Amy Yekel, is free and open to the public.
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Marietta College’s Music Therapy program to host events

October 2, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Don ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 Music Therapy Program are excited to announce that they are offering two music therapy opportunities that are open to the public in October. Both events are free of charge. On Tuesday, October 9th from 6:00-7:00 p.m., there will be a...
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College offers music performing opportunities for community members

August 15, 2017 | Music
Marietta College has two performance ensembles — Symphonic Ban and Oratorio Chorus — that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Music Department to host 12 concerts during 2016-17 academic year

September 16, 2016 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct 12 concerts — as well as a piano festival — during the 2016-17 academic year, including the 90th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah.
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Spring concerts feature talent of choirs, bands at Marietta

April 9, 2015 | Bands
Marietta College’s Department of Music is gearing up for its spring concert season, which begins with a Jazz Concert on Tuesday, April 14.
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College hosting annual Spring Choral Concert on April 26th

April 17, 2019 | Spring Choral Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 26th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This is our end-of-year concert and I’m very excited to showcase what we’ve been working on all semester,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty,...
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Snarky Horns to do 3-day residency at Marietta College’s Department of Music

March 5, 2019 | Music
The Snarky Horns, a group of four horns from the three-time GRAMMY Award-winning jazz/rock group Snarky Puppy Jazz, will conduct a three-day residency at Marietta College from March 18-20 that will conclude with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on the final day at The Gathering Place.
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Campus choirs to perform Duruflé Requiem on Friday, April 27th

April 23, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is combining all campus choirs, including the Oratorio Chorus, to perform Duruflé Requiem at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 27th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is at the First Baptist Church, corner of Fourth of Putnam streets.
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