Upcoming Events

 

June 27, 2017

Seton Hill Performing Arts

Summer Philharmonic Concert

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The WSO Academy of Music’s Summer Philharmonic will present a free summer concert on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center, downtown Greensburg. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert, conducted by music director Morrie Brand, includes Rossini’s Overture to the Barber of Seville, the first movement of Mahler’s Symphony No 1, Slavonic Dance No. 3 in A flat by Dvorak, Henry Mancini Suite and Webber’s iconic Phantom of the Opera.

 

July 2, 2017

St. Clair Park

Concerts in the Park

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Summer sparkles when classical music goes casual. From blockbuster movie music to our salute to the Armed Forces, the summer concert is perfect for all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our free concert at St. Clair Park’s Robertshaw Amphitheater in Greensburg. Conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer.

 

July 20, 2017

Unity Chapel

Summer Chamber Music Series #2

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Duo Cieli & Ferla-Marcinizyn Guitar Duo – Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.

General Admission Seating $10 at the door (no advance ticket sales)

Duo Cieli – John Marcinizyn, guitar and Tara Yaney, flute
James Ferla and John Marcinizyn
As soloists and ensemble players, Marcinizyn and Ferla have performed throughout the U.S. including programs at the Smithsonian, the University of Akron, Arizona State, the Chautauqua Institution, Oberlin College, Florida State University, New York University, and Notre Dame. The have been heard on NPR, Voice of America, USIA, Chukyo TV-Nagayo, Japan, and in Pittsburgh, on WQED-FM.

Benefits the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Programs

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom.  The chapel is air-conditioned.

 

August 17, 2017

Unity Chapel

Summer Chamber Music Series #3

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HoodleBug Brass – Thursday, August 17 at 7:30 p.m.
General Admission Seating $10 at the door (no advance ticket sales)

Program:
Campra: Rigaudon
Susato / Iveson: Renaissance Dances from “The Danserye”
DiLorenzo: Go
Elgar: Nimrod
Joplin / Lex: The Great Crush Collision March
Bernstein / Gale: Suite from “West Side Story”
arr. Dedrick: I Want to Hold Your Hand
arr. Dickinson:  Over the Rainbow
Tull: Coup de Brass Tull

Benefits the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Programs

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom.  The chapel is air-conditioned.

Past Events

Beo String Quartet – Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m.
General Admission $10 at the door (no advance ticket sales)

Jason Neukom, Sandro Leal-Santiesteban, Sean Neukom, Ryan Ash

Program:
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, op.76 No. 1
Max Giteck Duykers: Glass Blue Cleft
Beethoven: String Quartet No.10 in E-flat Major, op.74, “Harp”

The members of Beo String Quartet  have individually performed professionally around the world for more than ten years and hold degrees from some of the country’s top conservatories including the Eastman School of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

Benefits the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Programs

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom.  The chapel is air-conditioned.

 

June 15, 2017

Unity Chapel

Summer Chamber Series #1

2017 Summer Concerts in Full Swing!

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