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Owens Presents ‘Creative Noises Live’ Fall Artist Series

Posted Oct 28th, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Arts & Entertainment

 

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Area residents with a passion and an enjoyment of music, song, dance and theatre are encouraged to join in celebrating the culmination of an academic semester’s worth of Fine and Performing Arts education as Owens Community College presents its fourth annual “Creative Noises Live” Fall Artist Series, Nov. 8 – Dec. 4.

Managed and promoted by the College’s music business portfolio class, the Fall Artist Series will feature the accomplishments of Owens students and faculty in a number of performances ranging from music to vocal.

“Owens Community College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts is proud to once again present ‘Creative Noises Live’ and showcase the talents of our students and faculty,” said Dr. Doug Mead, Owens Chair of Fine and Performing Arts. “I encourage area residents to attend one or more of the many upcoming concerts, ensembles and performances and support the College’s Fine and Performing Arts.”

All events will occur in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located in Perrysburg Township. The schedule of events is as follows:

Tuesday, November 8
Owens Student Musical Showcase
Attendees will have the opportunity to be amazed by the musical talents of Owens students Ben Barefoot and Matt Truman as they share a sampling of their original works during two separate solo performances.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Wednesday, November 9
Owens Guitar Ensemble
Students from the Owens guitar ensemble class will perform some of their favorite music, showcasing the skills they have acquired through the use of this classic instrument.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Thursday, November 10
“The Silent Actors” Performance
Owens students within the character movement class will share an array of original pantomime performances.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Tuesday, November 15
Owens Jazz Express
Owens student performers from the Jazz Express group will showcase their many talents through numerous crowd-pleasing musical favorites that highlight many diverse styles of jazz ranging from New Orleans to hip hop.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Wednesday, November 16
Owens Choir and Voice Performance
Area residents are invited to enjoy the amazing sounds of the College’s vocal students as part of an afternoon performance. The event will feature a wide range of music as well as a preview of the upcoming choir concert.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Harp Performance by Owens Adjunct Instructor Denise Grupp-Verbon
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the rich colorful sound of the harp as part of a performance featuring Owens Adjunct Instructor Denise Grupp-Verbon. The performance will highlight original music as well as harp duet selections with harpist Judy Riley.
(6 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre)

Thursday, November 17
Owens Pop Music Ensemble
Owens student performers within the College’s pop ensemble class will showcase their musicals skills during a performance that will highlight an array of genres, including rock, soul and funk, among others.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Rotunda)

Monday, November 28
Owens Choir Concert
The College’s student choir class will feature a sundry of American folk songs, as well as spiritual selections, that feature their vocal talents and abilities.
(8 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

Friday, December 2
Owens Dance Showcase
Owens students will showcase their dancing talents and choreography skills to accompanied music in various genres, including ballet, jazz, hip hop and modern dance.
(7 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

Sunday, December 4
Owens Concert Band Holiday Concert
Attendees are in for an afternoon of masterful holiday sounds courtesy of Owens’ concert band class. The concert will feature a wide range of musical selections to usher in the holiday season.
(2:30 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

All the performances, excluding the Owens Dance Showcase, are free and the public is encouraged to attend. Admission cost to the Owens Dance Showcase on Dec. 2 is $5. For more information about the “Creative Noises Live” Fall Artist Series, contact the College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts at (567) 661-7081 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7081.

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